At Jazz at Lincoln Center, we're celebrate the season with swing! December heralds the return of many fan favorites to our stages, including Kenny Washington, Bria Skonberg, and Randy Weston. Plus, the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis will perform their Big Band Holidays shows, Sherman Irby will celebrate the run-up to Christmas in Dizzy's, and we'll ring in the new year with the soulful sounds of Cécile McLorin Salvant and the Aaron Diehl Trio!
Check out all the performances happening this month at Jazz at Lincoln Center and do some research with the Apple Music playlist below!
Put some swing in your holiday season with BIG BAND HOLIDAYS from the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis. The first holiday album ever released by the DownBeat Readers Poll’s Best Big Band of 2013 & 2014, BIG BAND HOLIDAYS is sure to become a classic. See a list of where you can buy your copy.
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.