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May 2019 News

Friday, May 31st, 2019

Jazz At Lincoln Center’s Free (And Almost Free) Performances, Cultural And Education Events, Summer 2019

New York, NY (May 31, 2019) - Throughout summer, Jazz at Lincoln Center offers an extensive range of free concerts and cultural events for all ages, including Jazz in Times Square. Jazz at Lincoln Center offers special pricing for students year-round.

Thursday, May 23rd, 2019

Dizzy’s Club July 2019 Lineup Announced

New York, NY (May 23, 2019) - In the month of July, Dizzy’s Club offers 14 unique shows, featuring the greatest talents in jazz as well as their protégés. Brooklyn-born, Harlem-raised vocalist, guitarist, and composer Allan Harris pays tribute to Eddie Jefferson and Nat “King” Cole (July 9), while clarinetist Adrian Cox celebrates the music of Edmond Hall (July 23). Trumpeter Jon Faddis returns to his mentor Dizzy Gillespie’s namesake venue (July 18-21), and Dr. Eddie Henderson takes the stage for a set of straight-ahead jazz and soulful post bop (July 12-13). In collaboration with Brasil Summerfest, Dizzy’s Club presents the New York City debut of the Amaro Freitas Trio (July 31).

Thursday, May 16th, 2019

Announcing the Release of SWING SYMPHONY by the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis and the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra Conducted by David Robertson

New York, NY - (Thursday, May 16, 2019) - On July 1, 2019, in the spirit of Independence Day, Wynton Marsalis’ third symphony, Swing Symphony-a musical manifesto on American ideals and the melding of jazz and classical -will be released on all digital platforms by Blue Engine Records, Jazz at Lincoln Center’s in-house record label. Swing Symphony will be available for pre-order on Friday, June 7.

Saturday, May 11th, 2019

Jazz at Lincoln Center Announces the 24th Annual Essentially Ellington High School Jazz Band Competition & Festival Top-Placing Bands

New York, NY - May 11, 2019 - Jazz at Lincoln Center today announced the three top-placing high school jazz bands in the nation in the prestigious 24th Annual Essentially Ellington High School Jazz Band Competition & Festival at Frederick P. Rose Hall, home of Jazz at Lincoln Center.

Thursday, May 2nd, 2019

Portraits of America: A Jazz Story features the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis Unveiling Compositions Inspired by Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art’s Permanent Collection of American Masterworks

New York, NY (May 2, 2019) - Jazz at Lincoln Center, in co-production with Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Bentonville, Arkansas, announces a unique concert event entitled Portraits of America: A Jazz Story at which the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis will premiere a new suite, Of Thee I Sing. The suite will include new compositions written by members of the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra and inspired by works in the Museum’s permanent collection. Bridging visual art and jazz composition, Portraits of America: A Jazz Story will take place in Rose Theater on June 7-8 at 8:00 p.m.