Costanzo and his swinging pals know how to grab the Vegas vibe that most of us have heard about but never were old enough to really experience." JAZZ PERSPECTIVESTom Hull
On the heels of his most recent successful CD release, Destination Moon, Jerry Costanzo is back in the studio putting the finishing touches on his upcoming CD Can't We Be Friends, due for release in early 2011. Under the auspices of the Jazz Arts Project, Jerry was competitively selected to perform with other vocalists for this year's event at the Count Basie Theatre. He will be performing with the Red Bank Jazz Orchestra under the direction of esteemed musical director, Joe Muccioli and will feature some of Mr. Sinatra's original arrangements, as well as some new spins on old classics.
Here's a cat that knows how to swing it 50's style and could give Steve Tyrell a few pointers on how to sharpen it up to get his groove back." Chris Spector, Editor and Publisher /Midwest Record Jerry also leads his own big band The Jerry Costanzo Orchestra, directed by Mike Carubia, and has worked and continues to work with the best jazz musicians in the business including, Steve Ash, Ted Firth, Tardo Hammer, Neal Miner, Joe Cohn, Dave Glasser, Mike LeDonne, Andy Farber, Jerry Weldon, Mark Sherman, Ben Wolfe, Jimmy Madison, Alvestor Garnett, Hilary Kole to name but a few.
Jerry Costanzo delivers a song with a loving nod back to the Rat Pack."Mark Seleski, Jazz.com
Venue: The Count Basie Theater, 99 Monmouth St., Red Bank, NJ (732-842-9000)
When: Friday, December 10, 2010 at 8:00PM
Ticket prices: $25, $39.50 and $45