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Come enjoy live music with acclaimed jazz music artists in concert at the popular monthly Jazz It Up @ Tony's Cafe Concert & Dining Experience. The event is hosted by Tony's Cafe, conveniently located at 21 N. Union Avenue in downtown Cranford, NJ, and presented in association with the SunRex Entertainment Group. This intimate venue experience includes a choice of a delicious Music Menu Italian cuisine entree, dessert and a beverage. BYO is welcome. The concert series continues on Wed, August 22, 2012 at 7:00pm with the Latin, Jazz & World Music Fusion sounds of acclaimed jazz violinist Yuri Turchyn and his Grupo Yuri ensemble that promises to captivate the audience.                                                               

Grupo Yuri’s passionate and superbly energetic original music has consistently been received with enthusiasm by concert patrons. This unique ensemble brings to you a Latin, Jazz and World Music Fusion sound that has been captivating audiences through out the tri-state area. After several hit jazz venue dates through out north and central New Jersey; including appearances at the South Orange
Performing Arts Center, NJPAC, Trumpets Jazz Club in Montclair, the Red Bank Jazz & Blues Festival, the Shanghai Jazz Club in Madison, Sweet Sounds Downtown in Westfield, several concert stage appearances with TEATRO Sí and other events, the Grupo Yuri in concert experience brings to the Cranford area a unique and stimulating evening for music lovers at the Jazz It Up @ Tony’s
Cafe Concert & Dining Experience.                       

Acclaimed jazz violinist and group founder Yuri Turchyn composes and arranges original music while having a highly visible career as a featured premier performer. He
was a founding member of the country rock band, Kinderhook and went on to Now, Voyager, played Irish tunes in Trinity II, The World among others. For the last several years, he has performed with Pat Guadagno
and Tired Horses Live in Concert for “Bobfest” (a popular annual Bob Dylan birthday tribute concert). As a seasoned session musician, he performed on Roger Gardella’s studio album Thanksgiving Day, on George
Simonovitch’s When Realities Become Dreams, and compilation CD releases Juntamente and Vida Y Amor with vocalist Joanne Martinez and Brazilian guitarist Paulo Pinho, both Teatro Si Productions.                                         

Yuri is joined in concert by Grupo Yuri members including; bassist Jim Grant, known for his groove oriented playing; Al Selert on drums, a much sought after performer for many years; acclaimed guitarist Tim Boyce; and percussionist Stacy Grant, with a keenly developed sense of samba rhythm and more.                                        

The staff and management at Tony's Cafe strive to make sure that patrons enjoy their Jazz It Up experience. The venue offers the perfect intimate and comfortable setting for an evening of Good Music, Good Food, Good Friends, Good Times! Reservations are highly recommended. Seating and dinner service for the concert experience starts at 6pm and continues during the program. Showtime is from 7pm to 9pm. Tickets are priced at $29.95 per person and are available online at www.BrownPaperTickets.com
(enter Jazz It Up @ Tony's Cafe for event search). Reservations and event information are also available by calling the SunRex Events Hotline at 908-301-1285. For venue information call Tony's Cafe at 908-272-2874.


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