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Jazz 'n the Hall Concert Series

The Jazz 'n the Hall concert series brings world renown jazz ensembles to the Seton Hall community.

All concerts take place at the South Orange Performing Arts Center (SOPAC) at 7:30 p.m. For tickets, contact the SOPAC box office: (973) 313-2787 and Regular admission $25; Seniors and Alumni $15; SHU Employees with ID $8; and Non-SHU students with ID $8 (admission includes SOPAC facility fee).

All Jazz 'n the Hall concerts are FREE to SHU students with their SHU ID.

For more information, call Gloria Thurmond, Program Director: (973) 275-2746 or email

2018 – 2019 SeasonPhoto of the alumni jazz band

Seton Hall University Alumni Jazz

Tuesday, March 26, 2019
7:30 p.m.


SHU Alumni Jazz is a marvelously entertaining ensemble of highly talented and passionate young jazz artists who are led by pianist Hanniel Dossous '18 and guitarist Steve Smith '18. In the true spirit of Jazz, the ensemble comes together from different professional disciplines and diverse cultural backgrounds to create an exciting and inspiring program of traditional and innovative styles of Jazz.

A group shot of the Faculty Jazz Ensemble.

The Seton Hall University Faculty Jazz Ensemble

Tuesday, April 9, 2019
7:30 p.m.


The Seton Hall University Faculty Jazz Ensemble, highly acclaimed by the University and the general community for its energetic, entertaining and educational jazz performances, will be celebrating its eighth appearance on the Jazz 'n the Hall series at SOPAC. Come, hear, and enjoy! Please note: all tickets are free to the public on the evening of this performance; all Advanced Ticket Sales: $5.

A trumpet in front of an American flag.

The United States Army Veterans Band

Tuesday, November 6, 2018
7:30 p.m.


The United States Army Veterans Band will march on SOPAC and present a musical salute to the Swing Era of Jazz in addition to other popular jazz styles. Come and cheer on the United States Army Veterans Band as it pays tribute to America’s most influential music in concert at SOPAC.

The Lionel Hampton Big Band performing.

Lionel Hampton Big Band

Tuesday, October 30, 2018
7:30 p.m.


The sensational Lionel Hampton Big Band will be featured in concert again this season by Jazz 'n the Hall in a return performance by popular demand. The spirit and the energy with which the band performs every selection is incredibly exciting and uplifting!

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