Events & Tickets

Apr 20 - May 18 , 2017

Jazz Jam Sessions Free

Celebrating its third season, NJPAC’s free jazz series moves to Clement’s Place, the intimate new club in Newark’s downtown.

Apr 20 , 2017

Wayne Shorter’s “Universe” – A concerto for Miles By Wallace Roney Orchestra Jazz

Trumpet great Wallace Roney and his orchestra pay tribute to Newark jazz legend Wayne Shorter with this performance of Universe, a long-lost composition originally created for Miles Davis, featuring Buster Williams, Lenny White and Patrice Rushen.

Apr 20 , 2017

Jon Meacham - New Jersey Speakers Series Conversations

Spend an evening of conversation with historian Jon Meacham as part of the New Jersey Speakers Series, seven powerful and enlightening programs presented by Fairleigh Dickinson University at NJPAC.

Apr 21 , 2017

NJPAC Stage Exchange: The Calling Theater

Joel Stone’s The Calling opens the third season of the Stage Exchange series of new-play readings presented by NJPAC in collaboration with the New Jersey Theatre Alliance.

Apr 21 , 2017

Cecile McLorin Salvant with Sullivan Fortner Jazz

Double Grammy nominee Cécile McLorin Salvant performs unique, theatrical interpretations of rare jazz and blues songs, Sullivan Fortner dazzles on piano, and the Emmet Cohen Trio opens with verve.

Apr 21 , 2017

An Evening with Gilberto Santa Rosa Latin Music

Known internationally as “El Caballero de la Salsa” (“The Gentleman of Salsa”), this GRAMMY-winning vocalist and bandleader was recently crowned “Tropical Music Artist of the Decade” by Billboard.

Apr 22 , 2017

Ella & Louis Other

Apr 22 , 2017

Wayne Shorter: Weather Report and Beyond Reimagined Jazz

Jazz all-stars Christian McBride, Rachel Z, Joe Lovano, Steve Wilson and former members of Weather Report salute saxophonist Wayne Shorter, the subject of a weekend-long celebration at NJPAC.

Apr 23 , 2017

Christian McBride with Esperanza Spalding: One on One Jazz

Grammy winner Esperanza Spalding, the innovative, genre-bending composer, bassist and vocalist, joins bassist Christian McBride in an afternoon of conversation and music in the intimate Victoria Theater.

Apr 23 , 2017

Wayne Shorter Quartet, with special guest Herbie Hancock Jazz

Acclaimed saxophonist-composer Wayne Shorter and electronic jazz and R&B icon Herbie Hancock, former colleagues in the Miles Davis Quintet, together on stage! Vocalist Gretchen Parlato opens.

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