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Wednesday, February 25th, 2015

JAZZ AT LINCOLN CENTER ANNOUNCES 2015-16 CONCERT SEASON

Jazz at Lincoln Center’s 2015-16 Concert season, themed “Jazz and American Song”, to feature more than 80 concerts and programs, celebrating the music of the stage and silver screen and anchored by the exceptional Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis.

Wednesday, February 18th, 2015

JAZZ AT LINCOLN CENTER ANNOUNCES 15 FINALISTS FOR THE 2015 ESSENTIALLY ELLINGTON HIGH SCHOOL JAZZ BAND COMPETITION & FESTIVAL

Jazz at Lincoln Center proudly announces the 15 finalist bands that will compete in the annual Essentially Ellington High School Jazz Band Competition & Festival; one of the most innovative jazz education events in the world; at Jazz at Lincoln Center’s home, Frederick P. Rose Hall, on May 7 - 9, 2015. This year marks the 20th anniversary of this national competition that has been considered “the ‘Cadillac’ of student band competitions” (Seattle Times).

Wednesday, February 11th, 2015

PAQUITO D’RIVERA: AROUND THE AMERICAS

Paquito D’Rivera complements Jazz at Lincoln Center’s 2014-15 Jazz Across The Americas season with the special concert event, Paquito D’Rivera: Around The Americas, on March 27-28 at 8pm Rose Theater.

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".