An inspired blend of jazz and classical sounds

  • Performances

  • 2022-2023 Schedule

  • Sunday, July 16, 2023
    Charlie Parker with Strings Concert
    the Greater Hartford Festival of Jazz
    Time TBD

    Program Information

  • Saturday, June 17, 2023
    4:00 PM
    Location: Quarry Walk Green
    300 Oxford Road
    Oxford, CT 06478
    Jazz & Strings jazz Quartet with Waterbury Symphony Orchestra

    The Jazz & Strings jazz quartet has been hired by the Waterbury Symphony Orchestra (WSO) to perform a Billie Holiday tribute concert. They will be accompanied by the WSO’s principal trumpet and string section. The performance will feature guest artist and Broadway vocalist—Rosena Hill-Jackson. The quartet features: John Mastroianni, alto sax; Walter Gwardyak, piano; Rick Rozie, bass; and Gene Bozzi, drum set. They’ll be playing all of Billie’s favorites including Them There Eyes, Good Morning Heartache, God Bless the Child and 'Tain't Nobody's Business If I Do, and many more.

    Program Information

  • We are currently booking dates throughout the New England area for the upcoming summer, working around the Jazz Festival date.

  • Past Performance venues and locations include: Infinity Hall, Greater Hartford Festival of Jazz (4 times), The Theater of the Performing Arts in Hartford, Asylum Hill Church, Emmanuel Church, and Franklin MI.