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Art Meets Jazz
Art Meets Jazz update

We are so sorry to announce that, due to extreme technical difficulties, our beloved Art Meets Jazz evening must be postponed.

We know there is much anticipation for this wonderful concert, and we will let you know as soon as it's rescheduled.

An Evening with Breakout Jazz Pianist and Composer Isaiah J. Thompson
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MAM’s 4th Annual Art Meets Jazz features rising star jazz pianist and composer, Isaiah J. Thompson! Newark’s First Lady of Jazz, Dorthaan Kirk will introduce Thompson and friends for this extraordinary evening at MAM. Thompson will be joined by TJ Reddick on drums and Philip Norris on bass.
Isaiah J. Thompson

As a young artist on the verge of international stardom, Thompson is poised to engage the world of Jazz. A graduate of Julliard with roots in West Orange, Thompson developed his early talent for Jazz at NJPAC Jazz for Teens and Jazz House Kids.

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Thompson received the 2018 Lincoln Center Emerging Artist Award and has performed with many jazz legends, including former Art Meets Jazz performer Steve Turre, Christian McBride, John Pizzarelli, and Buster Williams. He is an advocate for diversity in his field and community.
Presented in partnership with the AACC

The African American Cultural Committee at MAM is a group of dedicated artists, community leaders, and volunteers who are engaged in the life of the Museum. 

AACC and band members at the Reggie Workman event in 2020.
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Relive years of Art Meets Jazz
2021 marks the 4th annual Art Meets Jazz presented in partnership with the AACC. Explore years of jazz artists gracing MAM's stage.