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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61 events
11 reviews
5 stars
attended Mar 30 2012

The setting was excellent. However, though Ms. Russell had a very nice voice,the music was very dated; even for me a 63 year old person.

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12 reviews
3 stars
attended Mar 30 2012

Wonderful show!! Ms. Russell and her orchestra were fabulous; so much talent!

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68 events
6 reviews
15 stars
attended Mar 31 2012

Catherine was amazing - such a beautiful old sound. She's so energetic on stage and the music was as lovely as ever! Loved it.

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http://jalc.org/concerts/details309a.asp?EventID=2653

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Description

Catherine Russell was hardly an overnight sensation. But following her 2006 debut recording Cat, she was suddenly headlining jazz festivals and opening for rock stars like Steely Dan and Paul Simon. Her road to recognition has roots as deep as the mix of jazz, blues, folk, and Americana that has made her a rising star. Inextricably linked to her ascension is the growing legend of her musical father, Luis Russell, who was Louis Armstrong’s musical director.

In this concert, she honors both men by featuring jazz and Swing Era repertoire with a ten-piece orchestra including guitarist Matt Munisteri, pianist Mark Shane, trumpeter Jon Erik-Kellso, trombonist John Allred, saxophonist/clarinetist Dan Block, saxophonist Andy Farber, bassist Lee Hudson, and drummer Mark McLean.

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.