MONTCLAIR JAZZ FESTIVAL

Click here for highlights from the 2014 Montclair Jazz Festival.

Just announced for 2015:
JUST ADDED! John Pizzarelli, the world-renowned jazz guitarist and singer, joins Paquito D'Rivera, Christian McBride Big Band, Melissa Walker, and our amazing faculty of the best of today's jazz, along with 140 of the hippest young men and women musicians anywhere.

 

A WORLD CLASS FESTIVAL IN YOUR OWN BACKYARD.

This year’s stellar lineup includes:

JOHN PIZZARELLI
PAQUITO D'RIVERA
CHRISTIAN MCBRIDE BIG BAND
MELISSA WALKER
MORE WILL BE ANNOUNCED SOON

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


MEET OUR GENEROUS SPONSORS:

PRESENTED BY

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WITH GENEROUS SUPPORT FROM:

 
 

Nestled in the idyllic 17 acre Nishuane Park, the Montclair Jazz Festival, presented by Bravitas/Silver Family Foundation and 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 Montclair Jazz Festival is the largest one-day event held in Montclair.

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 SIXTH year, the Montclair Jazz Festival on Saturday, August 15, 2015 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