Jazz, September 2020-August 2021

Sept. 4: Big Fun(k) featuring Don Braden and Karl Latham at Dykstra Park, Sparta.

Sept. 11: 5 on C Jazz Quintet on lawn at Laurita Winery, New Egypt. Sounds of Summer Music Series.

Sept. 12: Woodbridge Jazz Festival at Tanzman Park. Artists TBA.
Sept. 12: Al Di Meola at Newton Theatre.

Sept. 13: Amani at Brook Arts Center, Bound Brook.

Sept. 16: Warren Vaché Trio at Shanghai Jazz, Madison.

Sept. 26: “Brookside Cabaret with Rema Webb,” tribute to Judy Garland and Ella Fitzgerald at Carriage House Restaurant at Paper Mill Playhouse, Millburn.

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.
Oct. 18: Glenn Miller Orchestra at Newton Theatre.

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. 7: Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis, “Voices of Freedom: Betty Carter, Billie Holiday, Abbey Lincoln and Nina Simone” at Mayo Performing Arts Center, Morristown.

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.
Jan. 31: “In the Mood: A 1940s Musical Revue” at Mayo Performing Arts Center, Morristown.

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 1: Chick Corea, “Vigilette,” featuring bassist Carlitos Del Puerto and drummer Marcus Gilmore at Mayo Performing Arts Center, Morristown.

April 8: SFJAZZ Collective, “The Music of Joni Mitchell and Original Compositions” featuring Lizz Wright at Mayo Performing Arts Center, Morristown.

April 11: “Satchmo and Friends in New Orleans … with Dr. Art Topilow at Axelrod Performing Arts Center, Deal.

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

Aug. 20, 2021: Chick Corea: The Spanish Heart Quartet with special guest Rubén Blades at Prudential Hall at NJPAC, Newark.

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

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