WBGO Kids Jazz Spring 2017
Date(s): April 8, 2017 at 1:30pm - June 3, 2017 at 3:00pm
Location: see description
The WBGO Kids Jazz Concert Series brings world-renowned jazz musicians to concert halls and venues throughout Essex County, New Jersey. These hour-long concerts give young listeners the chance to discover the enjoyment of jazz, improvisation, and musical collaboration. Come join us!
Our concerts are held once a month on Saturdays. Doors open at 1pm, and concerts start at 1:30. Adults must be accompanied by at least one child. All our venues are handicapped accessible, and sign language interpretation of performances is available with sufficient lead time.
Bring a group of 15 or more, and you can reserve free seats! Email email@example.com or call (973) 643-4763. There's even free transportation funding for groups and schools.
SCHEDULE FOR SPRING 2017
- March 4th, 1:30pm - Camille Thurman
Rhythm and Justice: Music as a Voice of Social Consciousness (best for ages 12-18)
Montclair Art Museum, 3 South Moutain Ave., Montclair, NJ 07042
- April 8th, 1:30pm - Dion Parson
The Rhythms of West Africa and the Caribbean and their influence on Jazz, America's True Art Form (best for ages 14-18)
NJPAC, 1 Center St., Newark, NJ 07102
- May 6th, 1:30pm - Melissa Walker & Jazz House Kids
Let's Build a Jazz House - Celebrating the 15-Year Anniversary of Jazz House Kids and WBGO (best for ages 7-11)
Newark Symphony Hall, 1020 Broad St., Newark, NJ 07102
- June 3rd, 1:30pm - Timbalooloo with Oran Etkin
Oran and Clara Net travel the World and Share Melodies, Rhythms and Stories of their Travels(best for Ages 7-11)
Newark Museum, 49 Washington St., Newark, NJ 07102