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  • Louis and the King

    Posted on December 31st, 2012

    This past week we played “The Weary Blues” in the style of King Oliver’s Creole Jazz Band in honor of Armstrong’s great mentor.    Keep reading »

  • 2012 NEA Jazz Masters Awards Ceremony and Concert

    Posted on January 12th, 2012

    Tuesday night we celebrated the 30th annual NEA Jazz Masters Awards Ceremony and Concert.  It was a stellar night for Jazz at Lincoln Center, the NEA and for jazz.  We had some of the finest, up and coming musicians in jazz including Kris Bowers, Ambrose Akinmusire and Grace Kelly.  This was a night for the Masters, of course, and they were out in full force. Phil Woods, Hubert Laws, Ron Carter, Toshiko Akiyoshi, Candido Camero, Dave Liebman, Sheila Jordan, Jimmy Owens, Jack DeJohnette and others all graced the Rose Hall stage.     Keep reading »