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Trio da Paz and Friends with Maucha Adnet, Harry Allen, and Claudio Roditi

Music of Getz, Jobim & Brazilian Classics

Formed in 1990 by three of Brazil's most in-demand master musicians, Romero Lubambo, Nilson Matta, and Duduka da Fonseca, Trio da Paz updates the infectious spirit of jazz-oriented Brazilian music.


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LATE NIGHT SESSION: Martina DaSilva & Justin Poindexter

Tuesday-Saturday evenings, doors open at 11:15pm for Late Night Sessions featuring some of the most talented emerging artists in jazz. There are no reservations for Late Night Sessions - just swing by! This month, Thursday and Saturday evenings will be hosted by Julian Lee.


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Bill O'Connell and The Latin Jazz All-Stars

Bill O’Connell is an award-winning pianist, keyboardist, composer, and arranger celebrated in both Latin and contemporary jazz. 


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A Night in Havana with Axel Tosca

Cuban-born, New York-based pianist and composer Axel Tosca makes his debut at Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola. Described as “contemporary jazz with a global reach,” Tosca blends influences including folk, timba, Afro-Caribbean, and funk. 


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LATE NIGHT SESSION: Patrick Bartley presents The Mighty Cannonball Adderley

Tuesday-Saturday evenings, doors open at 11:15pm for Late Night Sessions featuring some of the most talented emerging artists in jazz. There are no reservations for Late Night Sessions - just swing by! This month, Thursday and Saturday evenings will be hosted by Julian Lee.


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Ann Hampton Callaway: Jazz Goes to the Movies

Ann Hampton Callaway is one of the preeminent voices of the American Songbook, a tireless performer who has reached acclaim on Broadway, in theaters, on television, and in a variety of concert halls and jazz clubs around the country.


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Grassella Oliphant

Lessons from Our Masters

The Lessons from Our Masters series features a master of jazz alongside a multigenerational band. Master drummer Grassella Oliphant kicks off this year’s series on his 88th birthday. 


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Johnny O’Neal Trio

Lessons from Our Masters

The Lessons from Our Masters series features a master of jazz alongside a multigenerational band. Tonight’s master is pianist and vocalist Johnny O’Neal.


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Toshiko Akiyoshi Trio

Lessons from Our Masters

The Lessons from Our Masters series features a master of jazz alongside a multigenerational band. Tonight’s master is NEA Jazz Master and multi-Grammy Award winner Toshiko Akiyoshi.


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Ryan Keberle’s Big Band Living Legacy Project Celebrates Gerry Mulligan

Big Band Mondays

Still in his mid-30s, Ryan Keberle is already an astoundingly versatile musician. He’s worked closely with a variety of artists including Wynton Marsalis, Maria Schneider, Alicia Keys, Beyoncé, and Sufjan Stevens—not to mention performing with the Saturday Night Live band, in Broadway orchestras, and on film soundtracks.


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Bruce Williams Sextet

Flip Side Sessions

Alto saxophonist Bruce Williams has toured and recorded with artists including the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis, Roy Hargrove, the World Saxophone Quartet, and Branford Marsalis. 


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Allyn Johnson Quartet

Flip Side Sessions

Dubbed the “King of DC piano” by the Washington City Paper, Allyn Johnson is a respected DC mainstay, and he’s always a welcome addition to the New York scene when he’s in town. Johnson’s style ranges from straight-ahead jazz to contemporary gospel and electronic fusion. Tonight, audiences can expect a swinging, acoustic quartet performance.


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LATE NIGHT SESSION: Bruce Harris

Tuesday-Saturday evenings, doors open at 11:15pm for Late Night Sessions featuring some of the most talented emerging artists in jazz. There are no reservations for Late Night Sessions - just swing by! This month, Thursday and Saturday evenings will be hosted by Julian Lee.


Visiting Presenter - Rose Theater

NYCO presents: La fanciulla del West (The Girl of the Golden West)

Considered by Puccini himself to be among his finest works, the brilliant orchestration and lyricism of La Fanciulla del West animate the passion and adventure of the California Gold Rush. The opera had its world premiere at the Metropolitan Opera in 1910 and has long been a favorite of New York audiences. 


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Steven Bernstein's Millennial Territory Orchestra

Trumpeter/slide trumpeter, bandleader, arranger, and composer Steven Bernstein helps keep the New York music scene fun, fresh, and full of surprises. Bernstein’s nine-piece “little big band” Millennial Territory Orchestra is a delightful showcase of his witty, genre-crossing, and sometimes irreverent approach to writing and arranging music.


