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Jazz Jams

NJPAC’s Jazz Jam Sessions

Celebrating its third season, NJPAC’s free jazz series moves to Clement’s Place, the intimate new club in Newark’s downtown. The series features live music every third Thursday of the month commencing August 18th through December 15th. Co-presented by NJPAC and the Institute of Jazz Studies at Rutgers University-Newark, Jazz Jam Sessions attracts ace musicians from New Jersey and beyond, as well as talented students seeking to play alongside their musical heroes. Admission is free, but space is limited. The dates are as follows:

Thursday, Sept. 22: Join us for a program including Steve Davis on trombone, bassist David Williams, Alvester Garnett on drums, and pianist James Austin.

Thursday, Oct. 20: TBA.

Thursday, Nov. 10: TBA.

Thursday, Dec. 15: TBA.


Houston Person Quartet

NC 350 live at Clement’s Place

In tribute to the late Dr. Clement Alexander Price, who was the founder and director of the Rutgers Institute on Ethnicity, Culture, and the Modern Experience, Newark’s city historian, and a devoted fan of jazz, Clement’s Place features live music every second Friday of the month.

The Houston Person Quartet

Join us for the distinct and expressive soul jazz sounds of Eubie Blake Jazz Award winner Houston Person and The Houston Person Quartet. With his distinctive sassy sound and his expressive style of playing, Eubie Blake Jazz Award winner Houston Person and The Houston Person Quartet are sure to close out NC 350 Live at Clement’s Place with a bang!


Junius Williams

NC 350 live at Clement’s Place

In tribute to the late Dr. Clement Alexander Price, who was the founder and director of the Rutgers Institute on Ethnicity, Culture, and the Modern Experience, Newark’s city historian, and a devoted fan of jazz, Clement’s Place features live music every second Friday of the month.

Return To the Source reunion with Junius Williams

Return to the Source reunites for an unforgettable night of exploring the African-American experience through music. RTS’s repertoire of blues, rhythm and blues, and jazz, is led by NC 350 ‘s very own Junius Williams and includes some of Newark’s preeminent musicians and artists, such as Anthony Jackson, Janet Van Kline, Wincey Terry, Jeff Motley and Jackie Jones.


Jazz Jams

NJPAC’s Jazz Jam Sessions

Celebrating its third season, NJPAC’s free jazz series moves to Clement’s Place, the intimate new club in Newark’s downtown. The series features live music every third Thursday of the month commencing August 18th through December 15th. Co-presented by NJPAC and the Institute of Jazz Studies at Rutgers University-Newark, Jazz Jam Sessions attracts ace musicians from New Jersey and beyond, as well as talented students seeking to play alongside their musical heroes. Admission is free, but space is limited. The dates are as follows:

Thursday, Sept. 22: Join us for a program including Steve Davis on trombone, bassist David Williams, Alvester Garnett on drums, and pianist James Austin.

Thursday, Oct. 20: TBA.

Thursday, Nov. 10: TBA.

Thursday, Dec. 15: TBA.


Jazz Jams

NJPAC’s Jazz Jam Sessions

Celebrating its third season, NJPAC’s free jazz series moves to Clement’s Place, the intimate new club in Newark’s downtown. The series features live music every third Thursday of the month commencing August 18th through December 15th. Co-presented by NJPAC and the Institute of Jazz Studies at Rutgers University-Newark, Jazz Jam Sessions attracts ace musicians from New Jersey and beyond, as well as talented students seeking to play alongside their musical heroes. Admission is free, but space is limited. The dates are as follows:

Thursday, Sept. 22: Join us for a program including Steve Davis on trombone, bassist David Williams, Alvester Garnett on drums, and pianist James Austin.

Thursday, Oct. 20: TBA.

Thursday, Nov. 10: TBA.

Thursday, Dec. 15: TBA.


Bobby Sanabria

NC 350 live at Clement’s Place

In tribute to the late Dr. Clement Alexander Price, who was the founder and director of the Rutgers Institute on Ethnicity, Culture, and the Modern Experience, Newark’s city historian, and a devoted fan of jazz, Clement’s Place features live music every second Friday of the month.

Bobby Sanabria & Quarteto Ach‎é

Grammy nominated percussionist and drummer, Bobby Sanabria and his band Bobby Sanabria&QuartetoAch‎é bring the exciting sounds of Latin jazz right here to Newark. Bobby is a Puerto Rican drummer, whose music is rooted in the Afro-American/ Latino Jazz style and culture. The soulful Latin Jazz artist is a performance you don’t want to miss!


Pop Up Art Show Blue Flyer

Identity + Context

Two multi-talented Newark residents combine their creative force to present "Identity + Context". Noted historian and artist Nell Painter and minister, professor and artist Antoinette Ellis-Williams present their paintings, digital colleagues and other mixed media creations in the tradition of Amiri Baraka of the Spoken Word, and Sarah Vaughn in the spirit of Jazz, at a presentation in celebration of Newark's 350th anniversary. According to Ellis-Williams, “Some of the pieces illustrate the tangled narrative of patriotism and African American identity plus their context. The viewer will notice the beauty and courage of the subjects.

For more info email aelliswilliams@verizon.net or antoinetteelliswilliams.com


Pop Up Art Show Blue Flyer

Identity + Context

Two multi-talented Newark residents combine their creative force to present "Identity + Context". Noted historian and artist Nell Painter and minister, professor and artist Antoinette Ellis-Williams present their paintings, digital colleagues and other mixed media creations in the tradition of Amiri Baraka of the Spoken Word, and Sarah Vaughn in the spirit of Jazz, at a presentation in celebration of Newark's 350th anniversary. According to Ellis-Williams, “Some of the pieces illustrate the tangled narrative of patriotism and African American identity plus their context. The viewer will notice the beauty and courage of the subjects.

For more info email aelliswilliams@verizon.net or antoinetteelliswilliams.com


Steve Davis

NJPAC’s Jazz Jam Sessions

Celebrating its third season, NJPAC’s free jazz series moves to Clement’s Place, the intimate new club in Newark’s downtown. The series features live music every third Thursday of the month commencing August 18th through December 15th. This week, join us for live performances from trombonist Steve Davis, bassist David Williams, Alvester Garnett on drums, and pianist James Austin. Admission is free, but space is limited. Reservations must be made in advance below.

Thursday, Sept. 22: Join us for a program including Steve Davis on trombone, bassist David Williams, Alvester Garnett on drums, and pianist James Austin.


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WBGO’s Newark Stories

In honor of Newark's 350th anniversary, WBGO Jazz 88.3FM will create and present original programming that speaks to the city’s past, present, and future. Newark Stories, a multimedia oral history project, will capture everyday Newarkers’ voices and memories, many culled from other NC350 partners. The Famous, Familiar and Forgotten is a series of long-form pieces that focuses on people and places important to Newark’s history, and will air weekly as part of WBGO’s public affairs programming. Both projects, as well as additional content in and around jazz, will air throughout the year and will be available on the WBGO website.