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Little Johnny Rivero & His Giants

New York’s own conguero legend, Little Johnny Rivero, returns to Jazz at Lincoln Center—this time as a headliner in our most intimate venue.


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LATE NIGHT SESSION: Miki Yamanaka Quartet

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.


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Mary Stallings and the Mike LeDonne Trio

With special guest Steve Nelson

Mary Stallings is one of jazz’s most accomplished vocalists. Over the course of a nearly 60-year career, she has worked with the likes of Dizzy Gillespie, Count Basie, Harry “Sweets” Edison, Geri Allen, and more. Stallings will perform with the Mike LeDonne Trio, comprised of rising star drummer Jason Brown, jazz veteran guitarist Ed Cherry, and prolific organist Mike LeDonne.


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LATE NIGHT SESSION: Miki Yamanaka Organ Trio

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

Henry Threadgill: Pulitzer Nights

Due to illness, Henry Threadgill’s performances at Jazz at Lincoln Center on September 22nd and 23rd have been postponed. No further information about rescheduling is available at this time.

Visionary composer and multi-reedist Henry Threadgill is a living legend whom the New York Times calls a “composer and bandleader of intense, unyielding originality.” In this centennial year of the Pulitzer Prize, he graces Jazz at Lincoln Center in honor of the three African American jazz musicians who have won this prestigious award: Wynton Marsalis, Ornette Coleman, and — as of 2016  Henry Threadgill! On Friday (9/22), Threadgill will lead his acclaimed Double Up Plus ensemble, featuring saxophone, cello, tuba, drums, and three extraordinary pianists: David Bryant, David Virelles, and special guest Luis Perdomo. On Saturday (9/23), Threadgill will premiere a new original work and a brand new 15-piece ensemble featuring the aforementioned pianists.


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The Palladium Era featuring The Mambo Legends Orchestra

Big Band Mondays

The former musicians of the legendary Tito Puente Orchestra have come together as the Mambo Legends Orchestra. This incomparable New York institution keeps the 1950s and ‘60s Palladium Era sound alive and well, adding new musical concepts to genre standards set by Tito Puente, Machito, and Tito Rodriguez.


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Andrew Cyrille and Bill McHenry

Andrew Cyrille is one of the preeminent jazz and avant-garde drummers, having worked with Cecil Taylor, Rahsaan Roland Kirk, Coleman Hawkins, Mary Lou Williams, and other significant artists. He’ll be joined by tenor saxophonist Bill McHenry—a perfect artistic match who has worked extensively with other famously lyrical drummers, like Paul Motian.


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LATE NIGHT SESSION: Immanuel Wilkins

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! 


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Seamus Blake Quartet

Tenor saxophonist Seamus Blake has been an integral part of bands led by John Scofield, Gonzalo Rubalcaba, Eric Reed, and the Grammy Award-nominated Mingus bands. 


Varis Leichtman Studio

Listening Party - Celebrating South African Jazz

Join host Seton Hawkins, pianist Eli Yamin, and vocalist Melanie Scholtz as they explore South Africa’s incredible Jazz history! With a mix of classic recordings as well as live performance by Melanie and Eli, the event will showcase the extraordinary breadth of styles and incredible array of artists that have contributed to the country’s jazz scene.


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Joe Sanders Quartet

Bassist Joe Sanders brings his top-notch group featuring tenor saxophonist John Ellis, pianist Aaron Parks, and drummer Eric Harland to Dizzy's!


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Paquito D'Rivera Ensemble: The Latin Jazz Chronicles

14-time Grammy Award winner Paquito D’Rivera returns to the intimate setting of Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola.


Visiting Presenter - The Appel Room

Hope and Love for Tomorrow - Benefit Concert for Peace In New York - A Musical Journey for Humanity

Harmony For Peace believes in the power of music. It touches and inspires everyone. Join our featured artists from around the world performing together with Jr Peace & Music Ambassadors, our young peace messengers who play together for hope and love for tomorrow. A portion of the concert proceeds will benefit UNICEF’s work for children.


Varis Leichtman Studio

Beginner's Guide to Jazz 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?


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Juilliard Jazz Ensembles: The Music of Booker Little and Lee Morgan

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 in this performance. 


Varis Leichtman Studio

Count Basie: From Kansas City to Harlem
with John Wriggle

Week 2 - Famous Door and the Swing Era

We explore the rise and life of the classic Basie band, listening to the Famous Door broadcasts with Lester Young, Sweets Edison, Dicky Wells, etc. (featuring Eddie Durham’s arrangements), as well as the 1940s Columbia and Victor recordings.


