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Thursday, July 26th, 2018

Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola's Generations in Jazz Festival Lineup Announced, August 30-October 7

New York, NY (July 26, 2018) – September marks the return of Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola’s ninth annual Generations in Jazz Festival. The Festival kicks off with Camille Thurman with the Darrell Green Trio on August 30, 2018, and closes out with Willie Jones III Quintet from October 4–7, 2018. This year marks one of the longest runs for the Festival, featuring 179 artists across generations with 34 unique programs over 39 nights.

Following opening night, the Lessons from Our Masters series returns for three nights, led by three jazz icons – George Coleman with the Emmet Cohen Trio (August 31); Josh Evans Quintet featuring Billy Harper (September 1); and Houston Person Quartet (September 2). The Flip Side Sessions this season pairs Henry Conerway III Trio with Goodwin Louis (September 4), offering two different sets of music in one night. Zaccai Curtis Orkestra (September 10) kicks off three Big Band Mondays, including Clockwise: The Music of Cedar Walton and the Ben Markley Big Band featuring Terrell Stafford (September 17); and Orrin Evans Captain Black Big Band (September 24).

Additional highlights include Trumpet Meets Latin America featuring Linda Briceño, Michael Rodriguez & Rachel Therrien in collaboration with the Festival of New Trumpet Music (September 5–6); Kurt Elling and Friends Celebrate Jon Hendricks with special guests Aria and Michele Hendricks, and Janis Siegel (September 7–8); Roy Haynes Fountain of Youth Band (September 13-15); Celebrating Cannonball’s 90th with special guest Jimmy Cobb (September 16); and Regina Carter & Xavier Davis (September 19). The Jazztopad Festival also returns with Piotr Orzechowski and Kuba Więcek Trio (October 3). Late Night Sessions throughout the month showcase the next generation of jazz, including bassist Endea Owens (September 11–19), pianist Jen Allen (September 25–29), and guitarist Andrew Renfroe (October 2–6). The full lineup is available at jazz.org/dizzys.

Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola is located in Frederick P. Rose Hall, home of Jazz at Lincoln Center, on Broadway at 60th Street, New York City.

GENERATIONS IN JAZZ FESTIVAL SEPTEMBER 2018 LINEUP:

CAMILLE THURMAN WITH THE DARRELL GREEN TRIO
Waiting for the Sunrise Album Release Concert
Thursday, August 30 | 7:30pm & 9:30pm

The multi-talented Camille Thurman is an award-winning composer, formidable saxophonist, and second-place winner of the prestigious Sarah Vaughan Vocal Competition. She has performed with artists ranging from the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis, Dr. Billy Taylor, George Coleman, Lew Tabackin, and George Benson to Chaka Khan, Alicia Keys, and Missy Elliot. Tonight she celebrates the release of her brand new album, Waiting for the Sunrise. If Thurman’s previous records are any indication, her newest release will  be a stylistically varied mix of original and classic repertoire that highlights her chops as both a singer and instrumentalist; her 2017 live album featured songs by Sarah Vaughan, Wayne Shorter, Wes Montgomery, and others. Thurman is an equally talented vocalist as she is a saxophonist, and her performances as a bandleader are the best way to experience the full scope of her artistry.
Cover: $35
Student: $25

GEORGE COLEMAN WITH THE EMMET COHEN TRIO
Lessons from Our Masters
August 31 | 7:30pm & 9:30pm

The Lessons from Our Masters series features a master of jazz alongside a multigenerational band. Tonight’s young rhythm section is comprised of pianist/bandleader Emmet Cohen, bassist Russell Hall, and drummer Bryan Carter, three of jazz’s finest rising stars. They are first-call players not only among their peers, but also with master musicians of multiple generations, such as tonight’s headliner: NEA Jazz Master saxophonist George Coleman. Since the beginning of his remarkable career in the 1950s, working with Ray Charles, Max Roach, and Jimmy Smith, Coleman has been a central voice in modern jazz. During the 1960s Coleman made a number of records with Miles Davis, Herbie Hancock, Chet Baker, and Slide Hampton, and in the 1970s he recorded important sessions with the likes of Elvis Jones, Cedar Walton, and Charles Mingus (on one of Mingus’ final recordings), to name just a few of his accomplishments as a sideman. Meanwhile, Coleman has been leading his own groups for the past 40-plus years and shows no signs of slowing down. This performance will be a lesson from a true master—for both the audience and the dedicated young band.
Cover: $45
Student: $25

