Herlin Riley Presents: Sounds Of Cuba And New Orleans Featuring Herlin Riley with Pedrito Martinez, Nicholas Payton, Russell Hall, special guests Yusa, Oscar Rossignoli, and spoken word artists Chuck Perkins and Indio Melendez
December 26, 2019
Drummer extraordinaire Herlin Riley, one of today’s hardest-grooving, most infectiously energetic drummers, returns to Jazz at Lincoln Center for the concert event, Herlin Riley Presents: Sounds of Cuba and New Orleans on Friday, February 21 and Saturday, February 22 at 7:00 p.m., and 9:30 p.m. at Jazz at Lincoln Center’s The Appel Room in Frederick P. Rose Hall, located at Broadway at 60th Street, New York, NY.
December 23, 2019
Dizzy’s Club sets the tone for the most romantic day of the year with a Valentine’s Day celebration inclusive of love and live music. Grammy Award-nominated jazz pianist and vocalist Freddy Cole returns to the club to perform Songs for Lovers (February 14-17).Legendary vocalist and “Queen of Cabaret” Marilyn Maye performs iconic tunes with music director Tedd Firth at the piano (February 21-23).
Blue Engine Records Announces Four Winter Releases, Including The Music Of Wayne Shorter Featuring Wayne Shorter
December 18, 2019
On the heels of Blue Engine Records’ banner 2019─which included six album releases and a GRAMMY® Award-nomination for Una Noche con Rubén Blades─Jazz at Lincoln Center’s in-house recording label proudly announces plans to release four new albums featuring the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis in January and February of 2020. These releases include The Music of Wayne Shorter, which finds tenor saxophone titan Wayne Shorter performing some of his most beloved compositions alongside the JLCO and will be available digitally and on CD January 31.
December 16, 2019
Jazz at Lincoln Center sets the tone for the most romantic day of the year with a Valentine’s Day celebration inclusive of love and live music taking place at two of New York City’s most iconic venues. In Rose Theater, NEA Jazz Master Dianne Reeves (February 14–15) will return to the House of Swing with her effortlessly powerful sound and broad spectrum of sensual repertoire for her ninth consecutive Valentine’s Day performance at Jazz at Lincoln Center. Additionally, Grammy Award-nominated jazz pianist and vocalist Freddy Cole returns to Dizzy’s Club with the Freddy Cole Legacy Band to perform Songs for Lovers (February 14-17).
Hear Jazz Without Breaking The Bank: Jazz at Lincoln Center Offers Free (& Almost Free) Educational, Cultural & Family Events
December 12, 2019
Jazz at Lincoln Center announces an extensive range of free (and almost free) concerts and educational events for all ages, including Hot Seat tickets, free pre-concert discussions, family concerts, student tickets and Late Night Sessions at Dizzy’s Club throughout Spring 2020. Jazz at Lincoln Center offers special pricing for students year-round.
World Premiere Of Transformation With Glenn Close And Ted Nash Features Music Performed By The Jazz At Lincoln Center Orchestra With Wynton Marsalis and All-Star Cast
December 6, 2019
From January 30─February 1, 2020 at 8 p.m. in Rose Theater, Jazz at Lincoln Center will present the world premiere one of its most unique concert events to date: the groundbreaking new work Transformation with Glenn Close and Ted Nash.
Spiritual Sounds And Jazz Age Features The Jazz At Lincoln Center Orchestra With Wynton Marsalis Performing Chris Crenshaw’s “God’s Trombones” And Victor Goines’ “Untamed Elegance”
November 25, 2019
On January 10 & 11, at 8:00 p.m., in a special concert event entitled Spiritual Sounds and The Jazz Age, the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis will revisit two of its most acclaimed originals: Victor Goines’ “Untamed Elegance” and Chris Crenshaw’s “God’s Trombones.” Each of these suites highlights the ensemble’s boundless creativity, commitment to artistic vision, and the peerless musical range of its individual members.
Dizzy’s Club’s January 2020 Lineup Announced; Late Night Happy Hour Now Available Tuesday-Saturday At 11:15 P.M.
November 21, 2019
Dizzy’s Club ushers in the new year with a stellar lineup featuring jazz veterans and up-and-coming musicians. Highlights include JLCO Saxophonist Walter Blanding and his quartet (January 17-19); Darius, Chris, and Dan Brubeck’s kick-off to Dave Brubeck’s centennial year (January 12); the Brianna Thomas Band(January 9-10); the Benny Green Trio(January 23-26); and Willie Jones III’s tribute to late pianist Larry Willis (January 22). Grammy Award-nominated Christian Sands returns to the club with his trio (January 14), and rising stars Ashley Pezzotti (January 6), Russell Hall (January 11) and Isaiah J. Thompson (January 13) headline their own shows.
November 20, 2019
Blue Engine Records proudly announces Una Noche con Rubén Blades from the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis featuring Rubén Blades has been nominated for “Best Latin Jazz Album” for the 62nd annual GRAMMY® Awards, as announced by the Recording Academy® this morning. This is the first album GRAMMY® nomination for Blue Engine Records.
Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra With Wynton Marsalis And Vocalists Denzal Sinclaire And Alexis Morrast Ring In The Holidays With Big Band Holidays
October 31, 2019
The Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis and guest vocalists Denzal Sinclaire and Alexis Morrast spread good cheer this holiday season with five performances of Big Band Holidays in Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Rose Theater on December 18-21 at 8:00 p.m. and December 22 at 2:00 p.m.
October 24, 2019
For two nights, on December 13 & 14, at 7:00 p.m. and 9:30 p.m., the Grammy Award–winning Adonis Rose & the New Orleans Jazz Orchestra will bring its unique blend of sonic power, stylistic versatility, and New Orleans emphasis on groove to Jazz at Lincoln Center’s The Appel Room stage. The Appel Room in Frederick P. Rose Hall, home of Jazz at Lincoln Center, is located on Broadway at 60th Street in New York City.
October 23, 2019
Jazz at Lincoln Center is proud to announce the launch of its inaugural Jack Rudin Jazz Championship, a two-day invitational competition featuring ensembles from ten of the most well-regarded university jazz programs in the country. The inaugural Jack Rudin Jazz Championship will take place on January 18 ─19, 2020 throughout Frederick P. Rose Hall, home of Jazz at Lincoln Center. Jazz at Lincoln Center is located on Broadway at 60th Street, New York, New York.
Celebrating 25 Years: Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Essentially Ellington High School Jazz Band Competition & Festival
October 21, 2019
This season marks the 25th anniversary of Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Essentially Ellington High School Jazz Band Program, the organization’s premier education program designed for high school students, and jazz educators. Since 1995, through the Essentially Ellington program, Jazz at Lincoln Center has provided big band charts featuring the music of Duke Ellington and other jazz luminaries, teaching guides, expert feedback, and other resources, free of charge to 647,000 students around the world.
Blue Engine Records Releases Jazz For Kids By The Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis Featuring NBC’s Today Hoda Kotb Narrating “Wheels On The Bus”; Reimagines Children’s Classics Like “Old Macdonald” And “Pop Goes The Weasel”
October 18, 2019
Today, Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Blue Engine Records releases Jazz for Kids, a new digital album from the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis. In the Orchestra’s masterful hands,the simplicity and familiarity of childhood favorites like “Old MacDonald” and “Itsy Bitsy Spider” afford a world of musical possibilities for audiences young and old.
October 17, 2019
On December 13–14 at 8:00 p.m., renowned blues-rock guitarist, multi-platinum-selling singer/songwriter, and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee Steve Miller will return to Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Rose Theater to continue his exploration of the blues. For this concert season, Miller takes audiences on a thrilling journey of Cannonball Adderley and the Blues.
October 15, 2019
Jazz at Lincoln Center fills its halls with the sounds of the holidays every December. In addition to the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra’s long-running Big Band Holidays tradition in Rose Theater, the Dizzy’s Club holiday lineup includes Ted Rosenthal Trio: Winter Wonderland (December 16); Etienne Charles: Creole Christmas (December 17); Duchess (December 18) and Riley’s Red Hot Holidays (December 19–20). The legendary NEA Jazz piano master Barry Harris celebrates his 90th birthday from December 21-24 and the Carlos Henriquez Nonet returns from December 26-31. After ringing in 2019 with sold-out sets, Henriquez will usher in 2020 with special New Year’s Eve sets, complete with a prix fixe menu and party favors.
Critically Acclaimed The Abyssinian Mass By Wynton Marsalis Returns To The House Of Swing Featuring Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra With Wynton Marsalis And Gospel Choir Chorale Le Chateau Directed By Damien L. Sneed
September 25, 2019
On November 21-23, at 8:00 p.m., Jazz at Lincoln Center, in collaboration with Lincoln Center’s White Light Festival, reprises The Abyssinian Mass by award-winning composer and trumpeter Wynton Marsalis, in Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Rose Theater.
Announcing The Release Of Big Band Holidays II By The Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis Featuring Aretha Franklin’s Previously Unreleased Performance Of “O Tannenbaum”
September 24, 2019
Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Blue Engine Records celebrates the most wonderful time of the year with the release of Big Band Holidays II, a sequel to a beloved and festive album released in 2015 and performed live by the world-renowned Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis.
Chucho Valdés And Chick Corea Collaborate For The First Time at Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Rose Theater
September 19, 2019
For two nights only, Jazz at Lincoln Center presents the first-ever collaboration between two legendary jazz pianists, Chucho Valdés and Chick Corea.
September 16, 2019
Notable performances in Dizzy’s Club in the month of November include the album release celebration of Remembering U by NEA Jazz Master Jimmy Cobb and his trio (November 25); JLCO baritone saxophonist Paul Nedzela and his quartet (November 5–6); a tribute to Billy Higgins by drummer Willie Jones III (November 14–17); vocalist Paula West with her incredible band, which includes guitarist Russell Malone (November 22–24); and drummer Jerome Jennings’ CD release: SOLIDARITY (November 12).