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Brianna Thomas: Ella Sang the Blues

Soulful vocalist Brianna Thomas recreates Ella’s great 1963 blues album, These are the Blues, featuring tunes like “St. Louis Blues,” “See See Rider,” and “Hear Me Talkin’ to Ya.” 


Visiting Presenter - Rose Theater

NYCO presents: La fanciulla del West (The Girl of the Golden West)

Considered by Puccini himself to be among his finest works, the brilliant orchestration and lyricism of La Fanciulla del West animate the passion and adventure of the California Gold Rush. 


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Harold Mabern Trio

81-year-old Harold Mabern is a jazz veteran who has played with icons like Wes Montgomery, Sarah Vaughan, Lee Morgan, Sonny Rollins, and Miles Davis, and he continues to release albums prolifically as both a sideman and bandleader. 


Visiting Presenter - Rose Theater

NYCO presents: La fanciulla del West (The Girl of the Golden West)

Considered by Puccini himself to be among his finest works, the brilliant orchestration and lyricism of La Fanciulla del West animate the passion and adventure of the California Gold Rush. 


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Monday Nights with WBGO: Keyon Harrold: The Flow Anthology with Marquis Hill, Igmar Thomas, and Leron Thomas

Festival of New Trumpet Music

Jazz at Lincoln Center collaborates with the Festival of New Trumpet Music (FONT Music)—founded by renowned trumpeter Dave Douglas—to present today’s great young trumpeters.


Visiting Presenter - Rose Theater

NYCO presents: La fanciulla del West (The Girl of the Golden West)

Considered by Puccini himself to be among his finest works, the brilliant orchestration and lyricism of La Fanciulla del West animate the passion and adventure of the California Gold Rush. 


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Keyon Harrold: The Flow Anthology with Marquis Hill, Igmar Thomas, and Leron Thomas

Festival of New Trumpet Music

Jazz at Lincoln Center collaborates with the Festival of New Trumpet Music (FONT Music)—founded by renowned trumpeter Dave Douglas—to present today’s great young trumpeters.


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LATE NIGHT SESSION: Evan Sherman Entourage

Tuesday-Saturday evenings, doors open at 11:15pm for Late Night Sessions featuring some of the most talented emerging artists in jazz. There are no reservations for Late Night Sessions - just swing by! This month, Thursday and Saturday evenings will be hosted by Julian Lee.


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To Sassy with Love: A Salute to Sarah Vaughan with Camille Thurman and Charenee Wade

The multitalented Camille Thurman is an award-winning composer, formidable saxophonist. Co-headlining the evening with her is vocalist extraordinaire Charenee Wade, who is a regular highlight of the annual festival and someone who works exceptionally well with other singers. 


Visiting Presenter - The Appel Room

James Blake (solo piano)

James Blake climaxed the world tour in support of his award winning second record, Overgrown, to successive standing ovations over two nights at The Sydney Opera House. ‘Just mind-blowing, the kind of thing you dream of,’ he says.


Rose Theater

The Fantastic Mr. Jelly Lord

30th Anniversary Landmark Concert

The Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis kicks off our 30th season with a joyous celebration of New Orleans legend Jelly Roll Morton (1890–1941). Jazz’s first great composer, musical intellect, and piano virtuoso, Morton gave us the musical blueprint of an eternal New Orleans and jazz as we know it today. Through both classic and never-before-heard arrangements of essential tunes like "King Porter Stomp," "Jungle Blues," “Black Bottom Stomp,” and “The Pearls,” the JLCO will showcase the contemporary power and the depth of possibility in the earliest jazz.


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LATE NIGHT SESSION: Evan Sherman Big Band

Tuesday-Saturday evenings, doors open at 11:15pm for Late Night Sessions featuring some of the most talented emerging artists in jazz. There are no reservations for Late Night Sessions - just swing by! This month, Thursday and Saturday evenings will be hosted by Julian Lee.


The Appel Room

Fred Hersch, Kurt Elling & Kate McGarry: Leaves of Grass

Composer and pianist Fred Hersch has been described by the New York Times as "a master who plays it his way." Over the course of Hersch's long and inspiring career, Leaves of Grass stands out as one of his most ambitious and deeply personal projects. Originally premiered at Carnegie Hall in 2005, Leaves of Grass celebrates the life and poetry of the American bard Walt Whitman, whose work redefined American poetry and had a significant, life-affirming impact on Hersch. In this Appel Room performance, vocalists Kurt Elling and Kate McGarry will reprise their acclaimed roles from the original project, presenting Whitman's words with grace, emotion, and a lyrical sweetness that would have made Whitman proud.


