Events & Tickets

Nov 9 , 2014

Dorthaan's Place: Brick City Jazz Orchestra with Paquito D'Rivera Jazz

NJPAC’s new Brick City Jazz Orchestra, a collective of the most gifted high school jazz musicians in Greater Newark, kicks off the TD James Moody Democracy of Jazz Festival with special guest Paquito D'Rivera. The concert also opens this season’s Dorthaan’s Place series of Sunday jazz brunches.

Nov 10 , 2014

Ray Mantilla Jazz

Percussionist Ray Mantilla, a virtuoso who can be heard on more than 200 albums, stands among the most recognized jazz musicians in the international spotlight.

Nov 11 , 2014

Rahsaan Roland Kirk: Case of the Three-Sided Dream Jazz

Multi-instrumentalist Rahsaan Roland Kirk was a one-of-a-kind musician and satirist who, despite being blind and half-paralyzed, did not relent.

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Nov 12 , 2014

Marcus Miller & "Wave" Jazz

Saxophonist, songwriter and bandleader Marcus Miller performs with his group, Wave Music, in a free lunchtime jazz concert at Gateway Center in Newark.

Nov 12 , 2014

Steve & Iqua Colson: 40 Years In The Moment! Jazz

The dynamic jazz partnership of pianist Steve Colson and singer Iqua Colson is on full display when they jam with their all-star band at the Newark Museum as part of the TD James Moody Democracy of Jazz Festival.

Nov 13 , 2014

Jazz and Soul Jazz

Hear Fantasia, Philip Bailey, José James, Jazzmeia Horn and the Christian McBride Big Band at the TD James Moody Democracy of Jazz Festival.

Nov 14 , 2014

Chris Botti Jazz

Trumpeter and composer Chris Botti (“Emmanuel,” “When I Fall in Love”) has established himself as one of the leading innovators of the contemporary music and jazz worlds.

Nov 15 , 2014

Jazz City: Newark’s Jazz Legacy Jazz

Co-presented by the Institute of Jazz Studies at Rutgers-Newark at the campus’ Dana Library, 185 University Ave.

Nov 15 , 2014

Michael Franks with Raul Midón Jazz

Sensual singer Michael Franks (“The Lady Wants to Know”) and singer-guitarist Raul Midón (“State of Mind”) meet onstage in a gentle and witty celebration of romance as part of the TD James Moody Democracy of Jazz Festival. Flavored with a Latin vibe, their performance includes hits such as Franks’ “When I Give My Love to You” and “Popsicle Toes” and Midón’s “Invisible Chains” and “Blackbird.”

Nov 16 , 2014

Dorthaan's Place: Vanessa Rubin Jazz

An ever-evolving jazz singer extraordinaire, Vanessa Rubin performs honeyed ballads and up tempo swing with her trio at the Sunday brunch series Dorthaan’s Place.