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Celebrating 34 years since its founding, WBGO believes in the vibrancy and significance of jazz as America's gift to world culture. The proceeds raised at the Champions of Jazz Gala allow WBGO to continue its mission to ensure the future of this art form for generations to come through broadcast, new media, print, education and outreach around the corner and around the world.

Venue

New Jersey Performing Arts Center
1 Center St, Newark, NJ 07102

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 6


PERFORMERS INCLUDE

Kenny Barron
Hypnotic Brass Ensemble
Christian McBride and Inside Straight
Gretchen Parlato
Ray Vega and Michael Wolff & Mike Clark
Newark Arts High Quartet
Don Braden
and The 2013 Thelonious Monk International Jazz Saxophone Competition winner
Melissa Aldana
followed by...
Rhythm Revue Dance Party with Felix Hernandez

And choice of:

Dinner, Concert & Dance Package
6:00 p.m. Cocktail & Dinner Reception
7:30 p.m. Concert
9:00 p.m. Rhythm Revue Dance Party
OR Concert & Dance Ticket
7:30 p.m. Concert
9:00 p.m. Rhythm Revue Dance Party

CHAMPIONS OF JAZZ HONOREES

Cephas Bowles
and
The Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz

Buy Tickets

  • CONCERT ONLY TICKET $200 IS SOLD OUT!!!
    Call (973) 624-8880 x269 to be placed on the wait list.
    Concert starts at 8p.m.
  • SOLO $50,000 ten tickets for dinner, concert, and dance party * 6-week on-air schedule, 2 spots per day (84 spots total) on WBGO * half-page presence in Upbeat * Gala program, back cover ad * banner ad on WBGO.org for 6 weeks
    To purchase this package please call (973) 624-8880 x269 or email: events@wbgo.org
  • SWING $25,000 ten tickets for dinner, concert, and dance party * 3-week on-air schedule, 2 spots per day (42 spots total) on WBGO * quarter-page presence in Upbeat * inside cover ad in Gala program * banner ad on WBGO.org for 6 weeks
    To purchase this package please call (973) 624-8880 x269 or email: events@wbgo.org
  • GROOVE $10,000
    (Option A) eight tickets for dinner, concert, and dance party OR
    (Option B) sixteen tickets to concert and dance party
    Both options include full page ad in Gala program and banner ad on WBGO.org for 4 weeks
  • COOL $5,000
    (Option A) four tickets for dinner, concert and dance party OR
    (Option B) eight tickets to concert and dance party
    Both options include half page ad in Gala program
  • BLUES $2,500
    (Option A) two tickets for dinner, concert and dance party OR
    (Option B) four tickets to concert and dance party
  • BEAT $1,250
    (Option A) one ticket for dinner, concert and dance party OR
    (Option B) two tickets to concert and dance party
  • SCAT $625
    one ticket to concert and dance party
  • GALA PROGRAM AD
    Full page (7.36" w x 11" h) - $750
    1/2 page (7.36" w x 5.4" h) - $500
    1/4 page (3.525" w x 5.35" h) - $300
    Ad reservations due: October 7 - Artwork due: October 16
  • CONTRIBUTION: If you cannot attend, but would like to contribute.

WBGO would like to thank our partner

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More Information

For additional information please contact the WBGO Gala Office office at: (973) 624-8880 x269 or email: events@wbgo.org