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Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola

Essentially Ellington Alumni Band

With alto saxophonists Zoe Obadia and Alexa Tarantino, tenor saxophonists Ru Pattison and Sergio Tabanico, baritone saxophonist Lauren Sevian, trombonists Sam Chess, Willie Applewhite and Mariel Bildsten, trumpeters Jumaane Smith, Tatum Greenblatt, Anthony Hervey and Linda Briceno, vocalist Robbie Lee, pianist Isaiah Thompson, bassist Kathleen Murray, and drummer Cameron MacIntosh


Visiting Presenter - Rose Theater

Opera Orchestra of New York, Parisina d'Este

Angela Meade stars in the Opera Orchestra of New York’s production of Donizetti’s “Parisina d’Este,” conducted by OONY founder Eve Queler on May 4, 2016 at the Frederick P. Rose Hall at Jazz at Lincoln Center.   “Parisina d’Este” also features tenor Aaron Blake, baritone Yunpeng Wang, and bass Sava Vemic.


Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola

LATE NIGHT SESSION: Sammy Miller and the Congregation


The Appel Room - Special Event

Essentially Ellington Luncheon

Please join us on Thursday, May 5, 2016 as Jazz at Lincoln Center hosts our annual Essentially Ellington Luncheon, in support of the Essentially Ellington High School Jazz Band Competition and Festival. This event features performances by our Essentially Ellington Alumni Band and a keynote presentation:

          Wynton Marsalis in Conversation with Charlie Rose.


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Allison Miller's Boom Tic Boom

Otis Was a Polar Bear Album Release Party

With drummer Allison Miller, pianist Myra Melford, violinist Jenny Scheinman, cornet player Kirk Knuffke, clarinetist and contra alto clarinetist Ben Goldberg, and bassist Todd Sickafoose


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. The Competition & Festival is the culmination of the yearlong Essentially Ellington program, during which participating bands are invited to submit a recording and 15 finalists are selected through a rigorous screening process.


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Juilliard Jazz Orchestra

Music of Duke Ellington

With saxophonists Zoe Obadi, Julian Lee, Ruaridh Pattison, Dean Tsur, and Chris Bittner; trumpeters Enrique Sanchez, Gabriel Medd, JQ Whitcomb (Friday), Anthony Hervey (Friday), Noah Halpern (Sat. & Sun.), and Nathan Sparks (Sat. & Sun.); trombonists Samuel Chess, Kalia Vandever, William Hawley, Jeffery Miller (Friday), and Nick Lee (Sat. & Sun.); guitarist Andrew Renfroe, pianist Joel Wenhardt, bassist Karl Kohut, and drummer Charles Goold


Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola

LATE NIGHT SESSION: Sammy Miller and the Congregation


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. The Competition & Festival is the culmination of the yearlong Essentially Ellington program, during which participating bands are invited to submit a recording and 15 finalists are selected through a rigorous screening process.


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. The Competition & Festival is the culmination of the yearlong Essentially Ellington program, during which participating bands are invited to submit a recording and 15 finalists are selected through a rigorous screening process.


Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola

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


Rose Theater

Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Annual Gala:
Jazz and Broadway

Jazz at Lincoln Center’s 2016 Gala – Jazz and Broadway – celebrates the timeless music of the Great White Way and the profound influence that jazz has had on Broadway throughout history. This one-night-only celebration, hosted by the iconic stage and screen actress Vanessa Williams and anchored by the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis, will pay homage to top Broadway composers like Scott Joplin, Jerome Kern, Cole Porter, and Stephen Sondheim.


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Closed for Jazz at Lincoln Center's Annual Gala

Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola is closed for Jazz at Lincoln Center's Annual Gala on Monday, May 9, 2016.


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Jeff Hamilton Trio

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


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LATE NIGHT SESSION: Josh Bruneau


The Appel Room

Michael Feinstein: A Right to Sing the Blues

Jazz & Popular Song series director Michael Feinstein demonstrates how the blues became part of the popular musical lexicon through songs like “Come Rain or Come Shine,” “Great Balls of Fire,” and “Show Me the Way to get Out of this World.” Joining Feinstein will be the Tedd Firth Big Band and three exciting singers: Mary Stallings, a renowned vocalist who’s worked with top jazz musicians since the 1950s; Storm Large, a versatile artist well known as a member of the genre-crossing “little orchestra” Pink Martini; and Jamie Davis, a world-traveling baritone powerhouse.


