Ross Novgrad Quartet to Perform at the Mattatuck Museum

November 3, 2015 (Waterbury, CT) The Mattatuck Museum is pleased to host the Ross Novgrad Quartet on Tuesday, November 17, 2015 at 1:00 p.m. for an afternoon jazz performance. Performers include: Ross Novgrad, woodwinds, Jack Tyrrell, keyboards, Jim Royle, drums and John Mobilio, acoustic bass. Light food and drinks will be available. Novgrad earned a B.Mus. Degree from the Manhattan School of Music and after graduation worked in NYC as a freelance artist. Novgrad has performed at the Blue Note, Seventh Avenue South, the Jazz Center of NY and Carnegie Hall. He has shared the stage with Randy Brecker, Lou Soloff, Jim Pugh, Lou Marini, Scott Robinson, Jerry Dodgion, Gerry Niewood, Anthony Jackson, Jeff “Tain” Watts, and Marvin “Smitty” Smith.

Returning to CT in 1992, he formed the Ross Novgrad Trio which performs throughout New England and has performed with the New England Jazz Ensemble, The New England Jazz Septet and Avalon Express with guitar great Ron Murray.


This program is free with museum admission. B.R.A.S.S. members are no charge. For more information about B.R.A.S.S. contact (203) 575-4219. This program is supported in part by the Connecticut Community Foundation’s Pathways for Older Adults.


For more information on all of the museum’s programs, events, and exhibits visit the website at or call (203) 753-0381. The Mattatuck Museum is operated with support from the Connecticut Department of Economic & Community Development/CT Office of the Arts, which also receives support from the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency, and is a member of the Connecticut Art Trail, a group of 18 world-class museums and historic sites (


Located on the green in Waterbury, CT at 144 West Main Street, the museum is open Tuesday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Sunday, noon to 5 p.m. Convenient, free parking is located behind the museum in the lots on Park Place.