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 listening parties begin at 7 p.m.

All Jazz at Lincoln Center listening parties will be held at:
The Irene Diamond Education Center (IDEC)
Time Warner Center, 60th Street and Broadway
5th Floor

September 25 – Ragtime

Terry Waldo hosts a Listening Party on Ragtime and early New Orleans Jazz classics. The great works of Joplin, Jelly Roll Morton, and more will be played and discussed.

October 13 – South African Jazz

South African vocalist Nicky Schrire will share and play some of her favorite South African jazz recordings. We’ll delve into the history of South African Jazz, and play some of its best compositions.