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  • Louis Armstrong Stadium Dedication Ceremony

    Posted on August 20th, 2018 in News

    Join us as we officially open the new Louis Armstrong Stadium. The Dedication Ceremony will feature Queens native John McEnroe, who won all four of his US Open men’s singles championships in the old Louis Armstrong Stadium. The event kicks off at 11:30 am and will include a special performance by internationally acclaimed musician, composer and bandleader Wynton Marsalis. A US Open Legends Match will immediately follow with John McEnroe, Patrick McEnroe, James Blake, and Michael Chang.   Keep reading »

  • Jazz At Lincoln Center announces open auditions for drummer for the JLCO with Wynton Marsalis

    Posted on July 16th, 2018 in News

    Jazz at Lincoln Center today announced open auditions for the drummer in the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis. Jazz at Lincoln Center Managing and Artistic Director Wynton Marsalis has elected to hold auditions for the open position. Applications will be accepted beginning today through August 31, 2018.   Keep reading »

  • Wynton Marsalis Named Honorary Co-Chair of University Musical Society’s National Council

    Posted on June 29th, 2018 in News

    The University Musical Society (UMS) hosted its annual meeting of the UMS Board of Directors on Wednesday, June 27, electing six new Board members and re-electing four officers. Additionally, two new ex-officio members were appointed to the Board.   Keep reading »

  • Wynton Marsalis performing at KentPresents

    Posted on June 18th, 2018 in News

    Wynton Marsalis is an internationally acclaimed musician, composer, bandleader, educator and a leading advocate of American culture. Currently, he serves as the Managing and Artistic Director for Jazz at Lincoln Center.   Keep reading »

  • Read the Libretto for Wynton Marsalis’ The Ever Fonky Lowdown

    Posted on June 7th, 2018 in News

    Mr. Game, here at your everlasting service. I’m here for your edification, elucidation and your education. Here’s the situation. I run a game of numbers, though I’m not a numbers man. I inspire and sell confidence. Don’t laugh—-confidence determines the direction of the markets. And there’s nothing in the world more important than money, especially if it’s yours.   Keep reading »

  • Jazz at Lincoln Center Announces winners of Essentially Ellington Competition 2018

    Posted on May 12th, 2018 in News

    Jazz at Lincoln Center proudly announces the three top-placing high school jazz bands in the nation that took the highest honors tonight at the prestigious 23rd Annual Essentially Ellington High School Jazz Band Competition & Festival at Frederick P. Rose Hall, home of Jazz at Lincoln Center.   Keep reading »

  • Jazz at Lincoln Center announces 15 Finalists for the 2018 Essentially Ellington Competition

    Posted on February 14th, 2018 in Education, News

    Jazz at Lincoln Center proudly announces the 15 finalist bands that will compete in the 23rd Annual Essentially Ellington High School Jazz Band Competition & Festival – one of the most innovative jazz education events in the world – at Jazz at Lincoln Center’s home, Frederick P. Rose Hall, on May 10 – 12, 2018.   Keep reading »

  • First annual jazz conference to be held at Jazz at Lincoln Center

    Posted on January 5th, 2018 in News

    Jazz at Lincoln Center and JazzTimes have joined forces to co-produce the Jazz Congress, a new annual conference designed to bring together artists, media and industry leaders in the global jazz community to exchange ideas in order to nurture and grow the jazz community and the underlying business and organizations that promote, produce, present, market and support the music.   Keep reading »

  • Wynton Marsalis accepts ITG Honorary Award

    Posted on December 16th, 2017 in News

    ITG President Cathy Leach presented Wynton Marsalis with the ITG Honorary Award December 16, 2017, at Jazz at Lincoln Center in New York City, just prior to Marsalis’s 8 pm concert.   Keep reading »

  • PBS to honor Tony Bennett in music special with star-studded performances

    Posted on November 2nd, 2017 in News

    Sharon Percy Rockefeller, president and CEO of WETA Washington, D.C., today announced the talent and broadcast plans for “Tony Bennett: The Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song,” a PBS music special honoring Tony Bennett’s receipt of the Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song. The program will premiere Friday, January 12, 2018 at 9 p.m. ET on PBS stations nationwide (check local listings).   Keep reading »