"A little magic, a little mystery and a whole lot of great music."

- Christian McBride, NJPAC Jazz Advisor

Hear the best in jazz, presented with that extra-special touch of sophistication in NJPAC’s elegant Prudential Hall – it’s all part of the prestigious TD James Moody Jazz Festival, celebrating its seventh year from November 3-18!

Here are just a few of the many highlights:

Dianne Reeves and Gregory Porter, two of the greatest voices in jazz today in one unforgettable night …

Congas y Canto: An Evening of Latin Jazz, featuring  superstars Sheila E.Eddie PalmieriTito Rojas and the Christian McBride Big Band 

Marcus Miller with special guest David Sanborn and the extraordinary vocals ofLalah Hathaway.

NJPAC’s Victoria Theater offers an intimate setting for the big sound of the Count Basie Orchestra, with the talents of Kurt EllingJon FaddisStefon Harris andCatherine Russell. Also at “The Vic,” drummer Antonio Sánchez, composer of the score to Birdman, provides the live accompaniment for a unique screening of that Oscar-winning film.


Jazz Jam Sessions

Celebrating its fourth season, NJPAC’s free jazz series moves to Clement’s Place, the intimate new club in Newark’s downtown.

Jan 17 - Jun 20 , 2019