Announcing dates for the

40th Annual Jazz Record Collectors’ Bash

 June 27st – 28, 2014

78s, LPs, CDs & memorabilia.

Hilton Woodbridge

120 Wood Avenue South
Iselin, NJ 08830

 Reservations: Call either the toll free number 1-800-HILTONS (800 445-8667) or the Hilton Woodbridge (732) 494-6200. 

Mention JAZZ RECORD COLLECTORS GROUP to get discount.


Rate with discount is $119.00 + tax per night.   Please note: There are a limited number of rooms available at the discount rate.


By car: Hotel is immediately off Garden State Parkway exit 131A.  Commercial vehicles are not permitted on the Garden State Parkway.  If you have commercial license plates, please contact hotel for directions.

By public transportation: From Penn Station in New York City, take NJ Transit (Northeast Corridor Line / NEC) to the Metropark Station.  (Do NOT take train to Woodbridge station.) There are at least two trains per hour outside the peak travel time, with travel time being about 45 minutes.  Trains stop at Penn Station in Newark and Newark Liberty International Airport.  …  From Philadelphia 30th Street Station, take SEPTA to Trenton, NJ and transfer to NJ Transit NEC.  Trains from Trenton run approximately once hourly, more frequently after 4 pm.

For additional information on schedules and fares, see

From Metropark station or any point within a 5 mile (8 km) radius of the hotel, a free shuttle is available to hotel guests and attendees of the Bash.  Call the hotel ahead of time for shuttle pickup.

Admission & Vendors

General admission: $20.00 covers buyer’s admission for two days (Friday & Saturday).  After 5:00 pm Friday (including Saturday) and all day Saturday admission is $10.00.  Early buyers will be admitted Thursday evening after 7:30 pm for $40.00.

Doors open 8:00 am on Friday & Saturday.

Vendor space: All tables are 6 ft x 3 ft.  Cost in advance is $75.00 per table for 2 days, $50 for Friday only or $35 for Saturday only.  A 50% deposit is required.  On or after June 20th, cost will be $85.00 per table (for 2 days) on a space available basis.  Make checks payable to Art Zimmerman.

Dealer Setup: Dealers may set up on Thursday night after 7:30 pm.  The room will not be available prior to that hour.

Rare vintage videos each day: Admission free with Bash admission or $5 for each film show only.

Friday: 8:00 p.m.: Ron Hutchinson, co-founder of The Vitaphone Project, will present a largely previously unseen collection of early sound jazz and vaudeville short subjects.


Saturday: Two different shows: More from Ron Hutchinson (4:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.) and second show of rare film and TV clips by jazz collector and film historian David Weiner (8:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.)

 To be added to the mailing list for the Jazz Record Collectors’ Bash, contact:

 Art Zimmerman

P. O. Box 158

Jericho, NY 11753-0158

 (516) 681-7102

Vendor payment in advance by check or money order.  Cash and checks will be accepted at the door.  Non-vendors pay only at door.  Make checks payable to Art Zimmerman.