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Tuesday, July 30th, 2013

DIZZY’S CLUB COCA-COLA’s 2013 Generations in Jazz Festival Lineup Announced

For Immediate Release: July 30, 2013

DIZZY’S CLUB COCA-COLA’s
2013 Generations in Jazz Festival
Lineup Announced

4th Annual Generations in Jazz Festival
September 9 – October 8

New York, NY (July 30, 2013) Throughout September, Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola hosts an expansive roster of artists on its stage. Trio Da Paz and Friends, Joe Locke, Harry Allen, Maucha Adnet open the month, followed by a one-night-only performance by up and coming jazz pianist Konrad Paszkudzki.

The fourth annual Generations in Jazz Festival kicks off on September 9 as dynamic vocalists Michael Mwenso, Brianna Thomas, and Charenee Wade explore Romantic Moods for Lovers, followed by Drum Fest!, featuring rising stars of modern drums Bryan Carter and Joe Saylor. This year’s Generations in Jazz Festival, which runs through October 8, features extraordinary artists spanning generations, and programming honoring the iconic musicians of the past.

Louis Hayes, one of the most recorded drummers in the history of jazz, brings his Jazz Communicators to Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola for the first time, The Whitfield Family makes its club debut, and Trumpet Summit features multi generational trumpeters Greg Gisbert, Bruce Harris, and Brandon Lee.

On September 11, Generations in Jazz Festival features two distinct headliners: Milton Suggs Trio at 7:30pm and Charles Turner Trio at 9:30pm. Each pays tribute to his favorite vocalists, including Oscar Brown, Jr. and Joe Williams, and guests on each other’s sets.

Joe Sanders Quartet celebrates the birthday of the great Oscar Pettiford, and Marcus Strickland celebrates John Coltrane’s 87th birthday with a repertoire that includes “Naima,” and Coltrane’s famous arrangements of “My Favorite Things” and “Afro Blue.”

Programmed specifically for Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola’s Generations in Jazz Festival, HER. (In Honor Of): Honoring Remarkable Women in Jazz features Kim Thompson, Mimi Jones, Sarah Elizabeth Charles, Brandee Younger and Courtney Bryan honoring music’s trail blazing women including Dorothy Ashby and Betty Carter.
Select Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola performances will be available via live web stream. Click here for the schedule and more information on Jazz at Lincoln Center's live webcasts.

Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola
September 2013
Artist Lineup

Sunday, September 1, Tuesday – Sunday, September 3 – 8
Trio Da Paz and Friends

7:30pm, 9:30pm
Cover Charge: Tuesday – Thursday, Sunday: $35, Friday: $40, Saturday: $45
Student Cover Charge: $25

Monday, September 2
Konrad Paszkudzki Trio
Konrad Paszkudzki, piano; Hassan Shakur, double bass; Dag Markhus, drums

7:30pm, 9:30pm
Cover Charge: $25
Student Cover Charge: $10

Tuesday – Saturday, September 3 – 7
Late Night Session: Jake Goldbas Group

Late Night Session sets take place after headliner’s last set
Cover Charge: Tuesday, Wednesday $5; Thursday, Friday $10; Saturday $20
Student Cover Charge: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday $5; Saturday $10

Monday, September 9
Romantic Moods for Lovers featuring vocalists Michael Mwenso, Brianna Thomas, and Charenee Wade; Joe Saylor, drums
Special Guest TBA

A host of today’s rising stars of jazz vocal perform new arrangements of beloved romantic tunes. Special guests to be announced.
7:30pm, 9:30pm
Cover Charge: $30
Student Cover Charge: $15

Tuesday, September 10
Bryan Carter – Joe Saylor Jazz Band: Drum Fest!
Joe Saylor, Bryan Carter, drums; Jerry Weldon, tenor sax; Matt Jodrell, trumpet; Neil Caine, bass; Christ Patishall, piano

