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Thursday, January 9th, 2014

DIZZY’S CLUB COCA-COLA February 2014 Artist lineup

For Immediate Release

February 2014 Artist lineup

New York, NY (January 9, 2014) – Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola’s February shows feature not-to-be-missed performances by some of jazz’s leading voices, among them Renee Rosnes, Kenny Rampton, Jack Walrath, T. Oliver Reid, Omer Avital and Amina Figarova. We also showcase the music of a few of jazz’s greatest composers and instrumentalists, including Terry Gibbs, Joe Wilder and the late Dexter Gordon. New CDs by Catherine Russell, Matt Wilson, Ulysses Owens, and Brianna Thomas are celebrated. Mid-month, Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola courts Valentine’s Day with a seductive performance by GRAMMY-nominated vocalist Tierney Sutton.  

Select Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola performances will also be available via live web stream. Click here for the schedule and more information on Jazz at Lincoln Center's live webcasts.

Schedule and Artist lineup

Saturday – Sunday, February 1 – 2
Matt Wilson Quartet with Special Guest John Medeski
Gathering Call

Drummer extraordinaire Matt Wilson celebrates the release of his eleventh album Gathering Call, which finds his quartet—featuring reedman Jeff Lederer, cornetist Kirk Knuffke and bassist Chris Lightcap—teaming up with keyboard star John Medeski.

Cover Charge:  Saturday: $45; Sunday: $35
Student Cover: Saturday: $25; Sunday: $20

Monday, February 3
Juilliard Jazz Ensemble

The young instrumentalists of Juilliard Jazz Ensemble return to the Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola stage. 

Cover Charge:  $30
Student Cover: $15

Tuesday, February 4
Amina Figarova Sextet

Pianist-composer Amina Figarova, “among the most important composers to come into jazz in the new millennium" (JazzTimes), will make her Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola debut with her sextet featuring Bart Platteau (flute), Luques Curtis (bass), Alex Pope Norris (trumpet), Jason Brown (drums), and Marc Mommaas (saxophone).

Cover Charge:  $30
Student Cover: $15

Wednesday, February 5
Jack Walrath Quartet

Perhaps best-known for his work with legends like Charles Mingus, Ray Charles and Gary Peacock, trumpeter and arranger Jack Walrath is also a spirited bandleader in his own right. He is joined by tenor saxophonist Tim Armacost, pianist George Burton, bassist Boris Kozlov, and dummer Donald Edwards for this concert.

Cover Charge: $30
Student Cover: $15

Thursday – Sunday, February 6 – 9
Big Band Tribute to Terry Gibbs
Led by Gerry Gibbs
With special guests Tom Harrell (2/7), Nicholas Payton (2/8), and Paquito D’Rivera (2/9)

Drummer Gerry Gibbs leads a big band in tribute to his father, legendary vibraphonist Terry Gibbs, joined by special guests trumpeters Tom Harrell (2/7) and Nicholas Payton (2/8), multireedist Paquito D’Rivera (2/9), and others.

Cover Charge: Thursday and Sunday: $35; Friday: $40; and Saturday: $45
Student Cover: Thursday, Friday, and Sunday: $20; Saturday: $25

Monday – Tuesday, February 10 – 11 
Ulysses Owens CD Release

One of the most high-profile sideman, Ulysses Owens Jr. takes the lead for two nights, celebrating the release of a new CD and joined by pianist Christian Sands, trumpeter Duane Eubanks, bassists Reuben Rogers (2/10) and Matthew Rybicki (2/11), trombonist Michael Dease, and guitarist Gilad Hekselman.

Cover Charge: $30
Student Cover: $15

Wednesday, February 12
Kenny Rampton Organ Octet

Outstanding trumpeter Kenny Rampton, familiar to many for his inspired soloing with bands like the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra and the Mingus Big Band, leads an octet whose members include vocalist guitarist Bill Sims, saxophonists Sherman Irby and Donny McCaslin, trombonist Elliot Mason, organist Brian Charette, bassist Dan Stein, and drummer Tony Mason.

