Snowed-out: Music at the Bickford Theatre and Drew University

Jazzman Herb Gardner with daughter Abbie Gardner, of Red Molly fame. They play the Bickford on Feb. 13.

Jazzman Herb Gardner with daughter Abbie Gardner, of Red Molly fame, at a previous GroundHog Day Jam.

One of the victims of Sunday’s Groundhog Day prediction (six more weeks of winter) is the annual GroundHog Day Jam, scheduled for tonight, Feb. 3, 2014, at the Bickford Theatre in Morris Township.

The snowstorm as forced the show’s cancellation.

Organizers say it will be rescheduled as soon as trombonist Herb Gardner’s Grand Menagerie—Randy Reinhart (cornet), Joe Licari (clarinet), James Chirillo (guitar), Mike Weatherly (bass), Robbie Scott (drums) and Sarah Gardner (vocals)–can be rounded up again.

The snow also has prompted Drew University to move Monday’s performance,  The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center – Pianos in Paris, to Thursday, Feb.6, 2014, at the university concert hall, at 36 Madison Ave. in Madison. Tickets are $55. From the Chamber Music Society:

Experience the sonic possibilities of 8 hands meeting 176 keys. French and French-inspired works provide the canvas upon which the charismatic Jean-Efflam Bavouzet joins Anne-Marie McDermott, Soyeon Kate Lee, and Co-Artistic Director Wu Han in creating shimmering landscapes of sound.

DEBUSSY Nocturnes for two pianos (arr. Ravel) (1897-99)

DEBUSSY Petite Suite for piano, four Hands (1886-89)

DEBUSSY Jeux for two pianos (arr. Bavouzet) (1913)

BIZET Jeux d’enfants for piano, four hands (1871)

GERSHWIN An American in Paris for two pianos (1928)

'Pianos in Paris' at Drew University has been rescheduled to Feb. 6, 2014.

‘Pianos in Paris’ at Drew University has been rescheduled to Feb. 6, 2014.



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