37th Annual Jazz Record Collectors' Bash
June 24th – 25th, 2011
78s, LPs, CDs & memorabilia
Buy, Sell, Swap, Trade, Schmooze
120 Wood Avenue South
Iselin, NJ 08830
Reservations: Call either the toll free number 1-800-HILTONS (800 445-8667)
or the Hilton Woodbridge (732) 494-6200. Mention JAZZ RECORD COLLECTORS GROUP to
Rate with discount is $119.00 + tax per night. Please note: There are a limited
number of rooms available at the discount rate.
By car: Hotel is immediately off Garden State Parkway exit 131A. Commercial
vehicles are not permitted on the Garden State Parkway. If you have commercial license
plates, please contact hotel for directions.
By public transportation: From Penn Station in New York City, take NJ Transit
(Northeast Corridor Line / NEC) to the Metropark Station. (Do NOT take train to
Woodbridge station.) There are at least two trains per hour outside the peak travel
time, with travel time being about 45 minutes. Trains stop at Penn Station in Newark
and Newark Liberty International Airport. … From Philadelphia 30thStreet
Station, take SEPTA to Trenton, NJ and transfer to NJ Transit NEC. Trains from Trenton
run approximately once hourly, more frequently after 4 pm.
For additional information on schedules and fares, see
From Metropark station or any point within a 5 mile (8 km) radius of the hotel,
a free shuttle is available to hotel guests and attendees of the Bash. Call the
hotel ahead of time for shuttle pickup.
Admission & Vendors
General admission: $20.00 covers buyer's admission for two days (Friday & Saturday).
After 5:00 pm Friday (including Saturday) and all day Saturday admission is $10.00.
Early buyers will be admitted Thursday evening after 7:30 pm for $40.00.
Doors open 8:00 am on Friday & Saturday.
Vendor space: All tables are 6 ft x 3 ft. Cost in advance is $70.00 per table for
2 days, $45 for Friday only or $30 for Saturday only. A 50% deposit is required.
On or after June 23rd, cost will be $80.00 per table 2 days) on a space
Dealer Setup: Dealers may set up on Thursday night after 7:30 pm. The room will
not be available prior to that hour.
Rare vintage videos each day: Admission free with Bash admission or $5 each
for film show only.
Friday: Jazz collector and film historian David Weiner will present two hours of
rare film, newsreel and TV clips, showcasing jazz and pop artists of the 1920s through
the 1960s. Among the featured performers will be the big bands of Duke Ellington,
Count Basie, Ben Pollack, Abe Lyman, Tommy & Jimmy Dorsey and the Sauter-Finegan
Orchestra; small jazz groups led by Louis Armstrong, Kid Ory, Bill Coleman, Teddy
Wilson and Mezz Mezzrow; soloists Johnny Dunn, Jack Teagarden, Eubie Blake, Johnny
Hodges, Stan Getz, Jo Jones, Coleman Hawkins, Sonny Payne, Roy Eldridge and Frank
Wess; and vocalists Alberta Hunter, Dick Powell, Astrud Gilberto, and the Mills
Brothers. Plus "swing"cartoons, comedy and beat poetry!
Also, after the films, rare record playoffs / challenges hosted by Henry Schmidt.
Saturday: Ron Hutchinson, co-founder of The Vitaphone Project, will present a largely
previously unseen collection of early sound jazz and vaudeville short subjects.
Two different shows: First show from 4:30 PM to 6:00 PM and second show beginning
at 8:00 PM. Both shows will include recently restored 1926-30 Vitaphone shorts.
To be added to the mailing list for the Jazz Record Collectors' Bash, contact:
P. O. Box 158
Jericho, NY 11753-0158
‘ (516) 681-7102
Vendor payment in advance by check or money orde. Cash and checks will be accepted
at the door.Non-vendors pay only at door.