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We invite you to become our partner in presenting world-class jazz and effective music education programs for area youth. Your donation, no matter the size, will help us as we to transition to live events once again.  Become a supporting member today!

View all of our summer of jazz events

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A Summer of Jazz

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To all of our dedicated Supporting Members and Patrons, we could not fulfill our mission without you!

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Red Bank's West Side "Johnny Jazz Park "
Begins July 31

Jazz in the park

Begins July 14 at Riverside Gardens Park

jazz arts jams

Monday Evenings Beginning July 18 
A traditional, Old-School Jam Session
for musicians of all ages and abilities.   

Summer Jazz Café 

Begins July 15 at Two River Theater


Our 2022 Sumer of Jazz kicks off with Jazz in the Park a series of
Free Concerts: Thursdays at 7:00pm at Red Bank's Riverside Gardens Park

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July 14

Jazz Arts Project Presents:  
The Garden State Jazz Orchestra
Thursday July 14, 7:00pm
Riverside Gardens Park - Red Bank, NJ.


July 21

Carrie Jackson
& Jazzin All Stars

July 28

Audra Muriel
& A Real Human Jazz Band


August 4

David Cedeño
& his Combo

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August 11

Line Drive

August 18

Stephane Wrembel

Summer Jazz Café 

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July 15 & 16

Summer Jazz Café is back! Just like in the “before times.”  This event remains a popular cultural magnet and had been named a "Pick of the Year" by Tri-City News. It is a great night out with family and friends or a fun date night on a summer's eve. Drop in after dinner or begin your night on the town enjoying live, world-class Jazz artists in a cozy café setting.  


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Two River Theater
21 Bridge Ave Red Bank, NJ

July 22 & 23

July 11 - 22

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Free Middle School
Summer Music Camp 


 Veteran Jazz master
Warren Vaché
Friday with Houston Person
Saturday with Grant Stewart

Tardo Hammer - Piano
Earl Sauls - Bass
Steve Williams - Drums


NOTICE: Due to unforeseen circumstances, Charanée Wade is unable to grace the stage on July 15 and July 16 due to medical reasons. With Charanée's support, Jazz Arts Project has arranged for the dynamic composer, vocalist, and multi-instrumentalist:

Camille Thurman
 with the Darrell Green Trio


July 29 & 30


Legends & Lions of Jazz
with Jazz Trumpet Master & Legend
Jon Faddis

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Jazz Arts Academy
Summer Session


July 25 - 29

with an opening showcase set by              Jazz Arts Academy Students

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Monday Evenings at 7pm Beginning July 18 
A traditional, Old-School Jam Session hosted by Mike Lee. 
or jazz instrumentalists: High School students and Adults. With no audience you can hone your craft and play in a safe, fun and no-pressure atmosphere. 

Anchor 4
A series of communitiy concerts on the west side of Red Bank in "Johnny Jazz" park. Four Sunday afternoons culminating on Count Basie's Birthdate with a special all afternoon celebration kicking off at One O'Clock Jump" of course!

July 31 at 3:00 pm

These events are made possible in part by a special arts renew grant from Monmouth Arts.

Vincent Herring Quartet
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August 7 at 3:00 pm

NJPAC City Verses:
Jazz and Poetry
With Mark Gross & Brandon McCune
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August 14 at 3:00 pm

In Partnership with:

Red Bank Parks & Recreation

Red Bank Basie 365 Committee

T. Thomas Fortune Cultural Center

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Robby Ameen Afro-Cuban band

With Edsel Gomez piano & Rubén Rodriguez bass

August 21 at 1:00 pm

One O'Clock Jump! Celebrate Count Basie's Birthday with an all day event - multiple bands and more surprises including:

Jazz Arts Academy Allstars


The Chuck lambert Band

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Radam Schwartz Organ Big Band

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