Events & Tickets

Apr 2 , 2017

The Bucky Pizzarelli / Ed Laub Duo at Dorthaan’s Place Jazz

The accomplished guitar duo perform American Songbook selections and classic 1930s guitar duets in NJPAC’s Sunday jazz brunch series at NICO Kitchen + Bar.

Apr 7 , 2017

Here Is the Place, Our City Jazz

A collection of stellar artists gathers for the spirited premiere of Adegoke Steve Colson’s jazz-flavored tribute, commissioned by NJPAC in honor of Newark’s 350th anniversary.

Apr 20 , 2017

Wayne Shorter’s “Universe” – A concerto for Miles By Wallace Roney Orchestra Jazz

Trumpet great Wallace Roney and his orchestra pay tribute to Newark jazz legend Wayne Shorter with this performance of Universe, a long-lost composition originally created for Miles Davis, featuring Buster Williams, Lenny White and Patrice Rushen.

Apr 21 , 2017

Cecile McLorin Salvant with Sullivan Fortner Jazz

Double Grammy nominee Cécile McLorin Salvant performs unique, theatrical interpretations of rare jazz and blues songs, Sullivan Fortner dazzles on piano, and the Emmet Cohen Trio opens with verve.

Apr 22 , 2017

Wayne Shorter: Weather Report and Beyond Reimagined Jazz

Jazz all-stars Christian McBride, Rachel Z, Joe Lovano, Steve Wilson and former members of Weather Report salute saxophonist Wayne Shorter, the subject of a weekend-long celebration at NJPAC.

Apr 23 , 2017

Christian McBride with Esperanza Spalding: One on One Jazz

Grammy winner Esperanza Spalding, the innovative, genre-bending composer, bassist and vocalist, joins bassist Christian McBride in an afternoon of conversation and music in the intimate Victoria Theater.

Apr 23 , 2017

Wayne Shorter Quartet, with special guest Herbie Hancock Jazz

Acclaimed saxophonist-composer Wayne Shorter and electronic jazz and R&B icon Herbie Hancock, former colleagues in the Miles Davis Quintet, together on stage! Vocalist Gretchen Parlato opens.

Jun 16 , 2017

An Evening with Diana Krall Jazz

Multiple GRAMMY® Award-winning jazz pianist and world-renowned singer Diana Krall returns to NJPAC.

Nov 10 , 2017

John McLaughlin/Jimmy Herring: Meeting of the Spirits Jazz

Guitar legends John McLaughlin & the 4th Dimension and Jimmy Herring & The Invisible Whip join forces for this Meeting of the Spirits tour – featuring each artist in separate sets followed by a collaborative performance of music McLaughlin first played with his 1970s electric band, Mahavishnu Orchestra.