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2019 News

Monday, September 16th, 2019

Dizzy's Club November 2019 Lineup Announced

New York, NY (September 16, 2019) - Notable performances in Dizzy’s Club in the month of November include the album release celebration of Remembering U by NEA Jazz Master Jimmy Cobb and his trio (November 25); JLCO baritone saxophonist Paul Nedzela and his quartet (November 5-6); a tribute to Billy Higgins by drummer Willie Jones III (November 14-17); vocalist Paula West with her incredible band, which includes guitarist Russell Malone (November 22-24); and drummer Jerome Jennings’ CD release: SOLIDARITY (November 12).

Wednesday, September 11th, 2019

Jazz at Lincoln Center Celebrates ECM Records at 50 With All-Star Lineup: Jack Dejohnette, Avishai Cohen, Ravi Coltrane, Bill Frisell, Matthew Garrison, Egberto Gismonti, Larry Grenadier, Vijay Iyer, Ethan Iverson, Anja Lechner, Meredith Monk, Enrico Rava

New York, NY (September 12, 2019) - In an exclusive concert event, Jazz at Lincoln Center celebrates the 50th anniversary of ECM Records, the monumentally influential recording label that continues to set new directions in music and sound. On November 1-2 at 8:00 p.m., the concert entitled ECM Records at 50 will feature performances by Jack DeJohnette-ECM’s most recorded artist to date - as well as Avishai Cohen, Ravi Coltrane, Bill Frisell, Matthew Garrison, Egberto Gismonti, Larry Grenadier, Vijay Iyer, Ethan Iverson, Anja Lechner, Meredith Monk, Enrico Rava, Wadada Leo Smith, Craig Taborn, and Mark Turner.

Thursday, August 22nd, 2019

Jazz at Lincoln Center joins Sesame Street’s Milestone 50th Anniversary with First-Ever Performance featuring the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis and Iconic Sesame Street Characters in Rose Theater

New York, NY (August 22, 2019) - This fall, Jazz at Lincoln Center will welcome beloved Sesame Street characters Elmo, Abby, Big Bird, Grover, Oscar the Grouch, Rosita, Bert & Ernie, The Count, and Hoots the Owl to sing classic Sesame Street songs such as “Sing,” “People in Your Neighborhood,” “Rubber Duckie,” and “Sunny Days” alongside the world-renowned Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis in Rose Theater. This exclusive world premiere, A Swingin’ Sesame Street Celebration: 50 Years and Counting-music directed by Wynton Marsalis with director Kenneth Diego and scriptwriter Andrew Moriarty-takes place on October 25 at 7:00 p.m. and October 26 at 2:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. in Rose Theater. The concert is one of Sesame Street’s landmark 50th anniversary events.

Wednesday, August 21st, 2019

World Premiere Performance by Joe Lovano Universal Jazz Ensemble

New York, NY (August 21, 2019) - On October 18-19 at 7:00 p.m. and 9:30 p.m., in Jazz at Lincoln Center’s The Appel Room, Joe Lovano -- tenor titan, and one of the world’s best saxophonists -- will debut the Joe Lovano Universal Jazz Ensemble, an all-star octet of innovators and free thinkers who span generations and move fluidly across genres. The Appel Room in Frederick P. Rose Hall, home of Jazz at Lincoln Center, is located on Broadway at 60th Street in New York City. For additional information and to purchase tickets, visit jazz.org.

Thursday, August 15th, 2019

Dizzy's Club October 2019 Lineup Announced

New York, NY (August 15, 2019) - Dizzy’s Club honors jazz icons and new innovations with tributes to legends and multiple album release celebrations. Highlights include the week-long Art Blakey Centennial Celebration featuring Ralph Peterson Gen-Next Big Band (October 7), Our Father Who Art Blakey Big Band (October 10), and The Jazz Messengers: The Legacy of Art Blakey led by Valery Ponomarev (October 11-12). Musician, vocalist, and composer Damien Sneed pays homage to his mentor and Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin with fresh renditions of her most cherished hits (October 28). Eric Reed and his quartet present their interpretations of “mainly” Monk tunes (October 25-27). Album releases include pianist and Spanish Harlem Orchestra leader Oscar Hernandez’ Love the Moment and percussionist Samuel Torres’ Algeria.