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2020 News

Thursday, March 5th, 2020

World Premiere Of Sherman Irby’s Newest Composition, Musings of Cosmic Stuff, Performed By the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis

New York, NY (March 5, 2020) - On April 23-25, at 8:00 p.m., in Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Rose Theater, saxophonist Sherman Irby will lead the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis in the world premiere of Irby’s new composition, Musings of Cosmic Stuff. This new musical suite inspired by the cosmos is a blend of music and astronomy, featuring a glimpse at the science behind the celestial phenomena represented by each movement. The group will travel through a series of distinctive movements, evoking awe-inspiring galactic phenomena from supernovas, stars, and black holes to the formation of a galaxy and life itself.

Monday, March 2nd, 2020

Blue Engine Records Releases Black, Brown And Beige

New York, NY (March 2, 2020) - Blue Engine Records, Jazz at Lincoln Center’s in-house recording label, will release a present-day recording of Duke Ellington’s groundbreaking masterpiece Black, Brown and Beige by the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis. Captured during a live, Rose Theater performance in 2018, Black, Brown and Beige is Wynton Marsalis’s first recording of the work and Blue Engine’s first release dedicated entirely to Ellington. Black, Brown and Beige will be available exclusively on all digital platforms on March 6, 2020.

Thursday, February 27th, 2020

Jimmy Heath Memorial Celebration

New York, NY (February 27, 2020) The life and work of Jimmy Heath, legendary saxophonist, composer, bandleader, educator and NEA Jazz Master, will be honored at a musical celebration on Thursday, March 12, at Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Rose Theater at Frederick P. Rose Hall, on Broadway at 60th Street, New York, New York. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. and the event will begin promptly at 7:00 p.m.

Tuesday, February 25th, 2020

Jazz at Lincoln Center Announces 2020-21 Season

New York, NY (February 25, 2020) -Jazz at Lincoln Center and Managing and Artistic Director Wynton Marsalis today proudly announce Jazz at Lincoln Center’s 2020-21 concert season. The concert season -Jazz at Lincoln Center’s 33rd -begins on September 25, 2020, and will feature Blue Engine Records releases, worldwide touring, education programs, and 33 unique programs in Rose Theater and The Appel Room, in addition to more than 350 nights of music in Dizzy’s Club, all at Frederick P. Rose Hall, the home of Jazz at Lincoln Center, located at Broadway at 60th Street in New York, New York.

Monday, February 24th, 2020

Dizzy's Club April 2020 Lineup Announced

New York, NY (February 24, 2020) - Dizzy’s Club celebrates Jazz Appreciation month with a diverse repertoire and lineup featuring international artists, contemporary jazz musicians, and rising stars. Highlights include Christian McBride, Benny Green and Greg Hutchinson’s tribute to Ray Brown (April 7-12); and the Flamenco Festival New York with guitarist Chicuelo, pianist Marco Mezquida, and percussionist Paco de Mode (April 1-2). The American Pianists Association presents a three-day celebration highlighting five of the past winners of the APA Competition: Sullivan Fortner (April 3 at 7:30 p.m.), Dan Tepfer, (April 3 at 9:30 p.m.), Aaron Parks (April 4 at 7:30 p.m.), the Emmet Cohen Trio (April 5 at 9:30 p.m.) and Adam Birnbaum (April 5 at 9:30pm). Additionally, South African pianist Nduduzo Makhathini leads the album release party of his Blue Note debut recording (April 16-17) with special guest Vuyo Sotashe. Tenor saxophonist Tivon Pennicott, accompanied by a string section, (April 22) makes his Dizzy’s club debut for the release of his album Spirit Garden.