Winter Delights 2017

Greetings and Happy Holidays! We would love to see you at our upcoming fundraiser Winter Delights! 

If you are planning to attend it would be greatly appreciated if you could purchase your tickets on line:

For tickets:   It would be a terrific help in providing a head count as we are having a sit-down dinner. OR if you prefer you can drop a check at Laura’s office: 3677 Kennedy Blvd corner of Leonard St in the Heights. Thanks!


Pershing Field Garden Friends presents

Winter Delights

An evening of music, food and fun to benefit the gardens and programs at Pershing Field.

Tuesday, December 19th, 7-10pm

at Renato’s

278 Central Avenue, Jersey City, NJ 07307

Limited on-site parking is available.


Your ticket includes a fabulous sit down dinner and entertainment. Live music will be provided by the Jazz Cats.


The tricky tray tradition continues with exciting prizes to be won.

Ticket Cost is $65.00 per person.

We look forward to seeing you on Dec. 19!


For tickets:

And for more information: or

Call 201-259-1800 or

Winter Delights 2017 poster for Pershing Field Garden Friends by Susan Newman Design Inc

The Jazz Cats

The Jazz Cats blend jazz standards with gems from the Great American Songbook. From Miles and Fats to Dizzy and Duke, these cats love to wail.

Pianist Mel Nusbaum began his career in Chicago playing blues guitar and bass with The Paul Butterfield Blues Band and jazz guitar with many jazz greats including John Klemmer, The Brecker Brothers, Cecil Payne, Chico Hamilton and Patato Valdez. Switching to piano, Mel now delves deeply into harmonies and has recorded several albums of his own compositions.

Drummer Lou Selmi began his career with The Locals. Their hit record “You Never Have Fun” hit #1 in Japan. Lou studied with Tony Williams (Miles Davis) and played with hard bop pianist Sam Dockery (Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers). Lou’s drumming also drives the Zydeco Revelators, a French rock-New Orleans boogie band.

Bassist Bart Erbach’s first gigs were in church on Sunday mornings. He moved on to the rock club circuit and eventually formed the nine-piece high-octane dance band, Joyride. Bart grew up listening to the Great American Songbook and studied with Rick Laird (Mahavishnu Orchestra) and Christian Fabian (The Lionel Hampton Big Band).



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