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Tuesday, February 5th, 2019

Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Free (and almost free) Performances, Cultural and Education Events March and April 2019

New York, NY (February 5, 2019) — Throughout March and April, Jazz at Lincoln Center offers discounted tickets to some of the most anticipated concerts in Rose Theater and The Appel Room and an extensive range of free cultural events for all ages, including Family Concerts. Jazz at Lincoln Center offers special pricing for students year-round.  

Free events include pre-concert discussions led by musicologists and scholars as they discuss an artist’s music and legacy, offering an in-depth look at their contributions to the genre.  

All events take place at Jazz at Lincoln Center, located on Broadway and 60th Street, New York, NY. For a complete schedule of Jazz at Lincoln Centerprograms, go to jazz.org.

 MARCH& APRIL 2019:
PRE-CONCERT DISCUSSION: KURT ELLING’S “THE BIG BLIND”
March 1, 7pm
Location
:The Agnes Varis and Karl Leichtman Studio at Jazz at Lincoln Center
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 pre-concert discussion provides background on Kurt Elling’s “The Big Blind,”a radio-style musical drama written by Kurt Elling and Phil Galdston, in which a young jazz singer faces the ultimate test.
Cost: Free; no registration or tickets required.

 THE UNITED STATES ARMY FIELD BAND JAZZ AMBASSADORS 
March 19, 7:30pm & 9:30pm
Location: Dizzy’s Club
The Jazz Ambassadors are the United States Army’s premier touring big band, and they travel thousands of miles each year to present America’s greatest original art form to enthusiastic audiences throughout the world. Formed in 1969, this 19-member ensemble has appeared in all 50 states as well as in Canada, Mexico, Japan, India, and countries throughout Europe.
Cost: Free; reservation by phone or online

FAMILY CONCERT: WHO IS MILES DAVIS?
March 23, 1pm & 3pm
Location: Rose Theater 

The Jazz for Young People series continues with an hour-long narrated concert that will teach audiences about Miles Davis. With an engaging script,live musical performances, and crowd participation, families will learn about Davis’ trials and triumphs and hear examples of what made his music so special.Trumpet master Sean Jones (a former Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra member)serves as host and bandleader, bringing both the story and the music to life in a most impressive manner.
Cost: Tickets start at $10. 

PRE-CONCERT DISCUSSION: MARCUS MILLER: ELECTRIC MILES
March 29—30, 7pm
Location
:The Agnes Varis and Karl Leichtman Studio at Jazz at Lincoln Center 
Asa precursor to the Marcus Miller: Electric Miles concert, this pre-concert discussion explores Miles Davis’ “electric period”— one of the most influential and passionately debated eras in all of modern music.
Cost: Free; no registration or tickets required.

PRE-CONCERT DISCUSSION: MCCOY TYNER AND CHARLES MCPHERSON AT 80 
April 6—7,7pm
Location: The Agnes Varis and Karl Leichtman Studio at Jazz at Lincoln Center
Thispre-concert discussion provides background to the McCoy Tyner and CharlesMcPherson at 80 concert,also featuring the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis.
Cost: Free; no registration or tickets required.

PRE-CONCERT DISCUSSION: WYNTON MARSALIS AND KEN BURNS: COUNTRY MUSIC
April 25—27, 7pm
Location:The Agnes Varis and Karl Leichtman Studio at Jazz at Lincoln Center 
As a precursor to the Wynton Marsalis and Ken Burns: Country Music concert,this pre-concert discussion explores the shared roots found throughout American music.
Cost: Free; 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.

Upcoming Hot Seat Shows:
March 1—2: Kurt Elling’s “The Big Blind”
March 29—30: Marcus Miller: Electric Miles 
April 5—6: McCoy Tyner and Charles McPherson at 80 
April 25—27: Wynton Marsalis and KenBurns: Country Music

$5 COVER AT DIZZY'S CLUB 
To get this deal, just swing on in to the Late Night Session every Tuesday orWednesday night at 11:15pm for the best late-night jams, most spectacular views, and tastiest meals in New York. No reservations necessary.

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Jazz at Lincoln Center’s 2018–19 concert season features living legends and the next generation of talent across multiple artistic mediums and traditions, all sharing their stage, experience, and vast generational knowledge. The seaso nfeatures 31 unique concert programs comprising over 90 performances in Rose Theater and The Appel Room, plus more than 350 nights of music in Dizzy’s Club and an extensive range of education and advocacy programs for all ages.

 

Additional information may be found at jazz.org |
Facebook: facebook.com/jazzatlincolncenter |
Twitter: @jazzdotorg |Instagram: @jazzdotorg |
YouTube: youtube.com/jalc |Livestream: jazz.org/live

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Jazz at Lincoln Center proudlyacknowledges its major corporate partners:

Bloomberg Philanthropies, Brooks Brothers, The Coca-Cola Company, Con Edison, Entergy,SiriusXM, and Steinway & Sons.

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Press Inquiries:
Anika Hossain
Public Relations & External Communications Assistant
ahossain@jazz.org
212.258.9879