Jazz favorites Grover Kemble and Tim Metz salute another pair of legends, in these video tributes from The Minstrel in Morris Township.
The great thing about First Night Morris is, there are so many great acts. The troubling thing about First Night Morris is — there are so many great acts. So when the Sheridan-Hausman MG team heads out to celebrate the new year in Morristown, it requires careful planning and a family vote on which acts […]
Here’s a gem from Grover Kemble, at The Minstrel in Morris Township on Aug. 31, 2012. A parking song seems like a fitting way to close the month of August. Tim Metz plays bass. This Friday, Sept. 7, The Minstrel presents Bill Staines with opener Roger Deitz. MORE ABOUT GROVER KEMBLE Repost This Article
Grover Kemble, who has been lighting up stages since the 1970s with his flashy guitar work and snappy vocals, has been rediscovered in Morris County. A consummate showman who began his career with Sha Na Na and Za Zu Zaz, Grover brings his unique brand of musical mirth to The Minstrel in Morris Township on […]
For some 86-year-olds, “rocking” involves a chair on the porch. Not for Naomi Sunshine. She does her rocking in front of a microphone, accompanied by jazz guitarist Grover Kemble. Here is video from Friday’s performance at the Minstrel in Morris Township. Naomi, who turns 87 next month, sang backups for Frank Sinatra, Mel Tormé and […]
Thermometer be damned. You can never get enough Sunshine! Naomi Sunshine, that is. The 87-year-old singer knocked ‘em dead last fall at The Minstrel in Morris Township. After resting all winter in Florida, she’s back for encores tonight, July 6, at 8 pm, with her popular sideman, jazz guitarist Grover Kemble. “Singing and doing this […]
A while back we reported on an explosive musical mixture: One part Grover Kemble + one part Brynn Stanley = KABOOM! As in, they blew the roof off the joint. Turns out they’ve been refining the formula in Grover’s laboratory. (His front lawn, actually, if our video camera has it right). And the mix is […]
Sunday’s supper crowd at Shanghai Jazz got an appetizing taste of an act that could be satisfying music fans for a long time to come. One half of the duo, guitarist Grover Kemble, has been serving up jazzy treats for decades. His new sidekick, 27-year-old vocalist Brynn Stanley, puts a fresh sheen on the Great […]