Longtime ‘Tonight Show’ bandleader Kevin Eubanks is this year’s spotlight attraction at the annual jazz concert fundraiser at Christian Brothers Academy.
The recent graduation ceremony may have marched to the traditionally stately strains of “Pomp and Circumstance,” but adhering to a recently minted tradition at Christian Brothers Academy, the close of the academic session is being given a jazzy jam-session coda, courtesy of this year’s edition of the CBA Jazz Series.
Tonight, the 350-seat Henderson Theatre at the Lincroft school hosts the sixth annual entry in the fundraiser concert series, an event that appropriately enough stars the onetime leader of TV’s Tonight Show band, guitarist Kevin Eubanks.
The buzz is about the jazz foursome Yellowjackets as they take the stage of the Henderson Theatre at Christian Brothers Academy for a Friday night fundraiser concert.
For the third year running, the close of the academic session at Christian Brothers Academy is being soundtracked not just to the stately strains of “Pomp and Circumstance,” but with a jazzy end note that points the way to creative projects to come.
This Friday night, June 27, the 350-seat Henderson Theatre at CBA hosts a special benefit concert by the Grammy winning Yellowjackets, an instrumental combo that’s been building buzz in jazz fusion circles for a generation.