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February 2017 News

Wednesday, February 15th, 2017

Announcing the 15 Finalists Bands to Compete in 22nd Annual Essentially Ellington High School Jazz Band Competition & Festival

Jazz at Lincoln Center proudly announces the 15 finalist bands that will compete in the 22nd Annual Essentially Ellington High School Jazz Band Competition & Festival, one of the most innovative jazz education events in the world at Jazz at Lincoln Center’s home, Frederick P. Rose Hall, on May 11 - 13, 2017.

Tuesday, February 14th, 2017

Blue Engine Records Announces: "The Music Of John Lewis"

Honoring the legacy of the Modern Jazz Quartet’s maestro, John Lewis, Blue Engine Records announces its newest release: The Music of John Lewis by the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis featuring Jon Batiste, available March 24.

Tuesday, February 7th, 2017

JOSHUA REDMAN STILL DREAMING QUARTET FEATURING REDMAN, RON MILES, SCOTT COLLEY, AND BRIAN BLADE APPEARS IN JAZZ AT LINCOLN CENTER’S THE APPEL ROOM, MARCH 31 - APRIL 1

New York, New York (February 3, 2017) - Joshua Redman and his newly formed Still Dreaming quartet will make their Jazz at Lincoln Center debut with four performances, March 31 “ April 1, in Jazz at Lincoln Center’s The Appel Room. Redman, one of the best know saxophonists in the world, convenes trumpeter-cornetist Ron Miles, bassist Scott Colley, and drummer Brian Blade - three notable voices in contemporary jazz “ for these special engagements. The Still Dreaming quartet will interpret works by Old and New Dreams, the quartet of the 1970s and ‘80s, which featured Ornette Coleman alumni including Joshua Redman’s father, Dewey Redman. Still Dreaming Quartet will also perform new works by members of the band.