UNION, NJ – Jazz Thursdays at the Union Farmers Market attracted some of the most talented Jazz artists in New Jersey.

The season concluded last Thursday with the William Paterson University Jazz Ensemble entertaining market-goers and a special check presentation to a Union High School student.

The William Paterson University Jazz Ensemble donated $1,000, a portion of their performance fee, earmarked for a a Union High School music student who will attend William Paterson University.

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Union High School music teacher Laura Muller accepted the donation from Committeeman Manuel Figueiredo. 

“Ms. Muller does a wonderful job with our young people here in town,” said Figueiredo.  “I commend her for all she does and I know this donation will help benefit a talented Union High School students."

This music series was offered free to the public this summer by the Union Township Special Improvement District and sponsor in-part by PSEG and the Townships Farmers Grant. 

The Jazz Thursdays at the Union Farmers Market featured some of the most talented Jazz artists in New Jersey, including the William Paterson University Jazz Ensemble, the 953 Music Group, a talented group of young jazz students from Union High School, and VMusic, a group of accomplished musicians who has shared the stage with well-known artist like Alycia Keys, Vivian Green and Cissy Houston.