Archive for August 16, 2010

Chico’s House of Jazz is Rouse Jr’s way of paying homage and carrying on the legacy of his father, the great Charles Rouse. Who is best known for his years of work as a tenor sax player alongside the widely admired Thelonious Monk, has, and continues to influence millions of people around the world.

This club will not only honor Chico’s father, but Chico is also looking to bring back the rich and unique world of Jazz that has seemingly taken a back seat to other music genres for the past few decades. Located on Lake Avenue in Asbury Park and just a stone’s throw from Cookman Avenue and nearby Ocean Grove, Chico’s is ready to bring classic jazz to the heart of Asbury Park’s bustling arts scene.

Saxophonist/Singer/Songwriter Mindi Abair has not only set sonic trends, but has broken all the boundaries as she continues to define the less traditional future of jazz. Her own brand of soul and pop meets jazz adds a refreshingly unique voice to an exciting new generation of crossover artists who are, like her, powerful instrumentalists as well as thought-provoking singer/songwriters. This performer’s unique hybrid sound a mix of cool vulnerability and utter conviction have brought her to the top of her game.

Friday, 27th August 2010
8pm and 10pm
Tickets: $25

Chico’s House of Jazz
631 Lake Ave
Asbury Park, NJ 07712
732-774-JAZZ (5299)