You Bring the Kids, We'll Bring the Jazz
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!
Admission is FREE
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.
July 1st, 1:30pm - Chembo Corniel Quintet
Having Fun with Latin Jazz: Fusing Jazz Harmonies with Afro-Caribbean Rhythms (best for Ages 7-11)
The Waterfront, 2 Grafton Ave, Newark, NJ 07104
August 5th, 1:30pm - Jerome Jennings
Jersey Jazzed Up: The Music of New Jersey Jazz Artist (best for Ages 7-11)
Livingston Public Library, 10 Robert H. Harp Dr., Livingston, NJ 07039
August 12th, 1:30pm - Vince Ector
What is Jazz? A Multicultural Music Experience (best for Ages 7-11)
The Clubhouse Center & Auditorium, 205 Spruce St., Newark, NJ 07108
Free Transportation for Groups and Schools!
Bring your group or school, and you can reserve great seats - and even apply for free transportation to and from WBGO Kids Jazz Concerts. Thanks to the generosity and vision of the Agnes Varis Charitable Trust, NJ schools, established groups, and 501(c)(3) organizations who work with kids can get funding to bring kids and their families to these shows.
Lead support for the WBGO Kids Jazz Concert Series comes from:
Agnes Varis Charitable Trust - Supporting Affordable Access to the Arts, Education, and Healthcare
With support from:
Robert A. Mills Foundation
Anita B. and Howard S. Richmond Foundation
The Turrell Fund
The Edward W. and Stella C. Van Houten Memorial Fund
Lillian P. Schenck Charitable Trust Fund
Sylvan C. Coleman Foundation
NJPAC Wells Fargo Jazz for Teens
For more information on the WBGO Kids Jazz Concert Series, please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or call (973) 643-4763.