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Jazz at Lincoln Center

Mork Calling Orson: My Time With Robin Williams

Erin Michelle Threlfall | Posted 08.12.2014 | New York
Erin Michelle Threlfall

In 2004, I was working in a fabulous jazz club here in New York. When we first opened, each of the staff named a celebrity whom we would love to meet at the club. According to our agreement, if that person came in while you worked, they were yours to look after.

Trumpeter Sean Jones Excels on His Latest Im.pro.vise

Ralph A. Miriello | Posted 08.11.2014 | Arts
Ralph A. Miriello

Mr. Jones is maturing into a leading voice on the instrument and has developed as a talented leader and composer in the genre.

On the Culture Front: Wine Dinner at Famed Beer Bar, Green Porno and More

Chris Kompanek | Posted 03.31.2014 | New York
Chris Kompanek

Rossellini shines a light on the humor of mating but also touches on our profound need for it beyond utility. Green Porno is incredibly cheeky fun but buried slyly in there is a message about those who wish to define acceptable mating practices and the urging for them to stop.

Theater: Cotton Club Reborn, Bawdy Burlesque, Magic Acts Refined

Michael Giltz | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Michael Giltz

After several years of special engagements, After Midnight has opened on Broadway and it's exactly what you would expect and hope: a glittering revue filled with singing and dancing and beautiful, decorative women.

Music & Food Affect Your Mood

Bill & Claire Wurtzel | Posted 01.17.2013 | Taste
Bill & Claire Wurtzel

"Music and food have a similar affect on us. They are both nourishing-make us happy, give us energy, are soothing, help us focus, improve our memory, and have the power to heal."

Meet the Weird, Wonderful and Sexiest Duo Since Brangelina: Joe Alterman and Houston Person

Myra Chanin | Posted 11.04.2012 | Weird News
Myra Chanin

If you ever want to put your significant other in the mood for love, try playing any tune on Joe Alterman's new CD, particularly one where Joe and his mentor Houston Person jam and groove.

WATCH: Paul Simon And Wynton Marsalis Talk Music

Posted 06.01.2012 | Fifty

"Musicians that have played with him love him and respect him in a way...[that] you can't buy," jazz musician Wynton Marsalis says of fellow artist Pa...

Musical Lessons From Our Children

Lori Custodero | Posted 05.26.2012 | Parents
Lori Custodero

When we say "children's music" we generally think of music written FOR children. Children make their own music, and they do for reasons that meet developmental needs for expression, belonging, comfort, and complexity -- they sing to know.

Discovering the Atrium at Lincoln Center (VIDEO)

Michal Shapiro | Posted 04.09.2012 | Arts
Michal Shapiro

The shows at the Atrium represent something else: it is a place in the heart of Manhattan where rain or shine, you can always see quality artists who have been selected thoughtfully, in a welcoming, elegant space.

The Real Celebration at the NEA Jazz Masters Awards

Barbara Ernst Prey | Posted 03.16.2012 | Arts
Barbara Ernst Prey

This is a memorable event, not only for the opportunity to hear, see and meet some of the living Jazz legends but, also to be part of the group as the Jazz Masters greet one another.

CBS Names New Cultural Correspondent

Posted 12.15.2011 | Media

Famed musician, composer and Pulitzer Prize winner Wynton Marsalis was named CBS News cultural correspondent on Thursday. The network announced tha...

Wynton Marsalis, "60 minutes" and the Case for People-to-People Travel to Cuba

Anya Landau French | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Anya Landau French

For those who missed it, 60 Minutes aired a segment on last October's visit to Havana by Wynton Marsalis and the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra earl...

Closing This Weekend -- Two Shows of Artists Who Use Music as Inspiration

Brad Balfour | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Brad Balfour

Anyone interested in seeing work that uses popular music as both context and source material, should make it to any future exhibitions of these artists or check out their books.

A Different Kind of P2P: The Rhythm Road: American Music Abroad

Linda Constant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Linda Constant

The Rhythm Road facilitates not only cross-cultural discourse but also provides an extraordinary platform for artists to emerge from their own localism and share what they do, face-to-face, with the unknown.

"Cry To Me": A Loving Playlist for the Late Great Solomon Burke

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

Solomon Burke was not only one of the most soulful singers in history; he was quite possibly the single most soulful man who I ever met. I had the honor of sharing time with this timeless soul giant and inspiring preacher twice.

Wynton Marsalis' Jazz At Lincoln Center Orchestra Traveling To Cuba

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — New York City's Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra is traveling to Cuba next month for a series of concerts in Havana with bandleader W...

The Brooklyn Steppers March Forward, Giving to the Community and Gaining in the Process

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Jim Luce

In high school I had been manager of our marching band in Ohio. It was a grueling task, but rewarding to see my friends play and march so well. The ...

Seen and Heard in New York: Wendell Pierce, Cory Booker, Alan Rickman

Jane Levere | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Jane Levere

Wendell Pierce, a star of HBO's Treme and host of "Jazz at Lincoln Center Radio," spoke at a recent benefit held by JALC.

Wynton Marsalis Awarded French Legion of Honor in NYC

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Jim Luce

Wynton Marsalis received France’s highest distinction last week in New York – the insignia of chevalier of the Legion of Honor, an honor t...

It was not an ordinary Thursday.

Liz Neumark | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Liz Neumark

It was not an ordinary Thursday. I left home at the usual time but with three wardrobe changes in tow. Not so usual. 9 to 5 was almost routine (wit...

The Joy of Food

Liz Neumark | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Liz Neumark

For us in the hospitality industry, the connection to food is a powerful force. It drives us daily and living any other way just seems less interesting.

Happy 110th, Duke!

Jane Levere | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jane Levere

To celebrate the 110th birthday of Duke Ellington last week, his namesake orchestra played in a subway station in Harlem and, even more appropriately, on a 1930's-vintage, green A train.

A Timeless Evening with The Time 100

Liz Neumark | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Liz Neumark

From the caterer's perspective, blogging was made for nights like tonight. When the magical feeling in the room is so potent that you need to share it as fast as possible before anything fades.

Third Screen: An Interview with Stanley Crouch

Vickie Karp | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Vickie Karp

SC: I don't think stereotypes can be avoided. If someone's going to be sexist, racist, or anti-Semitic, they don't need you to help them.