MONTCLAIR JAZZ FESTIVAL

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Christian McBride, Melissa Walker, John Scofield, Antonio Sanchez, Chuchito Valdés, Bruce Williams and others join our amazing faculty of the best of today's jazz, and 140 of the hippest young men and women musicians anywhere.

 

A WORLD CLASS FESTIVAL IN YOUR OWN BACKYARD.

This year’s stellar lineup includes:

CHRISTIAN MCBRIDE
JOHN SCOFIELD
CHUCHITO VALDES
MELISSA WALKER
BRUCE WILLIAMS

and more than
100 young, aspiring jazz musicians
who study with Jazz House Kids.


MEET OUR GENEROUS SPONSORS:

 
 

Nestled in the idyllic 17 acre Nishuane Park, the Montclair Jazz Festival produced by Jazz House Kids, has grown from a small community event to a major cultural offering attracting a wide audience from across the region. The 2014 Montclair Jazz Festival is expected to attract more than 5,000 people for the full day of festivities. 

CHRISTIAN MCBRIDE, GRAMMY AWARD-WINNING BASSIST, FESTIVAL HOST AND ARTISTIC DIRECTOR

CHRISTIAN MCBRIDE, GRAMMY AWARD-WINNING BASSIST, FESTIVAL HOST AND ARTISTIC DIRECTOR

 S. EPATHA MERKERSON,  EMMY AND GOLDEN GLOBE WINNING ACTOR, MISTRESS OF CEREMONIES

 S. EPATHA MERKERSON,  EMMY AND GOLDEN GLOBE WINNING ACTOR, MISTRESS OF CEREMONIES

Now in its fifth year, the Montclair Jazz Festival on Saturday, August 16, 2014 in Montclair, New Jersey is a free, eight-hour music event produced by Jazz House Kids attracting national and international headliners.

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Produced by Jazz House Kids
347 Bloomfield Ave, Montclair, NJ 07042
(973) 744-2273