News Room


NEWS ROOM

Welcome to the JAZZ HOUSE KiDS News Room, a resource for members of the news media. Below, please find the latest news, press releases, images, media guidelines, and information about how to get in touch with members of the Public Relations team.

Weekly Newsletter

Introducing our new e-newsletter, “JAZZ HOUSE KiDS on the Sunny Side of the Street.” Here we’ll highlight some of the ways we’ve adjusted to remote learning, our amazing students and faculty and all the special programming we have planned, both online and, looking forward in the calendar, when we can all get together and play music.

Stay healthy and keep on swinging!

PRESS RELEASES

Looking for information about a events, education program, or JAZZ HOUSE KiDS announcement? Brows through our press releases by date.

IMPORTANT MESSAGES

Find and read important messages from JAZZ HOUSE KiDS about current events that may affect our students, events and community.

ARCHIVE

Browse the JAZZ HOUSE KiDS archives and find articles on past events, concerts, educational programs and community work.

2018-2019 JAZZ HOUSE KiDS Annual Impact Report

Review the annual impact report to see how our programs provide for the community, along with a message from JAZZ HOUSE KiDS president Melissa Walker.

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RALPH PUCCI 5th Annual JAZZ SET: 2021 Program Book The JAZZ SET reunites two of the most omnipresent figures and cultural ambassadors of our time: virtuosic bassist, composer and Artistic Director of the Newport Jazz Festival, CHRISTIAN McBRIDE with trumpeter, composer and Managing and Artistic......

FROM THE [home desk] OF OUR PRESiDENT & FOUNDER Dear Friends and Families, The rich tapestry of the practitioners, creators and innovators whose artistry continues to tell the American story and connects us to the world is as vibrant today as ever.  However, few artists have......

Spring Internships: Marketing and Communications, Development and Nonprofit Operations Management JAZZ HOUSE KiDS is a nationally recognized and award-winning nonprofit music education and performance organization headquartered in Montclair, NJ. We seek dynamic and highly motivated individuals for internship positions during the Spring of 2021. Internships......

START YOUR DAY SWiNGING! JAZZ HOUSE Spotify Playlist #2: CHRISTIAN McBRIDE Take a listen to our new playlist featuring our very own JAZZ HOUSE KiDS Artistic Director, six-time GRAMMY Award-winning bassist and composer, CHRISTIAN McBRIDE. The collection is curated by JAZZ HOUSE founder + president......

FROM THE [home desk] OF OUR PRESiDENT & FOUNDER Dear Friends and Families, I write you sharing personal stories about two remarkable individuals who have influenced my life — a poignant reminder of the magic in the Power of Music. Each of us live lives......

Have you heard?  Introducing our very first JAZZ HOUSE Spotify Playlist! CHRISTIAN McBRIDE curates a special playlist for us ahead of his upcoming performance with acclaimed trumpeter WYNTON MARSALIS at the RALPH PUCCI 5th Annual Jazz Set.  Christian’s playlist draws from Wynton’s impressive career — 11 songs that offer just a......

SPECIAL EVENT with Christian McBride and Wynton Marsalis! Ralph Pucci International Hosts its 5th Annual JAZZ SET on Wednesday, March 31, The Lowdown: Conversations with Christian® featuring Wynton Marsalis, live-streamed for all ticket holders. Adding momentum to this year’s JAZZ SET, the legacy of McBRIDE......

Details at-a-glance On-site location, Montclair NJ Full-time, exempt position 4-year degree required; master’s degree preferred For priority consideration, please submit your application by February 5, 2021 We currently work remotely, due to COVID-19, and will reevaluate in-office and on-site programming this spring. Summary JAZZ HOUSE......

FROM THE [home desk] OF OUR PRESiDENT & FOUNDER Dear friends and families, I send my grateful thanks to the many friends, fans and supporters of the JAZZ HOUSE who so generously helped us close out the most devastating year of our lifetime with gifts......

JAZZ HOUSE KiDS is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as......

FROM THE [home desk] OF OUR PRESiDENT & FOUNDER Dear friends and families, We’re in the home stretch! With a little more than three weeks left in 2020, I’m sure like many of you, I can’t wait to rip out (and rip up) this calendar......

FROM THE [home desk] OF OUR PRESiDENT & FOUNDER Dear friends and families, This Thanksgiving, I reflect upon the spirit of GRATITUDE, a gorgeous word that holds so much meaning. At the JAZZ HOUSE, I am thankful every day for our small but mighty creative......