HW Pick: Jazz At Lincoln Center Announces 2016-17 Season Schedule

jimmy heaith1On September 22-24, Jazz at Lincoln Center will open the 2016-17 season, commemorating more than 100 years of recorded jazz, with stellar performances by world renowned musicians and rising stars and free offerings in its home, Frederick P. Rose Hall, at Broadway at 60th Street in New York, New York. In Rose Theater, Handful of Keys: A Century of Jazz Piano will feature the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra  with Wynton Marsalis and special guests Joey Alexander, Dick Hyman, Myra Melford, Dan Nimmer, Helen Sung, Isaiah J. Thompson, Larry Willis on September 22-24.

In The Appel Room, Songs We Love will feature Dee Dee Bridgewater performing alongside today’s celebrated vocalists and ensembles on September 23-24.

In the Mica and Ahmet Ertegun Atrium, on September 22-24, Jazz at Lincoln Center will welcome audiences to its first full season in the newly redesigned Frederick P. Rose Hall with free performances, a champagne toast at intermission and more. 

All single tickets for The Appel Room and Rose Theater can be purchased through jazz.org 24 hours a day or CenterCharge at 212-721-6500, open daily from 10am to 9pm. Tickets can also be purchased at the Jazz at Lincoln Center Box Office, located on Broadway at 60th Street, ground floor. Box Office hours: Monday-Saturday from 10am to 6pm (or 30 minutes past curtain) and Sunday from noon to 6pm (or 30 minutes past curtain).

In its 29th season, Jazz at Lincoln Center proudly showcases a diverse and extensive range of education and community programs for all ages. Anchored by the exceptional Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis, the 2016-17 season commemorates more than 100 years of recorded jazz. Jazz as an enduring and constantly evolving art form is explored throughout the season, as visionary musicians from around the world celebrate the centennials of Dizzy Gillespie, Ella Fitzgerald, Thelonious Monk, Buddy Rich, and more.

For the complete season schedule, please visit http://www.jazz.org/events/2016-17-season/.

Via Lincoln Center

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