JOSH EVANS QUINTET FEATURING BILLY HARPER
Lessons from Our Masters
September 1 | 7:30pm & 9:30pm

The Lessons from Our Masters series features a master of jazz alongside a multigenerational band. Tonight’s master is explosive tenor saxophonist and hard bop composer Billy Harper. Since moving to New York in 1966, he’s been a mainstay on the jazz scene and has worked with a long list of the greats, including an ongoing role in the all-star band The Cookers. This one-night-only engagement will feature Harper alongside a quintet led by Josh Evans, a rising star trumpeter who has worked with other world-class artists like Christian McBride, Jackie McLean, Cedar Walton, and Gregory Porter.
Cover: $45
Student: $25

HOUSTON PERSON QUARTET
Lessons from Our Masters
September 2 | 7:30pm & 9:30pm

The Lessons from Our Masters series features a master of jazz alongside a multigenerational band. Tonight’s master is tenor saxophonist Houston Person, widely considered the “soul jazz” standard-bearer. Person’s prolificacy is astounding; on top of being a celebrated and active sideman, he has released more than 75 albums as a leader over the past five decades. Of his latest record, released in 2017, JazzTimes wrote that “It is the sensual, slightly sweaty, blues-based groove they used to call soul-jazz. It was central to the jazz art form (and to its commercial viability in the 1960s)…When you hear an authentic voice of the genre like Person you remember how easy it is to like this music.” At Jazz at Lincoln Center, he recently performed sold-out shows in The Appel Room and played for Ben Webster’s Ertegun Jazz Hall of Fame inauguration.
Cover: $35
Student: $25

TBD
Big Band Mondays
September 3 | 7:30pm & 9:30pm

Cover: $35
Student: $25

HENRY CONERWAY III TRIO: WITH PRIDE FOR DIGNITY ALBUM RELEASE CONCERT
Flip Side Sessions
September 4 | 7:30pm

Drummer Henry Conerway III has become a leading presence on the modern jazz scene since moving to New York in 2015. He’s worked regularly with the iconic Freddy Cole, Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra trumpeter Marcus Printup, vocalist extraordinaire Jazzmeia Horn, and many more luminaries across generations. This evening celebrates the release of Conerway’s new trio album, featuring compositions by pianist Kenny Banks, Jr. and arrangements by Conerway and bassist Kevin Smith. The title track, "With Pride for Dignity," speaks to the experience of Africans in America, and new arrangements of songs such as Jimmy Heath’s “Gingerbread Boy,” Ray Brown’s “Slippery,” Phineas Newborn, Jr.’s “Sugar Ray,” and “Duke Ellington’s “Cottontail” speak to different chapters of this story. The record also features an arrangement of Marcus Printup’s “Hopscotch,” which Printup himself helped to arrange. The HC3 trio is here for a single-set performance, so make sure to stop by and check out Conerway’s debut as a Dizzy’s Club bandleader.
Cover: $35
Student: $25

GODWIN LOUIS
Flip Side Sessions
September 4 | 9:30pm

For a single-set performance as part of our Flip Side Sessions, we welcome saxophonist Godwin Louis in his headlining debut at Jazz at Lincoln Center. Dizzy’s Club audiences have recently seen this Thelonious Monk International Saxophone Competition finalist perform with bands led by Herlin Riley, Axel Tosca, Etienne Charles, Andy Farber, and Jonathan Barber’s Vision Ahead. Louis will be joined by trumpeter Billy Buss, vibraphonist Joel Ross, drummer Obed Calvaire, bassist Jonathan Michel, and pianist Axel Tosca.
Cover: $35
Student: $25

