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April 2020 News

Wednesday, April 1st, 2020

BLUE ENGINE RECORDS TO RELEASE THE FIFTIES: A PRISM BY THE JAZZ AT LINCOLN CENTER ORCHESTRA WITH WYNTON MARSALIS

New York, NY (April 2, 2020) -Blue Engine Records, Jazz at Lincoln Center’s in-house record label, will release The Fifties: A Prism by the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis. Composed and arranged by Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra trombonist Christopher Crenshawand recorded live at Jazz at Lincoln Center's Frederick P. Rose Hall-also known as the House of Swing-in February 2017, the suite combines many of the different styles and movements that made the jazz of the 1950s so creatively vital. The result is a distinctly modern take on classic jazz idioms. TheFifties is at turns playful and moving, melodic and challenging-but it's always swinging.Blue Engine Records’ The Fifties: A Prism will be available exclusively on digital platforms on May 1, 2020 at jazz.org/thefifties.

Wednesday, April 1st, 2020

JAZZ AT LINCOLN CENTER RE-LAUNCHES JAZZ.ORG FOR AUDIENCES AROUND THE WORLD TO ACCESS LIVE MUSIC, FULL LENGTH ARCHIVAL CONCERTS, EDUCATION OFFERINGS AND MORE TO BRING PEOPLE TOGETHER AND PROVIDE UPLIFT

NEW YORK, NY (April 1, 2020) Today, Jazz at Lincoln Center re-launched JAZZ.ORG, an entirely new website designed for people around the world to easily access the organization’s wealth of programming, educational materials, and more valuable resources during these challenging times.