Friday, July 9, 2021

Live Music at Kean University: July Concert Series

Live music has returned to Kean University, with Kean Stage’s Jazz Concert Series this July

The John Scofield Trio featuring Vicente Archer & Bill Stewart

Saturday, July 17, at 6:30 p.m.
Rain Date: Sunday, July 18, at 6:30 p.m.

Aside from being one of the principal innovators of modern jazz guitar, John Scofield is a triple Grammy award-winning artist with more than 40 recordings to his credit. Scofield has expressed himself in the vernacular of bebop, blues, jazz-funk, organ jazz, electronically tinged groove music and more with ease and enthusiasm.

Michael Mayo
Saturday, July 24, at 6:30 p.m.
Rain Date: Sunday, July 25, at 6:30 p.m.

An up-and-coming jazz vocalist, composer, and arranger, Michael Mayo’s voice is an elegant balance of charisma, confidence and an approachable vulnerability that draws audiences in. Mayo’s talents can draw the jazz purist and the curious novice to the same venue.

Judith Hill
Saturday, July 31, at 6:30 p.m.
Rain Date: Sunday, August 1, at 6:30 p.m.

A Grammy-winning singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist praised by Rolling Stone for her “stellar powerhouse vocals.” Her new studio album Baby, I’m Hollywood! is a vibrant, defiant personal statement, a thorough excursion into the annals of Black music: past, present and future.

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