TRUMPET MEETS LATIN AMERICA
FEATURING LINDA BRICEÑO, MICHAEL RODRIGUEZ & RACHEL THERRIEN
Presented in collaboration with the Festival of New Trumpet Music
September 5–6 | 7:30pm & 9:30pm

Jazz at Lincoln Center collaborates with the Festival of New Trumpet Music—founded by renowned trumpeter Dave Douglas—to present today’s great young trumpeters. This year’s performance is a fresh exploration of Latin American music from Venezuela, Cuba, Puerto Rico, Colombia, and more, featuring arrangements and compositions by Linda Briceño, Michael Rodriguez, and Rachel Therrien. Each of them is an important trumpeter in the New York Latin music and jazz scenes, and this collaboration was specially formed for the Festival. Original pieces by each trumpeter will be premiered through the event in addition to new arrangements of classics such as Clifford Brown’s “Daahood” and Francisco Tarrega’s 1892 classical guitar piece “Capriccio Arabe.” Linda Briceño will also sing and perform her own original music and pieces by Dori Caymmi and Gonzalo Grau. The trumpeters will be joined by Gabriel Chakarji on piano, Ricky Rodriguez on bass, and Obed Calvaire on the drums.
Cover: Wed $35 / Thurs $40
Student: $25

KURT ELLING AND FRIENDS CELEBRATE JON HENDRICKS
With Special Guests Aria and Michele Hendricks and Janis Siegel
September 7–8 | 7:30pm & 9:30pm

Grammy Award winner Kurt Elling is one of the world’s top jazz vocalists, boasting a four-octave baritone voice and a gift for vocalese. Elling is a broadly appealing artist sure to please almost any listener, but he has also earned a serious reputation amongst the most discerning fans.  Tonight’s performance is a loving celebration of his mentor, Jon Hendricks, known as the “father of vocalese.” Elling will be joined by ten-time Grammy Award–winning vocalist Janis Siegel of The Manhattan Transfer, Sheila Jordan (on 9/8 only) as well as Hendricks’ daughters, vocalists Aria and Michele Hendricks, who will offer personal stories about their father. Make sure to catch this unique show in the intimate Dizzy’s Club, before Elling returns to Jazz at Lincoln Center in March 2019 to debut a new work in Rose Theater.
Cover: $45
Student: $25

GEORGE CABLES TRIO FEATURING VICTOR LEWIS & ESSIET ESSIET
September 9 | 7:30pm & 9:30pm

Pianist George Cables has been an important voice in jazz for over five decades, recording dozens of albums as a leader and sideman with the likes of Art Blakey, Freddie Hubbard, Max Roach, Art Pepper, and many more. He is also an essential member of the super-group The Cookers. To the delight of his countless fans, Cables is now making a grand return to the stage following major surgery in early 2018. Tonight, Cables will play in an intimate trio format with drummer Victor Lewis and bassist Essiet Essiet. Swing by Dizzy’s and help us welcome this living legend back to Jazz at Lincoln Center in style.
Cover: $35
Student: $25

ZACCAI CURTIS ORKESTA: AN EVOLUTION IN LATIN-JAZZ BIG BAND
Big Band Mondays
September 10 | 7:30pm & 9:30pm

The Zaccai Curtis Orkesta is an evolution in the Latin jazz big band tradition. Led by pianist Zaccai Curtis (widely recognized as one half of the popular Curtis Brothers band), the Orkestra is a 12-piece ensemble that expands upon Curtis’ open concepts in Latin jazz with new original compositions and arrangements. Following the footsteps of his mentor Eddie Palmieri, Curtis incorporates a strong mambo-style rhythm section with the dense, lively sound of a classic big band. By honoring the blues harmonies and swing rhythms of the African-Caribbean-New Orleans music lineage within his own genre-bending music, Curtis has earned fans from multiple musical backgrounds and interests. For one night only, check out the next evolution in Latin jazz big band music at Dizzy’s.
Cover: $35
Student: $25

