NJCU Multi-Style Strings in Concert!
FromNJCU Center for the Arts
a Musical X-Travaganza with Regina Carter John Benitez Joe Deninzon Dr. Celil Refik Kaya Martha Mooke Admission is FREE.
Violinist Regina Carter, has been named a 2023 National Endowment for the Arts Jazz Master, the highest honor that our nation bestows on jazz artists and honored at the Kennedy Center in Washington, DC on Saturday, April 1st. She will be joined on the program by Grammy Award winning Latin Jazz Bassist John Benitez, Dr. Celil Refik Kaya, a three time winner of the Guitar Foundation of America International Guitar Competition and Joe Deninzon, lauded as the Jimi Hendrix of the Violin, join with NJCU Multi-Style Strings Ensembles directed by Yamaha and Eventide Artist, electric violist/composer, Martha Mooke.
The concert program includes works by Tito Puente, Thelonius Monk, Cachao, Milt Jackson, Joe Deninzon, David Bowie and the World Premiere of Celil Refik Kaya's 5 Caprices for Ud. Also featured are works by NJCU Multi-Style String students Benji Daniels, Courtney Pinski and Ben Sutin.