April 2020


In these trying times, we plan to continue entertaining, enriching, and expanding the global community for jazz through online education and our social platforms. Please consider supporting Jazz at Lincoln Center, at whatever level you can.


Rose Theater

MasterVoices - Carmen - Postponed Until June 19, 2020

Ted Sperling, Conductor

Like many of you, we have been closely monitoring developments with the COVID-19 pandemic and following guidance from the Centers for DiseaseControl as well as other public health officials and entities. With the health and safety of our artists, staff and audiences being of the utmost importance to us,  we have made the decision to postpone our 4/2 performance of Carmen, which will now take placeon June 19, 2020 at 8pm at Rose Theater at Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Frederick P. Rose Hall.

Due to this rescheduling, please consider one of the following options and at your convenience contact the appropriate party. 

  • Transfer your tickets to the new performance date of June, 19, 2020by contacting Geneva Lyman at glyman@mastervoices.org
  • If you are unable to attend – we respectfully ask you to consider these options 
    • Donate the value of your ticket purchase as a tax-deductible contributionby contacting Geneva Lyman at glyman@mastervoices.org
    • Or - contact your point of purchase for a refund

Thank you so much for your support of MasterVoices and for your understanding.

Please continue to take care of yourselves and stay safe and healthy.

Visiting Presenter - The Appel Room

Lynda Carter: Human and Divine Tour - Cancelled

Lynda and her All-Star Band return for a spectacular new concert, taking the audience on a journey of music, song and fun, and featuring special guest, Jessica Carter Altman. The show will have audiences dancing in the aisles as it once again plays The Appel Room.

Visiting Presenter - The Appel Room

Omar Kamal in New York - Postponed

Omar Kamal has a voice that transcends borders and decades. His honest, pure power and capacity for connection is the same genius that has defined the career of the greatest singing legends – influences felt in his eclectic catalogue and captivating performances from Sinatra’s jazz and swing to timeless Arab idols like Mohammed Abdel Wahab and Fairouz. Kamal brings together stunning repertoires and emotional hits for one enchanting evening.

Rose Theater - Revised

2020 Gala: Brubeck+Bird at 100

This year’s gala, Brubeck+Bird at 100, celebrates the legacy of two jazz greats, Dave Brubeck and Charlie “Yardbird” Parker and will feature a star-studded lineup performing timeless songs from two artists who helped shape and forever change the art form. Anchored by New York’s House Band—the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis—the show features performances by a host of special guest artists. 

The Appel Room 2019-2020 Season

Mary Stallings and the Emmet Cohen Trio

with special guest Freddy Cole

Two extraordinary vocalists—each of them already a popular Jazz at Lincoln Center headliner—share The Appel Room stage in this Singers Over Manhattan showcase. Audiences will enjoy one of the most famous views in New York City while Mary Stallings and Freddy Cole sing their hearts out alongside pianist Emmet Cohen’s trio, featuring Russell Hall and Kyle Poole.

Dizzy's Club

Makoto Ozone Trio

Japanese piano master Makoto Ozone is a musician recognized by jazz fans around the world. He’s resided in both Japan and the United States, and his diverse groups perform in clubs, concert halls, and festivals on multiple continents.

Dizzy's Club

Late Night Dance Session: Charles Turner & Uptown Swing

With vocalist Charles Turner.

Dizzy's Club

Purchase Jazz Orchestra: Celebrating the Charlie Parker Centennial

Conducted by Todd Coolman

The 17-piece SUNY Purchase Jazz Orchestra, under the direction of Todd Coolman, is comprised of exceedingly talented students from the Conservatory of Music’s jazz studies program.

Dizzy's Club

The Music of Sonny Rollins featuring Wayne Escoffery & Tenor Traditions

This evening’s program, celebrating tenor saxophone titan Sonny Rollins, will feature saxophonist Wayne Escoffery.

Dizzy's Club

Alexis Morrast

With Alexis Morrast.

Dizzy's Club

Celisse Henderson

The Blues at Dizzy’s

With vocalist/guitarist Celisse Henderson.

Rose Theater

Sherman Irby's Supernova

Featuring the JLCO with Wynton Marsalis

JLCO saxophonist Sherman Irby leads a gravity-defying exploration of the universe with the world premiere of his new commission. After kicking off the suite with the Big Bang, the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis will travel through a series of distinctive movements, evoking awe-inspiring galactic phenomena from supernovas, stars, and black holes to the formation of a galaxy and life itself, with narration by William Shatner (Star Trek's Captain Kirk). 

Dizzy's Club

Andrew Renfroe: Son House and the Delta Blues

The Blues at Dizzy’s

Guitarist Andrew Renfroe presents his tribute to the famously spirited Delta blues legend Son House. Renfroe has an expansive modern jazz vocabulary, but tonight he gets to let loose with his take on the classic Delta blues sound.

Dizzy's Club

Shenel Johns: Great Ladies of the Blues

The Blues at Dizzy’s

Powerhouse vocalist Shenel Johns returns to honor the Great Ladies of the Blues. A commanding vocalist in any setting, Johns is a long-time favorite at Dizzy’s Club for her range of jazz, R&B, gospel, and Great American Songbook prowess.

Dizzy's Club

Phil Wiggins House Party Plays the Piedmont Blues

The Blues at Dizzy’s

Traditional blues harmonica player Phil Wiggins carries on the Piedmont blues tradition, a melodic brand of the genre from the mid-Atlantic region. He’s played with all of the greats over the past several decades, and tonight he brings his House Party to the club, featuring harmonica, vocals, violin, guitar, and a dancer “to reunite the blues with dance.”

Dizzy's Club

Monday Nights with WBGO: Temple University Jazz Band with special guest Akiko Tsuruga

Celebrating Shirley Scott

The Temple University Jazz Band—an exemplary student group led by Grammy Award–winning trumpeter Terell Stafford—returns to Dizzy’s Club. Tonight’s performance will be an impressive display of up-and-coming talent under the extraordinary leadership of Terell Stafford, whose band credits include McCoy Tyner, Benny Golson, Jimmy Heath, and the Vanguard Jazz Orchestra.

Dizzy's Club

Mariel Bildsten

Rising star trombonist Mariel Bildsten makes her Jazz at Lincoln Center debut as a regular set headliner, following several hit performances during our Late Night Sessions.

Dizzy's Club

Late Night Session: Cedric Easton & Circle of Friends

With drummer Cedric Easton.

Dizzy's Club

William Paterson University Jazz Orchestra and Ensembles with special guest Steve Nelson

Hear the brightest young jazz students perform alongside vibraphone master Steve Nelson. Part of the William Paterson University Department of Music, the Jazz Studies Program is unique among college programs for its emphasis on small-group playing.

Dizzy's Club

Sofijazz Album Release

Vocalist Sofija Knezevic takes to the Dizzy’s Club stage on International Jazz Day to celebrate the release of her debut album.