NJPAC has great jazz shows for September and October



originally published: 07/09/2021

(NEWARK, NJ) – JAZZ @ NJPAC (sponsored by TD Bank) brings together several leading artists in Newark in September and October. Shows include An Evening with Gregory Porter (September 24), “Salsa Meets Jazz” (September 25), Boney James (October 14) and Tierney Sutton & Ann Hampton Callaway – In Technicolor (October 15).

Friday September 24 at 8 p.m .: An evening with Gregory Porter. Grammy Award-winning singer Gregory Porter is back! In the wake of his revealing 2020 album, All stand up, he helps the NJPAC welcome jazz again with his distinctive and deep baritone. If you missed the live music, this is a jaw-dropping and bone-shaking performance. Gregory Porter swings with all the earthly warmth of Nat King Cole, the soulful spirit of Stevie Wonder and the truth of Bill Withers’ poet. Come and experience “one of the most amazing singing voices you will hear on planet Earth” (The Guardian). Tickets: $ 53.75 to $ 103.75

Saturday September 25 at 8 pm: “Salsa Meets Jazz” – Tito Nieves (voice); Arturo O’Farrill and the Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra; Eddie Palmieri Salsa Orchestra. In the best tradition of revered ‘Salsa Meets Jazz’, this all-star lineup features three of the biggest attractions in all contemporary Afro-Latin music: virtuoso pianist Eddie Palmieri and his Salsa Orchestra, the famous son of Puerto Rico and singer of “Pavarotti of Salsa” Tito Nieves, best known for his version of Pete Rodriguez’s 1967 classic “I Like It Like That”, and famous conductor and keyboardist Arturo O’Farrill (son of legendary Cuban musician Chico O ‘ Farrill and heir to a great musical heritage) and his Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra which just won a 2021 Grammy for best Latin jazz album for Four questions (Zoho Music). Tickets: $ 29 to $ 89

Thursday October 14 at 7:30 p.m .: Boney James. It’s smooth. It’s sensual. He has just the right amount of bluster. It’s the music of four-time Grammy nominee and multi-platinum saxophonist Boney James. In June 2020, he released his 17th album, Solid. Solid follows its 2017 smash release Frankly who became his 11th # 1 Billboard Contemporary jazz album. Over the years, his soulful and R&B inspired jazz style has earned Boney James four RIAA Gold Albums, a Soul Train Award and two NAACP Image Award nominations. Billboard named him one of the top three contemporary jazz artists of the decade along with Kenny G and Norah Jones. “I like playing live, maybe more than ever,” says James. “A lot of guys are tired of traveling, but it’s always a joy for me every time I go out and play.” Tickets: $ 59 to $ 99

Friday October 15 at 7:30 p.m .: Tierney Sutton & Ann Hampton Callaway – In Technicolor; Tierney Sutton (voice) and Ann Hampton Callaway (voice). Jazz queens Tierney Sutton and Ann Hampton Callaway join forces for the first time with a tribute to famous film music. Tierney (“a serious jazz artist who takes the whole business to another level” – New York Times) and Callaway (“one of the best equipped jazz singers who swing today” – Chicago Tribune) will perform exciting new solos, duets and arrangements of songs you will certainly remember from classic and contemporary films including, but not limited to: “Come Rain or Come Shine”, “Let’s Face the Music and Dance “,” Blue Skies, “” Over Time “and” The Windmills of Your Mind. “Tickets: $ 59- $ 69.

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New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC), located at One Center Street in downtown Newark, NJ, is America’s most diverse performing arts center and New Jersey’s arts, culture, education, and civic hub – where great shows and events improve and transform lives every day. NJPAC brings together diverse communities, providing access for all and showcasing the best artists in the state and the world while acting as a leading catalyst in the revitalization of its hometown. Through its extensive arts education programs, NJPAC trains the next generation of artists and art lovers. The NJPAC has attracted nearly 10 million visitors (including over 1.7 million children) since its opening in 1997, and maintains meaningful and lasting relationships with each of its constituents.

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