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Rodney Green Trio

Drummer Rodney Green has been touring internationally since he was 17, working with such musicians as Christian McBride, Diana Krall, Eric Reed, Tom Harrell, and Joe Henderson all before the age of 20. Today he continues to be a top sideman as well as a composer and leader of his own groups.


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LATE NIGHT SESSION: Jonathan Michel

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!


Varis Leichtman Studio

Roots & Rhythms of Latin Jazz, with Bobby Sanabria

Week 1: The Roots/Las Raices

At the core of all forms of Latin jazz are the rhythmic and cultural ties it has to Mother Africa. In no other place in Latin America is this more profoundly expressed than in Cuba.


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Nicki Parrott Quartet Celebrates Blossom Dearie

Arbors Records CD Celebration

Nicki Parrott returns with the band that recorded her latest album, Dear Blossom, a heartfelt tribute to iconic pianist and vocalist Blossom Dearie.


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The Baylor Project featuring Jean Baylor & Marcus Baylor

In one of the great contemporary musical marriages, vocalist Jean Baylor and drummer Marcus Baylor present a genre-crossing artistry that emphasizes the shared cultural backgrounds of gospel, soul, blues, and jazz. 


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The Big Band Sound of Rufus Reid

Rufus Reid has toured and recorded with Stan Getz, Kenny Burrell, Nancy Wilson, Thad Jones and Mel Lewis, Dexter Gordon, Benny Golson, and countless others. Don't miss him with his Big Band!


Rose Theater

HUDSON: Jack DeJohnette • Larry Grenadier • John Medeski • John Scofield

HUDSON is a new quartet of jazz luminaries, featuring drummer Jack DeJohnette, bassist Larry Grenadier, keyboardist John Medeski, and guitarist John Scofield. Named after the Hudson River Valley they call home, this instrumental tour de force performs an eclectic repertoire reflective of the region’s musical history – ranging from new, original compositions to interpretations of classics by Bob Dylan, The Band, Joni Mitchell, and Jimi Hendrix.


Varis Leichtman Studio

Beginner's Guide to Jazz 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.


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Frank Carlberg Large Ensemble: Monk Dreams, Hallucinations, and Nightmares

Monk Dreams, Hallucinations, and Nightmares is not intended as a Thelonious Monk tribute album, but rather, as composer and pianist Frank Carlberg describes it, as “a celebration of the beauty and vitality of his music.” Carlberg takes a unique approach to engaging with Monk’s iconic music.


Varis Leichtman Studio

Count Basie: From Kansas City to Harlem
with John Wriggle

Week 3 - New Testament Band

Though the original Basie big band may have dissolved, Basie continued to record in a variety of smaller ensemble settings, before ultimately launching his “New Testament” band. In this class, we’ll explore the octet recordings of Basie’s, as well as his Verve albums and Roulette recordings. 


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TS Monk Sextet

On what would have been Thelonious Monk’s 100th birthday, we celebrate Monk’s legacy with his son, T.S Monk. Much like his father, drummer T.S. Monk has made invaluable contributions to jazz.


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LATE NIGHT SESSION: Emmet Cohen and Antonio Capasso

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

Roots & Rhythms of Latin Jazz, with Bobby Sanbria

Week 2: Precursors to Latin Jazz

Nothing is born in a vacuum. We will explore the early antecedents to the eventual marriage of Latin rhythms and jazz. 


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Joey DeFrancesco Plays Monk

Multi-instrumentalist and singer Joey DeFrancesco was born in 1971, signed his first record deal at age 16, and has since recorded and performed with Miles Davis, Jimmy Smith, Elvin Jones, James Moody, Ray Charles, and countless more. 


Visiting Presenter - The Appel Room

Lynda Carter: The Other Side of Trouble

Lynda Carter returns to her NY home, The Appel Room with her all-star band for high energy fun and her unique stylings of classic standards, jazz, country, blues, and original tunes. Lynda’s dynamic new show is a musical evening not to be missed.


Visiting Presenter - Rose Theater

Sibelius & Rubinstein

World-renowned conductor Neeme Järvi, artistic director of the Estonian National Symphony Orchestra, leads The Orchestra Now in works by Sibelius, Anton Rubinstein, and Michael Daugherty.


Visiting Presenter - Rose Theater

The Mabel Mercer Foundation’s 28th New York Cabaret Convention

Gala Opening Night

Gala Opening Night, hosted by KT Sullivan. With Corinna Sowers Adler, Danny Bacher, Brent Barrett, Carole J. Bufford, Joshua Lance Dixon, Tommy J. Dose, Greg Gropper, Luba Mason, Marilyn Maye, Tanya Moberly, Karen Oberlin, Lyric Peterson, Vivian Reed, Adam Shapiro, and Jacob Storms. 


