Venue Details

76 Star Starred
The Allen Room at Jazz at Lincoln Center
Broadway at 60th Street New York City, NY 10023
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J.A.A.
While they do have snacks and beverages available on the theater's mezzanine level, I would recommend eating a quick and satisfying meal downstairs at the Whole Foods within the Shops at Columbus Circle complex.
Marty Stuart & Connie Smith dining Feb 20 2014 star this tip starred
J.A.A.
Most of the seats at this venue are plastic director's chair height style with built in arms and a footrest. Not a problem for me, but in observing the audience as I waited for the performance to begin, noticed that for some patrons, it was difficult for them to comfortably fit in the chairs since they are not adjustable in terms of width. Be forewarned and potentially spring the extra bucks for the select café style table seats down in the orchestra level if this is a concern for you or ask the staff at Lincoln Center to help find you a more comfortable location if possible.
Marty Stuart & Connie Smith info Feb 20 2014 star this tip starred
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28 events
12 reviews
4 stars
attended Apr 16 2011

Amazing group! I hope to hear them again in the future. They sounded so much like MJQ. And the musical director is wonderful. Having Jim Hall was a nice touch. He still has pizzazz!

This was a wonderful concert and I hope that JLC will...continued

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6 reviews
0 stars
attended Apr 16 2011

The musics were wonderful, it was a great time! and the place is amazing!

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2 events
2 reviews
0 stars
attended Apr 16 2011

Marvelous venue!! We even had a lightning show along with the rain on 59th street just gorgeous! The music was breathtaking, we were thrilled with it all!!

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Website

http://jalc.org/concerts/details309a.asp?EventID=2377

Description

For nearly 50 years they were the greatest of all jazz super-groups, in which the deep, classically-inspired compositional style of pianist John Lewis was brilliantly counterbalanced by the blues-drenched approach of vibraphonist Milt Jackson. Yet the distinctive music of The Modern Jazz Quartet survives even the remarkable men who created it, as drummer Lewis Nash, NEA Jazz Master pianist Kenny Barron, vibraphonist Steve Nelson, and bassist Peter Washington shows in this program of MJQ classics like “Django” and "Bag’s Groove.”

About the Ticket Supplier: Jazz at Lincoln Center

Their mission is to enrich the artistic substance and perpetuate the democratic spirit of America’s music. From down home and elegant concert performances by the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra to entertaining educational programs that bring the sound and feeling of jazz into the lives of thousands of kids and grownups to innovative collaborative programs with artists in diverse idioms: they offer top quality musicianship and universal friendship. By taking the feeling of jazz on tour and by inviting artists and audiences from all over the world into their new home in New York City, Frederick P. Rose Hall, Jazz at Lincoln Center brings people together for a simple purpose: To Have a Profoundly Good Time. Welcome is their motto.