Monday, August 4, 2008

Ahmad Jamal and the JALCO live, in September

Jazz at Lincoln Center opens its 2008-09 season – its biggest and broadest season to date – with master of jazz piano, Ahmad Jamal, and the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis performing in Rose Theater. On these special evenings, Jamal performs with his quartet and also big band arrangements of his tunes which may include “The Aftermath,” “Devil’s In My Den,” “Should I,” Horace Silver’s “Strollin’” and Monty Alexander’s “You Can See” with the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis.

This concert marks the first time Ahmad Jamal has performed at Frederick P. Rose Hall, home of Jazz at Lincoln Center. For a full schedule of Jazz at Lincoln Center’s 2008-09 season events, go to:

Opening night events include a pre-concert lecture, led by Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra saxophonist Ted Nash, exploring the music of Ahmad Jamal. Pre-concert lectures are free for ticket holders and take place at 7 p.m. on September 18-20 at the Irene Diamond Education Center at Jazz at Lincoln Center.

September 18-20 at 8 p.m.
Rose Theater at Frederick P. Rose Hall, Broadway at 60th Street, New York, NY

Tickets go on sale August 13.

Ticket prices are $30, $50, $75, $95 or $120 and can be purchased through or CenterCharge at 212-721-6500, open daily from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. 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 through Saturday from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. and Sunday from 12 p.m. – 6 p.m.

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