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Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola

Camille Thurman

The multitalented Camille Thurman is an award-winning composer, a formidable saxophonist, and a second-place winner of the prestigious Sarah Vaughan Vocal Competition. 


Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola

LATE NIGHT SESSION: Atla and Matt DeChamplain

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 One: The Building Blocks of Jazz

Swing University’s Jazz 101 opens with a short overview of the development of Jazz, and its progression. We’ll also go into the building blocks of Jazz: what is Swing, what are the Blues, and what is Improvisation?


Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola

The Flail

The Flail is a New York City-based jazz quintet from the New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music. Experience a fresh sound by a jointly experienced, globally touring group.


Dizzy's Club Coca Cola Valentine's Day

Freddy Cole Quintet: Songs for Lovers

Referred to as a “national treasure” by The Huffington Post, jazz pianist and singer Freddy Cole is a prolific artist of undisputed pedigree. With 20 albums released in just the last two decades, including the GRAMMY® Award-nominated 2010 album, Freddy Cole Sings Mr. B, Cole has carved out a reputation as an individual and prolific force in the jazz world. Amongst the greatest contemporary crooners, Cole’s sensitivity and effortlessly powerful delivery make him the perfect artist for Valentine’s Day weekend.


Rose Theater

Dianne Reeves

Dianne Reeves will assuredly set the mood for this beloved Jazz at Lincoln Center tradition as she returns for the sixth time to seduce audiences with songs and stories of love and romance. Her alluring sound, fondness of love songs, and unusually broad spectrum of sensual repertoire promises a special Valentine's Day weekend performance.


Varis Leichtman Studio

Jazz 201 with Ben Young

Week Four: BeBop, Dizzy Gillespie, and Charlie Parker

BeBop develops as a new, exciting, controversial, and even avant-garde sound in the 1940s, driven by two great geniuses: Dizzy Gillespie and Charlie Parker.


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Monday Nights with WBGO: Sarah McKenzie

Rising star vocalist, pianist, and composer Sarah McKenzie returns to Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola with guitarist Perry Smith, bassist Reuben Rogers, drummer Donald Edwards, vibraphonist Warren Wolf, and saxophonist Troy Roberts


Visiting Presenter - The Appel Room

New York City Opera Concerts - Valentine's Day

City Opera presents a romantic evening of song in the beautiful Appel Room.


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LATE NIGHT SESSION: Evan Sherman Entourage

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 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

Delfeayo Marsalis and the Uptown Jazz Orchestra

Trombonist and bandleader Delfaeyo Marsalis (of the famed NEA Jazz Master family) visits us from New Orleans for his first headlining performance at Jazz at Lincoln Center. 


The Appel Room

Lincoln Center’s American Songbook presents:
The Story Goes On: Liz Callaway Sings Maltby & Shire

With her “breathtaking vocalism” (New York magazine) and “passionate, gleaming-eyed poignancy” (New York Post), Broadway legend, recording star, and celebrated cabaret artist Liz Callaway (Cats, Miss Saigon) reprises her moving homage to two of America’s most engaging musical storytellers, Richard Maltby Jr. and David Shire. 


Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola

Andrew Cyrille Quartet with Bill Frisell, Ben Street and Richard Teitelbaum

These four icons perform together for one night only at Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola, performing music from their highly celebrated debut album The Declaration of Musical Independence.


The Appel Room

Lincoln Center’s American Songbook presents: Laura Mvula

With a Mercury Prize nomination and MOBO win, Laura Mvula is a creative leader of the U.K.’s current soul revival. She invites listeners into a glowing world with effortless originality, a molasses-rich voice that contains echoes of Nina Simone, delight for digital effects, and “an eye on transcendence” (NPR).

 


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Benny Green Trio

Pianist Benny Green, a former member of Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers, is a hard bop pianist carrying on the swinging jazz tradition with bassist David Wong, and drummer Rodney Green.


Rose Theater

Jazz of the '50s: Overflowing with Style

The Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis explores the innovative musical concepts that emerged during the 1950s – a whirlwind decade of unprecedented growth and staggering creativity. Jazz's limitless potential was on full display during these years, as exemplified by the cool jazz of Gerry Mulligan, modal jazz of Miles Davis, hard bop of Art Blakey, third stream of Gunther Schuller, the classic elegance of the Modern Jazz Quartet, and the free jazz of Ornette Coleman.


The Appel Room

Lincoln Center’s American Songbook presents:
Jamie Lidell & The Royal Pharaohs

With deep, gritty power vocals, a true showman’s charisma, and the astonishing talent of his seven-piece band, the British-born, Nashville-based artist’s live show explodes with the spirit-raising energy of 1970s Stevie Wonder cut with funky futuristic embellishments.


The Appel Room

Lincoln Center’s American Songbook presents: Santino Fontana

With his rich voice, dynamic versatility, and easy charisma, Santino Fontana is one of Broadway’s favorite leading men. Known for his literally charming performances in Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella and Disney’s Frozen, he’s received an Obie, Lortel, Drama Desk, and Clarence Derwent Awards and stars on The CW’s Crazy Ex-Girlfriend.


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LATE NIGHT DANCE SESSION: Evan Sherman Big Band


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Juilliard Jazz Ensembles

The Juilliard School has been a destination for world-class music education since it was founded, and these incredible young musicians will exemplify that legacy for this special performance.


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

With alto saxophonist Caroline Davis, trumpeter Philip Dizack, pianist Julian Shore, bassist Tamir Shmerling, and drummer Jay Sawyer


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. 


Visiting Presenter - 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. 


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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.


Visiting Presenter - 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.


Visiting Presenter - 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. 


Visiting Presenter - 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?