May 19, 2016
Alexander Kasser Theater at Montclair State University – Montclair, NJ
Internationally-renowned jazz artist and cultural ambassador Wynton Marsalis (Managing & Artistic Director of Jazz at Lincoln Center) and event host, 5-time GRAMMY winning bassist & Jazz House Kids Artistic Chair Christian McBride, meet onstage for a candid concert + conversation during Jazz House Kids’ 9th Annual Inside the Jazz Note Education Fund Benefit on May 19, 2016 at the Alexander Kasser Theater in Montclair State University. The evening featured performances by the award-winning Jazz House Big Band directed by Julius Tolentino, and an awards presentation for the Musician of Distinction Award and the James Moody Jazz Scholarship for New Jersey. 100% of the night’s proceeds support the Jazz House Kids Music + Education Fund. Event Chair: TD Bank.
- Christian McBride – bass