Events & Tickets

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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Nov 14 , 2015

Jazz Wives/Jazz Lives Jazz

How do you keep harmony in a marriage when your spouse is a jazzman? A panel of “jazz wives” gathers at the Newark Museum as part of the TD James Moody Jazz Festival to discuss their diverse roles as muses, business managers and heads of household. Admission is free.

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Nov 14 , 2015

Bill Charlap: Miles Davis’ Birth of the Cool Jazz

Bill Charlap, one of the world’s premier jazz pianists, leads a musical tribute to trumpeter Miles Davis’ groundbreaking 1957 album Birth of the Cool.

Nov 14 , 2015

Dianne Reeves / Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings Jazz

A superb evening of jazz , funk and soul is in store for music lovers when Dianne Reeves, Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings, and bassist Christian McBride, host and special guest, perform in Prudential Hall.

Nov 15 , 2015

T.S. Monk Sextet Jazz

Jazz drummer T.S. Monk, son of the legendary pianist Thelonious Monk, demonstrates his remarkable talents as a bandleader, arranger and musician at Dorthaan’s Place.

Nov 15 , 2015

NJPAC and NJMEA Present All-State Orchestra and SATB Chorus Other

NJPAC hosts more than 400 of New Jersey’s most outstanding young musicians and vocalists for this special concert event.

Nov 15 , 2015

Sarah Vaughan International Jazz Vocal Competition Jazz

Following an intensive search, NJPAC hosts the five finalists in the fourth annual Sarah Vaughan International Jazz Vocal Competition, founded in honor of Newark’s “divine” jazz icon.