A full house of jazz lovers in the Rose Theatre at Jazz at Lincoln Center in New York were taken to class by Marcus Roberts and his orchestra as they played a myriad of tunes by the great Jelly Roll Morton. Roberts is not only one of the most brilliant piano players in the world but is also an excellent teacher of jazz at Florida State University.
Here's a gallery of more photos of some great moments at Jazz Fest 2012! We've also posted more photos from the Photo Booth at the WWOZ Hospitality Tent, on Facebook! Log in to Facebook, and tag yourself and your friends!
'OZ will be at the event to broadcast live! If you're in the greater New York area, we highly recommend getting out to support a great cause; if not, tune in and enjoy some of the best from jazz's musical giants.
For all our Mid-City buddies, and all of our friend who become Mid-Citizens during the weekend of Bayou Boogaloo, get on your dancing shoes! We'll be out at the bayou on May 19th + 20th broadcasting Lynn Drury, Feufollet and more, live!
Support the Heritage School of Music, the Jazz & Heritage Foundation's free school for aspiring young musicians, by coming out Thursday, May 24 to a sneak preview premiere of Men in Black 3! Bring a date, your family or best friend, and enjoy the free popcorn!
To the tons of volunteers who made Jazz Fest and Piano Night 2012 a success!
A.A., Al Laskey, Alcee Metevier, Alex Kuehnle, Andrea Foreman, Andrew Grafe, Andrew Monson, Anne Fleming, Ayanna Toney, Bill Sasser, Becky Thomson, Bob Rodrigue, Bobby Vallicello, Bradley Blanchard, Brian Hoffman, Bunny Walker, Carla Talevi, Carol Badil
The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Foundation presents the incomparable Patti Austin in an intimate evening of song at NOCCA on May 18. Austin is known as a sophisticated vocalist whose style is steeped in jazz.