Libraries

The Florian Schantz Jazz Combo has conducted 3 annual multi-state library tours (NJ, NY, CT) with performances at the following:

NJ

Fort Lee
Matawan-Aberdeen (2x)
Summit
Plainfield
Fairfield (3x)
Piscataway (2x)
Linden
Palisades Park (2x)
Caldwell (2x)
Garwood
Middlesex
Sayreville
Kearny (3x)
the Hunterdon County Library in Clinton
Randolph Township
Hawthorne
Bernards Township
Livingston (2x)
Montclair, NJ
Springfield
Cranford

NY

Yonkers (2x)
New City
Eastchester
Finklestein Library in Spring Valley
Bronxville

CT

Darien

Our library programs include:

Popular Music of World War I (commemorating the 100th anniversary of WWI)
Oktoberfest/ Polka Theme (Central European polkas, marches and waltzes)
“Around the World” International Music (German, Italian, Jewish, etc.)
“Music Across the USA” (featuring music about US states as well as official state songs)
Broadway Standards
1960’s Commercial Music and Instrumental Rock (Burt Bacharach, Henry Mancini, Herb Alpert, Al Hirt)
Music of the Victorian Era (1837-1901)
Four Centuries of Jazz (music from the 1700’s up through the modern era, set to traditional jazz)
World War I Era “hot” Jazz
Roaring 20’s “hot” jazz
Music of the 1930’s (swing and other standards)
Irish Music (for St. Patrick’s Day)
Mixed Dixieland Programs
Mixed Programs
Holiday Music (mixed Christmas, Hanukkah and winter-themed)

(Updated January 2018)