August 2013 News
Tuesday, August 27th, 2013
To celebrate the 100th birthday of prolific composer, bandleader, pianist, poet and philosopher Sun Ra, The Sun Ra Arkestra with Marshall Allen perform in a special concert event entitled Sun Ra Turns 100 in Jazz at Lincoln Center’s The Allen Room on October 5 at 7pm & 9:30pm.
Monday, August 26th, 2013
Jazz impresario and pianist George Wein, affectionately referred to as “The Father of Jazz Festivals” after creating the Newport Jazz Festival in 1954, celebrates his 88th birthday by performing with his Newport All-Stars in Jazz at Lincoln Center’s The Allen Room on October 3 & 4 at 7pm.
Thursday, August 22nd, 2013
Raise your voices and lift your hearts as the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis, Damien Sneed, and the 70-piece Chorale Le Chateau announce Abyssinian: A Gospel Celebration Tour, an historic hand??“clappin’, tambourine-slappin’ celebration scheduled to take place in performing arts centers and churches in the U.S.
Tuesday, August 20th, 2013
The HBO Family documentary WYNTON MARSALIS: A YOUNGARTS MASTERCLASS kicks off the third season of the two-time Emmy-nominated series, following three promising musicians as they work with jazz legend, Wynton Marsalis.