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"All Sides of Ella" with Ulysses Owens, Jr. & Friends

Already one of today’s most high-profile sidemen, this GRAMMY® Award winner and DownBeat Rising Star has recently stepped into a leadership role and assembled some top-shelf groups. Join Ulysses Owens, Jr. at our our Ella Fitzgerald Festival.


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University of Wyoming Jazz Ensemble with Terell Stafford

Don't miss the University of Wyoming Jazz Ensemble’s Dizzy’s Club debut, joined by Grammy Award-winning trumpeter Terrell Stafford.


Varis Leichtman Studio

Jazz 101, with Seton Hawkins

Week Two

We say that Jazz was born in New Orleans, but why? What was special about that city, and the people in it? During this class, we will explore the cultural make-up, the unique diversity, and the interplay of cultures you find in New Orleans.


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Ehud Asherie Trio: Songs of the Harlem Piano Giants

Flip Side Sessions

Ehud Asherie is a first-call pianist for any gig requiring a mastery of early jazz traditions with a modern adaptability. Join Asherie as he leads his trio through a set of tunes written by Harlem’s most iconic pianists. 


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Mara Rosenbloom Trio

Flip Side Sessions

Join bold and captivating composer and pianist Mara Rosenbloom for her Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola debut.


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LATE NIGHT SESSION: Grassella Oliphant

Tuesday-Saturday evenings, doors open at 11:15pm for Late Night Sessions featuring some of the most talented emerging artists in jazz. There are no reservations for Late Night Sessions - just swing by! This month, Thursday and Saturday evenings will be hosted by Julian Lee.


The Appel Room

Michael Feinstein: The Music of Mel Tormé

A singer, historian, and consummate entertainer, director Michael Feinstein brings irrepressible charm and encyclopedic knowledge to the Jazz & Popular Song series. The latest edition in this exciting series is a spirited dedication to Mel Tormé, an iconic songwriter called the "velvet fog" in reference to his enchantingly smooth voice.


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The Cookers

With tenor saxophonist Billy Harper, alto saxophonist Jaleel Shaw, trumpeters Eddie Henderson and David Weiss, pianist George Cables, bassist Cecil McBee, and drummer Billy Hart.


The Appel Room

John Scofield Retrospective: Quiet and Loud Jazz

Guitar icon John Scofield is a one-of-a-kind virtuoso known for his versatility and signature blend of jazz, funk, rock, R&B, and soul. For these concerts, Scofield will add new insights to two of his most revered albums: Blue Matter and Quiet. He will be joined by Gary Grainger, Dennis Chambers, Bill Stewart, Larry Grenadier, and Joe Lovano.


Rose Theater

The Orchestra Now: Schubert & Shostakovich

The Orchestra Now, a pre-professional orchestra in residence at Bard College, performs a chamber symphony and two full symphonies by Schubert, Shostakovich, and Schoenberg.


Visiting Presenter - Rose Theater

The Metropolitan Youth Orchestra of New York

Suffolk Orchestras

Founded in 1993 by John C. McNeur, The Metropolitan Youth Orchestra of New York is committed to fostering a community of young musicians from Long Island and providing them with an opportunity to rehearse and perform orchestral and choral masterworks with recognized leaders in music education and performance. www.myo.org.


Visiting Presenter - Rose Theater

The Metropolitan Youth Orchestra of New York

Nassau Ensembles

Founded in 1993 by John C. McNeur, The Metropolitan Youth Orchestra of New York is committed to fostering a community of young musicians from Long Island and providing them with an opportunity to rehearse and perform orchestral and choral masterworks with recognized leaders in music education and performance. www.myo.org 


Visiting Presenter - Rose Theater

The Metropolitan Youth Orchestra of New York

Nassau and Suffolk Treble and Concert Choirs

Founded in 1993 by John C. McNeur, The Metropolitan Youth Orchestra of New York is committed to fostering a community of young musicians from Long Island and providing them with an opportunity to rehearse and perform orchestral and choral masterworks with recognized leaders in music education and performance. www.myo.org 


Visiting Presenter - The Appel Room

NY Youth Symphony Jazz

Pastels of Ballads and Blues

Saxophonist and clarinetist Victor Goines joins director Andy Clausen and the NYYS Jazz band in a program that traces Mr. Goines' New Orleans roots through his present work. The performance will also feature the world premiere of Sibbian by First Music competition winner Remy Le Boeuf.

