This is the night when time stands still....as we witness moments of freedom, inspiration and beauty that only the music can give us. ______________________________________ PERFORMANCES INCLUDE
A special appearance by 13-time GRAMMY winner T BONE BURNETT,
the legendary artist, songwriter and producer known for his innovative
collaborations with Bob Dylan, Elton John, B.B. King, Robert Plant &
Alison Krauss, Taylor Swift, and countless others.
The historic PRESERVATION HALL JAZZ BAND, who will bring New Orleans to you in case you missed Mardi Gras.
A TRIBUTE TO DAVID BOWIE and
his early New York years, with special guests including some of his
collaborators and band members, featuring Carlos Alomar, Robin Clark,
Earl Slick, Frank & George Simms, Emir Kassan, Bernard Fowler, Sammy
Figueroa, and Steve Jordan. Special appearance by Marc Ribot.
SWEET GEORGIA BROWN, The
One and Only Queen, of the Blues in her U.S. retirement performance.
Let’s give her the sendoff she deserves for all the years of happiness
she has given to us.
Living legends of jazz, THE COOKERS, featuring George Cables, Billy Harper, Billy Hart, Eddie Henderson, Cecil McBee, Jaleel Shaw, and David Weiss.
Child prodigy MATTHEW WHITAKER, who opened for Stevie Wonder at age 10. Witness history at his record release showcase.
The latest rising stars from the Montreux Jazz Festival Vocal Competition, brought to you from Europe, with love. With SARAH LANCMAN, VUYO SOTASHE, and KENNY WESLEY accompanied by Harlem Legend DANNY MIXON and his trio. Discover the next Frank Sinatra & Julie London!
Master pianist RANDY WESTON, celebrating his 90th birthday at our VIP reception! With 94-year-old Afro-Cuban percussion pioneer, CANDIDO.
KAHIL EL’ZABAR’S LE FUNK À VANGUARD featuring Kelvyn Bell, Hamiet Bluiett, Craig Harris, DD Jackson, Oliver Lake, and Jamaladeen Tacuma.
Our Musical Director: The Amazing STEVE JORDAN and MEEGAN VOSS!