Were you at OSPAC on Tuesday night? It was amazing to hear the power, beauty and soul of the great Ester Rada in her New Jersey debut.
Have you heard? Ester Rada is coming to West Orange this Tuesday night to launch the summer series of Roots and Ribs at OSPAC.
The Oskar Schindler Performing Arts Center launches its summer-long music series with Israeli Soul singer Ester Rada July 2 at 7 p.m. New Jersey Arts Incubator Executive Director Susan Anderson said the scenic outdoor music venue will welcome the Wallace Roney Orchestra performing long-lost Wayne Shorter compositions on July 4, classical pianist Taka Kigawa on July 5 and a night of Cuban piano with Chuchito Valdes, Manuel Valera and Aruan Ortiz on July 6. Producer Jim Luce said the series will feature nearly two dozen events including the OSPAC Guitar Festival Aug. 3, and the 11th annual OSPAC Jazz Festival Sept. 1. For more info, visit www.njai.org/events/. — at OSPAC.