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Saturday, January 24th, 2015

SALUTE TO BETTY CARTER

On March 6 - 7, Jazz at Lincoln Center celebrates the legacy of iconic vocalist Betty Carter in Salute to Betty Carter featuring drummer and music director Alvester Garnett and vocalist Charenee Wade. Carter, who would have turned 85 this year, blazed her own trail as one of the most original jazz vocalists of our time. Her flawless phrasing, uncanny unpredictability, and signature glissando placed her in a league of her own as a true “musician’s singer.”

Wednesday, January 21st, 2015

NEW ORLEANS SONGBOOK

On February 20 and 21, Jazz at Lincoln Center brings the soul of New Orleans and the spirit of Mardi Gras to Rose Theater for New Orleans Songbook. Pianist Aaron Diehl and vocalists Cyrille Aimée and Milton Suggs will kick off the evening by celebrating the composers and inspired songs of the Crescent City, the historic epicenter of jazz. The evening continues with The New Orleans Jazz Orchestra’s premiere of founding Artistic Director Irvin Mayfield’s “New Orleans Jazz Market".

Thursday, January 8th, 2015

FAMILY CONCERT: WHO IS BILLIE HOLIDAY?

As part of Jazz at Lincoln Center’s upcoming Billie Holiday Festival (scheduled to take place on April 10) honoring the singer’s centennial, school-age children and their families are invited to join musical director and pianist Aaron Diehl and vocalist Charenee Wade in Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Family Concert: Who is Billie Holiday?

Wednesday, January 7th, 2015

Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola Announces February 2015 Lineup

Pharoah Sanders Quartet With Pharoah Sanders, saxophones; William Henderson, piano; Nat Reeves, bass; and Joe Farnsworth, drums; Kim Nalley; Mario Adnet; Clarence Penn. Otis Brown III; Victor Goines; Allan Harris

Wednesday, January 7th, 2015

SHERMAN IRBY’S JOURNEY THROUGH SWING & ELIO VILLAFRANCA’S MUSIC OF THE CARIBBEAN

Two first-call soloists, Sherman Irby and Elio Villafranca, are set to premiere new works and arrangements on February 20 and 21 in Jazz at Lincoln Center’s The Appel Room, taking us on a journey through North America and the Caribbean.