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Mercer County Community College Jazz Band Spreading Holiday Cheer With Series of Free Concerts

Eight concerts at three Mercer County venues upcoming in November, December


WEST WINDSOR, NJ – The Mercer County Community College (MCCC) Jazz Band will be spreading cheer leading up to the holidays through a series of free concerts, culminating with the band’s traditional winter concert in Kelsey Theatre.

The MCCC Jazz Band, directed by Scott Hornick, features MCCC students, faculty, and special guests, and will present a varied program that includes the works of Cedar Walton, Herbie Hancock, Bart Howard, Charles Trenet, Arthur Johnston, Stevie Wonder, Dee Lite, The B-52’s and more. All selections feature standout improvisations by MCCC jazz students.

Upcoming performances include:

  • Nov. 15: Princeton MarketFair, 6 p.m.
  • Nov. 17: Quakerbridge Mall, 6 p.m. (outside for Santa arrival and tree lighting)
  • Nov. 20: Princeton MarketFair, 6 p.m.
  • Nov. 29: Princeton MarketFair, 6 p.m.
  • Dec. 6: Quakerbridge Mall, 6 p.m.
  • Dec. 11: Faculty Scholarship Concert, Kelsey Theatre, 7:30 p.m.
  • Dec. 12: Student Small Group performances, Kelsey Theatre, 7:30 p.m.
  • Dec. 13: MCCC Jazz Band Winter Concert, Kelsey Theatre, 7:30 p.m.

For information on upcoming events at MCCC, visit For more information on MCCC’s music program, visit

About Mercer County Community College

Established in 1966, Mercer County Community College is a publicly supported comprehensive institution that provides opportunities for higher education through an open-door admission policy. The scenic 292-acre West Windsor Campus was opened in 1972 to serve the needs of Mercer County residents. MCCC’s James Kerney Campus, located in downtown Trenton, serves as an educational and cultural hub for city residents that meets the changing needs of thousands of students and community members seeking educational fulfillment and personal and career growth. President: Deborah E. Preston, Ph.D.;

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The Mercer County Community College Jazz Band performs at Princeton MarketFair Nov. 8 in a kickoff to a series of free holiday concerts.