An Exciting Tour of UK and the Netherlands!
Sunday, March 1, 3 p.m.
We are starting off the European tour at Studio de Bakkerij Bergweg 283 3037 EM Rotterdam. This is a gorgeous intimate theatre which is perfect! Maxim Baghuis at the piano http://studiodebakkerij.nl/ Tel: 010-8440900 Mobile: 06-54983066
Wednesday, March 4
'JAZZ at the VILLAGE.' Very busy newer venue! 17-19 Vicarage Lane, Felpham, PO22 7DZ. Contact, Pat Jenkins: 01243 584932. Web site: www.jazzatthevillage.org.uk Doors open 7 p.m.
Thursday, March 5
The New Boathouse@Broxbourne. New venue is awesome and we were sold out last year. Reserve early! Tel: 01992 442 263 EN10 6RX
Friday, March 6
The Verdict, lovely intimate venue with terrific food! 159 Edward St., Brighton BN2 OJB Tel: 01273 674 847
Saturday, March 7
Dugdale Centre. This venue was new to us last year and what a great surprise it was. Beautiful! Located in the, Thomas Hardy House, 39 London Road, Enfield, Mddx, EN2 Tel: 020 8807 6680
Sunday, March 8
Ronnie Scott's, 47 Frith Street, London. This venus is always a sellout so book early. Brunch is terrific! 020 7439 0747
Monday, March 9
The Kings Head, Bexley High St., Bexley, Kent. DA5 1AA Sold out last year…reserve early! Tel: 0208 467 1350
Tuesday, March 10
Norwich Jazz Club The Cottage 148 Thunder Lane Norwich NR7 0JD This is one great gig! Reserve early, Tel: 01603 614 169
Thursday, March 12
Hidden Rooms, 7A Jesus Lane, Cambridge, CB5 8RA. This is among one of the new venues for us so please come and welcome me! Tel: 1223 514 777
Friday, March 13
ILminster Arts Centre, Meeting House Arts Centre, East Street, ILminster, TA19 0AN Another new venue. So looking forward to it! Tel: 01460 55783
Sunday, March 15
The Stables, Jazz Matters, Wavendon, Milton Keynes, Reservations a must! One never knows who will be in the audience. Music starts 11:30am - Tel: 01908 280 819
Monday, March 16
Portsmouth Jazz Society, The Executive Suite, The Inn Lodge, Burrfields Rd., Portsmouth, P03 5HH 8 p.m. Yet another new venue. Tel: 02392 255 806. Web site: portsmouthjazz.com
Tuesday, March 17
Marlene returns to Wales at The Treorchy Rugby Club, Treorchy, CF42 6PPN with The Dave Cottle Trio
Wednesday, March 18
Swansea Jazzland, St James Society, SA1 6DR Marlene with The Dave Cottle Trio. Great receptive crowd here! Tel: 07802 912 789
Thursday, March 19
Bonington Theatre, Arnold Leisure Centre, High St., Nottingham NG5 7EE I LOVE this theatre! Tel: 0115 956 0733
Friday, March 20
In Lincoln at The Collection, Danes Terrace, Lincoln, LN2 1LP Note change of venue. For tickets and further info contact: email@example.com.
Saturday, March 21
The Firestation, The Old Court, St Leonards Road, Windsor SL4 3BL Here's another new one…please join us!! Tel: 01753 866 865
Sunday, March 22
Marlene with John Ruddick's Midland Youth Orchestra. What a joy to work with this big band! And we have some new arrangements to sing/play from our new CD, "I Give Up, I'm In Love." The new venue is the Solihull Royal British Legion, Union Road, Solihull, B91 3DH. Tickets will be £9, (with concessions for members), 1 p.m. lunchtime.
Back in the USA
Sunday, April 12
Ft Lee Library, 320 Main St., Ft. Lee NJ, Enjoy a nice musical afternoon of great standards.
Tel: 201 592 3614 Free!
Friday, April 17
Noctumbula at Pangea, 178 2nd Ave., NYC Hot new club, warm and intimate. Reservations a must. Tel 212 9950900
Marlene returns to Rhode Island!
Wednesday, April 29
Sardella's landmark restaurant in Newport R.I. Dick Lupino always brings the best players, Renzi when he's moonlighting from Tony Bennett, and a super fun crowd. Reservations Tel: 401 849 6312
Friday, May 1
Chanler's on the cliff walk in Newport R.I. Elegant, casual, blissful. Magnificent music and food. 6-9 p.m. Tel: 401 847 1300
Saturday, May 2
Greenvale Vineyards, Portsmouth R.l. Come sip a glass of fine wine and enjoy the music all afternoon. Tel: 401 847 3777
Sunday, May 3
ABC Club, on the water in Middletown R.I. Music 3-7 p.m. Mac Chrupcala's trio - always a treat! Tel: 401 847 2750
Sunday, June 7
Shanghai Jazz, 24 Main St, Madison NJ, where the music and the food are always first rate. Reservations a MUST! Two shows, 6:00 and 7:30 p.m. Tel: 973 822 2899
Saturday, July 11
Jazz@Kitano, 66 Park Ave @ 38th St. What a wonderful place this is! Everything is perfect! The music's always great, the food is sublime, and easy street parking. Reservations a MUST! Two shows, 8 and 10 p.m. Tel: 212 885 7119
Friday, July 17
Trumpets Jazz Club, 6 Depot Square, Montclair, NJ This is one of New Jersey's premier jazz clubs...always great music, always great food! Two shows 8 and 10 p.m. Reservations: 973 744 2600
Tuesday, August 4
Westfield Jazz outdoors, There are free, fun concerts all thru the town and you'll find us in front of Trader Joes. 7-9 p.m.
Sept. 1 - 14 Marlene in Italy Ciao!!!
Sunday, Sept 20
Princeton Jazz Fest. Free jazz all day long! Marlene with her trio featuring, Houston Person. Lots of food stations and loads of music!!!
Wednesday, September 23
St. Peter's Midday Jazz, Lexington Avenue at 54th St., NYC $10.00. 1-2 p.m. Reservations not necessary.
Sunday, October 11
"Jazz Beautifully Standard," Trinity Episcopal Church, 55 George Street, Allendale, NJ. Marlene with an all-star quartet: Adam Brenner, saxophone, Bucky Pizzarelli, guitar, Steve Ash, piano, and Andy Watson, drums. After the hour-long concert, there will be a reception/opening of an exhibition of paintings by Athena (free) and a New Orleans style dinner. Tickets for the dinner are $15.00. E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org for reservations.
Sunday, Nov. 4
Mahwah Library I Love this venue! Always a great enthusiastic crowd! Tel: 201 529 7323
Thursday, December 3
Birdland NYC. Marlene returns to Birdland with an all star lineup: Tedd Firth, piano, Jay Leonhard, bass, Ron Vincent, drums, and special guest, supreme tenor man, Harry Allen. Birdland is at 315 West 44, just west of 8th Ave. One show at 6 p.m., therefore reservations are strongly recommended. Tel: 212 581 3080. Parking tickets can be validated inside Birdland for lot just across the street.