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May 2016 News

Monday, May 23rd, 2016

Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola June 2016 Lineup Announced

Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola June 2016 Lineup: Wednesday-Sunday, June 1-5, 2016 Monty Alexander: Harlem Kingston Express Monday, June 6, 2016 Jazz at Lincoln Center Youth Orchestra and Columbus Youth Jazz Orchestra

Tuesday, May 17th, 2016

Jazz at Lincoln Center Anounces 2016 Ertegun Inductees

Jazz at Lincoln Center announces the 2016 Ertegun Jazz Hall of Fame inductees: J.J. Johnson, Wayne Shorter, and Ben Webster. After gaining the majority popular vote cast by jazz fans around the world, the newest Ertegun Jazz Hall of Fame class will be celebrated...

Saturday, May 7th, 2016

21st Annual Essentially Ellington Winning Band and Awards Announcement

Jazz at Lincoln Center proudly announces the top high school jazz bands in the nation that took the highest honors tonight at the prestigious 21st Annual Essentially Ellington High School Jazz Band Competition & Festival at Frederick P. Rose Hall, home of Jazz at Lincoln Center.

Thursday, May 5th, 2016

Lush Life: Celebrating 100 years of Billy Strayhorn

Jazz at Lincoln Center concludes its 2015-2016 season by celebrating the centenary birth year of American music icon Billy Strayhorn. Guest vocalist and pianist, Johnny O’Neal makes his debut with The Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis as they commemorate Strayhorn’s life and career

Monday, May 2nd, 2016

2016 Ertegun Jazz Hall of Fame Nominees Online Public Vote

Jazz at Lincoln Center offers jazz fans around the world the opportunity to participate in the 2016 Ertegun Jazz Hall of Fame induction process. The public can cast votes online via http://academy.jazz.org/hall-of-fame/ for legendary artists of the jazz community who have been nominated based on their dedication and outstanding contributions to jazz.