Jazz House Kids Inside the Jazz Note®
EDUCATiON FUND BENEFiT
Annual Concert + Conversation
with Internationally-renowned Jazz Artist + Cultural Ambassador,
and host, 5-time GRAMMY Award-winning bassist
Get ready for an unforgettable night of music! Once again, JAZZ HOUSE KiDS adds a page to jazz history books during its biggest annual fundraising event! Our very special guest, 9-time GRAMMY Award-winning trumpeter WYNTON MARSALiS, an internationally-acclaimed musician, composer, educator and Managing Director of Jazz at Lincoln Center will join our host, the omnipresent CHRISTIAN McBRiDE. Christian comes to us fresh off his 5th GRAMMY win for Best Improvised Jazz Solo, the first bassist ever to win at this category, and his recent appointment as Artistic Director for the Newport Jazz Festival.
The onstage magic will feature a jaw-dropping CONCERT + CONVERSATION with WYNTON and CHRISTIAN as we celebrate our commitment to jazz education, while launching the new JAZZ HOUSE KIDS MUSiC + EDUCATiON FUND. Representing the next generation of jazz artists, the award-winning JAZZ HOUSE BIG BAND directed by JULIUS TOLENTINO, featuring a singer from the Jazz House Vocal Academy, will take the stage for this can’t-miss musical bonanza.
To cap off the night, Jazz House Kids will present its awards for the second annual James Moody Jazz Scholarship for New Jersey and the annual Musician of Distinction Award.
All proceeds benefit JAZZ HOUSE KIDS Music + Education Fund!