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BRIGHT MOMENTS! Celebrating Dorthaan at 80

April 28 @ 7:30 pm

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Join Cassandra Wilson, Jimmy Heath, Geri Allen, Don Braden and more jazz greats for this musical celebration of Dorthaan Kirk, “Newark’s First Lady of Jazz.” Acclaimed saxophonist Don Braden will act as music director for the evening, dedicated to the life and work of jazz champion and WBGO-FM 88.3 co-founder Dorthaan Kirk. This one-night-only concert will bring together some of the brightest stars of contemporary jazz: two-time GRAMMY-winning song stylist Cassandra Wilson; saxophonist, composer and NEA Jazz Master Jimmy Heath; GRAMMY-nominated pianist-composer Geri Allen, and other artists to be announced.

Sale Dates and Times:

Public Onsale : Fri, 19 May 2017 at 10:00 AM

Local Pre-sale : Thu, 18 May 2017 at 10:00 AM


April 28
7:30 pm


New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC)
1 Center St
Newark, NJ 07102 United States


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