JONATHAN BARBER, VICTOR GOULD AND BUSTER WILLIAMS
September 11 | 7:30pm & 9:30pm

Drummer Jonathan Barber, pianist Victor Gould, and bassist Buster Williams make their debut as a trio at Dizzy’s tonight. Barber and Gould are both young rising stars making big waves in New York City jazz. True to the spirit of this month’s Generations in Jazz Festival, they’ll be playing with the prolific Buster Williams, a 76-year-old veteran of the music who has worked with Herbie Hancock, Nancy Wilson, Betty Carter, Larry Coryell, and McCoy Tyner, to name just a few. Each member of this trio is a bandleader and a first-call rhythm section member for a wide variety of projects, and it will be an evening to remember when they share the stage for the first time right here at Jazz at Lincoln Center.
Cover: $35
Student: $20

DOUG WAMBLE PRESENTS MEMPHIS IN HARLEM
September 12 | 7:30pm & 9:30pm
Memphis-native Doug Wamble brings the music of his hometown to life by way of the sounds of swing. From W.C. Handy to Al Green and all points in between, Wamble’s slide guitar and blues-laden vocals travel the journey from the South to New York City in an inimitable fashion. He’ll be joined tonight by some of our favorite musicians, including Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra trumpeter Marcus Printup and three up-and-coming stars: pianist Joel Wenhardt, bassist Philip Norris, and drummer Cameron MacIntosh. For a refreshing new blend of American roots music performed at the highest level, Wamble’s Memphis in Harlem is not to be missed.
Cover: $30
Student: $20

ROY HAYNES FOUNTAIN OF YOUTH BAND
September 13–15 | 7:30pm & 9:30pm
Roy Haynes
, legendary jazz drummer and Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award winner, brings his Grammy Award–nominated Fountain of Youth band to Dizzy’s Club. Since first becoming a professional musician in the 1940s, Haynes has worked with artists such as Lester Young, Charlie Parker, Stan Getz, Bud Powell, Sarah Vaughan, Thelonious Monk, Chick Corea, Miles Davis, Ella Fitzgerald, and Pat Metheny. Join us at the club to witness this living legend in performance with a hand-picked group of master musicians in the making – pianist Martin Bejerano, bassist David Wong, and saxophonist Jaleel Shaw.
Cover: $35
Student: $25

CELEBRATING CANNONBALL'S 90TH WITH SPECIAL GUEST JIMMY COBB
September 16 | 7:30pm & 9:30pm

An all-star band of Jim Snidero, Jeremy Pelt, Mike LeDonne, and Nat Reeves celebrates saxophone titan Cannonball Adderley with the help of a very special guest: NEA Jazz Master drummer Jimmy Cobb. Cobb worked extensively with Cannonball in the 1950s, and his powerfully swinging drumming is featured on a series of classic Cannonball albums. Cobb and Cannonball’s most famous pairing, however, is undoubtedly on Miles Davis’ 1959 landmark Kind of Blue. It is no exaggeration to say that together they made contributions that changed the history of jazz, and it’s an extraordinary opportunity to have Cobb involved in this celebratory performance. On top of this, the entire band is comprised of bandleaders who each sell out shows at Dizzy’s Club with their own groups. This special concert will feature repertoire from the core group’s recently released album, Jim Snidero and Jeremy Pelt: Jubiliation! Celebrating Cannonball Adderley, which gives Cobb a chance to revisit several tunes that he himself originally performed and recorded with Cannonball.
Cover: $35
Student: $20

CLOCKWISE: THE MUSIC OF CEDAR WALTON WITH THE BEN MARKLEY BIG BAND FEATURING TERELL STAFFORD
Big Band Mondays
September 17 | 7:30pm & 9:30pm

