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October 2016

CALENDAR VIEW

 

Weill Hall, Green Music Center

JLCO on Tour: Sonoma, CA


The Appel Room

Ibrahim Maalouf

Hailed by The New York Times as a "virtuoso of the quarter-tone trumpet," Ibrahim Maalouf combines jazz improvisation and European classical influences with the sounds of his native Lebanon and home in France, a far-reaching blend of cultures. Tonight's concert features a stellar ensemble of Frank Woeste, Scott Colley, Rick Margitza​, and Clarence Penn.


Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola

Joey Alexander Trio

Album Release Party

With pianist Joey Alexander, bassist Larry Grenadier (9/30 and 10/1) and Dan Chmielinski (10/2), and drummer Ulysses Owens, Jr.


Rose Theater

Brad Mehldau

Visionary pianist Brad Mehldau, called "a graceful powerhouse" by The New York Times, makes his long-awaited return to Rose Theater for two distinct concerts. On Friday (9/30) Mehldau will perform alongside saxophonist Joshua Redman, showcasing one of the most celebrated pairings in contemporary jazz. On Saturday (10/1), Mehldau will treat audiences to a solo concert, a challenging format for which he is highly renowned.


Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola

LATE NIGHT SESSION: Emmet Cohen

With pianist Emmet Cohen, bassist Russell Hall, and drummer Kyle Poole

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!


Civic Center

JLCO on Tour: Santa Cruz, California


Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola

Jay Rodriguez & Relativity

New York veteran Jay Rodriguez is a famously versatile reedman, composer, and arranger. For tonight’s performance, he will lead his multigenerational Relativity group, a diverse showcase of instrumental prowess featuring tenor saxophonist Billy Harper, pianist Larry Willis, bassist Eric Wheeler, and drummer J.T. Lewis. Tonight is their Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola debut, and they’ll be recording it live!


Granada Theater, UC Santa Barbara

JLCO on Tour: Santa Barbara, California


Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola

Lew Tabackin Trio with special guest Randy Brecker

With saxophonist and flutist Lew Tabackin with trumpeter trumpeter Randy Brecker, bassist Boris Kozlov, and drummer Mark Taylor


Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola

LATE NIGHT SESSION: Nate Sparks Big Band


Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola

Lew Tabackin Trio with special guest Toshiko Akiyoshi

With saxophonist and flutist Lew Tabackin, pianist Toshiko Akiyoshi, bassist Boris Kozlov, and drummer Mark Taylor


Reynolds Hall, The Smith Center

JLCO on Tour: Las Vegas, NV


Multiple Venues

Louis Armstrong, with Ricky Riccardi

Third Session: 1929 to 1934, The Big Band Years

After becoming a hit on Broadway, Armstrong begins touring with big bands, all the while turning pop songs into future standards with his series of recordings for OKeh and Victor in this period. 


Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola

Gregorio Uribe Big Band


Balboa Theatre

JLCO on Tour: San Diego, California


Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola

Azar Lawrence Quintet

With tenor and soprano saxophonist Azar Lawrence, trumpeter Dr. Eddie Henderson, pianist Benito Gonzalez, bassist Essiet Okon Essiet, and drummer Billy Hart


Valley Performing Arts Center Great Hall, California State University

JLCO on Tour: Northridge, California


Segerstrom Concert Hall, Segerstrom Center for the Arts

JLCO on Tour: Costa Mesa, California


Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola

Johnny O'Neal 60th Birthday Celebration


Varis Leichtman Studio

Jazz 101 with Seton Hawkins

Week Two: New Orleans and The Great Migration

We say that Jazz was born in New Orleans, but why? What was special about that city, and the people in it? During this class, we will explore the cultural make-up, the unique diversity, and the interplay of cultures you find in New Orleans.


Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola

Harold Lopez-Nussa Trio


Hult Center for the Arts - Silva Concert Hall

JLCO on Tour: Eugene, Oregon


Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola

LATE NIGHT SESSION: Miki Yamanaka

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

Harry Allen Quartet featuring vocalist Hilary Gardner

With saxophonist Harry Allen, pianist Rossano Sportiello, bassist Joel Forbes, drummer Alvin Atkinson, and vocalist Hilary Gardner


Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall

JLCO on Tour: Portland, Oregon


Varis Leichtman Studio

Louis Armstrong, with Ricky Riccardi

Fourth Session: 1935 to 1949, Decca Years and Birth of the All Stars

As jazz become’s America’s popular music in the Swing Era, Armstrong hits new peaks of popularity appearing in films, on the radio and on a series of recordings for Decca that found him teaming up with everyone from Sidney Bechet to a group of Hawaiian musicians.


Paramount Theatre

JLCO on Tour: Seattle, Washington


The Appel Room

Elio Villafranca’s Letters to Mother Africa

With Letters to Mother Africa, the visionary Cuban pianist and composer Elio Villafranca brings us another ambitious and culturally enlightening program. He will lead an all-star band featuring Billy Harper, David Murray, Dezron Douglas, Lewis Nash, Abdou Mboup, and Vuyo Sotashe, as well as additional percussionists and various African instruments.


Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola

Matt Wilson Quartet

With drummer Matt Wilson, cornet player Kirk Knuffke, saxophonist Jeff Lederer, and bassist Chris Lightcap                  


Mount Baker Theatre

JLCO on Tour: Bellingham, Washington


Rose Theater

Jazz 100: The Music of Dizzy, Ella, Mongo & Monk

With excitement and great reverence we celebrate the centennials of four visionary icons: Ella Fitzgerald, Dizzy Gillespie, Mongo Santamaría, and Thelonious Monk. This program will reveal not only their powerful unifying traits, but also the diverse ways they have influenced the evolution of jazz. Tonight's all-star band features music director Danilo Pérez, Wycliffe Gordon, Chris Potter, Avishai Cohen, Ben Street, Adam Cruz, and Ledisi.


Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola

Matt Wilson’s Scrimmage

With drummer Matt Wilson, cornet player Ron Miles, guitarist Dave Stryker, pianist Orrin Evans, and bassist Martin Wind


Farquhar Auditorium

JLCO on Tour: Victoria, BC, CANADA


Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola

Matt Wilson’s Big Happy Family

With drummer Matt Wilson, cornet players Ron Miles and Kirk Knuffke, saxophonists Jeff Lederer, Joel Frahm and Jaleel Shaw, pianist Orrin Evans, bassists Chris Lightcap and Martin Wind


Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola

Juilliard Jazz Ensembles

The Music of Charles Mingus


Rose Theater

The Mabel Mercer Foundation’s 27th Annual Cabaret Convention

Gala Opening Night, hosted by KT Sullivan. With Matt Baker, Stefan Bednarczyk, Christina Bianco, Carole J. Bufford, Natalie Douglas, Barbara Fasano, Eric Yves Garcia, Allan Harris, Maxine Linehan, Kristoffer Lowe, Kelly McDonald, Maureen McGovern, Karen Oberlin, Vivian Reed, T. Oliver Reid, Kim David Smith, Jacob Storms, Stacy Sullivan, and Susan Winter. 


Varis Leichtman Studio

Jazz 101 with Seton Hawkins

Week Three: The Jazz Age

Jazz may have been born in New Orleans, but it quickly moves into cities around the nation and takes root.


Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola

Moutin Factory Quintet

With acoustic bassist Francois Moutin, drummer Louis Moutin, pianist Jean Michel Pilc, guitarist Manu Codjia, and alto and sopranino saxophonist Christophe Monniot


Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola

LATE NIGHT SESSION: Andrew Renfroe

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

The Mabel Mercer Foundation’s 27th Annual Cabaret Convention

Saluting Stephen Sondheim, hosted by Jeff Harnar & Andrea Marcovicci. With Karen Akers, Raissa Katona Bennett, Celia Berk, Kevin Dozier, Eric Michael Gillett, Sally Mayes, Donna McKechnie, Aaron Morishito, Marissa Mulder, Sidney Myer, Anthony Nunziata, Will Nunziata, Sarah Rice, Julie Reyburn, Steve Ross, Marta Sanders, Josephine Sanges, Jennifer Sheehan, Maureen Taylor, and Iris Williams.


Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola

Russell Gunn's “Blackhawk Revisited” featuring Jimmy Cobb

A Tribute to Miles Davis Live At The Blackhawk

With trumpeter Russell Gunn, drummer Jimmy Cobb, bassist Corcoran Holt, pianist Kevin Bales, and tenor saxophonist Morgan Guerin


Rose Theater

The Mabel Mercer Foundation’s 27th Annual Cabaret Convention

Saluting Sylvia Syms, hosted by Rex Reed. With Joyce Breach, Ann Hampton Callaway, Barbara Carroll, Tedd Firth, Maud Hixson, Nicolas King, Jay Leonhart, Marilyn Maye, Sue Raney, Daryl Sherman, Billy Stritch, Carol Woods, and Tom Wopat. With Special Guest Stars.


Varis Leichtman Studio

Louis Armstrong, with Ricky Riccardi

Fifth Session: 1950 to 1960, Ambassador Satch

As “Ambassador Satch,” Armstrong hits new peaks of popularity in the 1950s with his recordings for Columbia, Decca and Verve, including landmark albums such as “Louis Armstrong Plays W.C. Handy,” “Satch Plays Fats,” “Ella and Louis” and “Satchmo: A Musical Autobiography.” 


Rose Theater

The Mabel Mercer Foundation’s 27th Annual Cabaret Convention

Saluting Sheldon Harnick and Charles Strouse, hosted by Klea Blackhurst. With Corinna Sowers-Adler, Broadway by the Year Chorus, Eric Comstock, Scott Coulter, Robert Creighton, Joshua Dixon, Shana Farr, Liam Forde, Penny Fuller, Zoe Gelman, Anita Gillette, Valerie Lemon, Stearns Matthews, Marieann Meringolo, Todd Murray, Liz Robertson, Shawn Ryan, Lauren Stanford, Joanne Tatham, and Amra-Faye Wright.


