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Features: Jazz/Blues Features

The Maria Schneider Orchestra
23 Feb 2014
From Mary Lou Williams to Billie Holiday, women have made the greatest of contributions to jazz throughout its history. Jazz at Lincoln Center will be celebrating Women’s History Month with The Maria Schneider Orchestra in The Allen Room on March 14–15 at 7:00pm and 9:30pm.

Chick Corea Festival with Elio Villafranca
01 May 2013
Jazz at Lincoln Center has been celebrating its 25th anniversary with six festivals featuring simultaneous performers on all main stages at Frederick P. Rose Hall. The last one of the season is the Chick Corea Festival highlighting the great work of this magnificent musician from May 16–18.



The Bad Plus
29 Mar 2013 -- For more than a dozen years, The Bad Plus has pushed the boundaries of what we have come to know as the jazz trio, playing everything from David Bowie to Pink Floyd as part of their repertoire.

Charlie Musselwhite: Continental Drifter
27 Feb 2013 -- Blues harmonica master Charlie Musselwhite continues his musical journey from his birthplace of Mississippi to Memphis to Chicago and on to New York City. Musselwhite brings his electric blues style to The Allen Room on March 15–16.

Blood On The Fields: Two Decades Later
04 Feb 2013 -- Blood on the Fields, the historic oratorio on slavery and freedom written by Wynton Marsalis, premiered April 1, 1994 in Alice Tully Hall. In 1997 it became the first jazz composition to receive the Pulitzer Prize in Music.

Birth of the Cool
30 Nov 2012 -- Jazz at Lincoln Center continues its 25th Anniversary celebration with a series of festivals highlighting its rich history of performances. In January, JALC explores a particular era in jazz with the Birth of the Cool Festival, featuring performances in Rose Theater, The Allen Room, and Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola in Frederick P. Rose Hall.

Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola
26 Jun 2012 -- Tony Bennett called it "the best jazz room in the city," while leading publications like DownBeat and Jazz Times voted the venue one of the world’s best.

The Music of the Tenor Masters
22 Jan 2012 -- Tenor saxophonist Joe Lovano and fellow tenor saxophonist Benny Golson headline the spectacular upcoming show, The Music of the Tenor Masters, in The Allen Room on March 23–24.

A New Holiday Revue at Jazz at Lincoln Center
22 Sep 2011 -- “The holidays are here again and playing shows at Jazz at Lincoln Center is indeed a joy” is how Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra trumpeter Marcus Printup characterizes this year’s A New Holiday Revue.

Impulse at 50
20 Jul 2011 -- Bassist Reggie Workman will honor John Coltrane with his own African-American Legacy Project, conducted by trumpeter Charles Tolliver and featuring pianist Stanley Cowell, Oct. 28 and 29 in Rose Theater at Jazz at Lincoln Center.

Marcus Roberts Channels The Masters at the Rose Theatre April 29-30
13 Mar 2011 -- Marcus Roberts is perhaps one of the most accomplished and well-rounded masters of the piano today. The blues of yesteryear forms the foundation for bebop and beyond. He plays Jazz at Lincoln Center this month.

Ahmad Jamal: One of A Kind
26 Jan 2011 -- “You can expect the usual- unique. I’ve been around a long, long time, so you have to be unique to be in the business as long as I have.” That’s how legendary pianist Ahmad Jamal describes his upcoming Jazz at Lincoln Center shows on Feb. 25–26.

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