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Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola

Jason Marsalis Vibes Quartet

NEA Jazz Master Jason Marsalis returns to Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola with the Vibes Quartet. This is a rare Jazz at Lincoln Center appearance by the youngest Marsalis brother!


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LATE NIGHT SESSION: Caroline Davis Quintet

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.


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. In its earliest days, one of the most crucial cities for Jazz’s development was Chicago, as masters like King Oliver and Louis Armstrong set up shop in the Windy City and set the world alight with their music. 


The Appel Room

Lincoln Center’s American Songbook presents:
India Arie

A deeply generous performer known for her velvet-rich alto, the Grammy Award–winning artist is a true believer in the power of words and music to spread love, healing, peace, and joy. For this unique evening, she weaves her soulful music into a moving chronicle of her life experiences.


Varis Leichtman Studio

The Science of Jazz

Music & The Structure of the Universe

For the third year, Jazz at Lincoln Center presents one of our most popular events: Science of Jazz. This unique and intimate evening explores the dynamic connection between the sciences and jazz in this special lecture series. 


Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola

The Music of Dexter Gordon: A Celebration

Dexter Gordon Legacy Ensemble

Celebrating Dexter Gordon on what would have been his 94th birthday, the great tenor saxophonist and Academy-Award nominee is remembered and honored.


The Appel Room

Lincoln Center’s American Songbook presents: Buffy Sainte-Marie

Since bursting onto the scene with anti-war anthem “Universal Soldier,” the Saskatchewan-born Cree artist Buffy Sainte-Marie has been applying her infinite creativity to music, art, education, and social justice. A performer as fiery as her lyrics, she brings her full band to The Appel Room for a high-powered set.


The Appel Room

Lincoln Center’s American Songbook presents: William Bell

with special guest John Leventhal

In the midst of a thrilling comeback following his critically acclaimed album This is Where I Live, soul legend William Bell brings the Stax revival—complete with horns and Hammond organ—to The Appel Room. 


Varis Leichtman Studio

Charles Mingus, with Jack Walrath

Week Two: The Early Work of Charles Mingus

In the second session of the Charles Mingus class, Jack Walrath will look at Mingus’ early career as a sideman and a budding composer, and will explore the first recordings he made while also looking at the music that influenced and inspired him.


The Appel Room

Lincoln Center’s American Songbook presents:
Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder

Considered “a legend of the genre” (Seattle Times), the 14-time Grammy Award winner Ricky Skaggs and his elite ensemble of world-class pickers take over The Appel Room for a blazing evening of bluegrass. 


Varis Leichtman Studio

Jazz 201 with Ben Young

Week Five: Jazz’s Economic Life: Looking at Jazz Through Its Economic Ebb and Flow 1946-2017

In the Swing Era, Jazz became the popular music of the day, reaching a level of popularity it had not seen prior to, or since, that moment. What happened to Jazz’s popularity after the Swing Era?


Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola

William Paterson University Big Band and Ensembles

The William Paterson University Department of Music, the Jazz Studies Program is unique among college programs for its emphasis on small-group playing. The 7:30pm set features the Orchestra, and the 9:30pm set features various small ensembles, so you can pick your preference or make a full night out of two unique shows.


Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola

A Gotham Kings Mardi Gras Celebration

Riley Mulherkar and Alphonso Horne co-lead our Mardi Gras celebration for the second year in a row. With special Mardi Gras drinks on the menu, the club will be in good spirits for this special occasion.


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LATE NIGHT SESSION: Barry Stephenson

With bassist Barry Stephenson, trumpeter Wayne Tucker, saxophonist Patrick Bartley, pianist Mathis Picard, and drummer Savannah Harris


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

Nicole Henry: A Time for Love

Nicole Henry has established herself as one of the jazz world’s most acclaimed vocalists and has captivated audiences in over 15 countries.


