Produced by The Jazz House Kids
Saturday, August 12
LACKAWANNA BLOCK PARTY
An all-day mini-fest capped off by the return of DJ Brother Mister, aka, Christian McBride's funky dance party!
AN ALL DAY BLOCK PARTY SPECIAL ARTISTS + OUR JAZZ HOUSE SUMMER STUDENTS + DJ BROTHER MISTER.
Saturday, August 12 | 12:00 - 10:00 pm
Starting at 12 noon, the Lackawanna stage will feature student musicians taking part in the JAZZ HOUSE Summer Workshop (12-4 pm). As the sun sets (4-7pm), our special guest artists will hit the stage. Stayed connected on who are special artists will be.
Capping off the summer series at 7:00 pm, the town will once again get its groove on for an incredible, diverse and inter-generational boogie fest and one of
the largest street dance parties Montclair has ever seen, featuring DJ Brother Mister, aka CHRISTIAN McBRIDE, MONTCLAIR JAZZ FESTIVAL and JAZZ HOUSE KiDS artistic director and 8-time GRAMMY Award-winning bassist. McBride, a huge fan of this genre, will be spinning his old school soul and funk favorites all night long and, often,
playing along, embellishing the bass line with his masterful skill.
No Tickets Required
Beach and Lawn Chairs Welcome
Pop-Up Tents and Beach Umbrellas Prohibited
GET IN THE ZONE!
AN AFTERNOON OF FAMILY FUN
Bring your wee be-boppers to the FAMILY JAZZ DISCOVERY ZONE, a special place where kids and their families can gather to play, improvise, create, make new friends and of course, share our passion for jazz!
AUGUST 12 | 12 NOON - 5:00 PM
FAMILY JAZZ DISCOVERY ZONE
JAZZ HOUSE EMERGING MUSICIANS
Keeping in the 14 year tradition of the MONTCLAIR JAZZ FEST, student ensembles from the JAZZ HOUSE Summer Workshop will take the Lackawanna Block Party stage throughout the afternoon starting at noon on Saturday. Directed by trumpeter and educator TED CHUBB, the award-winning workshop continues on the campus of Montclair State University for two sessions. Each intensive session immerses students in the art of jazz performance and helps them become well-rounded musicians through masterclasses with acclaimed guest artists, workshops, ensemble performances and jam sessions with professional musicians.
DJ BROTHER MISTER
Dance with DJ Brother Mister who will be capping off the summer series. Join us for with an old school funk + soul party featuring DJ Brother Mister aka 8x GRAMMY winner CHRISTIAN McBRIDE.