Events & Tickets

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 11 , 2015

Jethro Tull – The Rock Opera Performed by Ian Anderson Rock & Pop

Singer and multi-instrumentalist Ian Anderson of Jethro Tull performs best-known songs from the Tull repertoire (“Living in the Past,” “Locomotive Breath”), along with newly written material, in an exciting rock opera. Only 8 shows in the USA this November!

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.