With the help of special guest trumpeter Terell Stafford, the Ben Markley Big Band celebrates one of the most influential and beloved figures in jazz: Cedar Walton. The project showcases many of the late pianist and composer’s revered tunes in a fresh light through new big band arrangements. Inspired renditions of compositions such as “Hindsight,” “Bolivia,” and “Holy Land” honor Cedar Walton while presenting his music in a brand new manner. Walton’s wife, Martha Sammaciccia, has said "...to hear a big band's interpretation of Cedar's music has to be the most beautiful thing I have ever heard in my life… I know Cedar is beaming at the results!" The album has received great critical acclaim, including a four-star review in DownBeat magazine, which also called it one of 2017’s best records. For big band and bop lovers, there’s no better way to spend a Monday night in New York City.
Cover: $35
Student: $25

TODD MARCUS QUINTET
September 18 | 7:30pm & 9:30pm

Baltimore bass clarinetist, composer, and bandleader Todd Marcus is one of the few jazz artists worldwide to focus exclusively on the bass clarinet, and that commitment has paid off. Marcus’ straight-ahead playing has carved out a unique voice for the instrument in modern jazz, and his music swings hard with a fiery and introspective intensity while also maintaining a strong lyrical sensibility. Self-taught in jazz theory and composition, Marcus’ compositions draw largely on straight-ahead jazz and classical influences, but in recent years he has increasingly explored Middle Eastern sounds from his Egyptian-American heritage. Tonight’s performance will be the New York debut of material from Marcus’ new album, On These Streets (A Baltimore Story) – he will be joined by guitarist Paul Bollenback, pianist Bruce Barth, bassist Kris Funn, and drummer Eric Kennedy. Beyond being an extraordinary musician, Marcus is also a community activist and leader of the West Baltimore non-profit Intersection of Change, “dedicated to delivering hope to often mean, generally misunderstood streets.” Marcus’ new album offers a musical portrait of his neighborhood of more than 20 years, a neighborhood recently thrust into the national spotlight following the death of resident Freddie Gray. With this new record, Marcus seeks to portray both the challenges and strengths of his community, and he will utilize a cathartic and uplifting expression of jazz as a means to convey this complex but ultimately hopeful message.
Cover: $30
Student: $15

REGINA CARTER & XAVIER DAVIS
September 19 | 7:30pm & 9:30pm

For the eighth year in a row, genius violinist Regina Carter has won first place in DownBeat magazine’s annual Critics Poll. Already the recipient of a MacArthur “genius” grant, Carter also recently received the prestigious Doris Duke Artist Award, one of the foremost recognitions for a creative artist. In this special co-headlining performance, Carter will play with piano virtuoso Xavier Davis. One of the most forward-thinking mainstays in modern jazz, Davis works constantly with the top echelon of artists. This distinctive pairing has proven extraordinary across a series of distinctive collaborations beginning back in 2004, and we’re thrilled to give our audiences an opportunity to see these singular artists in duet.
Cover: $40
Student: $25

ULYSSES OWENS, JR. THREE
September 20 | 7:30pm & 9:30pm

In just the past several years, Ulysses Owens, Jr. has performed at Jazz at Lincoln Center with artists including Christian McBride, Joey Alexander, Steve Wilson, Mulgrew Miller, Steve Nelson, the Swing Collective, and the New Century Jazz Quintet. Already one of today’s most high-profile drummers, this Grammy Award winner and DownBeat Rising Star has recently stepped into a leadership role and assembled some top-shelf groups. Tonight he’ll be back at Dizzy’s Club with THREE, featuring first-call bassist Reuben Rogers and rising star vibraphone virtuoso Joel Ross.
Cover: $40
Student: $25

