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Monday, January 30th, 2017


Eddie Palmieri: Celebrating 80 Years
Rose Theater, March 3-4, 8pm

Dave Douglas Metamorphosis
The Appel Room, March 3-4, 7pm and 9:30pm


New York, NY (January 30, 2017) – Two artists representing the diverse landscape of jazz headline the stages of Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Frederick P. Rose Hall on March 3-4, 2017 with milestone performances. NEA Jazz Master and nine-time Grammy Award-winner Eddie Palmieri, a Jazz at Lincoln Center veteran,  celebrates his 80th birthday by filling Rose Theater with jazz fused with his Puerto Rican heritage. Trumpeter and composer Dave Douglas presents the premiere live performance of his newest release, Metamorphosis, in The Appel Room.

Each program features a free pre-concert discussion.

Jazz at Lincoln Center is located at Broadway at 60th Street, New York, NY.  Tickets can be purchased 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).


Eddie Palmieri: Celebrating 80 Years
Rose Theater, 8pm

Eddie Palmieri is an incomparable performer and bandleader of some of the most energetic concerts in Jazz at Lincoln Center’s history. This season, the NEA Jazz master and nine-time GRAMMY Award-winner continues his fast-paced career with an 80th birthday blowout. One of the finest pianists of the past 50 years, Palmieri is a bandleader, arranger, and composer known for skillfully fusing complex jazz harmonies with the rhythms of his Puerto Rican heritage and of various Afro-Latin and Afro- Caribbean fusions. Eighty years young, Palmieri remains an engaging innovator whose ideas explode from the stage with an irresistibly kinetic energy.  Preview his music online: jazz.org

Free pre-concert discussion nightly at 7pm.

Dave Douglas Metamorphosis
The Appel Room
, 7pm and 9:30pm
Trumpeter and composer Dave Douglas is a versatile and powerful performer of improvised music. His output as a bandleader is one of the most eclectic in history, featuring dozens of unique groups. Metamorphosis marks a bold new conceptual approach to organizing music for improvisers and features an all-star gallery of legendary voices. For this special engagement, Douglas has enlisted some of the most influential modern improvisers, many of them Douglas’ own heroes: trumpeter Wadada Leo Smith, saxophonist Oliver Lake, drummer Andrew Cyrille, guitarist Marc Ribot, pianist Myra Melford, bassest Mark Dresser and percussionist Susie Ibarra. These artists are known for their uninhibited approach to improvisation and for being band leaders in their own right. Metamorphosis has been recorded exclusively for Douglas’ Greenleaf Music imprint with new tracks released digitally every month, These Appel Room concerts will be the first live performances of this bold new music.  Watch the Dave Douglas Quintet play Deep River from his latest album: jazz.org

Free pre-concert discussions nightly at 6pm and 8:30pm

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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.

For more information, please contact:
Rebecca Kim
Assistant Director
Jazz at Lincoln Center