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2017 News

Friday, October 20th, 2017

Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola December 2017 Lineup Announced

New York, NY (October 20, 2017) - In December, the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra’s own Sherman Irby will return to Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola with Sherman Irby: A New Christmas Story (December 20�“24), following the 2016 debut of this family-friendly program. His band will feature vocalist Camille Thurman, trombonist Steve Turre, pianist Isaiah J. Thompson, bassist Gerald Cannon, and drummer Chris Beck. Additional highlights in December include the New York Youth Symphony Jazz Band: Ted Nash, Extended Works (December 11), exploring the music of Grammy Award-winning saxophonist and composer Ted Nash, a longtime member of the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra; pianist Renee Rosnes with Monk Competition winning saxophonist Melissa Aldana, vibraphonist Steve Nelson, bassist Peter Washington and drummer Lenny White (December 7-10); trumpeter Marquis Hill with the great 86-year old Chicago-based pianist Willie Pickens (December 12-13); and the illustrious pianist Dick Hyman, returning to the Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola stage in Dick Hyman: Standards and Strides (December 18-19).

Thursday, October 19th, 2017

STEVE MILLER, JIMMIE VAUGHAN & CHARLIE MUSSELWHITE THE BLUES TRIANGLE: MEMPHIS, TEXAS, CHICAGO, December 1-2, Rose Theater

New York, NY (October 19, 2017) �“ Jazz at Lincoln Center’s 30th anniversary celebratory events include an exploration of the blues led by authorities on the blues tradition. Renowned blues-rock guitarist, singer/songwriter, and 2016 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee Steve Miller,

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