Adventurous music from Noriega Trio at Montclair Public Library

Oscar Noriega Trio Tuesday, July 25, 7 p.m. Montclair Public Library, on the plaza 50 South Fullerton Ave. info@seedartists.org, 862-621-9761by GWEN OREL orel@montclairlocal.newsAdventurous jazz doesn’t mean “crazy, seemingly random squawking,” says Chris Napierala, creative director...

Montclair’s Center Stage takes center stage

by Antoinette Martinfor Montclair Local Everything was clicking at Montclair Center Stage on Church Street. Tim Gysin, a 22-year-old singer with a repertoire of 300 pop/rock tunes and killer keyboard technique, was captivating the early-evening...

Culture in brief: Montclair boys to perform in The Clair Concert tonight

Tonight, Friday, July 7, at 7 p.m., Samad Savage and other acts will perform in a concert at the Wellmont, 5 Seymour St., called “The Clair Concert.” The title is from Savage’s video “The Clair,”...

Remembering former Montclairite, jazz great Geri Allen

By GWEN OREL orel@montclairlocal.newsMany Montclairites and jazz fans are mourning the death of pianist Geri Allen, a onetime resident here, who died on Tuesday, June 27, at the age 0f 60, from complications of cancer.The...

Digging hometown with his homies: Montclairite puts on The Clair Concert

'The Clair Concert' Samad Savage, Tennis Boys, Jason Jackson, Driicky Graham, Jay Illicit, Leah Jenea, Beat Lampers, Bleszt, IB Mattic, J. I. JA.Friday, July 7, 7 p.m.Wellmont Theater, 5 Seymour St. Wellmonttheater.comBy GWEN OREL orel@montclairlocal.newsSo...

Montclair made beautiful music

Last Wednesday, June 21, musicians popped up all over Montclair to celebrate the fourthannual Montclair Make Music Day.The event is part of the global celebration Make Music Day, which always takes place on the...

Montclair’s “Frontline March for the Arts” postponed until August

The Frontline for the Arts march, originally scheduled for June 24, has been postponed until Aug. 12. Among the reasons the march has been postponed is that Congress increased the NEA’s budget for FY17,...

Montclair Make Music Day is coming

The streets will be alive with the sounds of music on Wednesday, June 21, during Montclair Make Music Day. The event, which starts at 8 a.m. the Upper Montclair train station and ends around...

The brain makes beautiful music: Lois Svard will speak at the Taubman Piano Festival...

Taubman Piano Festival Friday-Sunday, June 23-25 Cali School of Music“Neuroscience and Piano Performance” Dr. Lois Svard Friday, June 23, 1-2:15 p.m., G-55 Montclair State University 1 Normal Ave.sites.google.com/site/taubmanfestival2017Information: Artistic Director David Witten, wittend@montclair.edu or 973-652-4217By GWEN...

Playing piano on Father’s Day in Montclair, for a cause

The young piano students of Thomas Parente will perform in a fundraiser for Toni’s Kitchen on Sunday, June 18, at 1:30 p.m., at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation at Montclair, 67 Church St. Freewill donations...