Jazz, July 2020-AUGUST 2021

July 6: Storm Large at Cape May Stage.

July 20: Ann Hampton Callaway at Cape May Stage.

July 21: Tardo Hammer Trio at Shea Center for Performing Arts at William Paterson University, Wayne. Summer Jazz Room Series.

July 22: Alexis Cole with Big Beat at Shea Center for Performing Arts at William Paterson University, Wayne. Summer Jazz Room Series.

July 23: Akiko Tsuruga Organ Group at Shea Center for Performing Arts at William Paterson University, Wayne. Summer Jazz Room Series.

July 24: Steve Turre at Shea Center for Performing Arts at William Paterson University, Wayne. Summer Jazz Room Series.

Aug. 1-15: Montclair Jazz Festival.

Aug. 2: Glenn Miller Orchestra at Newton Theatre.

Aug. 7: Chick Corea: The Spanish Heart Quartet with special guest Rubén Blades at Prudential Hall at NJPAC, Newark.

Aug. 15: Morristown Jazz and Blues Festival.

Aug. 30: “Satchmo and Friends in New Orleans … with Dr. Art Topilow at Axelrod Performing Arts Center, Deal.

Sept. 10: NJCU Alumni Jazz Big Band at Grundy Pier, Jersey City. Headliners TBA.

Sept. 12: Al Di Meola at Newton Theatre.

Oct. 3: Steve and Iqua Colson at Bethany Baptist Church, Newark. Bethany Jazz Vespers.

Oct. 10: Esperanza Spalding at Union County Performing Arts Center, Rahway.

Oct. 11: County Seat Jazz & Blues Street Fest, West Main Street between Court Street and Throckmorton Street, Freehold. Artists TBA.

Oct. 18: Boney James at Scottish Rite Auditorium, Collingswood.

Nov. 5: Sergio Mendes at Count Basie Center for the Arts, Red Bank.

Nov. 6-8: Exit Zero Jazz Festival, Cape May. With Sergio Mendes, Joey DeFrancesco’s Philadelphia Reunion Band (featuring Kevin Eubanks, Lil’ John Roberts and Orrin Evans), “I Got Life: The Music of Nina Simone” (featuring Carol Riddick and Gerald Veasley) and others.

Nov. 12: “Stanley Jordan Plays Jimi” (Jimi Hendrix tribute), Adam Falcon at South Orange Performing Arts Center.

Nov. 14: Will Downing, Carol Riddick at Scottish Rite Auditorium, Collingswood.

Nov. 20: “Fly Higher: Charlie Parker at 100” at McCarter Theatre Center, Princeton. With Rudresh Mahanthappa, alto saxophone; Terri Lyne Carrington, drums; Charenée Wade, vocals; Adam O’Farrill, trumpet; Kris Davis, piano; Larry Grenadier, bass; Kassa Overall, DJ.

Dec. 12: Cécile McLorin Salvant at Berlind Theatre at McCarter Theatre Center, Princeton.

Jan. 21: New Jersey Symphony Orchestra at BergenPAC, Englewood. Fabien Gabel, conductor; Aaron Diehl, piano. Program includes Bernstein’s Symphonic Dances from West Side Story; Ellington’s Harlem; Gershwin’s Piano Concerto in F; Herrmann’s Suite from Vertigo.

Jan. 23: New Jersey Symphony Orchestra at Prudential Hall at NJPAC, Newark. Fabien Gabel, conductor; Aaron Diehl, piano. Program includes Bernstein’s Symphonic Dances from West Side Story; Ellington’s Harlem; Gershwin’s Piano Concerto in F; Herrmann’s Suite from Vertigo.

Jan. 24: New Jersey Symphony Orchestra at State Theatre, New Brunswick. Fabien Gabel, conductor; Aaron Diehl, piano. Program includes Bernstein’s Symphonic Dances from West Side Story; Ellington’s Harlem; Gershwin’s Piano Concerto in F; Herrmann’s Suite from Vertigo.

Jan. 29: New Jersey Symphony Orchestra at Richardson Auditorium at Princeton University. Xian Zhang, conductor; Chris Komer, horn; Morgan State University Choir (Eric Conway, director). Program includes Gershwin’s Selections from Porgy and Bess; Jazz French Horn Concerto with movements by Paquito D’Rivera, Vivian Li, Christian McBride and Gary Morgan.

Jan. 30: New Jersey Symphony Orchestra at Count Basie Center for the Arts, Red Bank. Xian Zhang, conductor; Chris Komer, horn; Morgan State University Choir (Eric Conway, director). Program includes Gershwin’s Selections from Porgy and Bess; Jazz French Horn Concerto with movements by Paquito D’Rivera, Vivian Li, Christian McBride and Gary Morgan.

Jan. 31: New Jersey Symphony Orchestra at Prudential Hall at NJPAC, Newark. Xian Zhang, conductor; Chris Komer, horn; Morgan State University Choir (Eric Conway, director). Program includes Gershwin’s Selections from Porgy and Bess; Jazz French Horn Concerto with movements by Paquito D’Rivera, Vivian Li, Christian McBride and Gary Morgan.

Feb. 5: Branford Marsalis Quartet (featuring Joey Calderazzo, piano; Eric Revis, bass; Justin Faulkner, drums), The Sullivan Fortner Trio at McCarter Theatre Center, Princeton.

Feb. 12: “Bessie, Billie & Nina: Pioneering Women in Jazz,” tribute to Bessie Smith, Billy Holiday and Nina Simone with Charenée Wade, Camille Thurman and Tahira Clayton.

April 14: Brian Culbertson at Mayo Performing Arts Center, Morristown.

April 15: Boney James at Victoria Theater at NJPAC, Newark.

April 16: Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis at McCarter Theatre Center, Princeton.

April 17: Brian Culbertson at Scottish Rite Auditorium, Collingswood.

July 30, 2021: Herb Alpert and Lani Hall at Count Basie Center for the Arts, Red Bank.

Aug. 21, 2021: Morristown Jazz and Blues Festival at Morristown Green. Artists TBA.

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