Last weekend was a particularly festive one for the House of Swing: the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis celebrated the holiday season with their Big Band Holidays concerts, and we reopened our newly renovated hall and unveiled the Mica and Ahmet Ertegun Atrium. Explore photos from a star-studded evening to remember!
Jazz at Lincoln Center and SiriusXM host one of the hottest parties of the fall, The Roaring Twenties: A Jazz Age Party, in celebration of the opening of JALC's 28th performance season. The evening will featured performances by The Hot Sardines, acclaimed by Forbes as "...one of the best jazz bands in NY today" and guests came dressed to the nines in their 1920's finest.
Last Saturday Jazz at Lincoln Center partnered with Kings County Distillery to host an evening of jazz and whiskey. Colin Spoelman, Founder, Kings County Distillery and Seton Hawkins, Manager, Education Resources and Public Programming, led a discussion about the prohibition era, followed by whiskey tasting, live jazz and a garden party.
Get a behind the scenes look into the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis' Summer 2015 Blue Engine Records Tour, including photos from Chautauqua Auditorium, Riverbend Music Center, The Rose Music Center At The Heights, Seiji Ozawa Hall At Tanglewood, and The Music Hall.
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!
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
Check out the new edition of From X to Y, featuring suggested listens for fans of Fats Waller, Ornette Coleman, and Nat "King" Cole.
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.
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.