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April 2019 News

Tuesday, April 30th, 2019

Jazz at Lincoln Center Announces 2019 Ertegun Jazz Hall of Fame Inductees

New York, NY (April 30, 2019) - In recognition of International Jazz Day (celebrated worldwide on April 30), Jazz at Lincoln Center announces the 2019 Ertegun Jazz Hall of Fame inductees: saxophonists Julian “Cannonball” Adderley and Frank Trumbauer; vocalist and pianist Dinah Washington; and drummer and bandleader Chick Webb. After gaining the majority popular vote cast by jazz fans around the world, the newest Ertegun Jazz Hall of Fame class will be celebrated with special performances at Dizzy’s Club on July 16-17, 2019.

Monday, April 29th, 2019

Betty Carter's The Music Never Stops Coming To Special Edition Vinyl

New York, NY - April 29, 2019 - After recently releasing CD and digital editions of The Music Never Stops, a historical 1992 performance recorded by Better Carter during one of Jazz at Lincoln Center’s earliest concert seasons, Blue Engine Records is proud to announce the special-edition, 180-gram, double-LP vinyl release of the album. The album will be available on vinyl on May 17, a day after what would have been the late Carter’s 90th birthday.

Thursday, April 25th, 2019

New Orleans All-Stars Celebrate Life and Legacy of Danny Barker

New York, NY (April 25, 2019) - New Orleans jazz all-stars bring the Big Easy to the Big Apple in Jazz at Lincoln Center’s The Appel Room, May 31-June 1, to celebrate the legacy of their mentor Danny Barker. Music director Dr. Michael White, a virtuoso on clarinet and an essential voice in New Orleans jazz, leads a band featuring vocalist Catherine Russell, master trombonist Lucien Barbarin, trumpet legend Gregg Stafford, drummer Shannon Powell (also known as the “King of Treme”), original Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra drummer Herlin Riley, and trumpeter Leroy Jones, who Wynton says “was the best of all of us.” Guitarist and banjoist Don Vappie plays the role of “Mr. Barker,” as the musicians still call him. The show also features bassist/tuba player Philip Norris, a talented young musician from The Juilliard School who has already performed with the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra.

Monday, April 22nd, 2019

Jazz at Lincoln Center Opens Public Voting for 2019 Ertegun Jazz Hall Of Fame Inductees

New York, NY (April 22, 2019) - To close out Jazz Appreciation Month, Jazz at Lincoln Center invites music lovers around the world to vote for the 2019 Ertegun Jazz at Fame inductees. The general public can vote online now for this year’s nominees at https://academy.jazz.org/hall-of-fame/. Voting ends on April 29 at 11:59 p.m. EST.

Monday, April 8th, 2019

Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Free (and almost free) Performances, Cultural and Education Events, May 2019

New York, NY (April 8, 2019) - In the month of May, 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. Jazz at Lincoln Center offers special pricing for students year-round.