|Welcome to the home of The Northcoast Jazz Collective, Cleveland's
premier jazz band! Here you will find news about the group,
listings of upcoming performances, pictures, sounds and
biographical info on all the band members.
The Northcoast Jazz Collective (NJC) is one of the best jazz groups in the
Cleveland area, and one of the better known. Voted Best Jazz group by
readers of The Free times in 2008 and by readers of Scene Magazine in
2009, the NJC has performed at nearly all of the jazz venues in the area. It
has had numerous engagements at Fat Fish Blue, Melange Restaurant,
Boulevard Blue, The Grotto, Sasa Bistro and Jazz 28. The band has been
featured at numerous festivals such as Ingenuity Fest, Madison Jazz Festival,
Berea Arts Fest, Sparx in the City, the Warehouse Fest and many private
The NJC plays straight-up modern jazz that is creative, emotional and
accessible. And it swings! Most of its repertoire is comprised of original
compositions with some arrangements of modern jazz standards.
NJC are all members in good standing of the Cleveland Federation of
Musicians Local 4. The Band’s success can be attributed to the high quality
musicianship of its members. Personnel include band leader Mark Grey on
drums, John Gallo on acoustic bass, Dave Frank on tenor sax, soprano sax
and flute, and Dan Maier on piano. NJC is available for club dates, private
parties and other events. For booking contact Mark Grey at (216) 870-9117
Also check us out on Facebook!!!
Saturday, February 8, 2014
Friday, February 14, 2014
Lorain Metropark's "Chocolate and Jazz"
Wednesday, February 26, 2014
Elmcroft of Sagamore Hills
Saturday, March 8, 2014
Saturday, March 29, 2014
Secret Cellar in Kent, OH
Thursday, April 10, 2014
Rocky River Library
|The wait is over! Our newest release entitled "Cleveland
Splendor" is now available for sale. The album is dedicated to
the late, great Harvey Pekar of "American Splendor" fame and
features liner notes written by long time newscaster and local
celebrity Leon Bibb. You can read them here. You can
purchase the cd at any one of our upcoming shows or by
emailing us through the website.
|The Official Site of the Northcoast Jazz Collective
The Cleveland Scene/Free Times 2008 and 2009 Best Jazz Act
|Check out the feature on NJC and Opus Restaurant in the
current issue of Shaker Life Magazine. You can also check out
the rest of the issue here.