PRESS + MEDIA
2021 MONTCLAIR JAZZ FESTIVAL PRESS RELEASE
This mega event is produced annually by JAZZ HOUSE KiDS, one of the nation’s foremost jazz education organizations for young people, teaming up with its Artistic Director and festival curator, 7x GRAMMY Award-winning bassist CHRISTIAN McBRIDE. The 12th-annual MONTCLAIR JAZZ FEST isn’t wasting any time making up for a year without live jazz. This year the MONTCLAIR JAZZ FEST spreads to 35 hours of great live jazz, spanning three months, starting with two Thursday evening concerts in July and two full Saturdays of performances in August, leading up to an extravaganza Grand Finale of Events the week of September 20th.
2019 MONTCLAIR JAZZ FESTIVAL PRESS RELEASE
The two-week 10th Anniversary MONTCLAIR JAZZ FESTIVAL, produced by JAZZ HOUSE KiDS features Emmy® and Golden Globe®-winning actress S. Epatha Merkerson internationally renowned jazz musicians, and up-and-coming jazz stars of the future: the students of JAZZ HOUSE KiDS. Artistic Direction by GRAMMY® award-winning bassist Christian McBride.