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.

The Fantastic Mr. Jelly Lord
September 14-16, 2017
Pre-Concert Discussion: 7pm
Rose Theater Performance: 8pm

Fred Hersch, Kurt Elling & Kate McGarry: Leaves of Grass
September 15-16, 2017
Pre-Concert Discussion: 6pm & 8:30pm
Appel Room Performance: 7pm & 9:30pm

Henry Threadgill: The Pulitzer Project
September 22-23, 2017
Pre-Concert Discussion: 7pm
Rose Theater Performance: 8pm

HUDSON: Jack DeJohnette • Larry Grenadier • John Medeski • John Scofield
October 6-7, 2017
Pre-Concert Discussion: 7pm
Rose Theater Performance: 8pm

HUDSON: Jack DeJohnette • Larry Grenadier • John Medeski • John Scofield
October 6-7, 2017
Pre-Concert Discussion: 7pm
Rose Theater Performance: 8pm

The Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra Songbook
October 20-21, 2017
Pre-Concert Discussion: 7pm
Rose Theater Performance: 8pm

Leonard Bernstein at 100
November 9-11, 2017
Pre-Concert Discussion: 7pm
Rose Theater Performance: 8pm

Steve Miller: The Blues Triangle
Memphis, Dallas & Chicago
December 1-2, 2017
Pre-Concert Discussion: 7pm
Rose Theater Performance: 8pm

The Fabulous Dorsey Brothers
December 1-2, 2017
Pre-Concert Discussion: 6pm & 8:30pm
Appel Room Performance: 7pm & 9:30pm

Benny Goodman: King of Swing
January 11-13, 2018
Pre-Concert Discussion: 7pm
Rose Theater Performance: 8pm

Dave Douglas: Dizzy Atmosphere
Dizzy Gillespie at Zero Gravity
February 23-24, 2018
Pre-Concert Discussion: 6pm & 8:30pm
Appel Room Performance: 7pm & 9:30pm

Paquito D’Rivera: To Bird with Strings
March 16-17, 2018
Pre-Concert Discussion: 7pm
Rose Theater Performance: 8pm

Corea Plays Monk
April 5-7, 2018
Pre-Concert Discussion: 7pm
Rose Theater Performance: 8pm

Crescent City Monk with Herlin Riley & Friends
April 6-7, 2018
Pre-Concert Discussion: 6pm & 8:30pm
Appel Room Performance: 7pm & 9:30pm

Black, Brown & Beige & The Best of Basie
April 26-28, 2018
Pre-Concert Discussion: 7pm
Rose Theater Performance: 8pm

Zakir Hussain & Dave Holland: Crosscurrents
May 4-5, 2018
Pre-Concert Discussion: 7pm
Rose Theater Performance: 8pm

Celebrating Ornette Coleman
May 18-19, 2018
Pre-Concert Discussion: 7pm
Rose Theater Performance: 8pm

Miriam Makeba & Nina Simone: Singing Protest & Memory with Somi
May 18-19, 2018
Pre-Concert Discussion: 6pm & 8:30pm
Appel Room Performance: 7pm & 9:30pm

Eddie Daniels & Ted Nash: Jazz Meets Classical
With the Harlem Quartet
June 1-2, 2018
Pre-Concert Discussion: 6pm & 8:30pm
Appel Room Performance: 7pm & 9:30pm