Connecting great music which is food for the soul, with a gift from the heart

Hub City Jazz Festival, Inc. began in 2004 with modest goals. It was the brainchild of Allen McGriff, a local New Brunswick, NJ entrepreneur and Mason. Originally called the New Brunswick Jazz Festival, it was a fundraiser for the Progressive Temple Lodge. The festival was a two day weekend event featuring local artists including talented high school musicians. After 5 years, the festival outgrew its original venue...

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Educating Kids Through Jazz Music

Jazz is an essential American art form. A priority of Hub City Jazz Festival's mission is to provide educational outreach opportunities to New Jersey area students that will communicate the music’s essence and cultural significance while contributing to the growth of a new audience.

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12th Annual Hub City Jazz Festival

Hub City Jazz Festival


12th Annual Hub City Jazz Festival

Nov 3-6, 2016 | $55 - $125 | Hyatt Regency New Brunswick

This four-day event begins on Thursday night with FREE LIVE JAZZ performances at restaurant venues in the heart of downtown New Brunswick, NJ.

Featuring some of the biggest names in contemporary jazz--Incognito featuring Maysa, Walter Beasley, Tom Browne, and The Hub City Jazz All Stars featuring Radam Schwartz, Dave Stryker, Bruce Williams, Andrea Brachfield, Cecil Brooks

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Financial support of the New Brunswick District Schools band and performances.

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Children Learn Jazz

Master classes focused in improvisation thru public schools summer music camps.

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Hub City Jazz members enjoy key benefits while supporting jazz through performance and outreach programs.

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PO Box 1910
New Brunswick, NJ 08901

(732) 800-1482

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