Joe Hughes and his band Goldenseal are musicians on a mission, aiding space charities and worthwhile causes by utilizing their musical skills. One of many band’s upcoming performances might be because the headliner, with particular visitor bassist Danny Rongo, and guitarist Artwork Hoffer and the Goldenhorns, on the Thursdays by the Sea live performance sequence, Pier Village, Lengthy Department, Thursday, Aug. 20, 2015, from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Their efficiency advantages the Jersey Shore Jazz and Blues Basis (JSJBF), a nonprofit 501(c)(3) primarily based in Pink Financial institution. Certainly one of their charitable targets offers scholarships to younger, gifted musicians who’re persevering with their music schooling in faculty. Hughes stated the muse may have a 50-50 raffle on the Thursday night time live performance sequence to assist help the Lengthy Department Competition, which is coproduced by the JSJBF and the Metropolis of Lengthy Department.
“It is nice to have the ability to use music to assist charitable organizations within the space,” stated Joseph G. Hughes, a West Lengthy Department resident and a accomplice within the Pink Financial institution regulation agency Zager Fuchs P.C., who fashioned the band in 1999. “Lots of my shoppers have grow to be followers of my band. Lots of my followers have additionally grow to be shoppers. Legislation and music intertwine properly,” stated Hughes.
His regulation agency is among the sponsors of the scholarship program run by JSJBF known as “Reckless, Steamy Nights,” held as soon as a month on the Pink Financial institution Ladies’s Membership. The funds raised by these live shows go immediately towards scholarships for younger musicians. The JSJBF additionally mentors younger musicians and provides them the chance to play at huge festivals, such because the Lengthy Department Jazz and Blues Competition.
Goldenseal performs about 70 exhibits a yr, and Hughes has launched three unique information. The band is known as after an natural complement known as goldenseal, which is believed to spice up an individual’s immunity to illness. Hughes stated he thought the identify was applicable as a result of he needed to carry out music that’s uplifting and leaves the listener with optimistic emotions.
Goldenseal band members who might be performing on the August twentieth Thursdays by the Sea live performance sequence embody Artwork Hoffer, guitar; Pat Martucci, drums; Carole Gileski and Cyndi White, backup singers; Peter Schwartz, keyboard; Lee Sanderson, saxophone; and Dennis Eschbach, trombone, affectionately generally known as the “Goldenhorns.” Danny Rongo might be enjoying bass at a number of of the upcoming occasions apart from the present on August 20.
Different upcoming Goldenseal charitable performances embody offering music at a fundraising Wine Tasting and Reception at 4 JG’s Vineyards, Colts Neck, on Friday, September 25, 2015, from 6:00 to eight:00 p.m. to profit the Authorized Help Society of Monmouth County. Hughes and his guitar participant John Bongiovanni might be performing acoustic music all through the night.
“It’s an occasion for a worthwhile trigger. It isn’t only for legal professionals; it is open to pals, colleagues and enterprise associates,” Hughes stated his regulation accomplice Lynn Staufenberg is president of the Authorized Help Society, which offers free authorized help assist to low earnings shoppers. “Occasionally, Lynn additionally sings with Goldenseal. She additionally works very exhausting in making an attempt to maintain the Authorized Help Society funded in order that it may well proceed to make sure attorneys for many who cannot afford illustration.”
On Thursday, October 30, 2015, at 8:00 p.m., Goldenseal will carry out on the Zager Fuchs Night time fundraiser, with a instructed donation of $10 for the occasion, held on the Ladies’s Membership of Pink Financial institution, 164 Broad Avenue, Pink Financial institution. The proceeds will profit the JSJBF scholarship program.
For Goldenseal’s schedule, which incorporates exhibits in Colts Neck, Brielle, and Cranford, go to http://www.goldensealtheband.com/SchedulePage/Schedule.htm