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May 2017

IJS Free Curated Listening Session
Sal Mosca

May 19 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Institute of Jazz Studies, Rutgers Newark - Dana Library; 185 University Avenue
Newark, NJ 07102 United States
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Please join the Institute of Jazz Studies and the Mosca family to celebrate the opening of the Sal Mosca archives on what would have been his 90th birthday. The collection will be on display at the Institute of Jazz Studies, just down the hall from the Dana Library, where we will gather to enjoy hand-picked selections from the collection. Don Messina, Mosca's longtime musical collaborator and bassist, will be our guide for the evening, as he curated and digitized the…

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July 2017

Fascinatin’ Rhythm: Celebrating Ella Fitzgerald on Her Centennial

July 27 @ 6:00 PM
Paul Robeson Galleries – The Main Gallery Express Newark, 54 Halsey St. 3rd Floor
Newark, NJ 07102 United States
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Experience the First Lady of Song in sound and video touching on over 50 years in the career of the woman who, over 20 years after her death, remains the gold standard. Tad Hershorn of the Institute of Jazz Studies on the Rutgers-Newark campus, who photographed Fitzgerald extensively between 1971 and 1991, will provide an evening of songs and reminiscence of this great artist. This event is the first of a three-part series of jazz listening sessions led by Institute…

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October 2017

Institute of Jazz Studies: Monktoberfest – Curated Listening Session

October 6 @ 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Clement’s Place, 15 Washington St.
Newark, NJ United States
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Our Favorite Monk: a curated listening session Join the Institute of Jazz Studies for MONKTOBERFEST, a month-long celebration of Thelonious Monk's centennial! IJS staff, along with students from the jazz history graduate program at Rutgers University - Newark will lead an informal listening session of their favorite recordings by the iconic composer, pianist and band leader Thelonious Monk. Complimentary beverages will be served.

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Institute of Jazz Studies: Monktoberfest – Robin D.G. Kelley and T.S. Monk with Sheila Anderson

October 10 @ 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Express Newark (formerly Hahne’s Department Store), 57 Halsey Street
Newark, NJ 07102 United States
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In Conversation: Robin D.G. Kelley and T.S. Monk with Sheila Anderson Join the Institute of Jazz Studies and The Estate of Thelonious Monk for MONKTOBERFEST, a month-long celebration of Thelonious Monk's centennial! October 10th is the birthday of the iconic composer, pianist and band leader Thelonious Monk and the Institute of Jazz Studies will celebrate the day by presenting a conversation on Monk's life and legacy. Robin D.G. Kelley is a distinguished faculty member at UCLA and is the author…

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Institute of Jazz Studies: Monktoberfest – Piano Summit featuring Orrin Evans & Bruce Barth

October 10 @ 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Clement’s Place, 15 Washington St.
Newark, NJ United States
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Piano Summit featuring Orrin Evans & Bruce Barth Join the Institute of Jazz Studies and The Estate of Thelonious Monk for MONKTOBERFEST, a month-long celebration of Thelonious Monk's centennial! October 10th is the birthday of the iconic composer, pianist and band leader Thelonious Monk. Join piano superstars Orrin Evans and Bruce Barth as they pay homage to the great Thelonious Monk on his 100th birthday. Please RSVP by Sunday, October 8th.  

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