Watch Party Tribute to Bucky Pizarelli (4/2 at 8pm and then on Demand)

Tonight, April 2, 8:00PM
Then Available on Demand 

Join us for a YouTube watch party to celebrate the life of Jazz legend and Bickford Theatre fabvorite, Bucky Pizzarelli. The great jazz guitarist, Bucky Pizzarelli, passed away on April 1, 2020 at his home in Saddle River, NJ. He was a terrific friend of the Bickford Theatre performing in our jazz series for many, many years.

One of his last celebrations at the Bickford was on January 9, 2017, for his 91st birthday! It was a wonderful musical experience including his son Martin and dear friend, Ed Laub. New Jersey Jazz Society President, Cydney Halpin joins as a surprise guest soloist.


Performers that evening included:

  • Ed Laub (guitar and vocals)
  • Martin Pizzarelli (bass)
  • Konrad Paskudzki (piano)
  • Dag Markus (drums)
  • Linus Wyrsch (clarinet and saxophone)
  • Cydney Halpin (guest soloist)

Join us for a special YouTube watch party to honor Bucky’s memory!

This concert will premiere on YouTube at 8:00PM on April 2. Join for the premiere and share your memories and tributes to the guitar legend or watch it later on – it will remain on our YouTube channel as an archived video.

Special thanks to Somerville Television, and Herbert Hall for recording and giving permission to screen this concert.

Running time:  77 minutes

Watch Concert 

Image Credit: Bucky Pizzarelli  Photo by Jack Grassa.


Apr 02 2020


Stream On Demand
8:00 am - 9:30 pm