ULYSSES OWENS, JR.’S NEW CENTURY BIG BAND
September 21–23  | 7:30pm & 9:30pm

Drummer Ulysses Owens, Jr. brings the New Century Big Band back to Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola after an outstanding debut performance last year. This high-octane big band is an expansion of the acclaimed New Century Jazz Quintet, which already features five of the best rising star musicians from New York City and Japan: Ulysses Owens, Jr., Tim Green, Benny Benack III, Takeshi Ohbayashi, and Yasushi Nakamura. Over the past few years, the Quintet has performed to enthusiastic New York audiences at Dizzy’s Club and throughout Japan, leaving no question that they’re all key players in the future of jazz. The big band configuration adds 11 worthy instrumentalists to the mix, giving a platform to even more top voices. The group’s varied repertoire includes originals and a range of tunes by such artists as Terence Blanchard, John Coltrane, and Mulgrew Miller, offering a strong foundation for improvised solos and big band fireworks.
Cover: Fri $40 / Sat $45 / Sun $35
Student: $25

MONDAY NIGHTS WITH WBGO: ORRIN EVANS CAPTAIN BLACK BIG BAND
Big Band Mondays

September 24 | 7:30pm & 9:30pm
Orrin Evans’ Captain Black Big Band
returns to Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola! The Captain Black Big Band features a massive rotating cast of all-star musicians, typically with 10 members performing on a given night. Regulars include such renowned soloists and leaders as Marcus Strickland, Stacy Dillard, David Gibson, Todd Bashore, Tia Fuller, and Conrad Herwig, to name a few. In addition to Evans’ fiery originals, they perform the work of composers ranging from Hoagy Carmichael to Wayne Shorter and Sun Ra. This big band is raucous, adventurous, and made up of such in-demand and prolific musicians that Evans must be commended for bringing them together on one stage.
Cover: $35
Student: $25

WBGO is proud to partner once again with Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola on Monday Nights with WBGO. The series features talented new artists as well as groups from some of the area's great college jazz programs. Each performance is hosted by WBGO announcer Rhonda Hamilton.

TORD GUSTAVSEN TRIO
September 25 | 7:30pm & 9:30pm

For his soon-to-be-released eighth album on ECM Records, The Other Side, pianist Tord Gustavsen returns to the piano trio setting that first brought him to worldwide attention in 2003. His website gets it right: “The elements of Gustavsen's work remain intact—a paradoxical blend of simplicity, quietude, and sensuality built on the hymns of his youth, a Nordic kind of blues, and an instinct for composition.” He’ll be joined tonight by his trio mates from the recording: Sigurd Hole on bass and Gustavsen’s longstanding collaborator Jarle Vespestad on drums. This highly sensitive trio leaves room for an exemplary amount of space in its music, but engaged listeners will find no dull moment. Don’t miss your chance to experience the next step forward in Gustavsen’s distinctive and truly beautiful conception of the jazz piano trio.
Cover: $30
Student: $15

THE TED ROSENTHAL TRIO: RHAPSODY IN GERSHWIN
September 26 | 7:30pm & 9:30pm
Ted Rosenthal
, a Long Island native, first gained international acclaim by winning the Thelonious Monk International Jazz Piano Competition in 1988. He has since performed with some of the all-time jazz greats and recorded over a dozen albums as a leader, including the critically acclaimed Rhapsody in Gershwin. Both the album and tonight’s concert feature Rosenthal’s longstanding trio, an impeccable unit that does justice to Rosenthal’s skills as an arranger and deftly navigates his stunning reinterpretations of well-known classics. On the evening of what would have been George Gershwin’s 120th birthday, bassist Martin Wind and drummer Tim Horner join Rosenthal for a unique and welcome perspective on the beloved Gershwin canon.
Cover: $30
Student: $15

MAGOS HERRERA AND BROOKLYN RIDER
September 27 | 7:30pm & 9:30pm

Mexican-born songstress Magos Herrera and the omnivorous string quartet Brooklyn Rider join forces for an unforgettable musical journey, reinterpreting classics from Mexico, Cuba, Peru, Chile, Brazil, Argentina, and Spain, celebrating such luminaries as Octavio Paz, Federico García Lorca, and Rubén Darío. For over a decade now, Brooklyn Rider’s endlessly eclectic repertoire and gripping performances have attracted legions of fans and earned rave reviews from classical, world, and rock critics alike. This project, featuring vocalist Magos Herrera, is their latest in a series of inspired collaborations. Herrera is regarded as one of the most alluring and expressive vocalists in contemporary Latin American jazz, known for eloquent improvisation and bold vocals. Though she sings in English, Spanish, and Portuguese, Herrera is a musician whose expression surpasses both linguistic and artistic boundaries.
Cover: $40
Student: $25

