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Nuevo Jazz Latino

The Appel Room • 7:00PM, 9:30PM

Fri, Nov 3 • Sat, Nov 4

Back by extremely popular demand, Nuevo Jazz Latino returns to The Appel Room. This all-star ensemble features some of the greatest young leaders in Afro-Latin music today, including four brilliant Cubans – pianist Elio Villafranca, saxophonist Yosvany Terry, drummer and MacArthur Award-winner Dafnis Prieto, and genius conguero-vocalist Pedrito Martinez – plus two native New Yorkers: trumpet powerhouse Mike Rodriguez and Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra bassist, composer, arranger, and educator Carlos Henriquez.

The Fabulous Dorsey Brothers

The Appel Room • 7:00PM, 9:30PM

Fri, Dec 1 • Sat, Dec 2

Saxophone and clarinet virtuosos Peter and Will Anderson showcase the music and history of another brotherly pair: Tommy and Jimmy Dorsey. The Dorseys were celebrated bandleaders who launched the careers of talents like Frank Sinatra and worked with legends like Buddy Rich, Sy Oliver, and Bing Crosby on chart-toppers including “Sunny Side of the Street” and  “I’m Getting Sentimental Over You.” The Andersons’ supremely hot band features Wycliffe Gordon, Brianna Thomas, Bruce Harris, Jeb Patton, Clovis Nicolas, and Aaron Kimmel. Grammy Award-winning musician and scholar Loren Schoenberg has penned an original script for this show.

Rags, Strides & Habaneras

The Appel Room • 7:00PM, 9:30PM

Fri, Mar 2 • Sat, Mar 3

Rags, Strides & Habaneras is a visually dazzling showcase of musical traditions at the core of jazz, Latin jazz, and popular styles from throughout the Americas. Four brilliant pianists and two of New York City’s most captivating dancers will bring to life a virtuosic repertoire rooted in Africa and developed through New Orleans, Harlem, Argentina, Cuba, and Spain. Pianists include 90-year-old national treasure Dick Hyman; 14-year-old prodigy Joey Alexander; flamenco jazz genius Chano Dominguez; and rising star Sullivan Fortner, the American Pianists Association’s 2015 Cole Porter Fellow. Tearing up the stage will be tap dancer Jared Grimes and the young phenomenon Eddie Torres, Jr.

Crescent City Monk with Herlin Riley & Friends

The Appel Room • 7:00PM, 9:30PM

Fri, Apr 6 • Sat, Apr 7

Drummer Herlin Riley, called "a shining exemplar of New Orleans rhythm" by the New York Times, is a prolific bandleader and irreplaceable stone in the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra's foundation. As part of our annual Monk Festival, he's bringing together a group of friends to add some extra Crescent City flavor to Thelonious Monk's music. Joining him will be pianists Eric "ELEW" Lewis and NEA Jazz Master Ellis Marsalis, tenor saxophonist Todd Williams, bassist Reginald Veal, Cuban percussion genius Pedrito Martinez, and a special guest tap dancer.