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September 2017 News

Friday, September 29th, 2017

Jazz at Lincoln Center Celebrates Leonard Bernstein Centennial

New York, NY (September 29, 2017) - Jazz at Lincoln Center joins the international centennial celebration honoring world-renowned educator, conductor, composer, activist and humanitarian Leonard Bernstein (1918-1990). As a composer, Bernstein united diverse musical elements at a time when it was not widely accepted, combining classical European traditions with American styles including jazz, blues, and Latin dance in iconic works including West Side Story, Candide, Wonderful Town, and On the Town. The global celebration, “Leonard Bernstein at 100,” celebrates his monumental career and legacy with over 2,000 events around the world. More information on all Bernstein events is available at leonardbernstein.com.

Tuesday, September 26th, 2017

Jazz at Lincoln Center presents first ever Thelonious Monk Symposium, Oct. 12-13

New York, NY (September 26, 2017) - Jazz at Lincoln Center will celebrate the centennial of genius composer and pianist Thelonious Monk with performances in Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola, October 9-15, and an unprecedented Thelonious Monk Symposium, October 12-13, free and open to the public, in the Agnes Varis and Karl Leichtman Studio. Monk would have been 100 years old on October 10 and, in collaboration with the Monk family, Jazz at Lincoln Center’s free two-day Symposium will include a listening party featuring never-before-heard recordings of Thelonious Monk, panel discussions, and a special screening of Les Liaisons Dangereuses.

Monday, September 25th, 2017

Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra Songbook Concerts Celebrate Band Members' Original Works, October 20-21, 8pm, Rose Theater

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE JAZZ AT LINCOLN CENTER ORCHESTRA SONGBOOK CONCERTS CELEBRATE BAND MEMBERS’ORIGINAL WORKSOctober 20-21, 8pm, Rose Theater  New York, NY (September 25, 2017) - Jazz at Lincoln Center continues its 30th anniversary celebration by showcasing

Friday, September 22nd, 2017

Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola November 2017 Lineup Announced

New York, NY (September 22, 2017) - In November, Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola will be filled with unique programs, kicking off the month with Dan Nimmer on November 1-2 as the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra pianist leads his own trio. Additional highlights include a Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola headlining debut by Sullivan Fortner Quartet (November 9), who returns as a leader after performing with the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis during the 30th anniversary opening weekend; the Israeli Jazz Celebration with Guy Mintus Trio and Yotam Ben-Or Quartet (November 8); the centennial celebration of Leonard Bernstein with Bobby Sanabria Multiverse Big Band: West Side Story at 60 Reimagined (November 17-19), the first professional presentation of this project; Dayna Stephens Quintet featuring Taylor Eigsti, Peter Bernstein, Ben Street, and Billy Hart (November 28-29); and a special performance on Thanksgiving Day with Wycliffe Gordon & His International All-Stars for the fifth year in a row.

Tuesday, September 19th, 2017

Jazz at Lincoln Center Free (and Almost Free) Education Events & Performances, October 2017

OCTOBER 2017 FREE EVENTS AT JAZZ AT LINCOLN CENTER: