2016 Ertegun Hall of Fame Inductees Announced

lincoln cneter hall of fame 2016 1Jazz at Lincoln Center announces the 2016 Ertegun Jazz Hall of Fame inductees and Harlem faves J.J. Johnson, Wayne Shorter and Ben Webster. After gaining the majority popular vote cast by jazz fans around the world, the newest Ertegun Jazz Hall of Fame class will be celebrated during curated sets on July 12-14, 2016 at Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola at Frederick P. Rose Hall, Broadway at 60th Street, New York, NY.

The Ertegun Jazz Hall of Fame honors legendary artists or members of the jazz community based on their singular dedication and outstanding contribution to jazz. To date, Jazz at Lincoln Center has inducted 51 members into the Ertegun Jazz Hall of Fame and will continue to induct new members annually. This year’s inductees were nominated by a committee of select musicians and scholars and voted in by public vote from May 1 through May 15. For more information on Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Ertegun Jazz Hall of Fame visit http://academy.jazz.org/hall-of-fame/.

The 2016 Ertegun Jazz Hall of Fame nominees were selected by a Jazz at Lincoln Center-appointed panel which includes Ed Berger, Bill Charlap, Connie Crothers, Aaron Diehl, Vince Giordano, Monika Herzig, Ethan Iverson, Jerome Jennings, Renee Rosnes, Ellen Rowe, Catherine Russell, Bobby Sanabria, Phil Schaap, Loren Schoenberg, Bria Skonberg, Terell Stafford, and Ben Young.

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2016 Ertegun Jazz Hall of Fame Inductees Sets at Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola

Tuesday, July 12
Ben Webster Ertegun Jazz Hall of Fame Celebration
7:30pm and 9:30pm

Wednesday, July 13
Wayne Shorter Ertegun Jazz Hall of Fame Celebration
7:30pm and 9:30pm

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Thursday, July 14
J.J. Johnson Ertegun Jazz Hall of Fame Celebration
7:30pm and 9:30pm

Cover charge is $35 per set, and student cover charge is $25 per set. For reservations, call 212-258-9595 or visit www.jazz.org/dizzys.

Illustration by Danny Tisdale

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