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Wednesday, August 21st, 2019

World Premiere Performance by Joe Lovano Universal Jazz Ensemble

The Appel Room on October 18-19, 7:00 p.m. and 9:30 p.m.

New York, NY (August 21, 2019) – On October 18-19 at 7:00 p.m. and 9:30 p.m., in Jazz at Lincoln Center’s The Appel Room, Joe Lovano -- tenor titan, and one of the world’s best saxophonists -- will debut the Joe Lovano Universal Jazz Ensemble, an all-star octet of innovators and free thinkers who span generations and move fluidly across genres. The Appel Room in Frederick P. Rose Hall, home of Jazz at Lincoln Center, is located on Broadway at 60th Street in New York City. For additional information and to purchase tickets, visit jazz.org.

Jazz at Lincoln Center proudly presents the world premiere performance by the Joe Lovano Universal Jazz Ensemble, designed “to create the music inside the music, always following the sound, wherever it takes us,” says Lovano. As with so many of his projects, he has assembled a never-before-heard combination of creative artists: pianist Kenny Werner, bassist John Patitucci, drummers Andrew Cyrille and Tyshawn Sorey, guitarist Liberty Ellman, trumpeter Graham Haynes and vocalist Judi Silvano -- each a respected composer, and bandleader, and performer embodying the many expressions of jazz. 

 Ticket Information
The Appel Room ticket prices are $65 and up, dependent upon seating section.

All single tickets can be purchased through jazz.org 24 hours a day or through CenterCharge at 212-721-6500, open daily from 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. Tickets can also be purchased at the Jazz at Lincoln Center Box Office, located on Broadway at 60th Street, ground floor. Note: Hot Seats—$10 seats for each Rose Theater performance (excluding Jazz for Young People® concerts and other performances as specified) and select performances in The Appel Room—are available for purchase by the general public on the Wednesday prior to each performance. Tickets are subject to availability; please call 212-258-9800 for available Hot Seats performance dates.

Many of Jazz at Lincoln Center’s concerts stream live in high-definition audio and video for free to a global audience. The concerts will also be available on Livestream’s mobile and TV-connected applications with real-time DVR, chat, photos and other materials available to fans worldwide at jazz.org/live.

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

Jazz at Lincoln Center proudly acknowledges its major corporate partners:
Bloomberg Philanthropies, Brooks Brothers, The Coca-Cola Company, Con Edison, Entergy, SiriusXM, and Steinway & Sons.

Generous support for the 2019-2020 Jazz at Lincoln Center Season is made possible in part by the Arnhold Family, Diana and Joe DiMenna, The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, The Ambrose Monell Foundation and the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.

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Press Inquiries:
Zooey Tidal Jones
Director, Public Relations & External Communications
Jazz at Lincoln Center
zjones@jazz.org
212-258-9821