ANTOINETTE MONTAGUE hails from the Great City of Newark, performs in New York, and is an international entertainer, educator, producer and promoter of events.
Ms. Montague hosts a Saturday morning Jazz radio talk show on WHCR 90.3fm celebrating multi-generational Jazz artists and legends! Antoinette has been mentored by many greats including Etta Jones, Carrie Smith, Inez McClendon and others.
Ms. Montague has mentored many current artists and teaches for Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Syncopated Leadership for MBA Students. She is an Adjunct Professor at Marymount Manhattan College teaching Jazz and Blues singing and History, stage presence, auditioning, and organic music theory.
Ms. Montague also teaches incarcerated persons for MOTI (Music on the Inside), teaches foster care children the Blues of Inspiration and Jazz at NYC’s ACS for Jazz Power Initiative, instructs singers for Jazzmobile at the Celia Cruise School of the Performing Arts in the Bronx, and more.
A few of the noted Clubs she has headlined in with her group The Antoinette Montague Experience Art the world famous Blue Note, Dizzys, Jazz At Lincoln Center, Charlie Parker Festival, Jazzmobile Summeriest, Marcus Garvey Park, Grants Tomb, colleges, NJPAC Dorthaan’s Place, Newark Museums Jazz in the Garden series, museums and so much more.
Ms. Montague is CEO, of Jazz Woman to the Rescue Foundation encourages donating instruments to young people. She is former Vice President of Human Resources, Board of Directors member of The Duke Ellington Center For the Arts and Advisory Board Chair for International Women in Jazz. Antoinette is a current contributor to community affairs as well as to the growth and welfare of young urban adults, and currently Community Advisory Board of WBGO Radio here in The Great City of Newark. She now proudly brings her heart, joy and experience to the Newark School of the Arts! Please support them in their mission to lift up the arts through education.