Christian Fabian( Bass), Steve Hunt (Keys), David Bromberg (Drums) and vocalist Lewis Robinson will be at Trumpets in Montclair. http://www.trumpetsjazz.com/
Saturday: Shanghai Jazz in Montclair has the Grammy Nominated Brazilian trumpeter Claudio Roditi and his quartet. http://www.shanghaijazz.com/
Trumpets has percussionist Vinx -- check out his Web site at www.artistdirect.com/nad/music/artist/bio/0,,506031,00.html
Sunday: William Paterson University is hosting a birthday tribute to James Williams, featuring Mulgrew Miller and Friends at 4 p.m., part of the Music Department's Sittin’ In Meet-the-Artist Session (which begins at 3 p.m.). Admission: $15 standard; $12 senior citizens and members of the William Paterson community, $8 students. At the Shea Center for Performing Arts, 300 Pompton Road in Wayne.
Guitarist Jim Gratton will be at Hightstown's Bistro Soleil Sunday Jazz Brunch, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Baritone Saxophonist Shane K. Zwiebel leads the 15-piece Fun Bunch Big Band, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Trumpets.
The Somerset Jazz Consortium will host a Sunday jam session at PJ's Coffee, 315 Raritan Ave. in Highland Park.
Tuesday: Jazz jam at Rhythms of the night on South Main Steet in Manville. http://www.rhythmsofthenight.com/Shanghai Jazz has John Zweig (guitar) and Steve Freeman (bass). http://www.shanghaijazz.com/
Wednesday: Love Billie Holiday? Check out Suzanne Douglas, with Don Braden, at Shanghai Jazz. in Madison. Love Ellington? Catch the Duke Ellington Legacy Band at Trumpets tonight.
Thursday: The Morris Nanton Trio, with Norman Edge on bass, at Shanghai Jazz.