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Summer Jazz Room Series
The Samara Joy Quartet

Summer Jazz Room Series<br>The Samara Joy Quartet


Samara Joy’s star is certainly on the rise! With a captivating singing style described by Will Friedwald as “connected to the entire history of jazz all at once” Joy is poised for a substantial career, with a July release of her debut recording featuring Pasquale Grasso, Ari Roland, and Kenny Washington. Samara came to the public eye after winning the Sarah Vaughn International Jazz Vocal Competition in 2019. She is a Bronx native, attended Fordham High School for the Arts and SUNY Purchase, and has performed at NY City’s top clubs with Christian McBride, Kirk Lightsey, Cyrus Chestnut, and NEA Jazz Master Barry Harris. Come see her now, so you can say “I saw her when….!

Samara Joy

We are excited to welcome you back to the Shea Center for live and in-person Jazz performances. Due to the loosening of COVID-19 restrictions both statewide and on campus, we recently updated our COVID-19 safety protocols. Please click here for the latest protocols.

Admission: $10 per evening concert • $40 for weeklong pass (on sale through Thursday, July 15)

The box office is closed for in-person sales. You must purchase tickets in advance via the online ticketing system or by calling the box office. If you need assistance, please contact the box office at 973.720.2371 or boxoffice@wpunj.edu

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