Jazz At Lincoln Center
2022-23 season announced

Jazz At Lincoln Center has announced its 2022-23 season of world premiere commissions and unique collaborations; performances by the Jazz At Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis;worldwide tours; and in-person and virtual education programs. 35th season features 22 unique programs celebrating Jazz as a Global Language including: Opening Night: “The…

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Smoke Jazz reopens
Grand Reopening Concert Celebration

One of New York City’s premier live music venues, Smoke Jazz Club, has announced its long-awaited reopening. After two years spent reorienting to the pandemic with modified operations including livestreams, sidewalk concerts, and outdoor dining, Smoke Jazz Club makes a momentous return as a world-renowned destination for the best in classic and…

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International Jazz Day 2022
Global Concert from United Nations Headquarters in NY hosted by Herbie Hancock

The flagship Jazz Day event, a spectacular All-Star Global Concert, will be staged in the UN General Assembly Hall, in New York, emphasizing the importance of jazz as a means of achieving unity and peace through dialogue and diplomacy. With Herbie Hancock serving as Host and Artistic Director and John Beasley as Musical Director,…

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Summer Jazz Improv and Composers Workshop
2022 summer programs application is open

The NYU Steinhardt Summer Jazz Improvisation and Composers Workshop offers daily cutting-edge masterclasses, ensembles and seminars that provide a wide range of opportunities tailored to the needs of intermediate and advanced students. Along with a world-renowned jazz studies faculty, the workshop will include daily interaction with many of the top…

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Orrin Evans
special guest appearance with Jazz at Princeton University’s Creative Large Ensemble

In concert on April 9, 2022 Jazz at Princeton University, helmed by acclaimed saxophonist/composer Rudresh Mahanthappa, welcomes special guest pianist Orrin Evans for the Spring Concert by the Creative Large Ensemble under the direction of Darcy James Argue. The performance will feature an array of music from the past, present and future of jazz orchestra…

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Concert for Ukraine
Featuring Alina Bzhezhinska and HipHarp Collective

Jazz musicians come together to raise money for Ukraine.  Featuring Alina Bzhezhinska & HipHarpCollective, Tony Kofi, Vimala Rowe, Niki King, Neil Charles, Alex Webb, Jo Harrop, Cleveland Watkiss, GéNIA, Shabaka Hutchings and many more. Sunday 13 March, 7:00pm All proceeds to humanitarian support in Ukraine. Concert for Ukraine is the brainchild of Ukrainian-born jazz harpist…

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Essentially Ellington
JALC renews high school jazz band festival

Nation’s Premier Jazz Education Event to Feature 15 Top High School-Aged Bands from Across the Country in Performance and Competition at JALC From May 5-7, 2022 New York, NY (February 23, 2022) – Returning to an in-person format for the first time since 2019, Jazz at Lincoln Center announced today…

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Next Jazz Legacy
Announces first group of musicians awarded apprenticeships and support

Next Jazz Legacy is proud to announce the first list of seven emerging women and non-binary awardees selected for this new program, engaging the music community with another crucial step closer to a more inclusive future. Focused on increasing opportunities for musicians most underrepresented in the art form, the three-year,…

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Phil Schaap Tribute Broadcast
February 1-6 on WKCR/NY

WKCR presents a 126-hour long Phil Schaap tribute broadcast, beginning 6pm Tuesday February 1st and running continuously for five full days through midnight, Sunday February 6.  Phil passed away on September 7, 2021 at the age of 70. For over 50 years he was the guiding light and spiritual leader of…

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Ron Carter’s 85th birthday
One night only celebration at Carnegie Hall

On May 10, 2022, the life and music of Ron Carter — the iconic GRAMMY-winning double bassist who is among jazz music’s most prolific and celebrated band leaders and sidemen — will be fêted at a one-night-only 85th birthday celebration filled with music and memories at Carnegie Hall’s Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage. Presented…

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