A Very Exciting Tour to the UK and Holland!
Marlene has just recorded a new CD, "The Mood I'm In," with, John Pearce, Paul Morgan, Bobbie Worth, Mark Nightingale, and Andy Panyii. It will be ready for the upcoming tour and available on all the gigs as well as on this Web site.
Sunday, February 28
Cosmic Surf Club, Berkelselaan 51a, Rotterdam, Netherlands. Maxim Baguis, piano, Eric Albjerg, bass. Music begins at 4:30, tickets 20 euros
Wednesday, March 2
144 Club, at the Roffen. Please welcome us to this new venue. Doors open 7:15, main performance on stage at 8:15. Food served 7:30 - 9:30 - bar 7:15 - 11:00 p.m. 41 New Road, Rochester, Kent, ME1 1DX Tickets and info from www.144club.co.uk and 01634 365453
Friday, March 4
Marlene returns toThe Verdict, a lovely intimate venue with terrific food! 159 Edward St., Brighton BN2 OJB Tel: 01273 674 847
Sunday, March 6
Marlene with John Ruddick's award-winning MYJO Big Band. Come and check out the new venue, which is regularly used by many other big bands. Of course, we all know John chose the perfect place. Gupshill Manor, Gloucester, Gloucester Rd., GL20 5SG. Music starts 8 p.m.
Tuesday, March 8
New venue. Marlow Jazz Club, The Royal British Legion Hall, Marlow, Buckinghamshire, SL7 1NT Tickets advance reservations: 01628 486571 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Wednesday, March 9
New venue. Chichester Hotel, Old London Road, Rawreth, Nr Wickford, SS11 8UE. Tel: 07850 607075 Advance reservations a must! Food is served from 6.30 p.m. with music from 8 p.m.
Thursday, March 10
Bonington Theatre, Arnold Leisure Centre, Love this venue! Gorgeous theatre! Always an SRO crowd. Book early. High St., Nottingham NG5 7EE I LOVE this theatre! Tel: 0115 956 0733
Friday, March 11
Jazz at the Fleece, Always look forward to this great bunch of fans. Stoke by Nayland Hotel, Keepers Lane, Leavenheath, Colchester, Essex, CO6 4PZ, Tel: 01787 211865 or www.wegottickets.com.
Saturday, March 12
Brand new venue and it sounds like a winner. Louth Playgoers Riverhead Theatre, Victoria Road, Louth,Lincolnshire, UK. LN110BX Box office and mornings contact 01507 600350 or Contact Roy Hobson, 7855 688738
Sunday, March 13
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 14
The Kings Head, Bexley High St., Bexley, Kent. DA5 1AA Sold out last year…reserve early! Tel: 0208 467 1350 or contact by e mail: JANETMUDELE@aol.com.
Tuesday, March 15
Marlene returns to Wales at The Treorchy Rugby Club, Treorchy, CF42 6PPN with The Dave Cottle Trio Tel: 01443 436 813
Wednesday, March 16
Swansea Jazzland, St James Society, SA1 6DR Marlene with The Dave Cottle Trio. Great receptive crowd here! Tel: 07802 912 789
Thursday, March 17
Here is a terrific new addition to the tour, "Capital City Jazz Orchestra with special guest vocalist Marlene Verplanck" and it's at St Davids Hall, Cardiff. CF10 1AH, 8 p.m. Tickets will be £13.50 (£11.50 students/over 60's) plus £2.95 ticket service charge. They will be available direct from St Davids Hall on 029 20878444 or www.stdavidshallcardiff.co.uk.
Friday, March 18 & Saturday, March 19
Just added! March 18 & 19: Marlene VerPlanck has just confirmed, British trombone star, Mark Nightingale along with, pianist, John Pearce and bassist, Paul Morgan when she returns to Crazy Coqs in the heart of London’s West End. What a gorgeous room this is right in Picccadilly. Reservations a must! 20 Sherwood St. One show only at 8 p.m.Tel: 020 7734 4888 or email@example.com.
Sunday, March 20
Southport Jazz Society, So happy to be back here. Clifton Hotel & spa, The Promenade, Southport, PR8 1RB Tel: 01704 533 771
Friday, March 25
The Underground Theatre, New venue. 1 Grove Rd, Eastbourne, BN21 4TL Tel: 0845 680 1926
Back in the USA
Monday, April 11
The Bickford Theater. Marlene is joined by Tedd Firth, Boots Maleson and Special Guest, the amazing, Warren Vache. Located at 6 Normandy Hghts Rd., Morristown, NJ Tel: 973 971 3700 Reservations a very good idea!
