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Love Jazz? Rutgers in Newark Is the Place for You

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(Newark, N.J.)  — If you love hearing jazz, talking  jazz, and being around other jazz lovers, then head to Rutgers University in Newark. The Institute of Jazz Studies (IJS) at Rutgers in Newark has announced its 2009/2010 slate of jazz events and its “Jazz from the Archives” radio series, which is broadcast on WBGO-FM 88.3, every Sunday, 11 p.m. – 12 a.m. The series is produced and hosted by the IJS.

All of the talks and performances are open to the public free of charge. Programs, dates and locations are subject to change; for updated information and additional events, visit www.newark.rutgers.edu/arts.  John Cotton Dana Library is wheelchair-accessible.

 

JAZZ DIALOGUES: INTIMATE IMPROVISATIONS

A concert series in an intimate setting; each performance includes an interview with the artist and a Q & A; see  http://newarkwww.rutgers.edu:80/IJS/dialogues/index.html

Dana Room, Dana Library 4th floor, 185 University Ave., Newark, 2-3:30 p.m., 973/353-5595

 

Oct. 14: CHRISTIAN MCBRIDE;

Nov. 18: WARREN VACHÉ; 

March 24, 2010: ANAT COHEN

ADDITIONAL JAZZ PERFORMANCES

·Oct. 22, 2 p.m., The Four Corners Project, jazz that interprets Afro-Cuban, Brazilian, Middle Eastern and European traditions and culture.

      Rutgers Center for Law and Justice Atrium, 123 Washington St.

 

·Dec. 9, 2:30 – 4 p.m., Jazz with Rutgers Professor Lewis Porter, piano, and Dave Liebman, saxophone.

      Dana Room, Dana Library

 

JAZZ RESEARCH ROUNDTABLES

Dana Room, Dana Library 4th floor, 185 University Ave., Newark, 7 p.m., 973/353-5595

Free and open to the public.

 

·         Sept. 23: Pianist Marty Napoleon and Trumpeter Randy Sandke: Interview and Performance

 

  • Oct.  14: Allen Lowe: When Did the Blues Leave? Looking at Down From Up
  • Nov. 11: Bassist Chris White: A Life in Jazz
  • Dec. 9: Paul Brady: Django and Dizzy
  • Jan. 20, 2010: Sean Lorre: Guitarist Marc Ribot
  • Feb. 10, 2010: Alex Rodriguez: White and Blue: The Jazz Legacy of Jack Teagarden
  • March 24, 2010: to be announced
  • April 21, 2010: to be announced

 

JAZZ FROM THE ARCHIVES

WBGO-FM 88.3, Sunday, 11 p.m. – 12 a.m. (produced and hosted by the IJS)

 

GETTING TO RUTGERS UNIVERSITY IN NEWARK

 

BY MASS TRANSIT: Rutgers-Newark can be reached by New Jersey Transit buses and trains, the PATH train and Amtrak from New York City, and by the Newark Light Rail, Washington Street Station or Broad Street Station.

BY CAR: Rutgers-Newark can be reached by the Garden State Parkway, New Jersey Turnpike, Routes 95, 21, 78, and 280, and the Lincoln and Holland tunnels. Metered parking is available on University Avenue. Other parking: Rutgers-Newark’s parking garage (200 University Ave.) or the Bradley Hall Lot. Printable  maps and driving directions at: www.newark.rutgers.edu/maps/index.php.

 

Carla Capizzi 973-353-5263