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Saturday, February 22nd, 2014

DIZZY’S CLUB COCA-COLA April 2014 Artist lineup

For Immediate Release: February 21, 2014

April 2014 Artist lineup

Tuesday, April 1
Northern Illinois University Rosebud Jazztet

The talented senior and graduate level students from the Northern Illinois University School of Music’s outstanding jazz program, led by internationally renowned jazz educator Ronald Carter, join us at Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola for one night only.

Cover Charge: $30
Student Cover: $15

Wednesday, April 2
Juilliard Jazz Ensemble

The Juilliard Jazz Orchestra, which features some of the world's most talented emerging jazz artists, returns to Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola.

Cover Charge:  $25
Student Cover: $15

Thursday – Sunday, April 3 – 6
Uhadi: All-Stars of Johannesburg Jazz featuring Sibongile Khumalo
Celebrating 20 Years of Democracy in South Africa

For four nights, Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola welcomes to its stage six prominent contemporary musicians from Johannesburg. Featuring the incomparable Sibongile Khumalo, one of South Africa’s most celebrated and beloved vocal divas, Uhadi makes its U.S. debut and join us to celebrate the 20th anniversary of a democratic South Africa. 

Saxophonist McCoy Mrubata serves as the group’s musical director, joined by trumpeter Feya Faku, pianist Paul Hanmer, bassist Herbie Tsoaeli, and drummer Justin Badenhorst. Uhadi’s residency is part of Jazz at Lincoln Center’s celebration of South African music, highlighted by 'Hugh Masekela: Celebrating 75 Years' on April 4 in Rose Theater.

Cover Charge:  Thursday and Sunday: $35; Friday: $40; Saturday: $45
Student Cover: $25

Monday – Tuesday, April 7 – 8
Brubeck Brothers Quartet
Dave Brubeck Festival

Part of Jazz at Lincoln Center’s week-long Dave Brubeck Festival, which also features shows in Rose Theater and The Allen Room, Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola presents The Brubeck Brothers Quartet featuring Dan Brubeck on drums and Chris Brubeck on bass & trombone, two members of one of America’s most accomplished musical families. Guitarist Mike DeMicco and pianist Chuck Lamb complete this dynamic quartet.

Cover Charge: $30
Student Cover: $15

Wednesday and Sunday, April 9 and 13
Darius, Chris and Dan Brubeck
Dave Brubeck Festival

Since 2010, Darius, Chris and Dan Brubeck have toured together, joined by Dave O’Higgins, in salute to their father Dave Brubeck's legacy. They perform many of his most iconic hits, including “Take Five”, “Blue Rondo a la Turk” and “Unsquare Dance”, as well as original compositions by the brothers.

Cover Charge: $30
Student Cover: $15

Thursday – Saturday, April 10 - 12
Brubeck Institute Jazz Quintet
Dave Brubeck Festival

The members of the Brubeck Institute Jazz Quintet (BIJQ) have won numerous DownBeat Student Music Awards for best collegiate jazz group in the country. Touring regularly throughout the United States, the 2013-2014 BIJQ members are Max Boiko, trumpet; Joel Ross, vibraphones; Sean Britt, guitar; Sarah Kuo, bass; and Jalon D'Mere Archie, drums. Special guests will include pianist Joe Gilman and saxophonist Patrick Langham on April 10 and vibraphonist Stefon Harris on April 12.

Cover Charge: $35
Student Cover: $25

Friday, April 11
Brubeck Institute Jazz Alumni Quintet
Dave Brubeck Festival

Alumni members of the Brubeck Institute Jazz Quintet (BIJQ) from 2002-2011 reunite for one night only for this special concert.

Cover Charge: $35
Student Cover: $25

Monday, April 14
Monday Nights With WBGO
Hosted by Rhonda Hamilton
Adam Birnbaum Trio

The pianist for the Jazz at Lincoln Center All-Stars in the Broadway production of "After Midnight," Adam Birnbaum celebrates the release of a new CD.

Cover Charge: $30
Student Cover: $10

Tuesday, April 15
The Mason Brothers Quintet

Brothers Elliot Mason (trombone) and Brad Mason (trumpet) co-lead a quintet performing their original music.

