Stir the soul and enjoy a midday break with some open-air jazz. Members and Newark Residents: FREE Soon-to-be-members & Jazz Lovers: $8
A 2009 Grammy nominee, percussionist Chembo Corniel was born and raised in the Red Hook section of Brooklyn, NY. A proud native of Puerto Rico, he honed his skills at the Harbor Conservatory for the Performing Arts, and also studied with the great Chucho Valdes. Chembo's most recent release, "Land of the Descendants," is a kaleidoscope of diverse musical expressions from across "The Americas."
2019 Jazz in the Garden Summer Concert Series: July 18: Akiko Tsurga (organ) July 25: Chembo Corniel (Latin percussionist) August 1: Etienne Charles (trumpet) August 8: Vanessa Rubin (vocalist)