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NJPAC Adds Jazz Shows
to 2021 Line-Up

The New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) welcomes live, in-person jazz back to its stage throughout 2021. Celebrating its 10th anniversary is the annual TD James Moody Jazz Festival showcasing an all-star lineup of the country’s best musicians, held Nov 5-21, including the award-winning Maria Schneider Orchestra, and the New Jersey premiere of Christian McBride’s The Movement Revisited. For a complete schedule and information about the programs, visit NJPAC.org/jazz

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Want more?

There’s even more new jazz on public radio. Every weekend on the PRX network, Jeff Hanley hosts Jazz After Hours, 8 hours of fresh jazz programming. Jazz After Hours shines a bright light on the latest new jazz releases. It’s your chance to hear the most exciting emerging artists and new music from living legends who are still making music. Find a station airing the show, or listen to the on demand stream at jazzafterhours.net.

Live performance is the best way to enjoy today's new jazz.
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Where's the jazz
Each week we deliver an hour of new jazz on public radio.
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What we played
New Faces - Cory

Your music on Jazz Happening Now

Are you a jazz musician with a new record you want the world to hear? We accept submissions of new jazz for airplay. No record promoter is required to have your music considered. The only requirements: quality, musicianship and originality. Our mission is to support and encourage the creation of fresh new jazz. Your new music could be broadcast and streamed worldwide on the PRX network.

We do not accept physical copies. In the interest of everyone’s safety, your budget, and the environment, only digital submissions are accepted. We accept studio quality recordings, in .wav, .mp3, .mp4, or .aiff file formats, delivered by download. Files must be properly named and accompanied by a one-sheet of information about you and your music. Questions? Contact us through the contact form below. We look forward to hearing your new music.

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