A wealth of top jazz artists will perform at the Seventh Annual Oskar Schindler Performing Arts Center Jazz Festival, Sept. 12 and 13. Among those appearing at the OSPAC amphitheater, 4 Boland Drive (off Prospect Avenue near Route 280) in West Orange, are the Dizzy Gillespie
All Stars with bassist John Lee
and trumpeter Claudio Roditi
and the New York Voices, which includes Darmon Meader
and Kim Nazarian
. Show times are 12:30 to 7 p.m. On Saturday, catch the Gillespie band, singer Pam Purvis
and saxophonist Bob Ackerman
, guitarist Dave Stryker
and the West Orange All Stars and drummer Cecil Brooks III
lll's Quartet, featuring tenor saxophone favorite Houston Person
Sunday's schedule boasts the New York Voices, saxophonist Dave Liebman
, Oscar Perez
's Nuevo Comienzo and others. The festival also offers numerous food booths and arts and crafts presenters. Large-scale tents will be installed in the event of rain. The fest remains a bargain at $10 for adults, $5 for seniors, children free. Bring lawn chairs.
Call (973) 669-7385.