Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Dizzy Gillespie Festival 2017

Jazz at Lincoln Center will proudly honor the centennial of the birth of jazz visionary and trumpet virtuoso of Harlem’s John Birks “Dizzy” Gillespie with thirteen performances dedicated to his jazz legacy as part of the Dizzy Gillespie Festival, January 26-29, 2017. VIDEO “We re-imagine, recreate, and redeem cultural omissions and misrepresentations of Blackness, for…

Rosa Passos With Special Guest Kenny Barron At Jazz At Lincoln Center

Harlem fave, nine-time GRAMMY Award nominee and one of today’s most important jazz pianists, Kenny Barron will make a special appearance at Jazz at Lincoln Center’s The Appel Room on December 9-10 at 7pm and 9:30pm. VIDEO “We re-imagine, recreate, and redeem cultural omissions and misrepresentations of Blackness, for the culture. ….” This post is made…

Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Middle School Jazz Academy At 10

Since 2006, Jazz at Lincoln Center has proudly offered free jazz education to 60 middle school age student musicians in Manhattan, Brooklyn, and the Bronx through its groundbreaking program Middle School Jazz Academy. VIDEO “We re-imagine, recreate, and redeem cultural omissions and misrepresentations of Blackness, for the culture. ….” This post is made in partnership…

HW Pick: Jazz in the Key of Life At Lincoln Center

Led by Music Director and Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra lead trombonist Vincent Gardner, the JLCO with Wynton Marsalis will perform the most skillfully crafted and sophisticated songs in popular music from the ‘60’s to today, debuting new jazz arrangements for our orchestra. VIDEO “We re-imagine, recreate, and redeem cultural omissions and misrepresentations of Blackness,…

Lincoln Center’s Jazz For Children, Expands to Harlem

Jazz at Lincoln Center’s popular early childhood education program, WeBop, continues to celebrate its 10th anniversary with expansion to Harlem. VIDEO “We re-imagine, recreate, and redeem cultural omissions and misrepresentations of Blackness, for the culture. ….” This post is made in partnership with British Pathé.