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September 2017

CALENDAR VIEW

 

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


Varis Leichtman Studio

Listening Party - The Venerable Jazz Banjo:
Stars & Music from Speakeasies, Vaudeville, Concert Halls and More

Hosted by Cynthia Sayer

When people hear the word “banjo,” they typically associate it with bluegrass, folk and country music. However, it was the 4-string jazz banjo  that defined the hot rhythm section sound of American pop music of the Roaring 20’s and early 30's. 


Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola

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. 


Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola

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. 


Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola

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.


Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola

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.


Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola

Mary Stallings and the Mike LeDonne Trio

With special guest Steve Nelson

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 Jason Brown, jazz veteran guitarist Ed Cherry, and prolific organist Mike LeDonne.


Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola

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!


Rose Theater

Henry Threadgill: Pulitzer Nights

Due to illness, Henry Threadgill’s performances at Jazz at Lincoln Center on September 22nd and 23rd have been postponed. No further information about rescheduling is available at this time.

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: David Bryant, David Virelles, and special guest Luis Perdomo. On Saturday (9/23), Threadgill will premiere a new original work and a brand new 15-piece ensemble featuring the aforementioned pianists.


Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola

The Palladium Era featuring The Mambo Legends Orchestra

Big Band Mondays

The former musicians of the legendary Tito Puente Orchestra have come together as the Mambo Legends Orchestra. This incomparable New York institution keeps the 1950s and ‘60s Palladium Era sound alive and well, adding new musical concepts to genre standards set by Tito Puente, Machito, and Tito Rodriguez.


Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola

Andrew Cyrille and Bill McHenry

Andrew Cyrille is one of the preeminent jazz and avant-garde drummers, having worked with Cecil Taylor, Rahsaan Roland Kirk, Coleman Hawkins, Mary Lou Williams, and other significant artists. He’ll be joined by tenor saxophonist Bill McHenry—a perfect artistic match who has worked extensively with other famously lyrical drummers, like Paul Motian.


Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola

LATE NIGHT SESSION: Immanuel Wilkins

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! 


Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola

Seamus Blake Quartet

Tenor saxophonist Seamus Blake has been an integral part of bands led by John Scofield, Gonzalo Rubalcaba, Eric Reed, and the Grammy Award-nominated Mingus bands. 


Varis Leichtman Studio

Listening Party - Celebrating South African Jazz

Join host Seton Hawkins, pianist Eli Yamin, and vocalist Melanie Scholtz as they explore South Africa’s incredible Jazz history! With a mix of classic recordings as well as live performance by Melanie and Eli, the event will showcase the extraordinary breadth of styles and incredible array of artists that have contributed to the country’s jazz scene.


Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola

Joe Sanders Quartet

Bassist Joe Sanders brings his top-notch group featuring tenor saxophonist John Ellis, pianist Aaron Parks, and drummer Eric Harland to Dizzy's!


Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola

Paquito D'Rivera Ensemble: The Latin Jazz Chronicles

14-time Grammy Award winner Paquito D’Rivera returns to the intimate setting of Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola.


September 2017

CALENDAR VIEW