"Jerry Weldon is one of today's leading proponents of Soul Jazz who represents the 'bar-walkin', hard-blowing, tenor legends in our contemporary American Jazz scene." ~Gary Walker, WBGO Radio

Veteran tenor sax man Jerry Weldon joined the legendary Lionel Hampton Orchestra in 1981 and has worked with dozens of jazz luminaries over the past three plus decades. In 1990, Jerry joined Harry Connick Jr.'s newly formed big band and Jerry was seen daily as part of the “house band” on HARRY, Connick’s daytime variety show which aired from 2016-2018. Jerry can also regularly be found gigging, both as a leader and a sideman, at clubs in the New York area...and beyond.  

"A thoughtful soloist whose subtle swing has plenty of fiber." 
~Ira Gitler, The Biographical Encyclopedia of Jazz.

"...one of the strongest tenormen on the scene today."
~ MVD Entertainment Group

 "When it comes to tenor saxophone sounds, Jerry Weldon has one of the biggest, and warmest, around."
~ The Star Ledger

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MAY 2024  GIGS

Previous events

JERRY WELDON QUINTET TASTE OF THE STATE NEW JERSEY - PARK CHATEAU ESTATE Taste of the State supports Soup Kitchen 411's unique mission of feeding communities while also stimulating local economies, which to date has purchased almost 750,000 meals from local restaurants to serve in their communities. Enjoy a memorable fundraising event tasting exquisite food prepared by top chefs from the finest restaurants in New Jersey! 🎟️ Each ticket includes... ✨ A special evening at Park Château Estate & Gardens ✨ Live jazz from the New Brunswick Jazz project in the garden ✨ Live piano music by NGXB ✨ Exquisite dishes prepared by the top chefs from the finest restaurants in NJ ✨ Spectacular flowing beverages, cocktails + champagne And much, much more!

Boston Pops

Symphony Hall, Boston, MA

Keith Lockhart, conductor Harry Connick Jr.

While Harry Connick, Jr. is the virtual definition of a multi-talented star, with notable triumphs as a television personality and an actor, the foundation of his art remains his music. After 30 million albums sold worldwide and a music, film, television and Broadway career spanning three decades, Harry returns to the stage at Symphony Hall to perform with the Pops for the first time in 23 years in a superlative Opening Night at the Pops!

Friday evening's performance is supported by BSO Business Partner, Wilmington Trust, Part of the M&T Bank Family.

Saturday evening's performance is supported by BSO Business Partner, New Balance

This program includes a performance of George Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue featuring pianist Charlie Albright in honor of the 100th anniversary of the work.