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Reckless Steamy Friday Nights

Reckless Steamy Nights


The Woman's Club Red Bank
at the Reckless Estate
164 Broad St., Red Bank, NJ ~ MAP

Last Friday of Each Month
8:30 PM - 11:00 PM
$10 Suggested Donation

All JSJBF Members and prospective members are welcome!

The Jersey Shore Jazz and Blues Foundation and The Woman’s Club of Red Bank open the Anthony Reckless estate for evenings of entertainment and camaraderie. Visitors can relax on the porch or wander through the beautiful rooms of the estate while they enjoy great live jazz and blues music in an intimate setting.

Thanks to these folks for making RSN possible!
The Woman's Club of Red Bank The Law Firm of Zager Fuchs, PC

Friday, July 28th ~ 8:30 - 10:30 pm

Sponsored in part by aaaaaathe Law Firm of Zager Fuchs, PC -Thanks to partner Joe Hughes!

Benefits the Red Bank Woman's Club, and the JSJBF scholarship funds.

For more information, call: 732-933-1984


Damian And The DCQ Band Bios 

Damian Cremisio (saxophones/vocals) – Immediately after attending The University of Akron, Damian embarked on a 20 plus year long career which found him on the road nearly constantly. His travels took him through 46 of the 50 United States, all of Canada, the entire UK and much of Asia. Performance experience includes working with show bands on the hotel circuit, over 30 Broadway musical pit orchestras and concert tours with artists such as Andy Williams (for five years), The Four Tops, The Temptations, Ann Margaret, Petula Clark and John Davidson. As a member of Holiday Express, Damian has shared the stage with Rob Thomas, Ben E. King and Mark Rivera of Billy Joel's band. Original compositions Damian has written have been used for Cable TV documentaries and independent films. In the early 2000s he scored and musical directed an off Broadway musical called Olga's Secret Circus. In the late 1990s, he was a top ten winner in Jazziz Magazine's "Woodwinds On Fire" competition which was judged by Michael Brecker, Eddie Daniels and David Murray. He achieved national and international airplay with his debut CD "Big Al" with his former band Rush Hour.

Victoria Warne (guitar/vocals) – Victoria Warne is a guitarist, vocalist and songwriter who has performed extensively in the New York metropolitan area. She has recorded with Danny Gottlieb, Spyro Gyra's Julio Fernandez and even shared the stage with legendary jazz great Billy Eckstine. She has headlined at the prestigious JVC Festival in NYC and the "55" Bar renowned worldwide for its guitarists. Most recently, she was featured at the International Rory Gallagher Tribute in Glasgow as an opener for Smokin' Joe Kubek, Joe Louis Walker and Commander Cody's Bill Kirchen. She has recorded 2 CDs as leader "Live At The Savoy" and "Flourescence" an all original collection which blends elements of blues, rock and jazz into a unique style that is adventurous and passionate.

Gene Torres (bass guitar/musical director) – Electric bassist Gene Torres was born and raised in Fort Greene Brooklyn and is now residing in Bayridge. He picked up the bass at 15 years old and has not put it down since. Some of the people Gene has had the pleasure of playing and/or recording with runs the gamut of musical styles. Examples are Ben E. King, Al Hibbler, Rahn Burton, Public Enemy, Jonathan Butler, The Chambers Brothers, Yousef Lateef, Ernie Marcelin of Taboo Combo, La Bamba and the Hubcaps, Southside Johnny and Ted Curson. Venues include Chico O'Farrel's Afro-Cuban Big Band at Birdland, The Blue Note Late Nite Jam Session, The Chiffons at The Apollo Theatre, The Big Apple Circus, David Dorfman Dance Company and Fred Ho (Vampire Opera). Gene's endorsements are: Water Woods Amps, Harry Kolbe Soundsmith Speaker Cabinets, Overwater Basses and N.S. Design Basses.

Jim Mizell (drums) – Jim is a freelance drummer playing Jazz, Rock and R&B in the New Jersey/New York area. He has played with 60s groups The Flamingos and the Viscounts. As a 20 year member of Holiday Express, Jim has backed up Rob Thomas, Jason Mraz, Ben E. King and shared the stage with Bruce Springsteen. He is a member of Jon Caspi and The First Gun. Jim has recorded 4 CDs. He has opened for Gas Light Anthem, Glenn Tilbrook of Squeeze, X and many others.


