Events & Tickets

Nov 9 , 2014

Dorthaan's Place: Brick City Jazz Orchestra 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. 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 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

With Fantasia, Philip Bailey, José James and the Christian McBride Big Band

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

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 Trio 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.

Nov 16 , 2014

Sarah Vaughan International Jazz Vocal Competition Jazz

Be there to discover the next big voice in jazz at NJPAC’s third annual Sarah Vaughan International Jazz Vocal Competition.

Nov 22 , 2014

Béla Fleck, Christian McBride & Brooklyn Rider Jazz

Premier banjo player Béla Fleck & Brooklyn Rider join bassist Christian McBride for All Strings Attached, an eclectic array of musical stylings, from bluegrass and classical crossover to jazz and world beat.

Nov 30 , 2014

Keith Jarrett, Gary Peacock and Jack DeJohnette Jazz

Last year marked the 30th anniversary of this iconic trio, which has garnered awards around the world for its innovative jazz, including five Grammy nominations.