LOUIS HAYES: SERENADE TO HORACE SILVER
September 28–30 | 7:30pm & 9:30pm

Master musician Louis Hayes is one of the most prolific jazz drummers of all time. While still in his teens in 1956, Louis Hayes moved to New York and joined the Horace Silver Quintet, spending the following years working with greats like John Coltrane and Curtis Fuller, and then joining Cannonball Adderley’s quintet in 1959. He has since become one of the most recorded drummers in history and one of the players most successful in navigating the changes in jazz since the hard bop era. Though his résumé also includes working with Sonny Rollins, Dizzy Gillespie, Yusef Lateef, Ravi Shankar, J.J. Johnson, Ray Brown, Wes Montgomery, and countless more, he has spent the last several decades as a leader, mobilizing some of the tightest and most cohesive groups in the business. Tonight’s extraordinary band is no exception, as they demonstrated here last year for Hayes’ 80th birthday celebration. That event also celebrated the release of Hayes’ Blue Note Records debut, Serenade for Horace, which pays tribute to one of Hayes’ greatest musical collaborators: the great Horace Silver. It was a predictably outstanding performance that left fans ready for more, and we’re excited to bring this program back for another three-night run at Dizzy’s Club.
Cover: Fri, Sat $45 / Sun $30
Student: $25

MOUTIN FACTORY QUINTET
October 1 | 7:30pm & 9:30pm

Master drummer Louis Moutin and bassist Francois Moutin bring the Moutin Factory Quintet back to Dizzy’s Club for one night only. Their deep chemistry, unbelievable technical skills, and distinctive, sprawling compositions, have been earning the Moutins an increasingly large and enthusiastic international following for years. They’re constantly touring, but this is their only currently announced New York appearance of the year, so don’t miss out on what’s sure to be another soul-stirring performance.
Cover: $35
Student: $20

ABELITA MATEUS AND FRIENDS
Mixed Feelings Album Release Concert
October 2 | 7:30pm & 9:30pm

Pianist, vocalist, and composer Abelita Mateus is a rising star in the next generation of Brazilian jazz. Mateus is the current pianist for the Dizzy Gillespie Afro-Cuban Experience, and she has performed with Paquito D’Rivera, John Lee, Eric Alexander, Larry Coryell, Claudio Roditi, Hermeto Pascoal, and many others. Her debut album, Vivenda, came out just last year in 2017 and reached No. 24 on the Jazz Week charts. Tonight will be the official album release show for her new recording, entitled Mixed Feelings, and she’s bringing many of the same musicians featured on the record. It’s a personal album from Mateus that also speaks to a core component of the blues that Jazz at Lincoln Center celebrates: persistent optimism in the face of adversity and uncertainty. Join us at Dizzy’s to hear the latest in New York’s flourishing Brazilian jazz scene.
Cover: $35
Student: $20

JAZZTOPAD FESTIVAL: PIOTR ORZECHOWSKI AND KUBA WIĘCEK TRIO
Presented in collaboration with the Polish Cultural Institute

October 3 | 7:30pm & 9:30pm
The annual Jazztopad Festival brings some of Poland’s most profound musicians to New York. It is a must-see showcase for anyone interested in the world of jazz and improvised music. For this year’s program, each set will be split between solo pianist Piotr Orzechowski and the Kuba Więcek Trio. Orzechowski is a stunning solo pianist who won 1st Prize in the prestigious Montreux Jazz Solo Piano Competition. His portion of the set will be a remarkable display of piano artistry that will speak equally to fans of jazz and classical music. For the second half of the show, audiences will enjoy the Kuba Więcek Trio. Więcek is an alto saxophonist who was educated in Poland, Copenhagen, Amsterdam, and New York, and he has performed with such New York luminaries as Mike Stern, Ralph Alessi, and Gilad Hekselman. For his recently released debut album, he cites such diverse influences as Charlie Parker, John Coltrane, Steve Reich, Brian Eno, Tom Waits, Bon Iver, Flying Lotus, and Kanye West in addition to European folk and classical music. Both artists featured this evening are absolutely distinctive while also exemplifying Polish jazz’s powerful blend of classic romanticism and bold modernism.
Cover: $30
Student: $20