7:30pm, 9:30pm
Cover Charge: $25
Student Cover Charge: $10

Wednesday, September 11
Milton Suggs & His Trio

7:30pm
Charles Turner & His Trio
9:30pm
In two distinct shows, Suggs and Turner each headline sets paying tribute to the great male vocalists including Oscar Brown, Jr., and Joe Williams. Each artist will guest appear on each other’s sets.
Cover Charge: $30
Student Cover Charge: $15

Thursday – Sunday, September 12 – 15
Legendary Drummer: Louis Hayes Jazz Communicators
Featuring Louis Hayes, drums; Abraham Burton, sax; Steve Nelson, vibes; Anthony Wonsey, piano; Dezron Douglas, bass

Louis Hayes is one of the most recorded drummers in the history of jazz, with hundreds of recordings to his credit, and one of the few drummers to successfully span all the changes in the music since the hard bop era.
7:30pm, 9:30pm
Cover Charge: Thursday and Sunday: $35, Friday: $40, Saturday: $45
Student Cover Charge: Thursday and Sunday: $20, Friday and Saturday: $25

Saturday, September 14
Late Night Dance Session with Michael Mwenso Featuring The Pittsburgh Quartet with Benny Benack III, trumpet and vocals; Joe Saylor, drums; Philip Kuehn, bass; and Richard Doron Johnson, piano

11:30pm
Dance the night away at Dizzy's first official dance party! Michael Mwenso will lead the proceedings, as The Pittsburgh Quartet takes audiences on a journey through the swing era. Expect to hear classics from Duke Ellington, Dizzy Gillespie, Lionel Hampton, and many more.
Cover Charge: $20
Student Price: $10

Monday, September 16
Berklee Global Jazz Ambassadors with special guest Joe Lovano

7:30pm, 9:30pm
Berklee Global Jazz Ambassadors and special guest Joe Lovano will perform Interstellar Space, one of the final recordings by John Coltrane, released posthumously by Impulse! Records in 1974.
Cover Charge: $35
Student Price: $10

Tuesday, September 17
Oliver Lake Big Band - Birthday Celebration
Aaron Johnson, Terry Greene, Stafford Hunter, Alfred Patterson, trombones; Darius Jones, Bruce Williams, alto saxophones; James Stewart, Mike Lee, tenor saxophones; Jason Marshall, baritone sax; Josh Evans, Tatum Greenblatt, Nabate Ilses, Freddie Hendrix, trumpets; Yoichi Uzeki, piano; Chris Beck, drums; Robert Sabin, acoustic bass

7:30pm, 9:30pm
Cover Charge: $35
Student Cover Charge: $25

Wednesday, September 18
Johnny O'Neal, vocals, piano

7:30pm, 9:30pm
Cover Charge: $30
Student Cover Charge: $15

Thursday – Sunday, September 19 – 22
Marcus Roberts Trio
Marcus Roberts, piano; Rodney Jordan, bass; Jason Marsalis, drums

7:30pm, 9:30pm
Cover Charge: Thursday and Sunday: $35, Friday: $40, Saturday: $45
Student Price: Thursday and Sunday: $20, Friday and Saturday: $25

Monday, September 23
Coltrane Tribute: My Favorite Things featuring Marcus Strickland Quartet
Co-presented by Revive Music Group
Featuring Marcus Strickland, saxophones; Luis Perdomo, piano; Dezron Douglas, bass; Jeff “Tain” Watts, drums

On Coltrane’s 87th birthday, Strickland will perform his favorites from the Coltrane repertoire including “Naima,” and Coltrane’s famous arrangements of “My Favorite Things,” and “Afro Blue.”
7:30pm, 9:30pm
Cover Charge: $30
Student Cover Charge: $15

Tuesday – Wednesday, September 24 – 25
Yosvany Terry Quintet
Featuring Special Guest Jeff 'Tain' Watts
Yosvany Terry, saxophones & chekeré; Mike Rodriguez, trumpet; Osmany Paredes, piano; Hans Glawischnig, bass; Jeff "Tain" Watts, drums

7:30pm, 9:30pm
Cover Charge: $30
Student Cover Charge: $15

Thursday, September 26
Joe Sanders’ Quartet featuring Gerald Clayton & Greg Hutchinson: The Life & Music of Oscar Pettiford
Featuring Joe Sanders, bass; Gerald Clayton, piano; Greg Hutchinson, drums

