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A Century of Sinatra

A Century of Sinatra Night and Day with WBGO’s Champions of Jazz By Andy Clurfeld It’s quarter to 3:00, and there are quite a few people in the place preparing for the night’s festivities, a high-toned, raise-the-rafters bash that will ...

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Events Summer 2015

June WHO: Keith Sweat & Brian McKnight WHAT: Live On Stage WHEN: Fri. 6/12 • 8:00 PM WHERE: NJPAC/Prudential Hall R&B singer-songwriters Keith Sweat and Brian McKnight join forces on the Prudential Hall stage. Sweat has released five albums, starting ...

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Change Scenery – Summer 2015

June WHO: Michael Jackson WHAT: Invincible: A Glorious Tribute WHEN: Sat. 6/13 • 8:00 PM WHERE: NJPAC/Prudential Hall The #1 tribute show dedicated to the King of Pop, Invincible honors this phenomenal talent from his early days in the Jackson ...

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West Market Miracle

West Market Miracle Bethany Baptist plays a different kind of “soul” music By Andy Clurfeld We are back!” exclaims Barbara Roberts, standing steps from the altar at Bethany Baptist Church on this take of a “First Night” in Newark. “Welcome, ...

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The Lion & The Brute

The Lion & The Brute A chance meeting in Newark 100 years ago left an indelible mark on the world of jazz By Mark Stewart Jazz immortals James P. Johnson and Willie Smith were destined to cross paths. That they ...

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       ALL THE WAY.  FULL OUT.  ALL THE TIME. An 18 karat crew powers the planet’s best jazz station. By Andy Clurfeld Andrew Meyer strides into the WBGO studios in downtown Newark one recent morning with his game ...

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