WILLIE JONES III QUINTET
Keep Your Soul Together: The Music of Freddie Hubbard

October 4–7 | 7:30pm & 9:30pm
Willie Jones III
is one of the world’s top jazz drummers, known both for his distinct style of rhythmic expression and for honoring monumental influences such as Philly Joe Jones, Art Blakey, and Billy Higgins. Jones has a storied background as a sideman with artists including Herbie Hancock, Roy Hargrove, Hank Jones, and Cedar Walton, but for the past couple of decades he’s also been producing records—both his own and those of notable contemporaries—on his WJ3 label, with a strong emphasis on swing and traditional jazz rhythms. Tonight, Jones will premiere a project called Keep Your Soul Together: The Music of Freddie Hubbard, honoring the Freddie Hubbard Songbook on what would be his 80th birthday year. The group will perform originals by Hubbard including “Nostrand and Fulton,” “Take It To the Ozone,” “Hub Tones,” “Lament for Booker,” “Karioka,” “Asiatic Raes” and “I Wished I Knew,” as well as Hubbard’s renditions of Stevie Wonder’s “Black Maybe,” and his arrangement of Linda and Paul McCartney’s “Uncle Albert/Admiral Halsey.”
Cover: Thurs, Fri $40 / Sat $45 / Sun $40
Student: $25

SEPTEMBER 2018 LATE NIGHT SESSIONS LINEUP:
Doors open at 11:15pm every Tuesday through Saturday for the Late Night Sessions featuring some of the most talented up and coming jazz artists, with jam sessions on Thursdays and Saturdays hosted by Julian Lee.

Tuesday-Saturday, September 4–8 
LATE NIGHT SESSION: Lucy Yeghiazaryan “The Music of Fats Waller”

Tuesday-Saturday, September 11–19         
LATE NIGHT SESSION:  Endea Owens

Tuesday-Saturday, September 18–22 
LATE NIGHT SESSION: Charles Turner III
LATE NIGHT DANCE SESSION: Charles Turner III & Uptown Swing (9/22)

Tuesday-Saturday, September 25–29
LATE NIGHT SESSION:   Jen Allen

Tuesday-Saturday, October 2–6         
LATE NIGHT SESSION:  Andrew Renfroe


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:
Call 212-258-9595 or visit www.jazz.org/dizzys.
Dinner and drinks served nightly. Minimum of $10 applies to all.

General Admission: $20-$45 (unless noted otherwise).
Students: $5-$30 with valid student ID (selected sets only).
Late Night Session: $5-$20.

WHEN:
Headliner sets are 7:30pm, 9:30pm (unless noted otherwise).


Many of Jazz at Lincoln Center’s concerts stream live in high-definition audio and video for free to a global audience. The concerts will also be available on Livestream’s mobile and connected TV applications with real-time DVR, chat, photos and other materials available to fans worldwide at www.jazz.org/live

Additional information may be found at jazz.org |
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YouTube: youtube.com/jalc | Livestream: jazz.org/live
 

Jazz at Lincoln Center proudly acknowledges
its major corporate partners:
Bloomberg Philanthropies, Brooks Brothers,
The Coca-Cola Company, Con Edison, Entergy,
SiriusXM, Steinway & Sons, and United Airlines.

 

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Rebecca Kim
Assistant Director, Public Relations & External Communications
Jazz at Lincoln Center
rkim@jazz.org
212-258-9807