The Montclair Jazz Festival was canceled due to thunderstorms: a first in its nine-year history. But President and Founder Melissa Walker knew it was important to find a place for the kids to play. Bobbi and Steven Plofker offered the use of the buildings at 18 Label, and a different kind of festival, for the families of the kids, and for the students took place instead, on Saturday, Aug...
By GWEN OREL
Dee Dee Bridgewater and Memphis Soulphony will tear off the roof at the Montclair Jazz Festival on Saturday, Aug. 12, Melissa Walker says.
Only there is no roof.
The free festival takes place outdoors, in Nishuane Park, from noon to 9 p...