Thursday, May 5
Birdland, NYC. Thrilled to be celebrating release of latest CD The Mood I'm In. Located at 315 West 44, just west of 8th Ave. One show at 6 p.m., reservations are strongly recommended. Tel: 212 581 3080. Parking tickets can be validated inside Birdland for Edison lot just across the street.
Saturday, May 21
Trumpets, 6 Depot Square, Montclair, NJ. Two shows, 8 and 10 p.m. Reservations a must! 973 744 2600 or www.trumpetsjazz.com.
Wednesday, June 15
Jazz @ Kitano, 66 Park Ave at 38th St. Folks that have been here know it is a perfect singer's venue and Gino is the perfect host!. Two shows, 8 and 10 p.m.Reservations a MUST! Tel: 212 885 7119 Entrance on 38th St, where there is very easy parking.
Sunday, June 19
Shanghai Jazz, Two shows, 6:00 and 7:30 p.m. Come celebrate Father's Day with us. The music and the food is always hot! 24 Main Street, Madison NJ Reservations a MUST!! 973 822 2899
Wednesday, June 22
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
Saturday, June 25
Greenvale Vineyards, Portsmouth R.l. Come sip a glass of fine wine and enjoy the music all afternoon. Tel: 401 847 3777
Tuesday, July 19
Sweet Sounds Downtown, Westfield NJ. You'll find us on Elm Street. Free concert outdoors, 7-9 p.m.
An Exciting Date in Sweden!
Thursday, August 4
Ystad Sweden Jazz Festival, Marlene sings with the best of the Brits, John Pearce, Paul Morgan and Bobby Worth and will feature songs from the newly released CD with them, "The Mood I'm In". You will find us in Per Helsa, one of the three main venues. Come surprise us for this four-day festival!
Saturday, August 13
Trumpets, 6 Depot Square, Montclair, NJ One of New Jersey's hottest jazz spots! Two shows, 8 and 10 p.m.
Friday, September 9
Mohonk Mountain, New Paltz, NY. Marlene opens the 4 day Music Festival at this spectacular resort in the Hudson Valley. The show is 10:30 a.m.. For info: Tel: 855 883 3798 or Mohonk.com
Saturday, September 10
Syosset Library, NY, 7:30 - 9:00pm Library. 225 South Oyster Bay Road Syosset, NY 11791 Phone: 516-921-7161 FREE!
Wednesday, September 28
Midday Jazz @ St Peters Church, 54 @ Lexington Ave, 1-2 p.m. NYC PARKING: Icon Parking, 51st bet. 3rd & Lexington (Downtown side) charges $15. incl. tax to park 5 hours with validation at St. Peter's reception desk.
Wednesday, October 5
Westfield Library, 550 East Broad St., Westfield, NJ 7:00 - 8:30 p.m. Tel: 908 789 4090 FREE!!
Sunday, October 16
Tenafly Library, 100 Riveredge Road, Tenafly NJ 2-3 p.m.. Lovely setting and FREE! Tel: 201 568 8680
Sunday, November 6
Mahwah Library. Mahwah, NJ 2-4 p.m.I Love this venue! Always a great enthusiastic crowd! Tel: 201 529 7323 FREE!
Sunday, December 11,
Manalapan Library, 125 Symmes Rd, Manalapan NJ. Always a great crowd so arrive early. FREE!! 2-4 p.m.For directions call, 732 431 7220
Saturday, December 30, Jazz @ Kitano
Jazz @ Kitano, 66 Park Ave at 38th St. Folks that have been here know it is a perfect singer's venue and Gino is the perfect host!. Come celebrate New Years Eve early! Two shows, 8:00 and 10:00 p.m. Reservations a MUST! Tel: 212 885 7119 Entrance on 38th St, where there is very easy parking.
Looking Ahead to 2017
Sunday, February 19
Avon Ct. Library, 281 Country Club Road, Avon, CT. 3:00pm - 4:00pm FREE! Tel: 860 673 9712
The fantastic UK March Tour, will be announced shortly.
Sunday, June 11
Fort Lee Library, 520 Main St., Fort Lee NJ FREE! 2:00-3:00pm For information call 201 592 3614 x 4010