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Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola

Buster Williams & Something More

Bassist Buster Williams once a sideman renowned for his work with Herbie Hancock, Miles Davis, Jimmy Heath, Betty Carter, and others, brings his all-star band with saxophonist Steve Wilson, pianist George Colligan, drummer Lenny White.


Varis Leichtman Studio

Jazz 201 with Ben Young

Week One: The Roots of Jazz, New Orleans Jazz, Hearing the Blues, King Oliver, and Jelly Roll Morton

Jazz 201 opens with a deep dive into the early pre-Jazz roots of this music, then moving onto explore how the disparate elements of music fused together to create New Orleans Jazz. 


Varis Leichtman Studio

Dizzy Gillespie Film Clip Party

Host Will Friedwald has assembled clips of some of the greatest musical and performance moments of Dizzy Gillespie, one of the greatest geniuses and most beloved entertainers of Jazz. 


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Monday Nights with WBGO: The Spirit of Django

Featuring Sam Reider, Justin Poindexter, and Alphonso Horne

This Django Reinhardt birthday bash is the Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola debut of Thunderswamp. this group will shed some new light on Reinhardt's timeless music, taking Django’s concepts into the 21st century with a vibe they likened to “Django Reinhardt meets Bill Frisell.”

 


Varis Leichtman Studio

Gypsy Swing and Beyond

Guitarist Justin Poindexter, accordionist/keyboardist Sam Reider, and saxophonist Eddie Barbash are known for putting their own infectious stamp on every kind of music from jazz to folk to bluegrass. For this event, they will expand their ensemble to explore gypsy swing, musette, and the music of Belgian Jazz guitarist Django Reinhardt.


Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola

Fahir Atakoglu Trio

Pianist and composer Fahir Atakoglu is an internationally celebrated musician who blends the music of his native Turkey with influences from the United States, Central and South America, and Europe.


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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!


Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola

Miho Hazama and m_unit

Tokyo-born composer Miho Hazama is one of New York’s most distinctive young talents. Her 13-piece jazz chamber orchestra, m_unit, moves fluidly through a distinct hybrid of big band jazz, contemporary classical music, and pop.


Visiting Presenter - The Appel Room

The Nearness of You - In Honor of Michael Brecker

with Chaka Khan, Diana Krall & Wynton Marsalis

On Wednesday, January 25th, join Diana Krall, Chaka Khan and Wynton Marsalis, along with saxophonists Joe Lovano, David Sanborn, Ravi Coltrane and Dave Liebman and very special guests as they, and musical director Will Lee, honor their friend and 15-time Grammy Award®-winning saxophonist Michael Brecker at The Nearness of You Concert

 


Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola

Riley Mulherkar: In the Land of Oo-Bla-Dee

Rising star trumpeter Riley Mulherkar and his group will take audiences through the musical story of Dizzy Gillespie, from his Swing Era upbringing, through his quintessential innovations in bebop, and to his powerful integration of jazz and Afro-Cuban music.


The Appel Room

An Evening with Lea Michele

Come spend a very special intimate evening with Lea Michele as she debuts songs from her forthcoming Columbia Records album and many fan favorites.


Rose Theater

Celebrating Dizzy Gillespie

Dizzy Gillespie was a visionary architect of bebop, a peerless trumpet virtuoso, and a gifted educator, dancer, and raconteur. Tonight the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis and music director Vincent Gardner digs deep into the musical world of Dizzy. As much a revolution as it was a movement, bebop ushered in the modern era of jazz and marked a decisive line between old and new.


Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola

LATE NIGHT SESSION: Evan Sherman Big Band

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.


The Appel Room

The Latin Side of Dizzy with Carlos Henriquez

Carlos Henriquez is the bassist of the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra and “an emerging master in the Latin Jazz idiom.” He has assembled a truly extraordinary band for the occasion, featuring Pedrito Martinez, Terell Stafford, Mike Rodriguez, Melissa Aldana, Marshall Gilkes, Larry Willis, and Obed Calvaire.”


Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola

Have Trumpet, Will Excite! with Bruce Harris

Dizzy at 100

Bruce Harris is an immensely talented rising star trumpeter seen regularly at Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola, and always brings together some of New York’s most in-demand musicians. We can’t wait to hear their take on Harris’ chosen Dizzy tunes.


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Kush to Cool: A Tribute to Diz featuring Theo Croker and ELEW

As part of our Dizzy Gillespie Festival, Theo Croker will perform a set entirely comprised of Gillespie tunes in a program he calls Kush to Cool.


Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola

LATE NIGHT DANCE SESSION: Evan Sherman Big Band

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 201 with Ben Young

Week Two: The Young Musical Style Is Radically Overhauled and Expanded: The Birth of the Solo, The Birth of the Big Band, The National Growth of Jazz

In Week Two, we look at how Jazz moved from a local style of New Orleans into a national phenomenon, and how other cities came to help define and develop the growth of this music.


Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola

New Century Jazz Quintet

The New Century Jazz Quintet is comprised of five of the best rising star musicians from New York City and Japan, including two named by Wynton Marsalis as top picks for the “Next Generation of Jazz Greats.”


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Javon Jackson Band

Saxophonist Javon Jackson is a former member of Art Blakey’s Jazz Messengers who has since played with major artists like Freddie Hubbard and Elvin Jones, in addition to leading his own groups.


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LATE NIGHT SESSION: Kali Rodriguez-Peña

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.


Visiting Presenter - The Appel Room

Lincoln Center’s American Songbook presents: Andrew Lippa & Friends

Tony-nominated composer and lyricist Andrew Lippa and some of his talented friends from Broadway and London’s West End handpick favorites from his expansive catalog that includes The Wild Party, The Addams Family, Big Fish, John & Jen, and I Am Harvey Milk.


Visiting Presenter - The Appel Room

Lincoln Center’s American Songbook presents:
John Ondrasik of Five for Fighting with string quartet

For this intimate evening, the Five for Fighting singer-songwriter known for his piano-driven melodies and introspective lyrics is joined by a string quartet to perform beautifully arranged renditions of hits like “Superman (It’s Not Easy),” “100 Years,” “Chances,” and “The Riddle” from his rich catalog.


Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola

Gerry Gibbs Sextet featuring Tom Harrell

Drummer Gerry Gibbs brings pianist Alex Collins, bassist Buster Williams, trumpeter Tom Harrell, trombonist Robin Eubanks, and vibraphonist Warren Wolf for his Jazz at Lincoln Center debut.


Visiting Presenter - The Appel Room

Lincoln Center’s American Songbook presents: Okkervil River

“One of the best lyric-writers in indie rock” (Pitchfork), Okkervil River frontman Will Sheff presides over this intimate evening of song, bringing poetic and melodic power to emotional intangibles like anxiety, nostalgia, wonder, hope, and regret. 


Rose Theater

Family Concert: Who is Louis Armstrong?

Through stories, recordings, and live music, audiences will learn about a talented youngster from New Orleans who changed the meaning of jazz – and the way we think about art. This hour-long journey through the life of Louis Armstrong will be hosted by vocalist Catherine Russell and trumpeter Anthony Hervey.


Visiting Presenter - The Appel Room

Lincoln Center’s American Songbook presents: Heather Headley

After her triumphant return to Broadway last summer in The Color Purple after 16 years away, the Tony and Grammy Award–winning star of The Lion King and Aida delivers a long-awaited solo concert in New York’s glamorous Appel Room. 


Varis Leichtman Studio

Jazz 201 with Ben Young

Week Three: The Swing Era and The Emergence of the Jazz Industry

The Jazz Orchestra emerges in the 1920s, but undergoes a massive transformation in size, rhythmic feel, and overall aesthetic as the 1930s continue. 


Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola

Devin Bing

Vocalist Devin Bing makes his Jazz at Lincoln Center debut for one night only. Come see why the Global Music Awards named this young crooner Best Male Vocalist of 2016.


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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. 


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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.


Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola

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.


Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola

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).

 


Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola

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.


Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola

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.


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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