Tuesday, July 22, 2008

Women In Jazz Festival 2008

4th Annual Women In Jazz Festival
Featuring Nnenna Freelon, Rickie Lee Jones, Jessica Williams, DIVA Jazz Orchestra with Marlena Shaw, Gloria Lynne, Renee Rosnes & More!
September 9 – October 12, 2008

Jazz at Lincoln Center announced the 4th Annual Diet Coke Women In Jazz Festival at Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola. The festival will feature nightly performances by some of the most influential women in jazz today as well as up-and-coming artists September 9 through October 12, 2008. The festival is held at Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola located in the home of Jazz at Lincoln Center, Frederick P. Rose Hall, Broadway at 60th St., 5th floor.

"Jazz is an extremely important part of our culture and the impact that women have had on this phenomenal artistic expression cannot go unnoticed. The Coca-Cola Company is proud to celebrate the 4th Annual Women in Jazz series with a lineup of amazing female artists. And what better way to do so then over an ice cold Diet Coke at New York City’s hottest jazz spot, Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola," said Steven Boyd, Regional Vice President of The Coca-Cola Company.
Tuesday-Thursday, September 9-11
Jessica Williams Trio w/ Ray Drummond & Victor Lewis: The Music of John Coltrane
After Hours: Tuesday-Thursday, September 9-11 – Nicole Pasternak w/ Ralph Lalama Trio

Friday-Sunday, September 12-14
Sherrie Maricle & The DIVA Jazz Orchestra w/ Marlena Shaw
Celebrating their CD release of Live from Jazz at Lincoln Center's Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola
Featuring Sherrie Maricle (drums/leader), Marlena Shaw (vocals) and the all-female DIVA Jazz Orchestra.
After Hours: Friday-Saturday, September 12-13 – Nicole Pasternak w/ Ralph Lalama Trio

Monday, September 15
Anne Drummond & Friends

Tuesday, September 16
Datevik Hovanesian Quartet
After Hours: Chantal Gagne Trio

Wednesday-Sunday, September 17-21
Gloria Lynne Quintet (7:30pm & 9:30pm only)
After Hours: Wednesday, September 17 - Chantal Gagne Trio; Thursday-Saturday, September 18-20 – Helen Sung Trio

Monday, September 22
Pamela Luss w/ Houston Person (7:30pm)
Linda Ciofalo w/ Joel Frahm (9:30pm)

Tuesday, September 23
Robin McKelle & Company
After Hours: Virginia Mayhew Quartet

Wednesday-Sunday, September 24-28
Nnenna Freelon: The Music of Billie Holiday
After Hours: Wednesday-Saturday, September 24-27 – Virginia Mayhew Quartet

Monday, September 29
Gretchen Parlato Quartet

Tuesday, September 30
Jane Ira Bloom
After Hours: Sheryl Baily Quartet

Wednesday, October 1
Stevie Holland (7:30pm)
Grace Kelly & Friends (9:30pm)
After Hours: Sheryl Baily Quartet

Thursday-Sunday, October 2-5
Rickie Lee Jones (7:30pm & 9:30pm only)
After Hours: Thursday-Saturday, October 2-4 – Sheryl Baily Quartet

Tuesday-Sunday, October 7-12
Renee Rosnes Quartet
After Hours: Tuesday-Saturday, October 7-11 – Sara Caswell Quartet

Headliners: 7:30 & 9:30pm, additional 11:30pm set Friday & Saturday
AFTER HOURS: 11:00pm Tuesday-Thursday; 12:45am Friday & Saturday
UPSTARTS! Mondays: 7:30 & 9:30pm

Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola, 5th floor, Frederick P. Rose Hall, Home of Jazz at Lincoln Center, on Broadway at 60th Street, New York City.

Cover charge for weekly headliners is $30 Tuesday-Thursday and Sunday; $35 Friday and Saturday; $20 Monday; $10 After Hours.
Student rates are: $15 headliners, $10 Mondays and $5 After Hours. The food and beverage minimum is in effect for all sets: $10 at the tables, $5 at the bar. Call (212) 258-9595 or visit www.jalc.org.

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