Summer Jazz Series at Rutherfurd Hall starts Fri., July 14, at 7:30 p.m. This year’s season opener features The Rio Clemente Trio, the Bishop of Jazz, featuring the music of Rogers and Hart. Performing from coast to coast, Rio has a style embracing a diversity of music, including jazz, that makes him a most expressive and versatile pianist. Tickets are $20 in advance and $25 at the door.
For a limited time, you can purchase all three events in advance for $75, which include the 17 piece Pat Longo Hollywood East Coast Big Band on Aug. 11; and James Torme, son of jazz legend Mel Torme, with The John Colianni Trio, on Sept. 15. Both of these concerts are $30 in advance and $35 at the door.Special discounted ticket packages are available for purchase until July 14. Tickets can be purchased online at www.rutherfurdhall.org, at Rutherfurd Hall at 908-852-1894 X338, or Coyne Enterprises at 908-637-6455. Tickets will be available locally in Hackettstown at Mama’s Café Baci and Panther Valley Pharmacy.