Events & Tickets

Oct 15 , 2016

Buena Vista Social Club’s Omara Portuondo & special guests Jazz

The legendary Cuban singer celebrates her 85th anniversary in a rare concert tour with pianist Roberto Fonseca, clarinetist-saxophonist Anat Cohen and violinist Regina Carter!

Nov 1 , 2016

Jazz in the Key of Ellison Jazz

Wynton Marsalis leads an all-star lineup, including singers Catherine Russell and Angélique Kidjo, with Andy Farber and His Orchestra, in tribute to the great American novelist and his remarkable jazz collection.

Nov 6 , 2016

The Brubeck Songbook Jazz

Musicians Chris and Dan Brubeck, sons of jazz giant Dave Brubeck, head a versatile band in concert with the celebrated Manhattan singer-pianist Hilary Kole and host Michael Bourne of WBGO Jazz88.3.

Nov 12 , 2016

Antonio Hart Quartet Jazz

The celebrated, Grammy-nominated alto saxophonist leads a top-notch quartet in a free concert at Newark’s Bethany Baptist Church as part of the TD James Moody Jazz Festival. Free admission!

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Nov 13 , 2016

Cole Porter from A to Z: Celebrating 125 Years Jazz

Two-time Tony winner Judy Kaye sings all the great Cole Porter numbers (“Love For Sale,” “Let’s Do It,” “Begin the Beguine”) in a 125th anniversary salute hosted by Porter biographer Robert Kimball.

Nov 16 , 2016

The Brandee Younger Quartet Jazz

WBGO Jazz88.3FM presents jazz and hip-hop harpist Brandee Younger and her musicians in a lunchtime concert at Newark’s Gateway II. Admission is free!

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Nov 16 , 2016

FELA! The Concert: Afro Beat Party Jazz

Full of energy and constant motion, FELA! The Concert radiates joy. Don’t miss this celebration of Afrobeat founding father Fela Kuti, featuring a 10-piece Afrobeat band and cast members of the original Tony-winning Broadway show!

Nov 17 , 2016

GRP Jazz Revisited: Honoring Larry Rosen Jazz

Many of the greatest artists of the jazz label GRP Records reunite to present, individually and collectively, music from the studio’s heyday: Dave Grusin, Lee Ritenour, Phil Perry, David Sanborn and The Yellowjackets.

Nov 18 , 2016

Get On Up: A James Brown Celebration! Jazz

Bassist Christian McBride, a passionate James Brown expert, presides over an homage to the Grammy-winning Godfather of Soul with special guests Sharon Jones, Bettye LaVette, Lee Fields and James Brown Band alumni Pee Wee Ellis, Danny “The Cape Man” Ray, Robert “Mousey” Thompson and Fred Wesley.

Nov 19 , 2016

Sarah Vaughan Celebration: Christian McBride Trio and guests Jazz

The Christian McBride Trio and special guests Dianne Reeves, Lisa Fischer and Sheila Jordan celebrate the legacy of Newark’s “Divine One” in an all-star jazz concert highlighted by rare film clips.

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