IMPORTANT: Although the hotel address is on Raritan Center Parkway, it is safer to enter the hotel grounds from King Georges Post Road. For those approaching the hotel via Raritan Center Parkway, online mapping websites and GPS devices will instruct you to make a U-turn. Ignore those instructions and follow those below.
Via I-95 (NJ Turnpike) to exit 10. Keep right, follow signs for and merge into County Road 514 – Woodbridge Ave. Keep right and in less than ¼ mile take ramp to Raritan Center. Continue on Raritan Center Parkway. At the first traffic light turn left onto King Georges Post Road. Make first left to hotel.
Via Garden State Parkway south: Take exit 129. Keep right at fork and follow signs for County Road 501. Take CR 501 about 1.5 miles. Entrance to hotel is on right, just before Raritan Center Parkway.
Via Garden State Parkway north: Take exit 127 (Industrial Ave / Riverside Dr). Continue on Riverside Dr approximately 2 miles. Turn right on Clearview Rd and take it to end. Turn left on King Georges Post Rd. Hotel entrance is about ¾ mile on right, just before Raritan Center Parkway.
Via I-287 south: Continue to NJ-440 North and take exit for County Road 514 West – Woodbridge Ave. Keep right and in less than ¼ mile take ramp to Raritan Center. At the first traffic light turn left onto King Georges Post Road. Make first left to hotel.
From Outerbridge Crossing:
Convenient from Penn Station in New York City, Newark Penn Station, Newark Liberty International Airport and Trenton, NJ. Take NJ Transit to Metuchen station on Northeast Corridor line. From Philadelphia 30th Street Station, take SEPTA to Trenton, NJ and transfer to NJ Transit NEC.
From Metuchen Station:
[or any point within a 3 mile (5km) radius of the hotel]
Rare vintage videos each day: Admission free with Bash admission or $5 for each film show only.
Friday: 8:00 p.m.: Rare film and TV clips by jazz collector and film historian David Weiner.
Saturday: Two separate shows 4:00-6:00 p.m. & 8:00-10:00 p.m. Will Friedwald & Steve Kramer jointly present New Jazz Discoveries From European TV with emphasis on Duke Ellington & Ella Fitzgerald. Mark Cantor presents Jazz Rarities: The Reel Thing, largely from one-of-a-kind prints.
General admission: $20.00 covers buyer’s admission for two days (Friday & Saturday).
After 5:00 p.m. Friday (including Saturday re-entry) 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 a.m. on Friday & Saturday.
Special hotel room rate of $119 per night, Thursday through Saturday. For reservations, call hotel before June 5 and mention Jazz Record Collectors: 732-225-0900 or toll free 800-774-1500.
Visit the Hilton's website for more information:
Vendor space: All tables are
Dealer Setup: Dealers may set up on Thursday night after 7:30 pm. The room will not be available prior to that hour.
Payment Methods: Payment in advance by check or money order. Cash and checks will be accepted at the door.
Vitaphone Project Co-Founder and Longtime
William "Red" Carraro, also known as The Jazz Hunter, was a Jazz Aficionado, well-known record collector/record dealer, and one hell of a Bass player too.
For more information or
Jazz Record Collectors' Bash
Art Zimmerman /
(516) 343-7440 / firstname.lastname@example.org
Media Contact: Jim Eigo /
272 State Route 94 South #1,
(845) 986-1677 / email@example.com