- Times: From: 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
- From: October 24, 2017 to October 24, 2017
- Admission: $29 - $89
- Location: New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC)
- Address: 1 Center Street, Newark, NJ 07102
This 15th Anniversary Gala Concert will feature rising singer-songwriter and 2016 GRAMMY nominee Andra Day, credited by NPR with "Eartha Kitt's unflappable confidence, Amy Winehouse's effortless grasp of classic jazz, Billie Holiday's access to raw emotion, and Adele's range and pop sensibility"; six-time GRAMMY-winning sax legend David Sanborn, a best-selling recording artist known for his smooth take on pop, R&B and traditional jazz; GRAMMY-nominated “Queen of Percussion” Sheila E, whose early work with Prince led to her own successful solo career, including the chart-topping “The Glamorous Life”; NEA Jazz Master and nine-time GRAMMY-nominated pianist Kenny Barron; and virtuoso bassist, composer and bandleader Christian McBride, a five-time GRAMMY winner, the artistic director of JAZZ HOUSE KiDS and NJPAC’s Jazz Advisor.