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2018 News

Wednesday, October 17th, 2018

Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Free (and almost free) Performances, Cultural and Education Events, October and November 2018

New York, NY (October 17, 2018) - Throughout October and November, Jazz at Lincoln Center offers discounted tickets to some of the most anticipated concerts in Rose Theater and The Appel Room, and an extensive range of free cultural events for all ages, including Family Concerts. All year round, Jazz at Lincoln Center offers special pricing for students.

Wednesday, October 10th, 2018

World Premiere of Carlos Henriquez: The South Bronx Story, The Appel Room, November 16

New York, NY (October 10, 2018) - Jazz at Lincoln Center announces Carlos Henriquez: The South Bronx Story, a world premiere concert by Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra bassist and composer Carlos Henriquez taking place in The Appel Room, November 16-17 at 7pm and 9:30pm each night. The South Bronx Story is a retrospective of the social history of the South Bronx, and draws from Henriquez’s personal Puerto Rican heritage. Joining Henriquez for these special concert events will be trombonist Marshall Gilkes, pianist Robert Rodriguez, drummer Obed Calvaire, and trumpeters Michael Rodriguez and Terrell Stafford.

Friday, October 5th, 2018

Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis kicks off three-part salute to Miles Davis during 2018

New York, NY (October 5, 2018) - Jazz at Lincoln Center announces the first show in its three-part salute to Miles Davis: The Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis plays Miles Davis, November 8-10, 2018 at 8pm, in Rose Theater. The evening will feature Davis’ groundbreaking music from the 1940s-60s, an output unparalleled in its stylistic range, impact, and enduring popularity. After demonstrating Davis’ early bebop stylings, as heard in songs like “Little Willie Leaps,” the JLCO will move on to the rich, textured arrangements of Birth of the Cool, showcasing the unconventional brass instrumentation that gave it its unique sound. Landmark pieces from Davis’ “first great quintet,” including his initial experiment with modal jazz in 1958’s “Milestones”- a style fleshed out further in Davis’ 1959 landmark, Kind of Blue - will also be featured in the evening’s repertoire. The JLCO will also perform an expansive arrangement of “Tout de Suite,” Davis’ first work with Chick Corea and Dave Holland.

Monday, October 1st, 2018

Jazz at Lincoln Center celebrates Fourth Annual Monk Festival with three performances featuring the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis in Rose Theater, bassist Russell Hall’s headlining debut in the Appel Room, Mostly Monk with Mike L

New York, NY (October 1, 2018) - Jazz at Lincoln Center announces the lineup for its fourth annual Monk Festival, October 25-27. The three-day festival will feature performances of, and inspired by, Monk’s 72 brilliant compositions in all of Jazz at Lincoln Center’s performance spaces: The Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra Plays Monk in Rose Theater, Monk’s Dream in The Appel Room, and Mostly Monk with Mike LeDonne Trio in Dizzy’s Club Coca- Cola.

Thursday, September 27th, 2018

Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Family Concert: Who is Joe Williams? with the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra and special guest vocalist Milton Suggs

New York, NY (September 27, 2018) - Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Jazz For Young People concerts are some of the most engaging and fun afternoon concerts in the city, designed to entertain and inspire family audiences. In the first family concert of the season, Jazz at Lincoln Center celebrates the life and music of baritone vocalist Joe Williams (1918-1999) in Family Concert: Who is Joe Williams? in Rose Theater on Saturday, November 3 at 1pm and 3pm. Trombonist, composer, arranger and bandleader Vincent Gardner will serve as music director for the afternoon, leading the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with special guest vocalist Milton Suggs, and teaching families about Williams’ unique place in jazz.