Tuesday, November 15, 2016

FELA! & AFRO BEAT PARTY CONTINUES TD JAMES MOODY JAZZ FESTIVAL @ NJPAC THIS WEDNESDAY

FELA! The Musical
Afro Beat Party
Part of TD James Moody Jazz Festival

WHEN: Wednesday, November 16, Doors 7pm / Performance 7:30pm
WHERE:
New Jersey Performing Arts Center, 1 Center Street, Newark NJ
TICKETS: $29 - $79
For performance details, click here

Full of energy and constant motion, FELA! The Concert radiates joy. Don't miss this celebration of Afrobeat founding father and charismatic fighter of human rights Fela Kuti, featuring a 10-piece Afrobeat band with members of Antibalas, and original cast members from the Tony-winning Broadway Show!

The sensual, eclectic sounds and powerful lyrics of Fela Kuti prove why he became one of the world's most celebrated and rebellious music legends. Set against a soaring canvas of projected images, FELA! The Concert is driven by the electrifying rhythms of an onstage Afrobeat band, with with nine singers and dancers who bring to life Fela's provocative spirit.


Also Part of TD James Moody Jazz Festival

November 17 at 8pm
GRP Jazz Revisited: Honoring Larry Rosen 
with Dave Grusin, Lee Ritenour, David Sanborn and More

November 18 at 8pm
Get On Up: A James Brown Celebration! 
with Christian McBride, Sharon Jones, Bettye LaVette, Lee Fields and More

November 19 at 7:30pm
Sarah Vaughan Celebration 
with Christian McBride Trio, Dianne Reeves, Lisa Fischer and Sheila Jordan

November 20 at 11am & 1pm
Dorthaan's Place Jazz Brunch: Renee Rosnes

November 20 at 3pm
Sarah Vaughan International Jazz Vocal Competition