Events & Tickets

Nov 16 , 2016

The Brandee Younger Quartet Jazz

WBGO Jazz88.3FM presents 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

All-State Jazz Fest Other

NJPAC and NJMEA present

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, Ryan Shaw, Terrace Martin and James Brown Band alumni Pee Wee Ellis, Danny “The Cape Man” Ray, Robert “Mousey” Thompson and Fred Wesley.

Nov 19 , 2016

Day of Swing Arts Education

Calling all music lovers! Join in a fun-filled day of activities in celebration of New Orleans and the roots of jazz. Admission is free!

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Nov 19 , 2016

WBGO Presents Winard Harper and Jeli Posse Jazz

Exuberant, swing-savvy drummer and percussionist Winard Harper and his band Jeli Posse are modern griots who draw on Afro-Caribbean influences with scintillating results.

Nov 19 , 2016

Sarah Vaughan Celebration 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.

Nov 20 , 2016

Renee Rosnes Quartet at Dorthaan’s Place Jazz

One of the premier jazz pianists and composers of her generation, Renee Rosnes performs in NJPAC’s Sunday brunch series at NICO Kitchen + Bar. Accompanying are vibist Steve Nelson, bassist Peter Washington and drummer Carl Allen.

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