Monday, February 2, 2009

This month at Jazz at Lincoln Center

Get Tickets While They Last!

Eddie Palmieri & La Perfecta II February 6-7, 8pm, Rose Theater
Nine-time GRAMMY® winner Eddie Palmieri revisits the music and sound of his influential 1960s La Perfecta band with this latest edition of his ensemble, featuring energized new versions of La Perfecta-era salsa and fiery new Latin jazz compositions. Buy Tickets Now!

Willie Nelson & Wynton Marsalis: Two Men With the BluesSpecial Guest Appearance by Norah Jones - SOLD OUT! February 9-10, 8pm, Rose Theater
Willie Nelson and Wynton Marsalis, two of the most significant figures in modern-day country and jazz, stand on common ground in their love for jazz standards and the blues, creating two must-see evenings full of swing.

Miles and Coltrane: 50th Anniversary of Kind of Blue & Giant StepsF ebruary 12-14, 8pm, Rose Theater
Jimmy Cobb, the legendary drummer from both albums, unites with music director Mulgrew Miller and a capella masters Take 6 in a new interpretation of Kind of Blue, including "So What" and "Freddie Freeloader." Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra (JLCO) saxophonist Ted Nash debuts new arrangements of "Naima" and "Mr. P.C." from Giant Steps, joined on stage by fellow JLCO saxophonists Walter Blanding and Sherman Irby. Buy Tickets Now!
Free with your tickets! Pre-Concert Lecture, Nightly Irene Diamond Education Center, 7pm
JLCO saxophonist and arranger Ted Nash talks with Jazz at Lincoln Center's Ken Druker about crafting the highly original arrangements for this unique concert.

Valentine Nights with Bill Charlap February 13-14, 7:30pm & 9:30pm, The Allen Room
Pianist Bill Charlap and his trio featuring bassist Peter Washington and drummer Kenny Washington return to The Allen Room to deliver a very special Valentine, made complete with the backdrop of Manhattan's skyline and the unsurpassingly romantic vocals of Freddy Cole and tenor saxophonist Houston Person. Buy Tickets Now!

The Best of Blue Note Records® February 19-21, 8pm, Rose Theater
Vocalist Dianne Reeves and saxophonist Joe Lovano join the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis to celebrate the legacy and ongoing history of Blue Note Records, marking the legendary label's 70th anniversary. Buy Tickets Now!
Free with your tickets! Pre-Concert Lecture, NightlyIrene Diamond Education Center, 7pmCelebrate 70 years of Blue Note Records and learn little-known facts about its history with the label's visionary president, Bruce Lundvall (2/19), and legendary producer Michael Cuscuna (2/20-2/21).

To view the complete Jazz at Lincoln Center concert season, click here.
Free Exhibition on view through February 14, 2009:
Looking at the Music: The Jazz Photography of Chuck Stewart, the first in a series of rotating jazz exhibitions in Frederick P. Rose Hall, Home of Jazz at Lincoln Center.

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