Pre-Concert Discussions

Enhance your Jazz at Lincoln Center concert experience with these popular interview-style discussions by featured artists and special guests. These free events take place before select Rose Theater and Appel Room performances throughout the season.

How to Participate
Mark your calendars for pre-concert discussions featuring artists and special guests throughout the season. Admission is free.

Chucho Valdés, Pedrito Martinez, & Wynton Marsalis
September 18-20, 2014
Pre-Concert Discussion: 7pm
Rose Theater Performance: 8pm

Bill Frisell: This Land
Woody Guthrie’s Better World
September 19-20, 2014
Pre-Concert Discussion: 6pm & 8:30pm
Appel Room Performance: 7pm & 9:30pm

The Brazilian Duke Ellington
October 24-25, 2014
Pre-Concert Discussion: 7pm
Rose Theater Performance: 8pm

Bobby Hutcherson: Life of a Legend
November 8, 2014
Pre-Concert Discussion: 6pm & 8:30pm
Appel Room Performance: 7pm & 9:30pm

Rubén Blades
November 13-15, 2014
Pre-Concert Discussion: 7pm
Rose Theater Performance: 8pm

Basie & The Blues
December 12-13, 2014
Pre-Concert Discussion: 6pm & 8:30pm
Appel Room Performance: 7pm & 9:30pm

Birth of the American Orchestra
January 9-10, 2015
Pre-Concert Discussion: 7pm
Rose Theater Performance: 8pm

Duke, Dizzy, ‘Trane, & Mingus: Jazz Titans
January 29-31, 2015
Pre-Concert Discussion: 7pm
Rose Theater Performance: 8pm

New Orleans Songbook
February 20-21, 2015
Pre-Concert Discussion: 7pm
Rose Theater Performance: 8pm

Jazz Across the Americas
February 27-28, 2015
Pre-Concert Discussion: 7pm
Rose Theater Performance: 8pm

Salute to Betty Carter
March 6-7, 2015
Pre-Concert Discussion: 6pm & 8:30pm
Appel Room Performance: 7pm & 9:30pm

Cécile McLorin Salvant Sings Billie Holiday
April 10-11, 2015
Pre-Concert Discussion: 6pm & 8:30pm
Appel Room Performance: 7pm & 9:30pm

Celebrating Lady Day
April 10-11, 2015
Pre-Concert Discussion: 7pm
Rose Theater Performance: 8pm

Celebrating Joe Temperley: From Duke to the JLCO
April 16-18, 2015
Pre-Concert Discussion: 7pm
Rose Theater Performance: 8pm

John Scofield & Taj Mahal Celebrate Muddy Waters
April 24-25, 2015
Pre-Concert Discussion: 7pm
Rose Theater Performance: 8pm

Wayne Shorter
April 14-16, 2015
Pre-Concert Discussion: 7pm
Rose Theater Performance: 8pm

Sound Prints Quintet
May 15-16
Pre-Concert Discussion: 6pm & 8:30pm
Appel Room Performance: 7pm & 9:30pm

The Music of Puente, Machito, & Henriquez
June 12-13
Pre-Concert Discussion: 7pm
Rose Theater Performance: 8pm