Don't Miss Jay Rowe's Smooth Jazz for Scholars Benefit

JayRowe.gifJay Rowe, pianist and keyboard player from Milford, Connecticut, announces the 5th Annual Benefit Concert for the Milford Public School System Music Department, to be held SATURDAY APRIL 28TH, 2007 at 8:00PM in The Parsons Complex in Milford, Connecticut. Located at 70 West River Street in Milford, doors will open at 7:00 PM. General admission is $40.00. For tickets and information, call (203) 874-4150 or see below.

A host of talented and familiar artists comprise the line-up for this benefit, including Ken Navarro, Marion Meadows, Chieli Minucci, Nelson Rangell, and F.U.Jazzboy featuring Rohn Lawrence, Jay Rowe, Dave Livolsi, Timmy Maia, and Trever Somerville.

Having attended this benefit twice, I can say this is a great night of music and fun for a worthy cause, and Rowe is the one who pulls it all together. He's an extremely happy player, often searching the faces of those in the audience to make sure they're having as much fun as he is. His smiles and excitement are contagious!

Many fans are familiar with Jay Rowe as an accomplished sideman. He's performed with artists such as Heads Up recording artist Marion Meadows, Angela Bofill, Private Music recording artist Phil Perry, Schanachie recording artist Chieli Minucci and Special EFX, Positive Music recording artist Ken Navarro and Atlantic recording artist Wayman Tisdale. He has also composed music for GRP/Schanachie recording artist Nelson Rangell, Marion Meadows, and Peak recording artist Dotsero. He has performed at Jazz Festivals around the continent including Newport Beach, Catalina Island Jazztrax Festival, the Greater Hartford Connecticut Jazz Festival, and the Berks Jazz Festival. Jay has performed with the Sax Pack tour group with Jeff Kashiwa and Kim Waters.

For more than 10 years, Rowe has performed as a solo pianist (with four CDs of his own). He also performs with his own group "The Jay Rowe Band". He has performed as the opening act for David Benoit, the Rippingtons, Bela Fleck and the Fleck Tones, Stanley Jordan, Jeff Lorber, and Candy Dulfer. Rowe's CDs include A Dream I Had, Jay Walking, Laugh Out Loud, and his latest which came out last year, Red, Hot and Smooth.. All his CDs are good, and in particular, his Red, Hot and Smooth is just that -- red, hot and smooth! I would definitely recommend that you add this CD to your collection.

Additional Ticket Information:
Online Orders: Mastercard or Visa.

Send checks or money orders (payable to Jay Rowe) to:
Attn: Jay Rowe
P.O. Box 3723
Milford, CT 06460

Ticket may also be purchased at these locations:

Cafe Atlantique Arciuolo's Shoe Store
33 River Street 74 Broad Street
Milford, CT 06460 Milford, CT 06460
(203) 882-1602 (203) 877-7463

The Canvas Patch Milford Fine Arts Center
5 River Street 40 Railroad Avenue
Milford, CT 06460 (at Milford Train Station)
(203) 878-7505 Milford, CT 06460
(203) 878-6647
Wednesday - Friday 10am-1pm

All others can be purchased at the door. Hope to see you there!!

For more information about Jay Rowe, please visit

Happy Jazzin'

Beverly J. Packard
Jazz Circle Member of the Berks Arts Council
Reading, Pennsylvania