Jazz At Lincoln Center’s 30Th Anniversary Gala

Gala concert features the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis and guests Joey Alexander, Jon Batiste, Bill Charlap, Paquito D’Rivera, Jimmy Heath, Dianne Reeves, Marcus Roberts, Renee Rosnes

Jazz at Lincoln Center’s 2018 Gala commemorates the organization’s milestone 30th anniversary and celebrates individuals who support Jazz at Lincoln Center’s mission to entertain, enrich and expand a global community for jazz through performance, education, and advocacy.

Jazz at Lincoln Center’s 30th Anniversary Gala will bring together the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis and today’s greatest living artists including Joey Alexander, Jon Batiste, Bill Charlap, Paquito D’Rivera, Jimmy Heath, Dianne Reeves, Marcus Roberts and Renee Rosnes for this one-night only benefit performance and dinner – one of the most highly regarded social events in the city –on Wednesday, April 18, 2018 at 7pm at Frederick P. Rose Hall, the “House of Swing,” located at Broadway at 60th Street, New York, New York.

Jazz at Lincoln Center will present the Ed Bradley Award for Leadership to Lisa and Dick Cashin who have been Patrons of the organization since 2003. Mr. Cashin has been a member of the Jazz at Lincoln Center Board of Directors since 2006 and has generously contributed to the organization’s mission.

On this special evening, the organization will bestow the Jazz at Lincoln Center Award for Artistic Excellence to NEA Jazz Master, Kennedy Center honoree and multi GRAMMY award-winning Tony Bennett in recognition of his artistry and commitment to strengthening the role of the arts in public high school education which he has supported through his non-profit, Exploring The Arts

Proceeds from the 2018 Gala will help enable the diverse education programs and resources produced by Jazz at Lincoln Center each year. Through its concerts, free webcasts, direct musical instruction and distribution of scores, Jazz at Lincoln Center reaches more than two million people, of all ages, around the world.

30th Anniversary Gala Chairs:

Helen and Bob Appel
Jody and John Arnhold
Mihaela and Harry Crosby
Robin Krasny
Burwell and Chip Schorr
George Wein and Dr. Glory Van Scott

Gala Co-Chairs:

Sharon Sullivan and Jeffrey Kindler
Adam R. Rose and Peter R. McQuillan

Gala Vice-Chairs:

Shahara Ahmad-Llewellyn
Betsy Levitt Cohn
Ann Tenenbaum and Thomas H. Lee
Rebecca and Art Samberg
Dianne and David Stern

Gala Benefactors:

Valentino D. Carlotti
Gail and Alfred Engelberg
Mica Ertegun
Donna J. Astion and Michael D. Fricklas
Buzzy Geduld
Geller & Company
Lisa Roumell and Mark Rosenthal
Susan Rudin
Lisa and David T. Schiff
Barry F. Schwartz
Marilyn and Jim Simons


Gala ticket prices begin at $2,500.00 and table prices begin at $35,000. For tickets, please contact the Jazz at Lincoln Center Benefit Office at 212-245-6570 or [email protected]

A limited number of concert-only tickets for $150 and $200 can be purchased on 24 hours a day or by calling CenterCharge on 212-721-6500, open daily from 10am – 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 are Monday- Saturday from 10am to 6pm (or 30 minutes past curtain) and Sunday from noon to 6pm (or 30 minutes past curtain).

Jazz at Lincoln Center proudly acknowledges its major corporate partners:
Bloomberg, Brooks Brothers, Centene Charitable Foundation, The Coca-Cola Company, Con Edison, Entergy, SiriusXM, Steinway & Sons, The Shops at Columbus Circle at Time Warner Center, and United Airlines.

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