Free and for the public. NJ Transit's Music in Motion Concert Series is back in full swing for the holidays with Antoinette Montague. Jazz Times writes that "Antointette is as real as they come; good range, phrasing and taste." This Newark native's soulful voice reaches your most inner core, combining the heartfelt passion of the blues with the sophistication of jazz. She has performed at Jazz at Lincoln Center's Dizzy's Club Coca Cola, the Blue Note and more. Come and get your holiday groove on.more
Robert Glasper, Jason Moran, Bobby Previte, Marc Ribot’s Ceramic Dog, Mary Halvorson, Jeff “Tain” Watts, Darcy James Argue, Keren Ann, Burnt Sugar, Don Byron, Elliott Sharp, 3rd Eye 4tet, Gretchen Parlato and many, many others.
January 7-11, 2014 | 9 Different Venues in New York City
The NYC Winter Jazzfest turns 10 years old in 2014. In celebration of this milestone Winter Jazzfest is expanding to five nights from January 7th through January 11th. The festival will be presented in 9 different venues and will feature over 90 different groups including over 400 musicians. Winter Jazzfest upholds the continued mission to showcase top quality jazz to industry professionals, avid jazz fans, and new audiences.more
Cecil Brooks, the CB lll Band & HOT D.O.G.
January 29, 2014 , 12pm | Gateway Center Plaza 2
Free and for the public. This Pittsburgh native is one of the hottest contemporary drummers on today’s jazz scene. He leads the CBIII band and HOT D.O.G (hot drum’s, organ, and guitar). This hornless trio of HOT D.O.G. encapsulates the tradition of the organ trio while bringing it current to the 21st century. The CBIII band adds horns to the musical cocktail. When you see the name Cecil Brooks III, start tapping your feet, bopping your head, and bending your hip. For when you hear him play you are in for quite a trip!more