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Herlin Riley Quintet

Veteran drummer and founding Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra member Herlin Riley has been the drummer of choice for bandleaders such as Ahmad Jamal and Wynton Marsalis. Riley’s sound is rooted in his home of New Orleans, but his rhythmic vocabulary expands miles beyond any one style or location.


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LATE NIGHT DANCE SESSION: Evan Sherman Big Band

Tuesday-Saturday evenings, doors open at 11:15pm for Late Night Sessions featuring some of the most talented emerging artists in jazz. There are no reservations for Late Night Sessions - just swing by! This month, Thursday and Saturday evenings will be hosted by Julian Lee.


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The Dave Liebman Big Band, conducted by Gunnar Mossblad, celebrates John Coltrane

Big Band Mondays

NEA Jazz Master saxophonist Dave Liebman is a living legend who has recorded on over 500 albums, including more than 70 as a leader. This one-night-only performance will feature Liebman’s acclaimed Big Band and the music of John Coltrane. 


Visiting Presenter - The Appel Room

The Moth: Global Stories of Women and Girls

Please join The Moth and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, for a special evening of trailblazing  stories told by inspiring women from Africa, who are working to improve the lives of women and girls.


Varis Leichtman Studio

Count Basie: From Kansas City to Harlem
with John Wriggle

Week 1 - Early Basie Stride/Boogie/Swing

In week one, we look at the music that inspired the young Count Basie, and explore some of his earlier recordings and bands. 

Please note: the September 19 meeting of this class will convene at Jazz at Lincoln Center’s administrative offices, at 3 Columbus Circle. These offices are located on Broadway between 57th and 58th streets. Email swingu@jazz.org for more information


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Yasushi Nakamura Trio

Flip Side Sessions

Yasushi Nakamura is here for one set only, and that’s all it takes to understand why he’s one of New York’s most in-demand bassists. An elite rhythm section member and soloist, Nakamura has an unstoppable swing feel and hard-earned versatility. 


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Corcoran Holt

Flip Side Sessions

Corcoron Holt is a rising star bassist who has performed with a long list of greats and we’re excited for his Dizzy’s debut as a headliner. He’s here for one set only, so don’t miss it. 


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LATE NIGHT SESSION: Miki Yamanaka Quartet

Tuesday-Saturday evenings, doors open at 11:15pm for Late Night Sessions featuring some of the most talented emerging artists in jazz. There are no reservations for Late Night Sessions - just swing by! This month, Thursday and Saturday evenings will be hosted by Julian Lee.


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Little Johnny Rivero & His Giants

New York’s own conguero legend, Little Johnny Rivero, returns to Jazz at Lincoln Center—this time as a headliner in our most intimate venue.


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Mary Stallings and the Mike LeDonne Trio

Mary Stallings is one of jazz’s most accomplished vocalists. Over the course of a nearly 60-year career, she has worked with the likes of Dizzy Gillespie, Count Basie, Harry “Sweets” Edison, Geri Allen, and more. Stallings will perform with the Mike LeDonne Trio, comprised of rising star drummer Justin Brown, jazz veteran guitarist Ed Cherry, and prolific organist Mike LeDonne.


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LATE NIGHT SESSION: Miki Yamanaka Organ Trio

Tuesday-Saturday evenings, doors open at 11:15pm for Late Night Sessions featuring some of the most talented emerging artists in jazz. There are no reservations for Late Night Sessions - just swing by! This month, Thursday and Saturday evenings will be hosted by Julian Lee.


Rose Theater

Henry Threadgill: The Pulitzer Project

Visionary composer and multi-reedist Henry Threadgill is a living legend whom the New York Times calls a “composer and bandleader of intense, unyielding originality.” In this centennial year of the Pulitzer Prize, he graces Jazz at Lincoln Center in honor of the three African American jazz musicians who have won this prestigious award: Wynton Marsalis, Ornette Coleman, and – as of 2016 – Henry Threadgill! On Friday (9/22), Threadgill will lead his acclaimed Double Up Plus ensemble, featuring saxophone, cello, tuba, drums, and three extraordinary pianists including David Virelles and David Bryant. On Saturday (9/23), Threadgill will premiere a new original work and a brand new 15-piece ensemble featuring the aforementioned pianists.