PAUL JOSEPH Quartet (unless otherwise noted): Chamber Jazz!
Sun., Apr. 22nd, 2pm: Baldwin Library, 2385 Grand Ave., (516) 223-6228 “Take the ‘A’ Train” (Ellington tribute) Southern State Pkwy. to Exit 20 S Grand Ave., Baldwin, go south on Grand Ave. about 2 miles, pass under LIRR overpass and cross Sunrise Hwy., library at the SE corner of Grand Ave. and Prospect St. (first traffic light after crossing Sunrise), turn left at Prospect, go past Library and turn right into the Municipal Parking Field. TICKETS WERE ALL GIVEN OUT: TICKET HOLDERS ADMITTED FIRST, THEN OTHERS (DEPENDING ON AVAILABILITY). Most likely you'll get in (as many free ticket holders usually don't attend) but no guarantees.
Thurs., Apr. 26th, 2 pm: Oceanside Library, 30 Davison Ave. (516) 766-2360 “Jerome Kern Jazz” Take Sunrise Highway (Rt. 27) to Long Beach Rd. south to Davison Ave., make a left, library on right.
Fri., Apr. 27th, 7:30 pm: Levittown Library, 1 Bluegrass Lane (516) 731-5728 “Gershwin Jazz” Take the Wantagh State Pkwy. to Exit W3 E Hempstead Tpke. (Rt. 24), head east past Dalton Funeral Home (on right) and turn right at next corner (Shelter Lane). The main entrance is one block south on Library Lane. The entrance to the meeting room is on Bluegrass Lane (the intersecting street).
Sat., May 12th, 2 pm: Wantagh Library, 3285 Park Ave. (516) 221-1200 “Richard Rodgers Jazz” (trio: piano, bass & drums) Take Sunrise Highway (Rt. 27) to Wantagh Ave., head north 2 blocks, 1st light after railroad tressel make left onto Park Ave., library on right opposite post office.
Special Mother’s Day Event: world premier of PJ’s “The Vanished Princess” by Queensboro Symphony Orchestra!
Sun., May 13th, 7:30pm: Mary’s Nativity Church, 46-02 Parsons Blvd. (at Holly Ave.), Flushing, NY 11355, (718) 359-5996
This Mother’s Day, give Mom the gift of great music. After dinner, bring her to Mary’s Nativity Church at 7:30pm to continue your Mother’s Day celebration as the Queensboro Symphony Orchestra performs a special Mother’s Day tribute with the world premier of Paul Joseph's "The Vanished Princess." The program also includes some of Mozart’s greatest works: his majestic “Jupiter Symphony” (his 41st and last) and his 3rd Horn Concerto in this Mostly Mozart Mother's Day & Mo’ concert! Free-will offering.
Driving: Take LIE to Exit 24, head north on Kissena Blvd., right onto Rose Ave., left onto Parsons Blvd, church on left. Handicapped entrance on Holly Ave.
Public transportation: 7 train, Q27, Q65 stops 2 blocks away (near Hospital)
Sun., June 10th, 2pm: Mattituck-Laurel Public Library, 13900 Main Road (Rt. 25) Mattituck, (631) 298-4134 “Jazz Italiano” Take L.I.E. to last exit 73 (Old Country Road – Rt. 58), continue East on Rt. 58 - You will go around a traffic circle in Riverhead - continue straight. Rt. 58 merges and becomes Rt. 25 just East of Riverhead - Continue through the Hamlets of Aquebogue, Jamesport and Laurel. (10 to 15 minutes from Riverhead), As you come into Mattituck you will pass a large shopping center on your left (Waldbaum’s, Movie Theatre). Shortly after this you will come to a sharp bend in the road with a blinking yellow light - Continue heading East for another 1/4 mile and the Library will be on your right. If you come to the big stone Catholic Church you have gone too far.
Sat., July 7th, 2pm: West Babylon Library, 211 Route 109 (631) 669-5445 “Jazz Italiano” Take Southern State to exit 33 East, Route 109 Babylon. Proceed three miles. The Library is on the left side of the road. There is a turnaround 600 feet after the Library. IMPORTANT: please send email to firstname.lastname@example.org with the amount of people who may attend, since we need a minimum number to register or the show will be canceled.
Sun., July 8th, 3pm: Jazz Tea at St. Mary’s Church, 175 Broadway, Amityville, (631) 264-0004 or (631) 842-8109 program TBA Take Southern State Pkwy. to Exit 32S (Rt. 110S), head south 2.3 miles, church on left. Admission $25.00. Refreshments included. Proceeds benefit St. Mary’s.
Sat., July 28th, 7:30 PM: Syosset Library, 225 South Oyster Bay Rd., (516) 921-7161 “Gershwin Jazz” Take the Long Island Expressway to Exit 43 (South Oyster Bay Road). The library is on the northeast corner of the intersection (South Oyster Bay Road and North Service Road).
Sun., Aug. 12th, 2pm: Commack Library, 18 Hauppauge Rd., (631) 499-0888 program TBA (trio: piano, bass & drums) Take L.I.E. to Commack Rd. (Exit 52 from west, 53 from east), go North on Commack Road for approximately one mile, library on left hand side at corner of Commack Road & Hauppauge Road. CALL TO PREREGISTER since they need a certain amount to avoid cancellation.
Sat., Sept. 22nd, 2 pm: Lynbrook Library, 56 Eldert St. (516) 599-8630 "Vivaldi's Four Seasons: Jazz Quartet Style!" Take Southern State Pkwy. to Exit 19S Peninsula Blvd., head south and make left on Ocean Ave., at 2nd traffic light make right onto Sunrise Hwy., left on Broadway (2nd traffic light after LIRR overpass, White Castle on corner), first left onto Eldert St. (Post Office on corner), go to the end of the block and turn right onto Carpenter Ave. Library is on the right.
Sun., Oct. 14th, 2018, 2pm: Sachem Library, 150 Holbrook Rd., Holbrook, (631) 588-5024 “Jazz Italiano” Take LIE East to Exit 61, stay on Service Road to second traffic light, left on Holbrook Rd., proceed under LIE and continue about 1/2 mile, library on left across from Nokomis Elementary School.
Sun., Dec. 2nd, 2pm: Bryant Library, Paper Mill Rd., Roslyn (516) 621-2240 "Holiday Jazz" Take Northern Pkwy. to Exit 29, head north on Roslyn Rd., bear right at clock tower, turn right onto Old Northern Blvd., turn right at first light, library on right at corner of Paper Mill Rd.