Somehow, over a 50-year career, jazzman Mose Allison has never made it to this part of the Jersey Shore.

But he’ll be here this week, with a stop at Tim McLoone’s Supper Club in Asbury Park Thursday night.

Such an auspice does not get glossed over by Red Bank oRBit. We tracked the pianist and singer down for an interview.

Check out what the roadworthy Allison has to say about crappy pianos, respect that falls short of fame, and the numerous kisses sent his way by the likes of the Who, Van Morrison and the Clash.

Only in oRBit, jazz fiends…

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