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/music director Lewis Nash
, NEA Jazz Master pianist Kenny Barron
, vibraphonist Steve Nelson
, bassist Peter Washington
, and special guest guitarist Jim Hall
show in this program of MJQ classics like Django" and Bag's Groove."
April 15-16, 2011, 7:30pm/9:30pm
The Allen Room at Frederick P. Rose Hall, home of Jazz at Lincoln Center, Broadway at 60th Street, New York, New York.
Ticket prices for The Allen Room are $65 for the 7:30pm sets and $55 for the 9:30pm sets. All tickets can be purchased through jalc.org or CenterCharge at 212-721-6500, open daily from 10am to 9pm. Tickets can also be purchased at the Jazz at Lincoln Center Box Office, located on Broadway at 60th Street, ground floor. Box Office hours: Monday-Saturday 10am to 6pm (or 30 minutes past curtain) and Sunday from noon to 6pm (or 30 minutes past curtain.)