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Dizzy's Club

James Morrison Quartet

Australian trumpeter James Morrison is a world-renowned trumpet virtuoso who has played with legends including Ray Brown, Dave Brubeck, Ray Charles, Dizzy Gillespie, Quincy Jones, and Wynton Marsalis. He has also worked with the London Symphony and Philharmonic Orchestras, and he has performed for two United States Presidents and Queen Elizabeth II. We’re excited to bring him back to Dizzy’s Club for some excellent sets of pure, swinging, jazz.


Dizzy's Club

Late Night Session: Philip Norris

With bassist Phillip Norris.


Dizzy's Club

Benito Gonzalez Trio: Tribute to McCoy Tyner

Pianist Benito Gonzalez is an internationally beloved artist who combines a long lineage of American jazz traditions with rhythms from around the world. He’s worked with dozens of the greats, and tonight he brings two of the best rhythm section players to help him pay tribute to his biggest inspiration, pianist McCoy Tyner. Expect to hear an elite trio performing Tyner classics and possibly a couple of inspired originals or even a favorite John Coltrane tune.


Visiting Presenter - The Appel Room

Lincoln Center's American Songbook

André De Shields: Old Dawg; New Tricks

A Tony Award-winning veteran of the stage and current star of Hadestown brings profound wit, elegance, and charm to a dazzling set in The Appel Room.


Dizzy's Club

Nilson Matta’s Brazilian Voyage Quintet

Nilson Matta is well known as the world-class bassist of Trio da Paz and as a multi-Grammy Award–winning collaborator with Yo-Yo Ma, Paquito D’Rivera, and Herbie Mann, but his solo career as a composer and bandleader is equally noteworthy. In every performance, Matta’s expert knowledge of the traditions and modern explorations of Brazilian jazz reveals an evolution in which he continues to play a major role.


Rose Theater 2019-2020 season

Transformation with Glenn Close and Ted Nash

Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis saxophonist Ted Nash is a visionary composer known for translating heady ideas into vibrant, relatable music. Tonight he presents the world premiere of his latest work, Transformation, a new JLCO suite featuring award-winning actor and personal friend Glenn Close.


Visiting Presenter - The Appel Room

Lincoln Center's American Songbook

Stephanie Blythe Is Blythely Oratonio: “Blythely Ever After”

World-famous mezzo-soprano Stephanie Blythe reinvents herself as a tender tenor for a night of pop-opera crossover bliss that blurs all the boundaries.


Visiting Presenter - The Appel Room

Lincoln Center's American Songbook

Cowboy Junkies

Alt-country legends the Cowboy Junkies play an intimate folk-rock set from their latest album, dealing with all the ways our world—and theirs—have changed.


Visiting Presenter - The Appel Room

Lincoln Center's American Songbook

Joe Iconis

The breakout composer-lyricist behind viral sensation Be More Chill ignites The Appel Room with his classic tunes, and new numbers—a rollicking fusion of Broadway and rock.


Varis Leichtman Studio

Jelly Roll Morton and New Orleans Jazz: Week One

New Orleans and the Roots of Jazz

Week one looks at the origins of Jazz in New Orleans, and the roots of Jelly Roll Morton’s music. We’ll explore the unique combination of musical influences that came to define the city, delve into the very first bands of New Orleans, and look at the rise of the now-mythical Storyville.


Varis Leichtman Studio

The Life and Music of Duke Ellington: Week One

From Washington D.C. to Harlem

Our first night looks at the beginnings of Duke Ellington, including his musical upbringing in Washington, D.C., to his earliest efforts to establish himself as a pianist and bandleader in New York City, to his big break and rise at The Cotton Club.


Dizzy's Club

Russell Hall Presents Concrete Jungle: The Music of Bob Marley

Bassist Russell Hall is one of New York’s best players and most in-demand bandleaders. Tonight he presents a brand-new program entitled Concrete Jungle, celebrating what would have been Bob Marley’s 75th birthday.


Dizzy's Club

Late Night Session: Vanisha Gould

With vocalist Vanisha Gould, pianist Chris McCarthy, bassist Dan Pappalardo, and drummer Jongkuk Kim.


Varis Leichtman Studio

The Past and Present of South African Jazz: Week One

Roots of South African Jazz

As we kick off our six-week exploration of South African Jazz, let’s first get acquainted with musical styles of Southern Africa that pre-date Jazz, but that would come to have a huge impact on its development in South Africa. 


Varis Leichtman Studio

Jazz 101: Week One

The Building Blocks of Jazz

In this class, we’ll help you to hear song form, and also help you hear how Jazz musicians approach their solos! Closing out, we’ll begin on the history of the music and cultural movements that helped create the conditions necessary to engender Jazz’s birth in New Orleans.


Dizzy's Club

David Chesky: Jazz in the New Harmonic

With Jazz in the New Harmonic, David Chesky fuses 21st century classical harmonies with the rhythms of the city to create a new style of jazz. Both in concert and in the studio, this project has received numerous awards for its provocative and cerebral approach to the classical/jazz blend. If you’re looking for something new and refreshing or a jazz set with cross-genre appeal, join us for this one-night-only performance.


Dizzy's Club

Charlie Sepúlveda & The Turnaround

Charlie Sepúlveda is an iconic trumpeter and bandleader, one of the modern greats in jazz and Latin jazz. In addition to being a longtime member of Eddie Palmieri’s band, he has worked extensively with legends like Tito Puente, Dizzy Gillespie, Wynton Marsalis, and Danilo Perez. Anyone interested in Latin jazz and the living history of our music should make sure to catch this Dizzy’ Club debut.


Dizzy's Club

Late Night Session: Vanisha Gould

With vocalist Vanisha Gould, pianist Chris McCarthy, bassist Dan Pappalardo, and drummer Jongkuk Kim.


Varis Leichtman Studio

Jelly Roll Morton and New Orleans Jazz: Week Two

Jelly Roll Morton’s Early Years

Building upon Week One, we will look at the early years of Jelly Roll Morton, his upbringing in New Orleans, his early musical influences, and his years of travelling.


Dizzy's Club

Melissa Aldana Quartet

Chilean tenor saxophonist Melissa Aldana made history in 2013 as the first South American and first female instrumentalist to win 1st place in the Thelonious Monk International Jazz Competition. A hit bandleader at Dizzy’s Club, she now returns with a new group—the Melissa Aldana Sextet. She’s only here for two nights, so make sure to stop by and catch one of our most exciting young saxophone stars.


Varis Leichtman Studio

The Life and Music of Duke Ellington: Week Two

From Harlem to Togo

Duke Ellington’s touring schedule was legendary as he kept his orchestra touring long after the decline of big bands and the Swing Era. Touching six decades, the Duke Ellington Orchestra traveled the world, drawing in new influences and ideas, and reshaped the possibilities for American orchestral music.


Dizzy's Club

Late Night Session: Endea Owens and the Cookout