News & Updates

Oct 11, 2013

"Happy Days" Are Here

This story about our volunteers’ Fifties party has a Twist ending.

Oct 11, 2013

Singin' and Swingin'

Big bands and their front-and-center singers are celebrated in "Sing, Swing, Sing!" at the TD James Moody Democracy of Jazz Festival.

Oct 8, 2013

Some "Enchanted" Evening

Thanks to the wizardry of the WA, this year’s Spotlight Gala conjured a bewitching “Oz,” complete with a yellow Brick City road.

Oct 8, 2013

Five Finalists and a “Rising Star” Chosen For the Sarah Vaughan International Jazz Vocal Competition

Al Jarreau, Janis Siegel, Gretchen Parlato, WBGO’s Gary Walker and Larry Rosen to Choose Winner of the SASSY Award

Oct 7, 2013

Sergio Mendes and Friends

Brazilian brilliance at the TD James Moody Democracy of Jazz Festival!

Oct 7, 2013

NJPAC Announces the Debut of The Brick City Jazz Orchestra

A collaboration with the Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz, the eighteen-piece ensemble will feature gifted teenage musicians from throughout Greater Newark as “Ambassadors of Swing”

Oct 2, 2013

Celebrating Sammy Cahn

NJPAC marks the centennial year of "Sinatra's songwriter" with a swinging concert featuring Frank Sinatra, Jr., Steve Tyrell, and the New Jersey Symphony Chamber Orchestra

Oct 2, 2013

Perfecting the Pitch

Fundraising pros gather at NJPAC to hear advice from Lincoln Center’s chief exec.

Oct 1, 2013

Clear Winners

The exquisite, handcrafted glass bowls awarded at NJPAC’s WA Spotlight Gala have a surprising origin.