(LONG BRANCH, NJ) -- The Jersey Shore Jazz & Blues Foundation presented the Long Branch Jazz & Blues Festival on Saturday, August 27. The event included crafters, vendors, and food trucks. Photographer John Posada was on hand to take photos.
Performers included The Burners, Bethe Burns & the Legends, Paul Plumeri, Charlie Apicella & Iron City Jazz featuring Madam Pat Tandy, Sonny Kenn Band, and Ghost Town Blues Band. Danny Coleman (of Rock on Radio and New Jersey Stage) and his Producer Claire Henwood were co-emcees of the event.
Here are photos from the day.
The Jersey Shore Jazz & Blues Foundation has been presenting an annual Jazz & Blues Festival at the Jersey Shore for years. The annual event has moved locations and changed names but the same amazing live jazz music and blues music has remained the same. The bands performing at the festival are member bands of the Jersey Shore Jazz & Blues Foundation.
Scroll down for more photos from the day.
The Jersey Shore Jazz & Blues Foundation (JSJBF) is a non-profit 501.c.3 corporation whose mission is to Preserve, Promote, and Perpetuate Jazz and Blues in the northern New Jersey shore region through PERFORMANCE and EDUCATION. Its mission is to preserve, promote, and perpetuate jazz, blues, and other indigenous music forms here in New Jersey.
John Posada is a New Jersey based photographer specializing in live theatre and music performances. For more than 10 years, John has photographed live music events where he mastered the techniques of timing and capturing fast moving action under challenging lighting conditions to capture that perfect moment that tells a story in a single image. Currently, John has photographed over 110 productions for over 70 different theatres and venues. Click here for John's website.