 


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Akiko Tsuruga Trio

"So Cute, So Bad" Album Release Celebration

Join hammond B3 organist Akiko Tsuruga for her album release celebration before it takes over the airwaves.


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Monday Nights with WGBO: Jeff Hamilton Trio

Drummer Jeff Hamilton is known as a bandleader, a co-leader of the Clayton-Hamilton Orchestra, and as a sideman for such artists as Ray Brown, Ella Fitzgerald, Monty Alexander, and Diana Krall. His trio is a sure bet for fans of hard-swinging, straight-ahead jazz.


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LATE NIGHT SESSION: Nate Sparks Big Band

Tuesday-Saturday evenings, doors open at 11:15pm for Late Night Sessions featuring some of the most talented emerging artists in jazz. There are no reservations for Late Night Sessions - just swing by! This month, Thursday and Saturday evenings will be hosted by Julian Lee.


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Essentially Ellington Alumni Band

The Essentially Ellington Alumni Band is a big band comprised of top alumni of Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Essentially Ellington program and features some of the most outstanding young artists in the greater New York City area.


The Appel Room - Special Event

Essentially Ellington Luncheon

Please join us on Thursday, May 11, 2017 as Jazz at Lincoln Center hosts our annual Essentially Ellington Luncheon, in support of the Essentially Ellington High School Jazz Band Competition and Festival. This event features performances by our Essentially Ellington Alumni Band, and keynote presentation: Wynton Marsalis in Conversation with Anderson Cooper.


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Juilliard Jazz Orchestra: Music of Duke Ellington

The Juilliard School has been a destination for world-class music education since its founding, and these incredible young musicians will exemplify that legacy at Dizzy’s.


Rose Theater

Essentially Ellington Competition Part I

Jazz at Lincoln Center’s annual Essentially Ellington High School Jazz Band Competition & Festival is one of the most innovative jazz education events in the world. Each finalist band receives an in-school workshop led by a professional musician before coming to New York to put up their “Dukes” and perform before Wynton Marsalis and a panel of esteemed judges. Join us to witness these talented young musicians perform the music of Duke Ellington and other seminal big band composers.


Rose Theater

Essentially Ellington Competition Part II

Jazz at Lincoln Center’s annual Essentially Ellington High School Jazz Band Competition & Festival is one of the most innovative jazz education events in the world. Each finalist band receives an in-school workshop led by a professional musician before coming to New York to put up their “Dukes” and perform before Wynton Marsalis and a panel of esteemed judges. Join us to witness these talented young musicians perform the music of Duke Ellington and other seminal big band composers.


Rose Theater

Essentially Ellington Competition Part III

Jazz at Lincoln Center’s annual Essentially Ellington High School Jazz Band Competition & Festival is one of the most innovative jazz education events in the world. Each finalist band receives an in-school workshop led by a professional musician before coming to New York to put up their “Dukes” and perform before Wynton Marsalis and a panel of esteemed judges. Join us to witness these talented young musicians perform the music of Duke Ellington and other seminal big band composers.


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LATE NIGHT DANCE SESSION: Nate Sparks Big Band

Tuesday-Saturday evenings, doors open at 11:15pm for Late Night Sessions featuring some of the most talented emerging artists in jazz. There are no reservations for Late Night Sessions - just swing by! This month, Thursday and Saturday evenings will be hosted by Julian Lee.


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Jazzmeia Horn

“A Social Call” Album Release Celebration

Celebrate the release of Jazzmeia Horn's highly anticipated debut recording, A Social Call


Varis Leichtman Studio

Jazz 101, with Seton Hawkins

Week Three: The Jazz Age

Jazz may have been born in New Orleans, but it quickly moves into cities around the nation and takes root. In its earliest days, one of the most crucial cities for Jazz’s development was Chicago, as masters like King Oliver and Louis Armstrong set up shop in the Windy City and set the world alight with their music.


