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Wednesday, October 17th, 2018

Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Free (and almost free) Performances, Cultural and Education Events, October and November 2018

New York, NY (October 17, 2018) — Throughout October and November, 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. All year round, Jazz at Lincoln Center offers special pricing for students. 

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

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

PRE-CONCERT DISCUSSION: JOEY ALEXANDER WITH STRINGS
October 19—20 at 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. As a precursor to the Joey Alexander with Strings concert, this pre-discussion looks at the music and career of pianist and wunderkind Joey Alexander.
Cost: Free; no registration or tickets required.

SPECIAL PRE-CONCERT DISCUSSION: MONK’S FASHION
October 25—27 at 7pm
Location
: The Agnes Varis and Karl Leichtman Studio at Jazz at Lincoln Center
To celebrate Jazz at Lincoln Center’s fourth annual Monk Festival, a special pre-performance lecture series will explore Thelonious Monk’s fashion style with guest panelists. Items including Monk’s iconic hats and clothing will be presented for the public during the Monk Festival.
Cost: Free; no registration or tickets required.

PRE-CONCERT DISCUSSION: MONK’S DREAM
October 26—27 at 6pm & 8:30pm
Location
: The Agnes Varis and Karl Leichtman Studio at Jazz at Lincoln Center
This pre-discussion provides background to the Monk’s Dream concert of Jazz at Lincoln Center’s fourth annual Monk Festival.
Cost: Free; no registration or tickets required.

FAMILY CONCERT: WHO IS JOE WILLIAMS?
November 3 at 1pm & 3pm
Location
: Rose Theater at Jazz at Lincoln Center
The Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra and vocalist Milton Suggs celebrate the life and music of Joe Williams, the dynamic baritone whose legendary voice and powerful sense of swing helped define the sound of the Count Basie Orchestra. Come stomp the blues away with a rollicking program of well-loved hits.
Cost: Tickets start at &10 and are required for this event.

PRE-CONCERT DISCUSSION: THE JAZZ AT LINCOLN CENTER ORCHESTRA PLAYS MILES DAVIS
November 9—10 at 7pm
Location
: The Agnes Varis and Karl Leichtman Studio at Jazz at Lincoln Center
As a precursor to The Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra Plays Miles Davis concert, this pre-discussion looks at the groundbreaking music of Miles Davis. 
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.

Upcoming Hot Seat Shows:
October 19—20: Joey Alexander with Strings
October 25—27: The Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra Plays Monk
October 26—27: Monk’s Dream
November 2—5: Diane Schuur Sings Basie
November 8—10: The Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra Plays Miles Davis
November 16—17: The Carlos Henriquez Project

For the dates of qualifying Hot Seat performances, please call 212-258-9800.

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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 season features 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 Coca-Cola 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 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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Press Inquiries:
Anika Hossain
Public Relations & External Communications Assistant
ahossain@jazz.org
212.258.9879