Jazz at Lincoln Center Celebrates ECM Records at 50 With All-Star Lineup: Jack Dejohnette, Avishai Cohen, Ravi Coltrane, Bill Frisell, Matthew Garrison, Egberto Gismonti, Larry Grenadier, Vijay Iyer, Ethan Iverson, Anja Lechner, Meredith Monk, Enrico Rava
September 11, 2019
In an exclusive concert event, Jazz at Lincoln Center celebrates the 50th anniversary of ECM Records, the monumentally influential recording label that continues to set new directions in music and sound.
Jazz at Lincoln Center joins Sesame Street’s Milestone 50th Anniversary with First-Ever Performance featuring the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis and Iconic Sesame Street Characters in Rose Theater
August 22, 2019
This fall, Jazz at Lincoln Center will welcome beloved Sesame Street characters Elmo, Abby, Big Bird, Grover, Oscar the Grouch, Rosita, Bert& Ernie, The Count, and Hoots the Owl to sing classic Sesame Street songs such as “Sing,” “People in Your Neighborhood,” “Rubber Duckie,” and “Sunny Days” alongside the world-renowned Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis in Rose Theater.
August 21, 2019
On October 18-19 at 7:00 p.m. and 9:30 p.m., in Jazz at Lincoln Center’s The Appel Room, Joe Lovano — tenor titan, and one of the world’s best saxophonists — will debut the Joe Lovano Universal Jazz Ensemble, an all-star octet of innovators and free thinkers who span generations and move fluidly across genres. The Appel Room in Frederick P. Rose Hall, home of Jazz at Lincoln Center, is located on Broadway at 60th Street in New York City. For additional information and to purchase tickets, visit jazz.org.
August 15, 2019
Dizzy’s Club honors jazz icons and new innovations with tributes to legends and multiple album release celebrations. Highlights include the week-long Art Blakey Centennial Celebration featuring Ralph Peterson Gen-Next Big Band (October 7), Our Father Who Art Blakey Big Band (October 10), and The Jazz Messengers: The Legacy of Art Blakey led by Valery Ponomarev (October 11–12).Musician, vocalist, and composer Damien Sneed pays homage to his mentor and Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin with fresh renditions of her most cherished hits (October 28). Eric Reed and his quartet present their interpretations of “mainly” Monk tunes(October 25–27).Album releases include pianist and Spanish Harlem Orchestra leader Oscar Hernandez’Love the Moment and percussionist Samuel Torres’Algeria.
Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Family Concert: Who Is Chick Corea? Features Host Sean Jones And Rising Stars Sean Mason, Micah Thomas, And Tyler Henderson
August 12, 2019
Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Jazz For Young People concerts are some of the most engaging and fun afternoon concerts in the city, designed to entertain and inspire family audiences. In the first Family Concert of the season, Jazz at Lincoln Center celebrates the life and music of pianist, composer and living legend Chick Corea in Family Concert: Who is Chick Corea? in Rose Theater on Saturday, October 5 at 1:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m.
Grammy Award-Winner Cécile Mclorin Salvant’s The Ogresse: A Genre-Defying Musical Experience Featuring 13-Piece Chamber Ensemble L’orchestre L’ogresse With Bandleader Darcy James Argue And The Mivos String Quartet
August 9, 2019
Grammy Award-winning vocalist Cécile McLorin Salvant brings her newest theatrical work, The Ogresse, arranged and conducted by Darcy James Argue, to Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Rose Theater, September 27–28 at 8:00 p.m.
Hear Jazz Without Breaking The Bank: Jazz at Lincoln Center Offers Free & Almost Free Educational, Cultural & Family Events
July 31, 2019
Jazz at Lincoln Center, now in its 32nd concert season, continues to present the highest quality in artistry and musicianship throughout its 29 programs in Rose Theater and The Appel Room, as well as in the hundreds of performances at Dizzy’s Club. In honor of...
July 25, 2019
September marks the tenth anniversary of Dizzy’s Club’s Generations in Jazz Festival,featuring exemplary artists across generations in 29 unique programs over 30 nights. The festival kicks off on September 2 with Ruben Fox presents Ellingtonia featuring Joy Brown, Samara Joy and Vuyo Sotashe, and closes out on October 1 with two Flip Side Sessions – Mathis Sound Orchestra (7:30 p.m.) and Endea Owens and the Cookout (9:30 p.m.)
July 24, 2019
Jazz at Lincoln Center, now in its 32nd concert season, continues to present the highest quality in artistry and musicianship throughout its 29 programs in Rose Theater and The Appel Room, as well as in the hundreds of performances at Dizzy’s Club. This season is about big ideas and inspiring figures, and further exemplifies all jazz is modern, bridging gaps between people of all backgrounds and ages.
Announcing the Release of JAZZ AND ART by the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis performing original compositions inspired by modern master artists
July 2, 2019
In past concerts that have been described by the New York Times as being “soulful,” “evocative,” and “playing directly to the band’s strengths,” the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis performed original compositions inspired by masters of modern art including Romare Bearden, Stuart Davis, Sam Gilliam, Winslow Homer, Wifredo Lam, Norman Lewis and Piet Mondrian. On August 2, 2019, Blue Engine Records will release the studio recordings of these charts on a new album entitled Jazz and Art.