Thursday, December 28, 2023

Kick off 2024 with the best in jazz!





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Freedom Now Suite

Celebrating Max Roach’s Centennial

Fri, Jan 26 @ 8PM

Honoring drummer, bebop pioneer and civil rights activist Max Roach with Cassandra Wilson, Ravi Coltrane, Sonia Sanchez, Saul Williams, Nasheet Waits and more. #MAXROACH100

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Celebrating Peggy Lee and Frank Sinatra featuring Dee Dee Bridgewater, Bettye LaVette, Brian Stokes Mitchell, Aloe Blacc, Rachael Price (Lake Street Dive) and Christian McBride

Feb 8 @ 7:30PM

It’s a celebration of Peggy Lee and Frank Sinatra, featuring special guest vocalists and music director Christian McBride.

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Samara Joy

Sun, Jan 23 @ 7PM

Two-time GRAMMY® winner Samara Joy — breakout star of the “Sassy Awards” vocal jazz competition — returns to NJPAC.

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Leonieke Scheuble and the 3 Generations of

Jazz Quintet

Bethany Jazz Vespers

Sat, Jan 6 @ 6PM

Bethany Baptist Church

The jazz piano prodigy pays tribute to great hard bop artists including Art Blakey, Horace Silver, Clifford Brown and Max Roach. 


Jazz Jams

Jan 18 @ 7PM

Co-presented by NJPAC and the Institute of Jazz Studies at Rutgers University-Newark, these Jazz Jam sessions attract ace musicians from New Jersey and beyond!


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Max Roach Centennial: The Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis

Jan 19 – 20 @ 8PM

Jazz at Lincoln Center

Celebrating the drummer, bandleader, and civil rights activist Max Roach featuring the JLCO with Wynton Marsalis.

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These performances are part of the TD Jazz Series
Leonieke Scheuble & the 3 Generations of Jazz Quintent is co-sponsored by the Bethany Baptist Church Jazz Vespers
Generous support provided by ADP, official Community Engagement Partner of NJPAC

Single-performance tickets are available online at or the NJPAC Box Office, One Center St., Newark. All tickets are subject to a per-ticket handling fee, which varies by performance and method of purchase. The fee for telephone and online orders is always the same. Fees paid at the box office are always the lowest available fee for a performance.

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