NJPAC in YOUR Community!

From train stations to classrooms, community gatherings to outdoor festivals, NJPAC representatives are on the move throughout New Jersey. Below are some of the places you can find us.

New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) announces the second season of Jazz Jam Sessions, a five-part series of performances featuring some of New Jersey’s finest jazz musicians, under the direction of pianist and bandleader James Austin, Jr.

The sessions, which will begin on Aug. 9 and conclude on Nov. 13, are a hit with new jazz listeners as well as cognoscenti, and enhance NJPAC’s role as the state’s principal, year-round presenter of jazz.


The schedule for Jazz Jam Sessions with the James Austin, Jr. Quartet follows:

Sunday, August 9 at 12pm
Summer Afternoon of Jazz music festival, rain or shine, Bergen Community College, 400 Paramus Road, Paramus, NJ. General admission: $30. For tickets, call (201) 879-7732. Special guests: bassists Marcus Miller and Liany Mateo


Wednesday, August 26 from 7 to 10pm
Duke’s Southern Table, 11 Clinton St., Newark, NJ. Free admission. Special guests: singers Jackie Jones and Makyra Harden


Friday, September 18 at 8pm
Suite 53, 53 Edison Place, Level 2, Newark, NJ. Cover charge: $10. Special guests TBA.


Thursday, October 22 from 4:30 to 6pm
The Gateway Project, 2 Gateway Center, Newark, NJ. Special guests TBA. Free admission.


Friday, November 13 at 10pm
NICO Kitchen + Bar at NJPAC, One Center Street, Newark, NJ. Special guests TBA. Free admission.