The Jazz Session #630: 2023 TD James Moody Jazz Fest Preview

This episode of The Jazz Session is sponsored by the TD James Moody Jazz Festival at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center. The festival runs from November 3 through 19 and features a who’s who of talent from the jazz world and beyond. Performers include Dee Dee Bridgewater with Bill Charlap; Take 6; Abdullah Ibrahim; Gladys Knight; Dave Grusin; Cyrus Chestnut; Steve Turre; Christian McBride with Savion Glover; and many more. Tickets and a full schedule of performances are available at This episode features interviews with Abdullah Ibrahim, Bill Charlap, Claude McKnight from Take 6, and Dave Grusin.


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