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Monday, January 13th, 2014

The Spring Quartet Featuring Jack DeJohnette, Joe Lovano, Esperanza Spalding, Leo Genovese Quartet

For Immediate Release

The Spring Quartet Featuring
Jack DeJohnette, Joe Lovano, Esperanza Spalding, Leo Genovese Quartet

Cécile McLorin Salvant opens
Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Rose Theater on February 28-March 1

New York, NY – January 13, 2014 – To headline this evening’s performance, Jazz at Lincoln Center convenes The Spring Quartet, a cooperative all-star quartet representing three generations, including 2012 NEA Jazz Master Jack DeJohnette on drums; serial poll-winner Joe Lovano on tenor saxophone, tarogato, and aulochrome; 2011 “Best New Artist” GRAMMY® Award winner Esperanza Spalding on bass, and Argentinean born pianist Leo Genovese. They will undoubtedly fulfill DeJohnette’s stated dictum of being “open, prepared for the unexpected, and willing to follow that where it takes us and coming up with something that’s different and also makes sense and communicates.”

Opening the proceedings is the GRAMMY®-nominated recording artist Cécile McLorin Salvant, whose timeless conception of jazz and blues expression spans Bert Williams, Bessie Smith, Billie Holiday, Sarah Vaughan, Betty Carter, and Abbey Lincoln - styles she refracts in her own argot.

Jazz at Lincoln Center’s 2013-14 Concert and Education Season boasts a diverse range of artistry and embodies the concept “all jazz is modern.” Click here for the complete season schedule.

Tickets for the Spring Quartet in Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Rose Theater, located at Broadway at 60th Street, New York, NY, start at $30. Tickets can be purchased through jazz.org 24 hours a day or CenterCharge at 212-721-6500, open daily from 10am to 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: 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: Bloomberg, Brooks Brothers, The Coca-Cola Company, Con Edison, Entergy, HSBC Bank, MasterCard, The Shops at Columbus Circle at Time Warner Center, and SiriusXM.

MasterCard® is the Preferred Card of Jazz at Lincoln Center.