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Wednesday, September 5th, 2012

Jazz at Lincoln Center Announces 25th Anniversary Opening Night Events


Jazz at Lincoln Center Kicks Off 25th Anniversary Season


  • Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis
    and Bobby McFerrin opening night concerts
  • After Party open to the public
  • 25th Anniversary Exhibition throughout Frederick P. Rose Hall


September 13, 14 & 15



Jazz at Lincoln Center opens a milestone 25th Anniversary season with a host of celebratory offerings at Jazz at Lincoln Center's Frederick P. Rose Hall.  On September 13-15 at 8pm in Rose Theater, Bobby McFerrin returns to Jazz at Lincoln Center to perform, for the first time, with the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis.  This opening night concert will explore the wide-reaching influences that have shaped McFerrin’s unprecedented musical approach and will feature new arrangements by members of the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra.  On September 13, following the opening night concert, the organization will open its doors to the public for a post-concert celebration featuring a cash bar and a free performance by drummer Bryan Carter and his band in The Atrium.


As part of the opening night events, Jazz at Lincoln Center will unveil a visual art exhibition depicting the origins and development of the world’s largest cultural institution devoted exclusively to jazz.  The exhibition, featuring works installed throughout Frederick P. Rose Hall, will be open to the public during the entire season.

Jazz at Lincoln Center’s new season celebrates the organization’s range and depth of programming and education initiatives that have reached millions of people around the world for 25 years. Click here for a complete schedule of Jazz at Lincoln Center’s 25th Anniversary season concerts and events.


Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Frederick P. Rose Hall is located in the Time Warner Center in New York, New York.




Ticket prices for the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis and Bobby McFerrin  are $10, $30, $50, $75, $95 or $120 dependent upon seating section.


Note: Hot Seats, $10 orchestra seats for each Rose Theater performance (excluding Jazz For Young People concerts), are available for purchase to the general public on the Wednesday of each performance week.  Subject to availability.  Hot Seats are available only by walk up at the Box Office, maximum of two per person.

All tickets can be purchased through jalc.org or CenterCharge at 212-721-6500, open daily from 10am to 9pm.  Tickets can also be purchased at the Jazz at Lincoln Center Box Office, located on Broadway at 60th Street, ground floor.  Box Office hours:  Monday-Saturday from 10am to 6pm (or 30 minutes past curtain) and Sunday from noon to 6pm (or 30 minutes past curtain).


Jazz at Lincoln Center proudly acknowledges its major corporate partners:   Brooks Brothers, Centric, The Coca-Cola Company, Con Edison, The Shops at Columbus Circle at Time Warner Center, Entergy, HSBC Bank, Bloomberg, and SiriusXM.

MasterCard® is the preferred card of Jazz at Lincoln Center.


High Res photos and bio:
Download photos of the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis here.

Download photos of Bobby McFerrin here.