Jazz at Lincoln Center Presents the Modern Jazz Quartet
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The last date listed for Music of the Modern Jazz Quartet was Saturday April 16, 2011 / 9:30pm.
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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
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.