Friday, December 3, 2021

December 4th & 5th! Live and In-Person: NJCU Winter Jazz Fest


Spend a Weekend of Music & Art at
The NJCU Winter Jazz Fest



All attendees must adhere to the NJCU Theater COVID-19 Protocols

Saturday, December 4: 12 - 9:30 p.m. & 
Sunday, December 5: 12 - 6:30 p.m.
Margaret Williams Theatre


NJCU Galleries (Free Admission) 
12 noon - 6 p.m. during Jazz Fest


The Visual Arts Gallery in the Visual Arts Building at 100 Culver Ave. is presenting: Wonder Women 12: A Health Survey

The Harold B. Lemmerman Gallery, located in Hepburn Hall Room 323 on campus is presenting: Surface Tension by Amanda Thackray


It will be two days of exciting music and visual art, when NJCU Jazz Fest fills the theatre with hot jazz at the NJCU Center for the Arts Margaret Williams Theatre & NJCU Art Galleries exhibitions!      

The NJCU Winter Jazz Fest brings you into an intimate world of call and response with tomorrow’s jazz legends.  The festival is headlined by multi-Grammy award-winning jazz faculty who share the stage mano-a-mano with the most talented young artists in the region. Music in the festival includes styles from around the world – exotic, traditional and cutting edge.

12 p.m. | The Blues Knights featuring Omar Kabir (30 minute set)
1 p.m. | Larry Bustamante Mingus Workshop (45-55 minute set)
2:30 p.m. | Mark Whitfield Band  (45-55 minute set)
4 p.m. John Benitez & The World Citizens Ensemble (60 minute set)
5:30 p.m. | Jay Anderson's Sound Minds Ensemble (60 minute set)
7 p.m. | Afro-Peruvian Loop featuring Freddy "Huevito" Lobaton and Dr. Gabriel Alegria (60 minute set)
8:30 p.m. | Jeff Watts Nurturers Ensemble (60 minute set)

12 p.m. | The Sherrine Mostin Band (45-55 minute set)
1:30 p.m. | NJCU Jazz Choir (30 minute set)
2:30 p.m. |NJCU Drum Circle with Freddy "Huevito" Lobaton (30 minute set)
3:30 p.m. | The Rob Edwards Bird’s Eye View (40 minute set)
4:30 p.m. | NJCU Salsa Orchestra (40 minute set)
5:30 p.m. | NJCU Jazz Orchestra (60 minute set)


Margaret Williams Theatre
2039 John F Kennedy Blvd.
Jersey City, N.J. 07305

TICKETS: $25 Public | $15 Seniors/Non-NJCU Students
NJCU Students Free with ID (Contact

All Tickets Must Be Purchased in Advance



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