(TOMS RIVER, NJ) -- The internationally-renowned vocalist/pianist Champian Fulton makes her Grunin Center debut performing songs off of her critically-acclaimed albums After Dark (a tribute to Dinah Washington) and Speechless on Tuesday, September 19 at 8:00pm.
A mainstay on the vibrant New York Jazz scene, Fulton has performed with musical royalty such as Lou Donaldson, Frank Wess, Eric Alexander, Buster Williams, and Louis Hayes. From New York to Barcelona, Fulton’s swinging style and charismatic performances have made her a guardian of the legacy of Jazz. For this performance, Fulton’s quartet will feature Stephen Fulton on fluegelhorn, Dor Samoha on bass, and Fuku Tainaka on drums. Come hear why jazz writer Mark Stryker called her, “The most gifted pure jazz singer of her generation.”
The Grunin Center is located on the Ocean County College Main Campus, College Drive in Toms River, NJ. Please use Parking Lot #2. Tickets are $24-$20 and available online grunincenter.org or by calling call 732-255-0500, or visit the Box Office, Mon-Fri,10:00am-5:00pm. Prices, dates, times, performers, and shows are subject to change. Subscription Rates and Military Discounts (active US military/eligible veterans) may be available.
Upcoming Jazz Performances at the Grunin Center:
Come hear acclaimed artists play classic jazz and swing! The “Grunin Presents” and “MidWeek Jazz” lineup features big-name stars along with up-and-coming talent of local, national, and international acclaim.
Grunin Presents Jazz: (Buy More/Save More Discount may also be available.)
Nov 7, 7:30pm, $49-$45: Irma Thomas, Blind Boys of Alabama, Preservation Legacy Quintet
Jan 12, 8pm, $35: New York Voices
Feb 14, 7:30pm, $45-$43: Birdland All-Stars featuring Tommy Igoe: The Art of Jazz
MidWeek Jazz: Wednesdays at 8pm. Tickets: $24-$20
Oct 11: Dan Levinson’s Roof Garden Jass Band: Centennial Celebration of Recorded Jazz
Dec 13: Peter & Will Anderson present George Gershwin’s Porgy and Bess
Jan 24: Midiri Brothers Salute Benny Goodman’s Carnegie Hall Concert
Mar 7: Bucky Pizzarelli
Mar 28: Dennis Lichtman’s Queensboro Five
Apr 11: Glenn Crytzer’s Salute to Joe Venuti & Eddie Lang
May 16: Stephanie Trick & Paolo Alderighi: Four Hands, One Piano
Jun 20: The Jazz Lobsters Big Band