Cover Charge: $30
Student Cover: $20

Thursday – Sunday, February 13 – 16
Tierney Sutton Band

A five-time GRAMMY nominee, Tierney Sutton is often described as “a singer’s singer”, but just as often, she is described as a “musician’s singer”, who uses her voice like an instrument. Her band has successfully toured and recorded for over two decades now and they join us for Valentine’s Day weekend.

Cover Charge: Thursday and Sunday: $40; Friday (Valentine’s Day): $125*; Saturday: $45
Student Cover: Thursday, Saturday and Sunday: $25;
*Valentine’s Day pricing includes music cover charge and three-course meal with wine pairing.

Monday, February 17
Brianna Thomas CD Release
Last September, writing in the Wall Street Journal, Will Friedwald dubbed Brianna Thomas “one of the best unrecorded singers out there”. That all changes this February, with the release of her debut CD, produced by drummer Ulysses Owens. He joins her for this performance along with pianist Allyn Johnson, bassist Yasushi Nakamura, harpist Riza Printup, trumpeter Marcus Printup, and trombonist Wycliffe Gordon.

Cover Charge: Saturday: $30
Student Cover: Saturday: $15

Tuesday, February 18
Omer Avital

“[Omer] Avital and his group are producing some of the most original music being heard in New York,” says the New York Times. For one night only, the outstanding bassist brings his organic sound, which often seamlessly combines jazz with a wide range of world music influences, to Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola.

Cover Charge: $30
Student Cover: $20

Wednesday, February 19
Swinging Tribute to Joe Wilder

A true living legend, trumpeter Joe Wilder turns 92 on February 22nd. In his over 70 year career, he has played with legends ranging from Count Basie to Billie Holiday, Hank Jones and Benny Goodman. He will be an honored guest at Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola when he is saluted by a band composed of some of his favorite artists.

Cover Charge: $35
Student Cover: $20

Thursday – Sunday, February 20 – 23
Renee Rosnes Quartet

“A standout straight-ahead jazz pianist on the New York scene for nearly a quarter-century” (NPR), pianist Renee Rosnes returns to Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola with her celebrated quartet that features vibraphonist Steve Nelson, bassist Peter Washington, and drummer Lewis Nash.

Cover Charge: Thursday and Sunday: $35; Friday: $40; and Saturday: $45
Student Cover: Thursday, Friday, and Sunday: $20; Saturday: $25

Monday, February 24
Catherine Russell CD Release
Hosted by Rhonda Hamilton

“With a voice that wails like a horn and whispers like the snake in the Garden of Eden, [Catherine Russell] is finally claiming her place in the pantheon of 21st-century jazz divas.” (NPR) She celebrates the release of her new CD Bring It Back at Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola.

Cover Charge: $42.50
Student Cover: $25

Tuesday – Wednesday, February 25 – 26
T. Oliver Reid: Drop Me Off In Harlem

Singer and Broadway star T. Oliver Reid leads what he describes as “a club hopping journey through the swanky clubs and low down joints of 1934 Harlem” that features the music of Duke Ellington, Harold Arlen, Andy Razaf and others.

Cover Charge: $30
Student Cover: $15

Thursday, February 27 – March 2
The Music of Dexter Gordon: A Celebration
The Dexter Gordon Legacy Ensemble
George Cables, Musical Director

Celebrating Dexter Gordon on what would have been his 91st birthday, the legendary tenor saxophonist and Academy-Award nominee for the leading role in the film Round Midnight is remembered and honored by this world-class ensemble under the direction of his pianist and keeper of the flame, George Cables. Cables is joined by saxophonist Jerry Weldon, bassist Rufus Reid and drummer Victor Lewis. The legendary saxophonist Jimmy Heath joins the band on March 2nd only.

Cover Charge: Thursday, Friday, and Sunday: $40; Saturday: $45
Student Cover: Thursday, Friday and Sunday: $20; Saturday: $25
Michael Mwenso and special guests host a pre-show listening party at 6pm on February 27th.

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.  

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