Rose Theater

Miles Davis: The Sorcerer at 90

The first half of our Miles & ‘Trane Festival is led by the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis, as the band debuts new arrangements and revisits favorites from Miles Davis’ legendary body of work. The diverse, label-defying Davis, who would have turned ninety this year, remains the pinnacle of transformative expression, musically and beyond.


Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola

Sammy Miller and the Congregation Big Band

Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola is closed for a private event until 9:30pm on Thursday, May 12, 2016. A set at 10pm is available to the public.


The Appel Room

Joe Lovano: The Spiritual Side of Coltrane

with Special Guest Ravi Coltrane

It's been a little over 50 years since John Coltrane released his magnum opus, A Love Supreme. The four-part suite is regarded as one of the greatest albums of all time and is a masterpiece of improvisation.


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The Iconic Miles Davis

Curated by Keyon Harrold

With trumpeter Keyon Harrold, bassist Derrick Hodge, drummer Chris Dave, pianist/keyboardist Shedrick Mitchell, saxophonists Gary Bartz (5/13 ONLY)and David Liebman (5/14 ONLY), percussionist Taku Hiran, and spoken word by Quincy Troupe (co-author of Miles Davis's autobiography)


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The Timeless John Coltrane

Patrick Bartley Ensemble

With saxophonist Patrick Bartley, pianist Micah Thomas, bassist Alexander Claffy, and drummer Kyle Poole


The Varis Leichtman Studio

Albert Murray Centennial Listening Parties

Murray, Bebop, and Beyond

Join us as we celebrate the centennial of the author, scholar, and philosopher Albert Murray in this series of Listening Parties hosted by Murray expert Greg Thomas.


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Donny McCaslin's Berklee Quintet

With saxophonist Donny McCaslin, guitarist Lior Tzemach, keyboardist/pianist Inigo Ruiz, bassist Guy Bernfeld, and drummer Helen De La Rosa


Visiting Presenter - The Appel Room

New York Youth Symphony Jazz

In Matt Holman’s final concert as director of New York Youth Symphony Jazz, New York Voices will join the band as they feature springtime selections from Duke Ellington, Les Brown, Count Basie, and others.


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Vincent Gardner and the YES! Trio featuring Aaron Goldberg, Omer Avital, and Ali Jackson

With trombonist Vincent Gardner, drummer Ali Jackson, pianist Aaron Goldberg, and bassist Omer Avital


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LATE NIGHT SESSION: Godwin Louis

With alto saxophonist Godwin Louis, pianist Willerm Delisfort, bassist Jonathan Michel, drummer Allan Mednard, and Special Guests

 


Visiting Presenter - Rose Theater

InterSchool Orchestras of NY

InterSchool Orchestras of New York 2016 Edward and Elaine Altman Concert, featuring winners of the ISO Concerto Competition Kingston Ho, violin and Chloe Joo, violin and professional opera soloists from the Martina Arroyo Foundation’s Prelude to Performance program.


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Chico Freeman Plus+tet

“Spoken Into Existence” Album Release

With tenor saxophonist Chico Freeman, drummer Nasheet Waits, pianist Luke Carlos O'Reilly, bassist Kenny Davis, and percussionist Reto Weber


The Appel Room

Body & Soul: America’s Unforgettable Crooners

Bing Crosby, Nat “King” Cole, and Mel Tormé are three great masters of the canon known as “The Great American Songbook.” Their velvety voices and mastery of sentimental serenades made them the quintessential crooners of the twentieth century, but their respective landmark achievements across the mediums of radio, television, film, and recording made them legends. Music director Bryan Carter and his stellar ensemble, featuring vocalists Denzal Sinclaire, Benny Benack III, and Charles Turner, pay tribute to these geniuses of song.


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Logan Richardson Quintet: Shift Album Release

“Shift” Album Release

With alto saxophonist Logan Richardson, pianist Sam Harris, double bassist Harish Raghavan, drummer Tommy Crane, and guitarist Mike Moreno