Hear the best in jazz

The 10th annual TD James Moody Jazz Festival presents dozens of free and ticketed events, including the incomparable Chaka Khan, the powerhouse vocalist Dianne Reeves with supergroup Artemis, NJPAC’s talented jazz advisor Christian McBride’s ambitious project The Movement Revisited.

Experience the brilliance of trumpeter Chris Botti, and the piano stylings of Cyrus Chestnut over brunch at Dorthaan’s Place, or discover the jazz stars of tomorrow at the Sarah Vaughan International Jazz Vocal Competition.

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Django Festival Allstars

Nov 5, 2021Jazz guitarGypsy jazzHigh energy
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Bethany Baptist Church Jazz Vespers: Buster Williams

Nov 6, 2021Jazz BassUpliftingBethany Baptist Church
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Dance

Nimbus Dance

Nov 6, 2021Jazz FestivalWorld PremiereTango
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Chaka Khan with special guest
Leela James

Nov 6, 2021Jazz FestivalLiving LegendGet funky
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WBGO Kids Jazz: Don Braden Septet

Nov 7, 2021Family friendlyCasualFree
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Divine Sassy: Lillias White Sings Sarah Vaughan

Nov 12, 2021Powerhouse vocalsBluesIntimate
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Chris Botti

Nov 12, 2021Jazz/pop crossoverDate nightJazz Festival
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The WBGO Story: Bright Moments from Newark to the World

Nov 13, 2021DocumentaryInspiringLocal Legends
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Dorthaan’s Place: Cyrus Chestnut

Nov 14, 2021Jazz brunchPianonico kitchen + bar
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Sarah Vaughan International Jazz Vocal Competition

Nov 14, 2021Rising starsPowerhouse vocalsJazz Festival
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Maria Schneider Orchestra

Nov 21, 2021Jazz OrchestraExperimentalAward-winning
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A little magic, a little mystery and a whole lot of great music

Christian McBride, NJPAC Jazz Advisor