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Ted Nash - photo by Frank Stewart for Jazz at Lincoln Center

news | Aug, 31st 2016

September New Releases: Joey Alexander, Catherine Russell, Ted Nash, & More!

Check out the exciting new jazz releases coming this September, including new albums from Joey Alexander, Bria Skonberg, and Tom Harrell!


news | Aug, 30th 2016

Interview: Dayna Stephens on playing with Tom Harrell and Al Foster

Saxophonist Dayna Stephens, who hosts a band at Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola this Saturday as part of the Coca-Cola Generations in Jazz Festival, talks about putting together a group that features Al Foster and Tom Harrell.


news | Aug, 18th 2016

Interview: Julian Lee on Boss Tenors, Joe Temperley, and Generations in Jazz

Learn more about tenor saxophonist Julian Lee, who'll be hosting Late Night Sessions at Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola for the entire month of September.


news | Aug, 8th 2016

So the Story Goes: George Wein on the birth of the Newport Jazz Festival

One of the great impresarios in American musical history, George Wein discusses the origins of his Newport Jazz Festival and how its first occurrence in 1954 sought to bridge a deepening rift in the jazz community.


Join us in September for Generations in Jazz!

news | Aug, 5th 2016

Here's Your Full Lineup for 2016's Coca-Cola Generations in Jazz Festival

This September, Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola will once again host the Generations in Jazz festival, showcasing living legends and up-and-coming stars like Jimmy Heath, Dave Holland, Marilyn Maye, Ben Wendel, Joanne Brackeen, and Joey Alexander.


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Learn more about Carlos's upcoming tribute to Dizzy's!

Playlist: Carlos Henriquez on Dizzy Gillespie's Latin Side

JLCO bassist Carlos Henriquez has assembled a prodigiously talented group to explore the "Latin Side of Dizzy" this Jan. 27-28 in the Appel Room. Listen to the Dizzy songs they'll be performing!

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Crate-dig with Jimmy Cobb, Sheila Jordan & more in RECOLLECT

Our new original video series RECOLLECT takes you record shopping with some of the world's greatest jazz artists, including Jimmy Cobb, Ron Carter, Sheila Jordan, and many more!

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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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Happy Birthday, Miles!

Today would have been Miles Dewey Davis III's 90th birthday. To celebrate Davis—one of the most innovative, melodic, and iconic trumpeters the music ever produced—here's a factoid for every decade since he stepped foot on this planet.

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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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From X to Y: Fats Waller, Ornette Coleman, and Nat "King" Cole

Check out the new edition of From X to Y, featuring suggested listens for fans of Fats Waller, Ornette Coleman, and Nat "King" Cole.

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Courtesy of the William P. Gottlieb/Ira and Leonore S. Gershwin Fund Collection, Music Division, Library of Congress.

10 Billy Strayhorn Songs You Should Know

Were he still with us, incomparable composer, lyricist, and pianist Billy Strayhorn would be 100. In advance of the Jazz at Lincoln Center with Wynton Marsalis's upcoming celebration of Strayhorn, we thought we'd highlight just a few of his most indelible compositions.

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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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