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Ocean County Library Jackson Branch to Present Navesink Brass Holiday Concert

November 08, 2023

JACKSON TOWNSHIP – Revel in the magic of the winter holiday season when the Navesink Brass perform holiday and Hanukkah favorites at the Ocean County Library Jackson Branch, 2 PM Saturday, December 9.

The recital will mark the group’s second appearance at the Jackson Branch. Formed in Red Bank in 1992, the Navesink Brass consists of professional musicians “comfortable with all styles of music from Renaissance to Jazz and Rock,” maintaining their superlative standards through regular rehearsals.

The group consists of Thomas Bender and Kevin Pryor, trumpets; Nancy Shalvatis, horn; Daniel Carver, trombone; and Paul J. Eschelbach, tuba.

Please register at to attend this free program, sponsored by Jackson Friends of the Library.

The Friends are volunteers who support the Library through fundraisers, programs, and advocacy. New members are always welcome. Applications are available at every OCL branch and at

For more information, call (732) 928-4400, stop by the OCL Jackson Branch, 2 Jackson Drive, or visit

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