log in
Follow Us

Join our mailing list to receive news, updates, announcements.



May 2015

CALENDAR VIEW

 

Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola

Joe Temperley and Wess Anderson

With baritone saxophonist Joe Temperley, alto saxophonist Wess Anderson, pianist Richard Johnson, drummer Willie Jones III, and bassist Yasushi Nakamura


Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola

Dan Nimmer Trio

With pianist Dan Nimmer, bassist David Wong, and drummer Pete Van Nostrand


Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola

LATE NIGHT SESSION: Riley Mulherkar


Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola

Juilliard Jazz Orchestra:The Music of Duke Ellington


The Appel Room - Special Event

Essentially Ellington Luncheon

Please join us on Thursday, May 7, 2015 as Jazz at Lincoln Center hosts our annual Essentially Ellington Luncheon, in celebration of the 20th anniversary of this prestigious competition and festival for the best and brightest high school jazz students from across the nation. Our Essentially Ellington Alumni Band will perform on this special occasion.

Featuring a special conversation between Wynton Marsalis and Soledad O’Brien.


Rose Theater

Essentially Ellington Competition Part I

Jazz at Lincoln Center’s annual Essentially Ellington High School Jazz Band Competition & Festival is one of the most innovative jazz education events in the world. Each year, high school musicians from across North America travel to New York City to spend three days immersed in workshops, jam sessions, rehearsals and performances.


Rose Theater

Essentially Ellington Competition Part II

Jazz at Lincoln Center’s annual Essentially Ellington High School Jazz Band Competition & Festival is one of the most innovative jazz education events in the world. Each year, high school musicians from across North America travel to New York City to spend three days immersed in workshops, jam sessions, rehearsals and performances.


Rose Theater

Essentially Ellington Competition Part III

Jazz at Lincoln Center’s annual Essentially Ellington High School Jazz Band Competition & Festival is one of the most innovative jazz education events in the world. Each year, high school musicians from across North America travel to New York City to spend three days immersed in workshops, jam sessions, rehearsals and performances.


Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola

Jeff Hamilton Trio

With drummer Jeff Hamilton, pianist Tamir Hendelman, and bassist Christoph Luty


Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola

The Flail

With trumpeter Dan Blankinship, tenor saxophonist Stephan Moutot, pianist Brian Marsella, bassist Reid Taylor, and drummer Charles Goold


Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola

LATE NIGHT SESSION: Sammy Miller and the Congregation


The Appel Room

Michael Feinstein’s Blue Eyed Saloon Songs

Frank Sinatra coined the phrase “Saloon Songs,” which referred to those songs of unrequited love, sadness, and heartbreak. Jazz and Popular Song series director Michael Feinstein curates and performs classics meant to be experienced, “with a cigarette in one hand and a drink in the other.”


Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola

Eva Cortes: In Bloom

With vocalist Eva Cortes, pianist Romain Collin, guitarist Mike Moreno, bassist Luques Curtis, and drummer Richie Barshay


Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola

Mike Rodriguez Quintet

With pianist Gerald Clayton, bassist Kiyoshi Kitagawa, drummer Rodney Green, and tenor saxophonist TBD


Rose Theater

Wayne Shorter

At 81 years old, NEA Jazz Master Wayne Shorter is ever-present, remaining one of the most transformative figures in music. Shorter will join the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis in celebration of his unique and definitive compositions, which have placed him heir to modern jazz architect Thelonious Monk as the poet laureate of jazz.


Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola

LATE NIGHT SESSION: Sammy Miller and the Congregation Big Band


The Appel Room

Joe Lovano and Dave Douglas Quintet: Sound Prints

Featuring Lawrence Fields, Linda Oh, and Joey Baron

Saxophonist Joe Lovano and trumpeter Dave Douglas, prominent bandleaders with highly successful recording careers and distinguished honors, are two leading voices in jazz today. As part of our Wayne Shorter Festival, they will perform with Sound Prints, their Shorter-inspired quintet, conceptualized after their shared time in the SFJAZZ Collective in 2008.


Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola

The Music of Wayne Shorter: The Early Years

With tenor and soprano saxophonists Stacy Dillard and Tivon Pennicott; bassist Russell Hall; and drummer Evan Sherman


Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola

LATE NIGHT DANCE SESSION: Sammy Miller and the Congregation Big Band


Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola

Ingrid Jensen's Berklee Quintet

With trumpeter Ingrid Jensen, saxophonist Daniel Ko, pianist Zahili Gonzalez Zamora, bassist Max Salinger-Ridley, and drummer  Peter Barnick


The Appel Room

New York Youth Symphony Jazz Celestial Swing

Celebrating the heavenly bodies that have inspired countless great American songs, special guest vocalist Jane Monheit joins the NYYS Jazz Band to pay tribute to such legends as Artie Shaw, Count Basie, and Glenn Miller. Marcus Wilcher’s Beautiful Eyes (Tell Beautiful Lies) will receive its First Music world premiere to complete the evening.


Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola

Bill Charlap Trio featuring Kenny Washington and Peter Washington

With pianist Bill Charlap, bassist Peter Washington, and drummer Kenny Washington


Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola

LATE NIGHT SESSION: Clovis Nicolas


Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola

Monday Nights with WBGO: Ibrahim Maalouf

Kalthoum

With trumpeter Ibrahim Maalouff, pianist Frank Woeste, double bassist Larry Grenadier, saxophonist Mark Turner, and drummer Clarence Penn 


Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola

Bill Charlap Trio featuring Kenny Washington and Peter Washington

With pianist Bill Charlap, bassist Peter Washington, and drummer Kenny Washington


Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola

LATE NIGHT SESSION: Joseph Doubleday


The Appel Room

Bill Frisell: Up & Down The Mississippi

Traveling Highway 61

Bill Frisell, along with pianist Craig Taborn, trumpeter Ron Miles, saxophonist Greg Osby, and drummer Kenny Wollesen, embarks on a musical journey along the revered route, revisiting Dixieland jazz, Memphis soul and rock, and the Delta Blues in a unique embodiment of the American musical landscape.


Rose Theater

The Artistry of Max Roach with Ali Jackson

After crossing paths with Roach at age 12, Ali Jackson was forever impacted, and the two would enjoy a formative student-teacher connection. In a one-night-only salute to the father of modern drumming, JLCO member Jackson illuminates Roach’s conceptual and artistic genius. As a drummer, Roach kicked down perceived boundaries of drumming, creating clear melodies, advanced themes, and unparalleled virtuosity.


May 2015

CALENDAR VIEW