2016 Ertegun Hall of Fame Inductees Announced

lincoln cneter hall of fame 2016 1Jazz at Lincoln Center announces the 2016 Ertegun Jazz Hall of Fame inductees and Harlem faves J.J. Johnson, Wayne Shorter and Ben Webster. Continue Reading →

Rudy’s World: A Red Carpet Night At The African Film Festival Opening

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By Rudy Collins

On May 4th, The African Film Festival Opening Night was a proud and pride filled event at The Walter Reade Theater at Lincoln Center. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Diane Schuur Sings The Ray Charles Songbook At Lincoln Center

dinae schuur at lincoln center1At age 21, Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra trumpeter and music director Kenny Rampton (of the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra) launched his touring career with a nine-month stint in Ray Charles’ band. Continue Reading →

Greg Thomas Hosts Albert Murray Centennial Listening Parties At Lincoln Center

Greg thomas from harlemJoin us as we celebrate the centennial of the author, scholar, and philosopher Albert Murray in this series of Listening Parties hosted by Murray expert and one time Harlem World Magazine Editor-in-chief Greg Thomas. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Jazz at Lincoln Center Honors America’s Timeless Vocalists

Ray Charles and nat king cole1On Friday, May 20 and Saturday, May 21, Jazz at Lincoln Center will celebrate the timeless artistry of some of the most beloved vocalists and composers in American history. Continue Reading →

The New York African Film Festival At Lincoln Center

FabriceMonteiro2014_prophecy-1_copyright-Fabrice-Monteiro-556x371The Film Society of Lincoln Center and African Film Festival, Inc. announce the lineup for the 23rd New York African Film Festival, May 4-10. Continue Reading →

Lincoln Center Announces Midsummer Night Swing Season

Lincoln_Center_Jazz_OrchestraNew York’s premier summer dance party, Midsummer Night Swing, returns for its 28th season, June 21–July 9. Tickets and multi-evening passes go on sale on May 18. Midsummer Night Swing brings together people of all ages, at every skill level, and from diverse backgrounds for 15 evenings of social dance. Continue Reading →

Lincoln Center’s Spring Fling Free Day For The Whole Family

LCKids at lincon center in harlemLincoln Center invites families and children of all ages to explore the arts at its second annual “Spring Fling,” a fun-filled day of free events on Saturday, May 14 from 11:00 am – 2:00 pm, hosted and presented by LC Kids. Continue Reading →

Lincoln Center Great American Dance Film Screenings For Schools Coming For Free In May

Alvin+Ailey+American+Dance+Theater 1This May, in its ongoing commitment to making great art available to all, Lincoln Center will give teachers in New York City schools the opportunity to introduce their students to outstanding dance performances when it brings screenings from its new Great American Dance series, free of charge, to Harlem in Manhattan and the remaining four boroughs. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Jazz in the Key of Life At Lincoln Center

gardner-vincent-byfrankstewartdsc-9799-2000pxLed by Music Director and Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra lead trombonist Vincent Gardner, the JLCO with Wynton Marsalis will perform the most skillfully crafted and sophisticated songs in popular music from the ‘60’s to today, debuting new jazz arrangements for our orchestra. Continue Reading →