October 4, 2015

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Features: Jazz/Blues Features

The Music of Puente, Machito & Henriquez
18 Jun 2015
Machito laid the groundwork for Latin jazz, Tito Puente pushed the envelope with passion, and on June 12– 13, Carlos Henriquez propels the music into the future in Rose Theater with The Music of Puente, Machito & Henriquez.

Wayne Shorter— Living Legend
11 Jun 2015
Mr. Shorter has a body of unique and definitive compositions, sophisticated in melody and harmony, done in the rhythm of jazz. His music has been the centerpiece of three definitive forces in jazz...

Jazz: Connecting The Dots
19 Feb 2015 -- Jazz at Lincoln Center continues its A Side, B Side series with travels from Haiti and Cuba to New Orleans and New York on February 20–21 in The Appel Room.

Turning the Hall Pink
05 Feb 2015 --

“How do you get to Carnegie Hall?”

“… Practice. Or join Pink Martini.”

Birth of the American Orchestra
25 Jan 2015 -- Wynton Marsalis and the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra delve into the Birth of the American Orchestra.

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.

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