For 150 years, The Bethany Baptist Church of Newark has been one of the leading African American houses of worship, and for 20 of those years, the Church has featured monthly jazz in its Saturday evening Vesper services. Legendary bassist Buster Williams is this month’s featured performer, and one not to be missed. Not only are the magnificent acoustics of The Church well-suited to the resonance of Buster’s instrument, but he performs with all the depth of a Gospel singer—emitting a singularly stirring call to worship, spreading the word, and communicating with a profound spiritual voice.

Facemasks and proof of vaccination are required for entry.

Co-presented with the Bethany Baptist Church Jazz Vespers