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Tuesday, September 19th, 2017

Jazz at Lincoln Center Free (and Almost Free) Education Events & Performances, October 2017

OCTOBER 2017 FREE EVENTS AT JAZZ AT LINCOLN CENTER:
 

SESSIONS AT THE CIRCLE: MARIEL BILDSTEN
Tuesday, October 3 at 5:30pm - FREE
Location
:Time Warner Center
2nd Floor Mezzanine
10 Columbus Circle, New York, NY

Mariel Bildsten is a trombonist and teacher, based in New York City. Bildsten currently works as a side-woman in New York, playing mostly in jazz big bands and small groups, as well as world and Caribbean music, classical, funk, R&B, and Latin music bands. At Sessions in the Circle, she will perform music from Count Basie and Duke Ellington. Recommended for all ages.  
No registration or tickets required.

PRE-CONCERT DISCUSSION
HUDSON: Jack DeJohnette •
Larry Grenadier John Medeski John Scofield
Friday and Saturday, October 6-7 at 7pm - FREE
Location
: The Agnes Varis and Karl Leichtman Studio
Frederick P. Rose Hall, Home of Jazz at Lincoln Center
Broadway at 60th Street, 5th Floor
New York, NY

Jazz at Lincoln Center’s hour-long pre-concert discussions are led by musicologists and scholars as they discuss the featured artist’s music and legacy, taking an in-depth look at their contributions to the genre. This discussion looks at the music and career jazz luminaries: drummer Jack DeJohnette, bassist Larry Grenadier, John Medeski and John Scofield of the new supergroup HUDSON.
No registration or tickets required.
 

SESSIONS AT THE CIRCLE: VERONICA SWIFT
Tuesday, October 10 at 5:30pm - FREE

Location: Time Warner Center
2nd Floor Mezzanine
10 Columbus Circle, New York, NY

At just 22 years of age, Veronica Swift is being recognized as one of the top young singers in jazz. The child of jazz vocalist Stephanie Nakasian and the late bebop pianist Hod O’Brien, Swift’s first appearance at Jazz at Lincoln Center was at age 11, when she performed at the “Women in Jazz” series at Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola. Swift took second place at the prestigious Thelonious Monk Jazz Competition in 2015, and headlined at the Telluride Jazz Festival in 2016. She has appeared on stage with Esperanza Spalding Jon Hendricks, Annie Ross, and Danilo Perez.  At Sessions at the Circle, Swift will perform songs from the Great American Songbook.
Recommended for all ages.  No registration or tickets required.

THELONIOUS MONK SYMPOSIUM - MUSIC OF MONK
Wednesday, October 11 at 7pm- FREE
Location
: The Agnes Varis and Karl Leichtman Studio
Frederick P. Rose Hall, Home of Jazz at Lincoln Center
Broadway at 60th Street, 5th Floor
New York, NY

In honor of Thelonious Monk's 100th birthday, a panel of Monk experts will play never-before-heard live footage of Monk in performance, analyzing when it came from, who is playing, and the significance of the music in Monk's career.
Recommended for all ages. No registration or tickets required. Seating is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis.

THELONIOUS MONK SYMPOSIUM - SCREENING OF LES LIAISONS DANGEREUSES
Thursday, October 12 at 7pm - FREE
Location
: The Agnes Varis and Karl Leichtman Studio
Frederick P. Rose Hall, Home of Jazz at Lincoln Center
Broadway at 60th Street, 5th Floor
New York, NY

In honor of Thelonious Monk's 100th birthday, we will explore his one film soundtrack, 1960's Les Liaisons Dangereuses. Producer Zev Feldman will explore Monk's musical contributions and play some selections. Following that, we will screen the film.
No registration or tickets required. Seating is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis.

PRE-CONCERT DISCUSSION: Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra Songbook
Friday and Saturday, October 20-21 at 7pm - FREE
Location
: The Agnes Varis and Karl Leichtman Studio
Frederick P. Rose Hall, Home of Jazz at Lincoln Center
Broadway at 60th Street, 5th Floor
New York, NY

Jazz at Lincoln Center’s hour-long pre-concert discussions are led by musicologists and scholars as they discuss the featured artist’s music and legacy, taking an in-depth look at their contributions to the genre. This discussion looks at the music and careers of Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra members, discussing their original composition and inspiration behind them.  
No registration or tickets required.

ONGOING SPECIAL OFFERS
HOT SEATS

Hot Seats, $10 tickets for select Rose Theater and The Appel Room performances, are released for sale on the Wednesday prior to the performance. All Hot Seats are available for purchase in person only at the Jazz at Lincoln Center Box Office. Maximum of two tickets per person; subject to availability. For the dates of qualifying Hot Seat performances, please call 212-258-9800.

JAZZ AT LINCOLN CENTER STUDENTS
Students can register for our student ticket program to receive emails about upcoming student ticket offers, including student cover charges at Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola and $10 tickets for select performances in Rose Theater and The Appel Room. Student ID required. Visit jazz.org/student to sign up today.

$5 COVER FOR LATE NIGHT SESSIONS AT DIZZY'S CLUB COCA-COLA
Tuesday and Wednesday nights at 11:30pm

Come in to hear live jazz without breaking the bank! To get this deal, just swing on in to the Late Night Session every Tuesday or Wednesday night at 11:30 pm for the best late-night jams, spectacular views, and tasty meals in New York. No reservations necessary.

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Jazz at Lincoln Center’s 2017-18 season celebrates the organization’s 30th anniversary. Since the first downbeat of its summer concert series in 1987, Jazz at Lincoln Center has been a vital part of the global cultural landscape. Jazz at Lincoln Center was established as an independent non-profit organization in 1996; opened Frederick P. Rose Hall, the “House of Swing”, in 2004, making it the world’s first venue designed specifically for jazz; and launched Blue Engine Records to share its vast archive of recordings in 2014. Over the past three decades, Jazz at Lincoln Center has become an important advocate for jazz, culture, and arts education globally, with a global audience of nearly 2 million people of all ages and experiences through concerts, webcasting, musical instruction, and distribution of music scores, the vast majority of which is free of change. To date, Jazz at Lincoln Center has produced more than 1,200 original concerts in the New York City area, with the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra having performed in over 446 cities in 41 countries on five continents. This milestone season reflects on 30 years of celebrating the universal language of music and the influence of jazz in present day. Throughout the 2017-18 season, Jazz at Lincoln Center will bring together a wide array of events, projects and virtuoso musicians, composers and educators illustrating the collaborative nature of the art form. Jazz at Lincoln Center’s 2017-18 season includes performances by renowned artists including Joey Alexander, Chick Corea, Paquito D’Rivera, Eliane Elias, Dick Hyman, Marilyn Maye, Steve Miller, Dianne Reeves, and Henry Threadgill; as well as Jazz at Lincoln Center debuts by Harlem Quartet and vocalist and songwriter Somi. The milestone season will conclude with a grand finale world premiere by Wynton Marsalis, Jazz at Lincoln Center Managing and Artistic Director.

For more information about Jazz at Lincoln Center’s 30th anniversary season, go to jazz.org or call Customer Service at 212-258-9877.

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 Jazz at Lincoln Center proudly acknowledges its major corporate partners:

Bloomberg, Brooks Brothers, Centene Charitable Foundation, The Coca-Cola Company, Con Edison, Entergy, SiriusXM, Steinway & Sons, The Shops at Columbus Circle at Time Warner Center, and United Airlines.

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Press Inquiries:
Christina Riley
criley@jazz.org
212.258.9868