Events & Tickets

Sep 11 , 2015

Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis Jazz

Hailed as “an extraordinarily versatile orchestra” by The Los Angeles Times, the internationally acclaimed Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra – 15 leading jazz soloists, led by musical director Wynton Marsalis – performs from an extensive repertoire that includes a special tribute to Jersey greats James Moody and Dizzy Gillespie.

Sep 17 , 2015

Christian McBride with Pat Metheny: One on One Jazz

A must-see event for music fans! Twenty-time Grammy winner Pat Metheny (“Last Train Home”) appears in concert and conversation with Grammy-winning bassist Christian McBride.

Nov 7 , 2015

Wycliffe Gordon Quartet Jazz

Known as one of the top trombonists of his generation, Wycliffe Gordon performs hard-swinging, straight-ahead jazz at Newark’s Bethany Baptist Church in the opening concert of this year’s TD James Moody Jazz Festival. Admission is free!

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Nov 8 , 2015

Judy Carmichael Trio with Harry Allen Jazz

Grammy-nominated pianist Judy Carmichael, one of the world’s leading interpreters of stride piano and swing (earning her the nickname “Stride” from Count Basie), performs a repertoire of standards and swing with Harry Allen on tenor sax.

Nov 9 , 2015

The Real Sinatra Songbook Jazz

“Come Fly with Me” … “Ring-A-Ding-Ding” … “I’m a Fool to Want You” … A stellar cast of vocalists – Tom Wopat, Sue Raney and Kevin Mahogany, under the musical direction of Ken Peplowski – perform songs that might not even exist if it weren’t for Frank Sinatra.

Nov 10 , 2015

Joe Alterman Trio Jazz

Joe Alterman and his trio have been seen by jazz fans many times at the Blue Note as an opening act for greats including Ramsey Lewis, Philip Bailey and John Pizzarelli – now he’s in Newark as part of the TD James Moody Jazz Festival in a free concert presented by WBGO Jazz88.3FM.

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Nov 11 , 2015

Dorado Schmitt & Django Festival Allstars Jazz

Hot-swing jazz, direct from France! Dorado Schmitt & Django Festival Allstars carry on the musical legacy of “gypsy” guitarist Django Reinhardt and violinist Stephane Grappelli, one of the great partnerships in European jazz history.

Nov 12 , 2015

Christian McBride with Bruce Hornsby: One on One Jazz

Multi-Grammy-nominated singer and pianist Bruce Hornsby (“The Way It Is,” “Mandolin Rain”) appears in concert and conversation with Grammy-winning bassist Christian McBride.

Nov 12 - 13 , 2015

Tony Bennett with special guest Antonia Bennett Jazz

The incomparable Tony Bennett returns to NJPAC for two special evenings during the TD James Moody Jazz Festival, performing greatest hits, from “The Best Is Yet To Come ” "For Once In My Life," to his signature song, "I Left My Heart in San Francisco".

Nov 14 , 2015

Day of Swing Jazz

NJPAC’s Day of Swing, part of the TD James Moody Jazz Festival, is an exciting and fun-filled day of jazz exploration and learning for children and families. This year celebrates the centennial of the birth of jazz great Billie Holiday. Admission is free!

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