ProfileIn Partnership with Riverview Jazz Festival – Freddie Hedrix Organ Group Headlines this outdoor in-person performance
7 pm – Drinks, Food, Arts Vendors
8 pm Performance:
An evening with the Freddie Hendrix Organ Group and the Davis Whitfield Trio. Freddie Hendrix, one of the “most in-demand trumpeters in Jazz” boasts performance credits with jazz legends Count Basie Orchestra and The Christian McBride Big Band, and with superstars Aretha Franklin, Stevie Wonder, and Alicia Keys. Davis Whitfield, whose sound has been compared to McCoy Tyner and Thelonius Monk, is an emerging presence in the NYC scene.
Co-presented with Riverview Jazz Festival and Jersey City Jazz Festival.
About the Nimbus Arts Festival:
Nimbus leads Jersey City and statewide audiences back to live performance with the first annual, star-studded, outdoor Nimbus Arts Festival, presented on the Harborside Campus with lead sponsorship by Mack-Cali. With a lineup of nationally-renowned and locally-loved performing artists including Nimbus Dance, Jersey City’s hometown dance company, the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra, co-presentations with Segunda Quimbamba Puerto Rican Folkloric Center, Riverview Jazz Festival, and Hudson West Folk Festival, the Festival offers world-class arts in a laid-back and socially-distanced atmosphere, complete with food trucks, drink refreshments by CoolVines, and artisan vendors. 7 fully produced performances take place over 5 dates throughout the summer in Downtown Jersey City.
Mack-Cali is the lead sponsor of the Nimbus Arts Festival. The Festival is supported by Mayor Steven M. Fulop, the Jersey City Municipal Council, and the Office of Cultural Affairs, the Exchange Place Alliance, LMC – A Lennar Company, and the HK Organization. CoolVines is the Beverage Sponsor of the Nimbus Arts Festival.
Proceeds benefit the Nimbus Scholarship Fund, making access to the dance and arts available to all Jersey City youth.