03/20/11 9:00am
03/20/2011 9:00 AM


The Sabroso Latin Jazz Ensemble performed at Martha Clara Vineyards Saturday, the second to last day of the Jazz on the Vine Winterfest series.

The band mixes traditional jazz standards with Afro-Cuban flavor.

Sun reporter Jennifer Gustavson shot video from the event.

Sabroso Latin Jazz Ensemble performed a sold-out Winterfest event Saturday at Martha Clara Vineyards in Riverhead.

JENNIFER GUSTAVSON PHOTO | Sabroso Latin Jazz Ensemble performed a sold-out Winterfest event Saturday at Martha Clara Vineyards in Riverhead.

03/13/11 10:29am
03/13/2011 10:29 AM

Jazz guitarist Nelson Riveros performed along with his band at Macari Vineyards & Winery in Mattituck. The event was part of the 2011 Jazz on the Vine Winterfest program, which concludes next Sunday March 20.

Times/Review reporter Jennifer Gustavson compiled a slideshow from Saturday’s performance.

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JENNIFER GUSTAVSON PHOTO | Jazz guitarist Nelson RIveros performed at Macari in Mattituck Saturday.

03/06/11 9:28am
03/06/2011 9:28 AM


Jazz band Morris Goldberg & OJOYO performed Saturday to a packed house at the Peconic vineyard Raphael.

A saxophonist, clarinetist, penny whistler and vocalist, Morris Goldberg recently recorded his third album with OJOYO.

He grew up in Cape Town, South Africa where he nurtured musical roots that span jazz, classical music, bebop and mbaqanga.

Mr. Morris won popular acclaim through his featured performances on Paul Simon’s “Graceland” album. Before leaving South Africa to broaden his musical horizons, he performed with Hugh Masekela. Mr. Morris attended the Manhattan School of Music and regularly recorded and performed with artists such as Miriam Makeba and Harry Belafonte.

He attained nationwide acclaim as saxophonist and wind specialist on The Rosie O’Donnell Show, accompanying such artists as Tony Bennett, Mary Chapin Carpenter, Barry Manilow, Phil Collins and more. In 2004, Mr. Morris did an extensive tour of the U.S. with Hugh Masekela, playing major jazz festivals, and in 2005 he performed at the Cape Town International Jazz Festival with his band.

 Morris Goldberg & OJOYO performed Saturday at Peconic vineyard Raphael. About 300 people turned out for the Winterfest event.

JENNIFER GUSTAVSON PHOTO | Morris Goldberg & OJOYO performed Saturday at Peconic vineyard Raphael. About 300 people turned out for the Winterfest event.

02/28/11 10:52am
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COLLEEN MAIDHOF PHOTO | Winterfest events were held at Laurel Lake Vineyards and Brecknock Hall this weekend.

Times/Review reporters visited Winterfest events at Laurel Lake Vineyards and Brecknock Hall this weekend, where Monday Michiru and Hot Club of the Hamptons performed.

Check out our slide show from the two events

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02/20/2011 9:58 PM
JENNIFER GUSTAVSON PHOTO | Jazz singer Jody Sandhaus and pianist Pete Malinverni played a sold out show Sunday at Diliberto Winery in Jamesport.

JENNIFER GUSTAVSON PHOTO | Jazz singer Jody Sandhaus and pianist Pete Malinverni played a sold out show Sunday at Diliberto Winery in Jamesport.

Jazz singer Jody Sandhaus and pianist Pete Malinverni played a sold out show Sunday at Diliberto Winery in Jamesport. Times/Review reporter Jennifer Gustavson was there with her camera.

Click here to see our slide show.

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The Pearl Street band performed at Waters Crest Winery Saturday as part of Winterfest 2011. Times/Review reporter Samantha Brix was there to shoot video. Winterfest will be taking place every weekend on the North Fork until March 20. Check out our new Wine Press blog for even more Winterfest coverage.

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COURTESY PHOTO | Leslie Zimei and the Pearl Street Band performed at Waters Crest Winery.

COURTESY PHOTO | Leslie Zimei and the Pearl Street Band performed at Waters Crest Winery.

02/14/11 12:42pm
02/14/2011 12:42 PM
    RANDEE DADDONA FILE PHOTO | Composer David Amran showed off his talents with a Winterfest performance at Castello di Borghese Vineyard & Winery in Cutchogue Sunday.

RANDEE DADDONA FILE PHOTO | Composer David Amran showed off his talents with a Winterfest performance at Castello di Borghese Vineyard & Winery in Cutchogue Sunday.

David Amran has composed more than 100 orchestral and chamber music works, written many scores for Broadway theater and film, two operas and three books.

On Sunday he showed off his talents with a Winterfest performance at Castello di Borghese Vineyard & Winery in Cutchogue.