Jazzmobile Arrives in Newark

Tuesday, August 26, 2008

Newark, New Jersey used to be a hotbed for jazz -- it was the birthplace of jazz singer Sarah Vaughan and hosted swinging clubs along its piers. But the Newark riots destroyed all that.

This summer, jazz returned to the city through Jazzmobile -- a program founded over 40 years ago to bring jazz to under-served neighborhoods. Heather Haddon found out how Newark is staging a jazz resurrection.

More about Jazzmobile

Watch the slideshow


More in:

Leave a Comment

Email addresses are required but never displayed.

Get the WNYC Morning Brief in your inbox.
We'll send you our top 5 stories every day, plus breaking news and weather.


Latest Newscast




WNYC is supported by the Charles H. Revson Foundation: Because a great city needs an informed and engaged public


Supported by