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Monday, October 21st, 2019

Celebrating 25 Years: Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Essentially Ellington High School Jazz Band Competition & Festival

New York, New York - (October 21, 2019) This season marks the 25th anniversary of Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Essentially Ellington High School Jazz Band Program, the organization’s premier education program designed for high school students, and jazz educators. Since 1995, through the Essentially Ellington program, Jazz at Lincoln Center has provided big band charts featuring the music of Duke Ellington and other jazz luminaries, teaching guides, expert feedback, and other resources, free of charge to 647,000 students around the world. The year-long program culminates every year with the Essentially Ellington High School Jazz Band Competition & Festival wherein the top high school bands in North America compete for top honors at Jazz at Lincoln Center in New York, NY.

Thursday, October 17th, 2019

Blue Engine Records Releases Jazz For Kids By The Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis Featuring NBC's Today Hoda Kotb Narrating “Wheels On The Bus”; Reimagines Children’s Classics Like “Old Macdonald” And “Pop Goes The Weasel”

New York, NY (October 18, 2019) - Today, Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Blue Engine Records releases Jazz for Kids, a new digital album from the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis. In the Orchestra’s masterful hands, the simplicity and familiarity of childhood favorites like “Old MacDonald” and “Itsy Bitsy Spider” afford a world of musical possibilities for audiences young and old.

Thursday, October 17th, 2019

Steve Miller Brings The Legacy Of Cannonball Adderley And The Blues To Jazz at Lincoln Center

New York, NY (October 17, 2019) - On December 13-14 at 8:00 p.m., renowned blues-rock guitarist, multi-platinum-selling singer/songwriter, and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee Steve Miller will return to Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Rose Theater to continue his exploration of the blues. For this concert season, Miller takes audiences on a thrilling journey of Cannonball Adderley and the Blues.

Tuesday, October 15th, 2019

Dizzy's Club December 2019 Lineup Announced

New York, NY (October 15, 2019) - Jazz at Lincoln Center fills its halls with the sounds of the holidays every December. In addition to the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra’s long-running Big Band Holidays tradition in Rose Theater, the Dizzy’s Club holiday lineup includes Ted Rosenthal Trio: Winter Wonderland (December 16); Etienne Charles: Creole Christmas (December 17); Duchess (December 18) and Riley’s Red Hot Holidays (December 19-20). The legendary NEA Jazz piano master Barry Harris celebrates his 90th birthday from December 21-24 and the Carlos Henriquez Nonet returns from December 26-31. After ringing in 2019 with sold-out sets, Henriquez will usher in 2020 with special New Year’s Eve sets, complete with a prix fixe menu and party favors.

Wednesday, September 25th, 2019

Critically Acclaimed The Abyssinian Mass By Wynton Marsalis Returns To The House Of Swing Featuring Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra With Wynton Marsalis And Gospel Choir Chorale Le Chateau Directed By Damien L. Sneed

New York, NY (September 25, 2019) - On November 21-23, at 8:00 p.m., Jazz at Lincoln Center, in collaboration with Lincoln Center’s White Light Festival, reprises The Abyssinian Mass by award-winning composer and trumpeter Wynton Marsalis, in Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Rose Theater.