Family-oriented ‘Day of Swing’ at Newark jazz fest

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Guitarist Romero Lubambo will offer a Master Class as part of the family oriented “Day of Swing” at the TD James Moody Democracy of Jazz Festival, Saturday.

The best deal of the TD James Moody Democracy of Jazz Festival? That’s easy: The “Day of Swing,” Saturday, with 28free workshops and other activities for jazz-loving children and their families, at the NJPAC’s Center for Arts Education Annex at 24 Rector St., Newark.

It all takes place from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Here are the events:

11 a.m. and 12:30 p.m.: “Creative Movement: Jazz Style.” Room 202. Ages 3-8.

11 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.: “The Art of Improvisation.” Room 213.
11 a.m.: “Family Art Project.” Room 218.
11 a.m.:“Master Class” with bassist Christian McBride. Horizon Black Box Theater.
11:15 a.m.: “Orff Music Playroom” with Doug Goodkin. Room B-07. Ages 3-8.
11:15 a.m.: “The Art of Improvisation: Dance,” with members of the Carolyn Dorfman Dance Company. Room 313.
11:30 a.m.: “Kids Swing Concert.” Room 105.
11:45 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.: “Explore-a-Story, Jazz Style.” Room 202. Ages 3-8.
Noon and 1:45 p.m.: Swing Dance Instruction. Room 313.
Noon and 1:15 p.m.: “Latin Jazz: Percussion & Rhythms.” Room 323.
Noon: “History of Big Band Music” with James Burton III, NJPAC’s director of jazz education and conductor of the Brick City Jazz Orchestra. Room 114.
12:15 p.m.: “Master Class”with Brazilian guitarist Romero Lubambo. Horizon Black Box Theater.
12:15 p.m.:“Orff Music Playroom” with Doug Goodkin. Room B-07. Ages 3-8.
12:15 and 1:30 p.m.: “Capoeira and Afro-Brazilian Jazz.” Room 317.
12:30 p.m.: “Voices of Jazz: Listening and Demonstration,” with Jackie Jones and Charenée Wade.Room 105.
1 p.m.: “Orff Music Family Jam.” Room B-07. Ages 3-8.
1 p.m.: “Art of Improvisation: Dance,” with members of the Carolyn Dorfman Dance Company.” Room 313.
1:30 p.m.:Wells Fargo Jazz for Teens Student Ensemble Performance.Horizon Black Box Theater.
1:30 p.m.: “The Business of Jazz,”panel discussion. Room 114.
1:30 p.m.: “The Art of Improvisation: Visual Arts Project.” Room 218.
1:45 p.m.: “College Auditioning,” with Dr. JB Dyas of the Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz.Room 105.
2:15 p.m.: “Swing Dance Jam” with NJPAC Jazz Faculty. Horizon Black Box Theater.

The following are the other remaining events in the TD James Moody Democracy of Jazz Festival:

Nov. 13, 8 p.m.:Jazz and Soul:Fantasia, Philip Bailey, José James, Jazzmeia Horn and The Christian McBride Big Band, at NJPAC’s Prudential Hall.
Nov. 14, 7 p.m.:All-State Jazz Ensemble and Jazz Choir at NJPAC’s Victoria Theater.
Nov. 14 ,8 p.m.: Chris Botti at NJPAC’s Prudential Hall.
Nov. 15, 2 p.m.: “Jazz City: Newark’s Jazz Legacy” panel discussion, atRutgers-Newark’s Dana Library, 185 University Ave. Free.
Nov. 15: 5 and 8 p.m.: Michael Franks with Raul Midón, at NJPAC’sVictoria Theater.
Nov. 16, 11 a.m. and 1 p.m.: Vanessa Rubin Trio atDorthaan’s Placebuffet brunch at NJPAC’sNICO Kitchen + Bar.
Nov. 16, 3 p.m.:Sarah Vaughan International Jazz Vocal Competition at NJPAC’s Victoria Theater.
Nov. 22, 8 p.m.:All Strings Attached: Béla Fleck, Christian McBride and the Brooklyn Rider string quartet, at NJPAC’s Victoria Theater.
Nov. 30, 8 p.m.:Keith Jarrett, Gary Peacock and Jack DeJohnette at NJPAC’s Prudential Hall.

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