Damian's Reverbnation: https://www.reverbnation.com/damianandthedcq



Damain Cremisio

Thanks to JOHNNY SANSONE with special guest John Fohl for last month!

Upcoming Schedule

Friday, July 28, 2017   Damian & The DCQ
Friday, September 29, 2017   John Morrison Jazz Quintet
August, 2017   No Reckless, Come to the Long Branch Festival!
Friday, October , 2017   Goldenseal
November and December   No Reckless these months, enjoy the holidays!

Past Events

(Click on the date of a past event to see the webpage for that day's RSN event)
Friday, June 30, 2017   Johnny Sansone with special guest on guitar, John Fohl
Friday, May 26, 2017   Sherri Pie Band
Friday, April 29, 2017   Bob Denson's Blues Band
Friday, March 24, 2017   Sharon Lasher and the Flashers
Friday, February 24, 2017   Adam Najemian
Friday, January 29,2017   Chelsea Palmero
Nov and Dec 2016    No RSN these two months. Happy Holidays!
Friday, October 28, 2016   Goldenseal
Friday, August 26, 2016   No RSN, come to the Festival!
Friday, Sept. 30, 2016   Andy B and the SoulFolk
Friday, July 29, 2016   Allie and the Housecats
Friday, June 24, 2016   Benny Hi Fi & the Aces
Friday, 27 May 2016   Damian And The DCQ Band
Friday, 25 March 2016   Sandy Mack & Anthony Krizan
Friday, 26 Feb 2016    

Poppa John and the Jam Band

Friday, 29 Jan 2016     Mike Barris and Friends
November/December 2015  

No Reckless goings-on due to the holidays,
may they be happy for you. and filled with great music!

Friday, 30 October 2015   Zager Fuchs Night: Goldenseal with the Goldenhorns
Friday, 25 September 2015   Red Bank Blues Band
Friday, 28 August 2015   Moose & The Bulletproof Band
Friday, 31 July 2015   Carlos Colina & Straight Up
Friday, 26 June 2105     H.P. and his Hot Take-Out Band
Friday, 29 May 2015     Gina Fox & the Femme Fatales
Friday, 24 April 2015     Juke Joint Jonny and Friends
Friday, 27 March 2015   The Bob DelRosso Band
Friday, 27 Feb,. 2015   The Andy Rothstein Band
Friday, 30 Jan., 2015   The Mimi Nowak Project
Friday, 25 Dec., 2014   No RSN 'cuz of Christmas
Friday, 28 Nov., 2014   No RSN 'cuz of Thanksgiving
Friday, 31 Oct., 2014   Jonny B & the Blues Blazers
Friday, 26 Sept, 2014   Juke Joint Jonny
Friday, 29 Aug, 2014   Uncle Funky
Friday, 25 July 2014   Sandy Mack & Friends
Friday, 27 June 2014   Gina Fox
Friday, 30 May 2014   Jerry Topinka and Friends
Friday, 25 April 2014   Zager Fuchs Night (featuring Goldenseal)
Friday, 28 March 2014   Chuck Lambert Band
Friday, 28 Feburary 2014   The Incinerators Unplugged
Friday, 31 January 2014   The Snow Project & Special Guests
Friday, 28 December 2013   Nothing Reckless this month = Happy New Year!
Friday, 29 November 2013   Dennis' 60th Birthday Bash
featuring Juke Joint Jonny & Friends
Friday, 25 October 2013   Tri City Jazz Unplugged
Friday, 27 September 2013   Slim Chance and the Gamblers Unplugged
Friday, 30 August 2013   Eddy Cooper and the Front Page
Friday, 26 July 2013   Jumpin' Jack Strobel and Friends
Friday, 28 June 2013   Jonny B & the Blues Blazers - acoustic, & almost unplugged


See the performances from the past years here Past Events Link


TJ Wheeler

Past RSN performers have included:

Mike Barris & Friends, Eyrn Shewell, Grupo Yuri, Goldenseal, Tri City Jazz, Chelsea Palermo, Jo Wymer, Terraplane Blues, Soul Project, Vicky Smith, The Jazz Lobsters, Gina Fox, Long Gone Daddies, Incinerators Unplugged...

... and so many, many more! We thank them all!

And we've been doing this a while... hard to thank them all... it's a great evening!

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