Listening Parties

Join us for free Listening Parties, as musicians and scholars play for you legendary records that shaped the course of Jazz history. Hear from some of today’s greatest artists as they share with you the albums and artists that inspired them.


All Jazz at Lincoln Center listening parties begin at 7 pm (unless otherwise noted) and will be held at:

The Irene Diamond Education Center (IDEC)
Time Warner Center, 60th Street and Broadway
5th Floor

February 19 at 7 pm – Movie screening: celebrating the 30th anniversary of Dexter Gordon’s “Round Midnight”

Join us as we screen the classic jazz film “Round Midnight,” starring legendary saxophonist Dexter Gordon–and featuring amazing performances by Herbie Hancock, Wayne Shorter, Bobby Hutcherson, Tony Williams, Freddie Hubbard, and more–as the iconic movie celebrates its 30th anniversary! Musical scholar Maxine Gordon, head of The Dexter Gordon Society, will host a discussion and Q&A surrounding the film.

The event is free to the public, and seating is available on a first-come, first-served basis.