Tapastry Restaurant proudly presents the legendary Charlie Jones on Saturday, Sept. 15 from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. at "The Church Street Sweater Series"—an autumn outdoor music series at 12 Church Street in Montclair.
Tapastry owner Greg Spinelli says, "Bring a sweater, a nice bottle of wine
or a few beers and dine al fresco to the wonderful line-up of musicians booked for the fall season."
In the event of very chilly or inclement weather, the free concerts
will move indoors to Tapastry's main dining room.
Guitarist/songwriter Jones has been a mainstay of the tri-state club scene since the 1970's, and has appeared with many top jazz and R&B greats, including: Bettye Lavette, Big John Patton, Illinois Jaquette, Jimmy McGriff, Bernard Purdie, Jesse Morrison, Larry Young, and Lonnie Youngblood.
He’s performed in the Jimi Hendrix Alumni Band with Randy California, Buddy Miles & Larry Coryell, accompanied singer Tiny Tim and was a cast member on the Uncle Floyd Show, sitting in regularly for guitarist Jimmy Vivino.
He also recently performed at the Joni Mitchell Tribute Concert at
Carnegie Hall with Bettye Lavette.
Jones has released his first official debut CD, Charlie Jones, on his own Verge Insult Music label. Drawing from his diverse musical influences, the CD features an eclectic mix of styles from rock, pop & blues, to funk, jazz, psychedelic rock, rhythm & blues and soul.
Charlie Jones consists of NJ musicians: Charlie Jones on guitar &
vocals , Paul Unsworth on drums, Matt Raymond on bass, Gary Mancinelli
on keyboards, and Nick Spidaletto on guitars & vocals.
Tapastry's successful music series is managed and hosted by Meg
Beattie Patrick and Spinelli, who sometimes do a set or two
Tapastry's authentic menu is created by Chef Gonzolo Fernandez. BYOB. No Cover. Tapastry Restaurant, 12 Church St. For reservations, call 973-233-0216.