4th Annual TD Moody Jazz Festival Coming to Newark Nov. 4-15

4th Annual TD Moody Jazz Festival Coming to Newark Nov. 4-15

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The fourth annual TD James Moody Jazz Festival will take place Nov. 4-15, on and off the NJPAC (New Jersey Performing Arts Center) campus in downtown Newark, N.J.

Tony Bennett headlines this year's festival with performances on November 12 and 13. The festival is also the site of one of three Frank Sinatra centennial concerts planned this season: “The Real Sinatra Songbook,” on Nov. 9. The second installment of a new series, “One on One with Christian McBride,” will feature keyboardist Bruce Hornsby on Nov. 12 for music and talk. Also planned are performances featuring Judy Carmichael, Dianne Reeves, Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings, Bill Charlap, the T.S. Monk Sextet and Dorado Schmitt & Django Festival Allstars.

Festival-goers can also enjoy Sunday brunch concerts at Dorthaan's Place in NICO Kitchen + Bar, as well as performances by five female singers during the Sarah Vaughan International Jazz Vocal Competition on the festival's final day. Another centennial, this one in honor of Billie Holiday, takes place on Nov. 14.

For additional information and up-to-the-minute updates, visit NJPAC or call 1-888-GO-NJPAC (888-466-5722).