Free Big Band Music Concert in Lakewood – Last Concert for This Summer
Lakewood residents can enjoy a free Lakewood Township music concert by Wilbur Wittemann and his Bootcamp Big Band, Sunday, August 28 at 4:00 p.m. at the Lakewood All Wars Memorial Amphitheater near Lake Carasaljo, off Route 9, on North Lake Drive. This is the last music concert of the summer. Plenty of free parking and seating are available, but feel free to bring lawn chairs.
Bootcamp Big Band, one of the premier big bands on the East coast, is made up of professional musicians from New York, New Jersey, Maryland, Pennsylvania, and Washington, D.C., performing jazz and Big Band styles from the 1940s.
This band has performed and recorded with jazz artists Dizzy Gillespie, Maynard Ferguson, Slide Hampton, Clark Terry, Louis Bellson, Phil Woods, Al Cohn, Urbie Green, Bill Watrous, Arturo Sandoval, Allen Vizutti, Bobby Shew, Byron Stripling, Lew Soloff, Tal Farlow, Kenny Davern, Bob Mintzer, Claudio Roditi, Red Rodney, Dave Weckl.
For more information, call Lakewood Recreation at 732-905-3405 or visit www.lakewoodtwpnj.org.