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Victor Goines

news | Jan, 5th 2018

5 Things You Should Know About Benny Goodman’s Historic 1938 Carnegie Hall Concert

JLCO tenor saxophonist and clarinetist Victor Goines shares some surprising facts about Benny Goodman’s legendary Carnegie Hall concert on January 16, 1938.


Benny Goodman

news | Jan, 3rd 2018

Carnegie Hall's Gino Francesconi and Loren Schoenberg sit down to discuss Benny Goodman's world-changing Carnegie Hall concerts and what they mean nearly 80 years on.


Watch Wynton Marsalis perform JINGLE BELLS

news | Dec, 5th 2017

Stream In The New Year: Jazz at Lincoln Center's Holiday Guide

Need some help ringing in the holidays? Queue up our holiday content and enjoy!


Ahmad Jamal - Photo by Frank Stewart for Jazz at Lincoln Center

news | Nov, 22nd 2017

Another 10 Essential Jazz Albums

Here's a list of 10 more must-have classics for to round out your collection of jazz records.


Major Glenn Miller Army Air Force Band

news | Nov, 9th 2017

G.I. Jive: A Veterans Day Playlist of Jazz from the WWII Era

Spend your Veterans Day swinging to the sounds of World War II era jazz.


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Ahmad Jamal - Photo by Frank Stewart for Jazz at Lincoln Center

Another 10 Essential Jazz Albums

Here's a list of 10 more must-have classics for to round out your collection of jazz records.

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Thelonious Monk at the 1965 Newport Jazz Festival with his children, T.S. and Boo Boo.

10 Things You Didn't Know About Thelonious Monk, by His Son T.S. Monk

Celebrate Thelonious Monk’s Centennial by getting to know the legend through his son’s memories.

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Chick Corea - photo by Frank Stewart for Jazz at Lincoln Center

Chick Corea: Five Essential Albums

Chick Corea is one of the most influential figures in jazz and one of the greatest living jazz pianists. In advance of his trio’s July 4 performance in Highland Park, IL, at the Ravinia Festival alongside the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra, here are five essential albums from his discography.

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Wynton Marsalis performs on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert

Celebrating Spaces and The Abyssinian Mass with Colbert on The Late Show

Wynton Marsalis appeared on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert to perform with Jon Batiste, Stay Human, and acclaimed dancer Lil Buck. Check out video and behind-the-scenes content from their performance.

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10 Essential Jazz Albums

New to jazz and don't know where to start? With many artists and extensive catalogues of music, a new jazz listener can feel intimidated. We're here to help! Check out our list of 10 albums to get you started on your jazz journey and introduce yourself to some of jazz's great artists.

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A Visit to Clark Terry

On December 7, 2014 the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra drove 8 hours on an off day to play for Clark Terry on his 94th birthday. Victor Goines, James Chirillo, Ted Nash, Vincent Gardner, and Walter Blanding recall the day and the impact that Clark had on jazz.

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Joe Temperley, by Frank Stewart for Jazz at Lincoln Center

Notes from the Road: Remembering Joe Temperley

Before his passing in May, Joe Temperley spent 29 unforgettable years as the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra's baritone saxophonist and its beloved elder statesman. Between performances on their recent mini-tour of Canada, several JLCO members shared their memories of Temperley, who left behind an indelible legacy and a whole lot of stories.

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6 Underappreciated Jazz Artists You Should Check Out

April is Jazz Appreciation Month, so we thought we'd celebrate by delving into the careers of a handful of underappreciated jazz artists. Explore the careers of six musicians who deserve more accolades and learn the best places to start with their discographies.

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