The Appel Room

Dave Douglas Metamorphosis

Trumpeter and composer Dave Douglas is a versatile and powerful performer of improvised music. His output as a bandleader is one of the most eclectic in history, featuring dozens of unique groups. Metamorphosis marks a bold new conceptual approach to organizing music for improvisers and features an all-star gallery of legendary voices. For this special engagement, Douglas has enlisted some of the most influential modern improvisers, many of them Douglas’ own heroes: trumpeter Wadada Leo Smith, saxophonist Oliver Lake, drummer Andrew Cyrille, guitarist Marc Ribot, pianist Myra Melford, bassist Mark Dresser, and percussionist Susie Ibarra.


Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola

Donald Brown, Ray Drummond, Marvin “Smitty” Smith, and Bobby Watson

Remembering James Williams and Mulgrew Miller

Pianist Donald Brown, bassist Ray Drummond, drummer Marvin “Smitty” Smith, and alto saxophonist Bobby Watson come together to remember James Williams and Mulgrew Miller.


Rose Theater

Eddie Palmieri: Celebrating 80 Years

Eddie Palmieri is an incomparable performer and bandleader of some of the most energetic concerts in Jazz at Lincoln Center's history. This season, the NEA Jazz Master and nine-time Grammy Award-winner continues his fast-paced career in Rose Theater for an 80th birthday blowout. One of the finest pianists of the past 50 years, Palmieri is a bandleader, arranger, and composer known for skillfully fusing complex jazz harmonies with the rhythms of his Puerto Rican heritage and of various Afro-Latin and Afro-Caribbean fusions.


Varis Leichtman Studio

Charles Mingus, with Jack Walrath

Week Three: Charles Mingus the Innovator

In the third class, Jack will share from his personal experiences the lessons he learned from Mingus, exploring his new compositional tools, arranging techniques, and overall philosophy of music and society. 


Varis Leichtman Studio

Jazz 201 with Ben Young

Week Six: Cool Jazz, Hard Bop, Modal Jazz, and Free Jazz

Just like Latin serves as the root of many modern languages, BeBop serves as the root of many Jazz styles to follow. Tonight we’ll look at descendents of BeBop.


Rose Theater

Young People’s Chorus of New York City

2017 Fundraising Gala

In what is surely one of the hottest tickets on Broadway, the award-winning Young People’s Chorus of New York City and Artistic Director/Founder Francisco J. Núñez invite you to their newest and most exciting gala to date.


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Monday Nights with WBGO: Loston Harris

Songs from the Great American Songbook

Loston Harris is a suave vocalist and an extremely talented pianist. In addition to original tunes, much of his group’s repertoire comes from the Great American Songbook.

 


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Tessa Souter Quintet

Tessa Souter is a London-born, Harlem-based Anglo-Trinidadian vocalist and composer named “Rising Star” for two consecutive years in the DownBeat Critics’ Poll.


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LATE NIGHT SESSION: Adam Moezinia


Varis Leichtman Studio

Jazz 101 with Seton Hawkins

Week Five: BeBop

Charlie Parker, Dizzy Gillespie, Bud Powell, and more built up a new style called BeBop, bringing a new rhythmic vitality and virtuosity to the music. As the big band wave was just beginning to break, BeBop arrived on the scene as an exciting and controversial new approach to Jazz.


Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola

Person2Person featuring Houston Person & Eric Person

Two generations of saxophone titans come together in Person2Person, with a first-rate rhythm section featuring three extremely in-demand players.


The Appel Room

Lincoln Center’s American Songbook presents:
The Songs of Elizabeth Swados

When her invigorating musical Runaways opened at the Public Theater in 1978, New York theater icon Elizabeth Swados stepped out as a revolutionary who would redefine musical theater. Tonight, friends of the late artist come together for a reverent celebration of her progressive vision, inexhaustible creative energy, and far-reaching influence. 


Varis Leichtman Studio

Doubling Instruments: A Workshop with Ted Nash

Join JLCO saxophonist Ted Nash and saxophonist Aaron Johnson as they explore doubling on instruments, discuss how to approach doubling in performance and practice, and explain tips on building one’s abilities in doubling!


The Appel Room

Lincoln Center’s American Songbook presents:
Tanya Tagaq

Channeling ancient rituals through her own personal ferocity, Inuk throat singer and experimental vocalist Tanya Tagaq’s wholly improvised performances transform haunting chants, screams, and growls into an ecstatic—sometimes unnerving—journey to a completely new sound world.