Sanders pays tribute to jazz bassist Oscar Pettiford on the week of the legend’s 90th birthday.
7:30pm, 9:30pm
Cover Charge: $30
Student Cover Charge: $20

Friday – Sunday, September 27 – 29
Helen Sung Sextet
Anthem For A New Day CD Release Celebration
Helen Sung, piano; Seamus Blake, sax; Ingrid Jensen, trumpet; Dezron Douglas, bass; Obed Calvaire, drums; Samuel Torres, percussion
Special guests:

Steve Wilson on Friday, September 27; Gary Thomas on Saturday, September 28; Ted Nash on Sunday, Sept 29
7:30pm, 9:30pm
Cover Charge: Friday: $40, Saturday: $45, Sunday: $35

Monday – Tuesday, September 30 – October 1
Michele Rosewoman, New Yor-Uba 30th Anniversary
Hosted by Rhonda Hamilton, Billy Harper, tenor, sax; Antonio Hart, alto & soprano, sax; Freddie Hendrix, trumpet; Vincent Gardner, trombone; Howard Johnson, baritone & tuba; Gregg August, bass; Adam Cruz, drums; Abi Holliday, bata, congas, vocals; Roman Diaz: bata, congas, vocals; Abraham Rodriguez, bata, congas, vocals; David Oquendo, guest vocals, guitar; Michele Rosewoman, piano, vocals

7:30pm, 9:30pm
Cover Charge: $35
Student Cover Charge: $15

Wednesday, October 2
Freddie Redd Performs Shades of Redd
Presented by the New School for Jazz & Contemporary Music
Featuring Freddie Redd, piano; Brad Linde, musical director and tenor sax; Stacy Dillard, alto sax; Alex Claffy, bass; Uri Zelig, drums

Pianist and composer Freddie Redd performs Shades of Redd. Shades of Redd, released on Blue Note, is recognized as Redd’s crowning achievement and has influenced generations of musicians.
7:30pm, 9:30pm
Cover Charge:$30
Student Cover Charge: $15

Thursday, October 3
HER. (In Honor Of): Honoring Remarkable Women in Jazz
Kim Thompson, drums; Mimi Jones, bass; Sarah Elizabeth Charles, vocals; Brandee Younger, harp; Courtney Bryan, piano

Specifically for the Generations in Jazz Festival, five of today’s most dynamic female musicians perform the music of trail blazing women including Dorothy Ashby and Betty Carter.
Cover Charge: $30
Student Cover Charge: $15

Friday – Sunday, October 4 – 6
Orinn Evans

Evans performs music of Sun Ra on what would have been the visionary musician’s 100th birthday.
Cover Charge: Friday: $40, Saturday: $45, Sunday: $35

Monday, October 7
The Whitfield Family Band
Mark Whitfield Sr., guitar; Mark Whitfield Jr., drums; Davis Whitfileld, piano; James Genus, bass

Cover Charge: $30
Student Cover Charge: $15

Tuesday, October 8
Trumpet Summit featuring Greg Gisbert, Brandon Lee, Bruce Harris Greg Gisbert, Brandon Lee, Bruce Harris, trumpets

Full Price: $30
Student Cover Charge: $15

WHEN: 
Headliner sets are 7:30pm, 9:30pm (unless noted otherwise)
Late Night Session sets are on Tuesday and Saturday after headliner’s last set.

WHERE:
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.

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

SPECIAL OFFER:
Use your Duane Reade awards card to receive $5 off cover charge during the Generations In Jazz Festival. 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 lions of jazz while enjoying spectacular views of Manhattan. Please note vocalist Michael Mwenso hosts Late Night Sessions on Thursday and Saturday nights only.

Exclusive MasterCard® Offers:
Use your MasterCard card to receive 10% off your total bill for any set at Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola.
Does not include merchandise or CDs. Cannot be combined with other offers.

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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, curated and hosted by vocalist Michael Mwenso, on Thursday and Saturday nights.

 

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