The Appel Room

Jimmy Heath: Life of A Legend

Tonight we celebrate the life and 90th birthday of a true living legend, saxophonist and NEA Jazz Master Jimmy Heath. With music, stories, conversation, and images from Heath's extensive personal archive, this intimate performance in The Appel Room will be an insightful look into the colorful career of a profoundly influential artist. Audiences will get a full taste of Heath’s brilliance as he performs original pieces for both his big band and a small group featuring Roberta GambariniJon FaddisStanley Cowell, Tootie Heath, and Melissa Aldana. Jazz radio icon Gary Walker of WBGO will host the proceedings, engaging Heath in dialogue between musical segments.


Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola

Jeff “Tain” Watts Quintet

Album Release Party

With drummer and composer Jeff “Tain” Watts, pianist David Kikoski, guitarist Paul Bollenback, tenor saxophonist Troy Roberts, and bassist Yunior Terry Cabrera


Visiting Presenter - Rose Theater

Licia Albanese Puccini Foundation
42nd Anniversary
Gala Concert

The Licia Albanese-Puccini Foundation presents the winners - International Vocal Competition 2016 Frederick P. Rose Hall, October 23, 2016 at 3:00 PM.

Continuing the legacy of Licia Albanese-42nd anniversary, host Brian Kellow, honoring former Winners, Bryan Hymel*, Lauren Flanigan, Ailyn Perez*, Nadine Sierra*, Mariana Zvetkova.

*courtesy of the Metropolitan Opera.


Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola

Monday Nights with WBGO: Victor Provost Group

With steel pan player Victor Provost, pianist Alex Brown, bassist Zach Brown, and drummer Billy Williams


Varis Leichtman Studio

Jazz 101 with Seton Hawkins

Week Four: The Swing Era

The Swing Era heralded Jazz’s place as the pop music of the day, and some of its finest artists—Benny Goodman, Duke Ellington, Count Basie, Woody Herman, and more—were also its megastars. But what was the music they were creating? 


Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola

Terell Stafford Quintet: Celebrating Lee Morgan

With trumpeter Terell Stafford, saxophonist Tim Warfield, Jr., pianist Bruce Barth, bassist Peter Washington, and drummer Billy Williams


Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola

LATE NIGHT SESSION: Alphonso Horne featuring Candice Hoyes: "Horne and Hoyes"

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!


The Appel Room

New York City Opera Concerts - Pasion Latina

Plácido Domingo Jr., Luz Del Alba Rubio and Fernando Pirez Lenzuén celebrate rich and diverse musical traditions from across Latin America.


Varis Leichtman Studio

Louis Armstrong, with Ricky Riccardi

Sixth Session: 1961 to 1971, Good Evening Everybody

Armstrong continues having hit records like “Hello, Dolly” and “What a Wonderful World,” while battling failing health, fading chops and the abandonment of much of his African-American audience.


Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola

TRIO 3: Andrew Cyrille, Oliver Lake, and Reggie Workman

With drummer Andrew Cyrille, saxophonist Oliver Lake, and bassist Reggie Workman


Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola

Dan Levinson's Roof Garden Jass Band with special guest vocalist Queen Esther

Presented by Jazz at Lincoln Center and the New York Hot Jazz Festival


Rose Theater

The Jazz Age: Untamed Elegance

A grand decade when "the parties were bigger, the pace was faster, the buildings were higher, the morals looser," jazz defined the Roaring Twenties – a time also known as the Jazz Age. 100 years after the first known jazz recording, the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis transports audiences to the wild and sophisticated 1920s.


Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola

Patrick Bartley: Bix and Tram-A Retrospective

Presented by Jazz at Lincoln Center and the New York Hot Jazz Festival


Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola

LATE NIGHT SESSION: Alphonso Horne presents Stomping at The Savoy - The Early Years of the Hottest Ballroom In Harlem

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

Vince Giordano & The Nighthawks
Red Hot Chicago: King Oliver, Jelly Roll Morton, and Beyond

Presented by Jazz at Lincoln Center and the New York Hot Jazz Festival


Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola

Vince Giordano & The Nighthawks
From Ballrooms to Society Balls: The Great New York Dance Bands of the Jazz Age

Presented by Jazz at Lincoln Center and the New York Hot Jazz Festival


Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola

LATE NIGHT DANCE SESSION: Alphonso Horne presents Stomping at The Savoy - The Early Years of the Hottest Ballroom In Harlem

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

The Ghost Train Orchestra: The Unsung Composers of Harlem and Chicago Jazz at the Height of the Prohibition

Presented by Jazz at Lincoln Center and the New York Hot Jazz Festival


Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola

Jon-Erik Kellso & The Mahogany Hall Pleasure Society Jazz Band
Hotter Than That: Louis Armstrong's Hot Fives

Presented by Jazz at Lincoln Center and the New York Hot Jazz Festival


Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola

The Pedrito Martinez Group


October 2016

CALENDAR VIEW