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(PDF) (DOC) (JPG)October 26, 2006

(Mahwah) – Jazz at the Berrie Center presents The Freddy Cole Quartet:  A Holiday Tribute to Nat King” Cole and Others Friday, December 1 at 8 p.m. in the Sharp Theater on the campus of Ramapo College of New Jersey.

Kick off the holiday season with this legend in his own right as he presents a glorious tribute to the songbooks of Jerome Kern, Cole Porter and Freddy’s brother, Nat King” Cole.

Freddy Cole doesn’t apologize for sounding like his older brother, Nat King” Cole.  There are certain unmistakable similarities, especially when he sings his version of The Christmas Song.”  Freddy Cole is an accomplished pianist and vocalist.  He has emerged from the shadow of his late brother to become an internationally respected jazz musician.  He is an Oklahoma Jazz Hall of Fame inductee, Grammy-nominated singer and recipient of the 2005 Living Legend Jazz Award.

Tickets for The Freddy Cole Quartet are $24, $20 and $15 for adults and $12 for children under 17.  Senior citizens are eligible for a five percent discount.  The Sharp Theater is located at the Angelica and Russ Berrie Center for Performing and Visual Arts on the Ramapo College campus.  For more information
call (201) 684 – 7844.

This program is made possible in part by funds from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts/Department of State, a Partner Agency of the National Endowment for the Arts.


Ramapo College of New Jersey is the state’s premier public liberal arts college and is committed to academic excellence through interdisciplinary and experiential learning, and international and intercultural understanding. The College is ranked #1 among New Jersey public institutions by College Choice, has been named one of the 50 Most Beautiful College Campuses in America by CondeNast Traveler, and is recognized as a top college by U.S. News & World Report, Kiplinger’s, Princeton Review and Money magazine, among others. Ramapo College is also distinguished as a Career Development College of Distinction by, boasts the best campus housing in New Jersey on, and is designated a “Military Friendly College” in Victoria Media’s Guide to Military Friendly Schools.

Established in 1969, Ramapo College offers bachelor’s degrees in the arts, business, data science, humanities, social sciences and the sciences, as well as in professional studies, which include business, education, nursing and social work. In addition, the College offers courses leading to teacher certification at the elementary and secondary levels, and offers graduate programs leading to master’s degrees in Accounting, Business Administration, Creative Music Technology, Data Science, Educational Technology, Educational Leadership, Nursing, Social Work and Special Education, as well as a post-master’s Doctor of Nursing Practice.


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