Varis Leichtman Studio

Beginner's Guide to Jazz 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.


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Monday Nights with WBGO: Allison Miller’s Boom Tic Boom

Drummer, composer, and bandleader Allison Miller returns to Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola with her band Boom Tic Boom. The ensemble traverses an eclectic repertoire of Miller’s original pieces that show off her versatility as a drummer—ranging from hard-driving, rock-influenced drumming to freer, more decorative stretches.


Visiting Presenter - Rose Theater

The Mabel Mercer Foundation’s 28th New York Cabaret Convention

S’Wonderful: The Music of George Gershwin

S’Wonderful: The Music of George Gershwin, hosted by Jeff Harnar & Andrea Marcovicci. With Karen Akers, Anna Bergman, Celia Berk, Eric Comstock, Barbara Fasano, Dominic Ferris, Shauna Hicks, Clint Holmes, Nicolas King, Stearns Matthews, Martin Milnes, Marissa Mulder, Mark Nadler, T. Oliver Reid, Steve Ross, Jennifer Sheehan, Deborah Silver, Gabrielle Stravelli, Jon Weber, and Aaron Weinstein. 


Varis Leichtman Studio

Count Basie: From Kansas City to Harlem
with John Wriggle

Week 4 - Collaborations and All-Stars

In our final week, we’ll look at the late period of Count Basie’s career, including his records with MGM-Verve and with Impulse! records. We’ll also look at his collaborations with singers like Tony Bennett, Sarah Vaughan, and Ella Fitzgerald, as well as his jam sessions for Pablo Records with figures like Count Basie and Louie Bellson.


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Josh Evans Big Band: To Diz with Love

Trumpeter Josh Evans has performed and recorded with an extraordinary list of artists, including Jackie McLean, Christian McBride, Cedar Walton, Rashied Ali, and Gregory Porter. Tonight at Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola, Evans returns with his Big Band to perform his arrangements of standards and originals. 


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Late Night Session: Nate Sparks Ensemble

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 - Rose Theater

The Mabel Mercer Foundation’s 28th New York Cabaret Convention

Intimate Nights: The Golden Age of Cabaret

Intimate Nights: The Golden Age of Cabaret, hosted by James Gavin. With Joanne Beretta, Barbara Brussell, Charles Busch, Charles Cochran, Natalie Douglas, Laura Kenyon, Carol Lipnik, Maude Maggart, Nellie McKay, Sidney Myer, Molly Pope, Ricky Ritzel, Spider Saloff, Bruce Vilanch, and Ronny Whyte.


Varis Leichtman Studio

Roots & Rhythms of Latin Jazz, with Bobby Sanabria

Week 3: The Breakthrough – Mario Bauzá and The Machito Afro-Cubans

Cuban born trumpeter, clarinetist, alto saxophonist, Mario Bauzá had been a child prodigy becoming a member of the Havana Philharmonic as a teenager and a featured clarinetist with pianist Antonio Maria Romeu’s Charanga Orchestra. His arrival to NYC in 1926 at the age of 15 with Romeu changed his life as he was inspired by two things – Harlem, and the Paul Whitman Orchestra performing Gershwin’s Rhapsody In Blue.


Visiting Presenter - Rose Theater

The Mabel Mercer Foundation’s 28th New York Cabaret Convention

Too Marvelous for Words / Stardust: The Music of Hoagy Carmichael & Richard Whiting

Too Marvelous for Words / Stardust: The Music of Hoagy Carmichael & Richard Whiting, hosted by Klea Blackhurst. With Matt Baker, Joie Bianco, Shana Farr, Liam Forde, Eric Yves Garcia, Gregory Generet, Valerie Lemon, Kristoffer Lowe, Tammy McCann, Todd Murray, Josephine Sanges, Billy Stritch, Stacy Sullivan, Carol Woods, and Amra-Faye Wright.


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Dizzy at 100 featuring Jon Faddis

Legendary trumpeter Jon Faddis—protégé of the great Dizzy Gillespie—returns to Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola on what would have been his mentor’s 100th birthday. 


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Late Night Session: Nate Sparks 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.


Rose Theater - Sound Check

Membership Open Sound Checks


Rose Theater

The Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra Songbook

30th Anniversary Landmark Concert

The Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis has put forth a vast, innovative body of original work, including compositions by band members Victor Goines, Ted Nash, Chris Crenshaw, Marcus Printup, Carlos Henriquez, Vincent Gardner, and Wynton Marsalis. For the first time in Rose Theater, they will treat audiences to a collection of their best compositions.