How A Full-Time Sax Player Stays Fed

Local saxophone player Audley Reid, who has garnered national acclaim over his 30-year career, blows his horn in his Forest Park home. | William Camargo/Wednesday Journal Tuesday, April 19, 2016 || By Michael Romain  Audley Reid, who lives in nearby Forest Park, may be a musician, but he thinks like Warren Buffet. That’s the only way he keeps from starving after more than 30 years … Continue reading How A Full-Time Sax Player Stays Fed

Maywood Becoming Destination Place For Live Jazz — Thanks To Local Restaurant

Saxophonist Audley Reid warms up his instrument before a performance during one of T&JJ’s Rebirth of Jazz nights earlier this year. Below, T&JJ co-owner Theresa Wilson. | Michael Romain/VFP Monday, April 18, 2016 || By Michael Romain  On a Saturday night earlier this year, pianist and live music enthusiast Stephanie Shanks, 63, sat patiently at a table near the stage inside T&JJ’s Supreme Steaks and Catering, … Continue reading Maywood Becoming Destination Place For Live Jazz — Thanks To Local Restaurant

Maywood Senior Citizens Go To Prom

Tuesday, March 25, 2014 || By Michael Romain Friday, MAYWOOD — Inside of T&JJ’s Banquet Hall on Fifth Avenue, a roomful of brightly patterned and glitter-sequenced senior citizens basked in the room’s jazz era ambiance. In an effort to enliven the group a bit as they waited on empty stomachs for the meal, DJ Click Clack, who frequently entertains at the American Legion on Madison Street, … Continue reading Maywood Senior Citizens Go To Prom