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August 2015 News

Monday, August 31st, 2015

Swing University Fall 2015 Course Offerings

Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Swing University 2015 Fall Term is now open for enrollment. Swing University, Jazz at Lincoln Center’s higher education program, introduces attendees to jazz, illuminates the music’s history and places it within a modern context. Each class takes attendees through jazz’s storied past and vibrant present, focusing not only on jazz history, but also on how to be an effective listener.

Friday, August 21st, 2015

Generations in Jazz Festival 2015

Throughout September 2015, Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola hosts the sixth annual Coca-Cola Generations in Jazz Festival.

Wednesday, August 19th, 2015

Blue Engine Records to Release Carlos Henriquez’s Debut Album THE BRONX PYRAMID on September 18, 2015

On Tuesday, in an unprecedented exclusive announcement via Livestream, critically acclaimed bassist and Latin music master Carlos Henriquez announced he will release The Bronx Pyramid, his debut recording as a leader, on Blue Engine Records on September 18, 2015.

Tuesday, August 11th, 2015

JAZZ CLASSES FOR CHILDREN: WEBOP

Jazz at Lincoln Center’s WeBop fall 2015 term is now open for enrollment. Named “best music class in the city” by New York Family, this interactive jazz class for children (ages 8 months to 5 years) is led by trained faculty and allows families and caregivers to explore their creativity and musicality through jazz concepts, instruments, and great performers.

Monday, August 10th, 2015

From Havana to the Hamptons

Jazz at Lincoln Center, dedicated to entertaining, enriching and expanding a global community for jazz through performance, education and advocacy, announced today, From Havana to the Hamptons. This special event, hosted by Co-Chairs Greg Ammon and Valentino D. Carlotti, will be held on August 14, 2015 in East Hampton, NY. Critically-acclaimed, Cuban musicians Pedrito Martinez and Jose “Pepito” Gomez will perform, bringing the sounds of Cuba to the East End.