Tuesday, July 6, 2010

JAZZ IN THE GARDEN AT THE NEWARK MUSEUM

For more than 40 years, The Newark Museum has presented all-star lineups of jazz greats during its annual Jazz in the Garden Summer Concert Series. This year promises music lovers another wonderful season in the Museum's award-winning Alice Ransom Dreyfuss Memorial Garden, adding new musicians to the impressive list of such past performers as Andy Bey, Ron Carter, Will Calhoun and Carrie Smith. Attracting thousands of adults and children annually to the Museum's Garden, these concerts are among the most popular of our educational and culturally significant events.

Held rain or shine, Jazz in the Garden offers its audience an opportunity to enjoy wonderful music in a magnificent and serene museum setting.

Thursday afternoons, July 1–29, 12:15–1:45 PM (Rain or shine)
Suggested Admission: Adults $3; Children and Museum members FREE

July 1:  Louis Hayes Quintet
July 8:  Double Header—Carrie Jackson (vocalist) & Brandon McCune (pianist)July 15: The Heath Brothers—Jimmy (tenor sax) & "Tootie" (drummer)
July 22: Dominick Faranacci (trumpeter)—sponsored by William Paterson University, Summer Jazz Program
July 29 :  Allan Harris (vocalist)

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Co-hosted by the Newark Museum Business and Community Council