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Tuesday, August 23rd, 2016

Jazz at Lincoln Center Honors Centennials of Dizzy Gillespie, Ella Fitzgerald, Mongo Santamaria, Thelonious Monk in Rose Theater, October 14-15, 8pm

Jazz at Lincoln Center Honors Centennials of
Dizzy Gillespie, Ella Fitzgerald, 
Mongo Santamaria, Thelonious Monk

Jazz 100:The Music of Dizzy, Ella, Mongo and Monk Features Danilo Perez,Wycliffe Gordon,Chris Potter,
Avishai Cohen,Ben Street, Adam Cruz,
Roman Diaz, Ledisi

Rose Theater, October 14-15, 8pm


New York, NY (August 23, 2016) – Jazz at Lincoln Center will proudly honor the centennials of four of music’s most important and influential figures who left an indelible legacy of music that has inspired generations of musicians, composers and singers. Jazz 100: The Music of Dizzy, Ella, Mongo & Monk on October 14-15 at 8pm in Rose Theater will celebrate these visionaries while shining a light on some of the most talented, soulful and entertaining artists of today. These celebratory concerts will feature Music Director Danilo Perez, Wycliffe Gordon, Chris Potter, Avishai Cohen, Ben Street, Adam Cruz, Roman Diaz and vocalist Ledisi, recently seen and heard in the award-winning film Selma. These world-class virtuosos of their respective instruments are some of the most recognizable descendants of the Jazz 100 honorees. As a diverse collective, the group will offer an enlightening and original reflection of some of history's most important artists. 

Jazz 100:  The Music of Dizzy, Ella, Mongo and Monk will take place in Rose Theater at Jazz at Lincoln Center's Frederick P. Rose Hall, located at Broadway at 60th Street, New York, New York.

Tickets can be puchased on jazz.org 24 hours a day or by calling CenterCharge on 212-721-6500, open daily from 10am - 9pm. Tickets can also be purchased at the Jazz at Lincoln Center Box Office, located on Broadway at 60th Street, ground floor. Box office hours are Monday- Saturday from 10am to 6pm (or 30 minutes past curtain) and Sunday from noon to 6pm (or 30 minutes past curtain).


Jazz at Lincoln Center proudly acknowledges its major corporate partners:
Amtrak, Bloomberg, Brooks Brothers, The Coca-Cola Company, Con Edison, Entergy, HSBC Premier, SiriusXM, Steinway & Sons, The Shops at Columbus Circle at Time Warner Center, and United Airlines.    


Press Inquiries:
Zooey Tidal Jones
Director, Public Relations
Jazz at Lincoln Center