Cover Charge: $30
Student Cover: $20

Wednesday, April 16
Clarence Penn
“Monk, the Lost Files”

Renowned drummer Clarence Penn leads a quartet in the playing of "Monk, the Lost Files", a fresh re-imagining of the music of Thelonious Monk.

Cover Charge: $30
Student Cover: Saturday: $20

Thursday – Sunday, April 17 – 20
The Victor Goines Quartet

Clarinetist, saxophonist, and educator Victor Goines lights up Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola for four nights. He is joined by a formidable group of sidemen, including pianists Aaron Diehl (April 17, 18 and 20) and Chris Patishall (April 19), bassist Yasushi Nakamura and drummer Ulysses Owens.

Cover Charge: Thursday and Sunday: $35; Friday: $40; Saturday: $45
Student Cover: $25

Monday, April 22
Purchase Jazz Orchestra

The Purchase Jazz Orchestra is a 17-piece big band that performs works by leading composers and arrangers of the past and present. Special guest Steve Wilson joins on alto saxophone.

Cover Charge:  $35
Student Cover: $15

Tuesday – Wednesday, April 22 – 23 Nicole Henry Quintet Nicole Henry is a talented jazz singer who is not afraid to show off her R&B roots. In her own unique style, the Philadelphia-raised and Miami-based vocalist has managed to incorporate her urban sensibility while maintaining jazz integrity.

Cover Charge: $40
Student Cover:  $25

Thursday – Sunday, April 24 – 27
Wessell “Warmdaddy” Anderson Sextet

Alto saxophonist and former Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra member Wessell “Warmdaddy” Anderson returns to Dizzy’s Club Cola-Cola with a mix of soulful New Orleans jazz and his sweeping blues style that evokes Cannonball Adderley.

Cover Charge: Thursday and Sunday: $35, Friday: $40, Saturday: $45
Student Cover: $25

Saturday, April 26
Late Night Dance Session
Hosted by Michael Mwenso

Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola presents a special Late Night Dance Session celebrating the birthday of popular host and vocalist Michael Mwenso with special guests. Join us starting at 11:30pm for swinging music and dance overlooking Central Park.

Cover Charge: $20
Student Price: $10

Monday, April 28
Manhattan School of Music Afro-Cuban Orchestra

The popular Manhattan School of Music Afro-Cuban Orchestra returns to Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola under the direction of Bobby Sanabria.

Cover Charge: $35
Student Cover: $25

Tuesday, April 29
The NYU Wayne Shorter Ensemble

This exceptional student ensemble under the direction of Dave Pietro with special guest Mike Rodriguez (trumpet) performs the compositions of NYU graduate and jazz legend Wayne Shorter.

Cover Charge: $35
Student Cover: $20

Wednesday, April 30
The David Hazeltine Quartet

The man who the late Cedar Walton called one of “the brightest stars on the jazz piano horizon” stops by Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola. He is joined by Jim Rotondi (trumpet and flugelhorn), Billy Drummond (drums), and David Williams (bass).

Cover Charge: $30
Student Cover: $15

Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola, 5th floor, Frederick P. Rose Hall, Home of Jazz at Lincoln Center, on Broadway at 60th Street, New York City.

Call (212) 258-9595 or visit www.jazz.org/dizzys.
Prices vary. Dinner served nightly.  
General Admission: $20-$45 (unless noted otherwise);
Students: $5-$25 with valid student ID (selected sets only);  
Late Night Session: $5-$20. 
Minimum of $10 applies to all.    

Headliner sets are 7:30pm, 9:30pm (unless noted otherwise).
Late Night Session
Scheduled at 11:30 every Tuesday through Saturday, Late Night Session features some of jazz’s most talented up and coming artists, with a special invited jam session. Hosted by vocalist Michael Mwenso, on Thursday and Saturday nights only.

Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola continues the Hot Fives Special — $5 cover and $5 menu — during the Late Night Session sets on Tuesdays and Wednesdays — a great way for patrons to hear some of the most talented young jazz performers while enjoying spectacular views of Manhattan.