Charlie Musselwhite and a cast of thousands, at the Morristown Jazz & Blues Fest

Charlie, a toy poodle, brought his pets, Osia and Agnes Dzegielewska, to the Morristown Jazz & Blues Fest 2015. Photo by Kevin Coughlin

Remember these sun-drenched scenes when kids are having snowball fights on the Green.

Bucky, Bria and a Roomful of Blues, snapped in Morristown by Jeff Sovelove

Bria Skonberg solos at the Morristown Jazz & Blues Fest 2015. Photo by Jeff Sovelove

The dog days of summer are no match for guitar great Bucky Pizzarelli… or any of his musical acolytes.

Sounds of the Ponderosa: Al Caiola with Frank Vignola at Chatham guitar summit

Frank Vignola, left, and Al Caiola share a laugh at the Sanctuary. Photo by Kevin Coughlin

At 94, most people have trouble getting out of bed, let along getting on stage. But this guitar great is not most people.

Getting ‘Cheeky’ in Chatham: Audra Mariel with Frank Vignola & Friends

Audra Mariel at the Sanctuary series, with Frank Vignola. Photo by Kevin Coughlin

Time to jazz up your evening.

Fiery fretboards: The flying fingers of Frank and Vinny light up Jersey woods

Fiery fretboards: The flying fingers of Frank and Vinny light up Jersey woods

Sparks were flying from the fretboards of Frank Vignola and Vinny Raniolo at last month’s Folk Project Acoustic Getaway. Just as fun were a pair of workshops from these two guitar wizards.

A three-day vacation? For $200? ‘Acoustic Getaway’ even includes guitar great Frank Vignola, May 23-25

A three-day vacation? For $200?  ‘Acoustic Getaway’ even includes guitar great Frank Vignola, May 23-25

Performance anxiety? Frank Vignola promises to cure you in his guitar workshops at the Folk Project Acoustic Getaway, described as a ‘three-day vacation for $200.’

Video: Bucky’s Bickford Birthday Bash in Morris Township

Frank Vignola, Bucky Pizzarelli, Ed Laub and Gene Bertoncini pose after Bucky's 88th birthday bash at the Bickford. Photo by Kevin Coughlin

He’s one of the masters of jazz. Bucky Pizzarelli demonstrates why, in this video on the eve of his 88th birthday, at the Bickford in Morris Township.

Video: Still swinging at 88, jazz guitar great Bucky Pizzarelli at the Bickford

MURDERER'S ROW: Heavy hitters of jazz at the Bickford, from left: Frank Vignola, Bucky Pizzarelli, Ed Laub, Gene Bertoncini, Jerry Bruno and Jay Dittamo. Photo by Kevin Coughlin

Time for a musical romp with Bucky Pizzarelli & Pals, from his 88th birthday bash at the Bickford.

Video: Frank and Vinny dive into Swan Lake, from the Minstrel in Morris Township

Video: Frank and Vinny dive into Swan Lake, from the Minstrel in Morris Township

  Roll over, Beethoven, and tell Tchaikovsky the news: “We’re going to the ballet, Peter… and Martin Short and Steve Martin are tagging along.” That gives you an idea of what jazz guitar virtuosos Frank Vignola and Vinny Raniolo were up to on Friday at The Minstrel in Morris Township. You could say they dove […]

Video: Bucky Pizzarelli Guitar Summit in Morristown

GUITAR SUMMIT: From left: Frank Vignola, Bucky Pizzarelli, Ed Laub and Gene Bertoncini, at the 2013 Morristown Jazz & Blues Festival. Photo by Kevin Coughlin

If there were a Mount Rushmore of jazz guitarists, these guys might be on it: Bucky Pizzarelli, who has accompanied everyone worth accompanying since Benny Goodman, was joined in a “Guitar Summit” at Saturday’s Morristown Jazz & Blues Festival by Ed Laub, Frank Vignola and special guest Gene Bertoncini. Bucky continues to tease delightful sounds […]