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Bill Charlap Trio

With one of the world’s premier jazz pianists Bill Charlap, bassist Peter Washington, and drummer Kenny Washington.


The Appel Room

Cécile McLorin Salvant and the Aaron Diehl Trio

A breathtaking young vocalist whose musical expertise far exceeds her years, Cécile McLorin Salvant has ascended to the major leagues in the blink of an eye. With a voice, a vision, and an impeccable band at her side, the soulful 26-year-old vocalist has topped critics' polls, earned fans around the world, and won the 2016 Grammy Award for Best Jazz Vocal Album.


Rose Theater

Count Meets the Duke

Wynton Marsalis, Vincent Gardner, and Rodney Whitaker–all current or former members of the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra–join a group of handpicked young artists to perform the music of Count Basie and Duke Ellington.


Visiting Presenter - Rose Theater

Zamir Choral Foundation Celebrates JERUSALEM

The Zamir Choral Foundation celebrates Jerusalem with a gala concert featuring five centuries of music inspired by the holy city, reunited 50 years ago. The Foundation’s flagship ensemble, the Zamir Chorale, members of HaZamir: The International Jewish High School Choir, and Zamir Noded (for singers aged 18-30) will sing individually and together, under the direction of Maestro Matthew Lazar. Guest soloists Alberto Mizrahi and Netanel Herstik will also be featured as well as the world premieres of works by composers David Burger and Steve Cohen. 


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Chris Cheek Berklee Quintet

Master saxophonist Chris Cheek leads Berklee’s Masters on the Road series featuring some of the best musicians at the college.


Varis Leichtman Studio

Jazz 101, with Seton Hawkins

Week Four: The Swing Era

​The Swing Era heralded Jazz’s place as the pop music of the day, and some of its finest artists—Benny Goodman, Duke Ellington, Count Basie, Woody Herman, and more—were also its megastars. But what was the music they were creating? 


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Bill Charlap Trio

With one of the world’s premier jazz pianists Bill Charlap, bassist Peter Washington, and drummer Kenny Washington.


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LATE NIGHT SESSION: Dan Chmielinski Four by Four

Tuesday-Saturday evenings, doors open at 11:15pm for Late Night Sessions featuring some of the most talented emerging artists in jazz. There are no reservations for Late Night Sessions - just swing by! This month, Thursday and Saturday evenings will be hosted by Julian Lee.


Visiting Presenter - Rose Theater

Emin & Friends

Emin is a Moscow based international singer who has been called "Russia's Michael Bublé." Following a recent PBS tv concert special, Emin is bringing his show to The Rose Theater together with special guests David Foster and Nile Rodgers - both of whom have appeared on Emin's recent CDs.


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Louis Hayes: Serenade for Horace Silver

Blue Note CD Release party and 80th Birthday Celebration

Master musician Louis Hayes is one of the most prolific jazz drummers of all time. Join us for Hayes’ 80th birthday celebration and his Blue Note album release.


Varis Leichtman Studio

Jazz 101, with Seton Hawkins

Week Five: BeBop

Charlie Parker, Dizzy Gillespie, Bud Powell, and more built up a new style called BeBop, bringing a new rhythmic vitality and virtuosity to the music. As the big band wave was just beginning to break, BeBop arrived on the scene as an exciting and controversial new approach to Jazz.


Visiting Presenter - Rose Theater

World Science Festival

Time, Creativity, and the Cosmos

The tenth anniversary World Science Festival opens with a new work celebrating the human spirit of exploration, discovery and creativity. Told by acclaimed physicist Brian Greene as a cosmic journey that wends its way from the Big Bang to the end of time, the evening features an exceptional and eclectic group of performances including famed violinist Joshua Bell, renowned opera star Renée Fleming, the innovative dance troupe Pilobolus, among others.  


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LATE NIGHT SESSION: Micah Thomas

Tuesday-Saturday evenings, doors open at 11:15pm for Late Night Sessions featuring some of the most talented emerging artists in jazz. There are no reservations for Late Night Sessions - just swing by! This month, Thursday and Saturday evenings will be hosted by Julian Lee.