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Winter Jazzfest 2017 lineup (Pharoah Sanders, Sam Amidon, Kneebody, more)

Pharoah Sanders at Red Bull Music Academy at Greenpoint Terminal
Pharoah Sanders at Greenpoint Terminal in May (more by PSquared)

NYC’s annual multi-venue Winter Jazzfest happens from January 5-10 at Le Poisson Rouge, The New School, SOB’s, Subculture, The Bitter End, Zinc Bar, The Django at Roxy Hotel, Bowery Ballroom, Nublu, and The Bowery Electric.

It begins with a show by the legendary Pharoah Sanders with Shabaka & the Ancestors at LPR on 1/5, followed by a two-day marathon at various Greenwich Village venues (1/6 & 1/7), a Thelonius Monk 100th Birthday round robin on 1/8, a Sam Amidon show at LPR on 1/9, and a TBA show on 1/10.

Other artists booked for the fest include Ben Goldberg’s Invisible Guy, Bill Frisell / Thomas Morgan Duo, Donny McCaslin, Dave Douglas High Risk with Shigeto, Kneebody, Marc Ribot & The Young Philadelphians, Ravi Coltrane / David Virelles Duo, Tigue, and still plenty more.

Tickets are on sale now. Full lineup (as it currently stands) below.

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Winter Jazzfest — 2017 Lineup
Aaron Goldberg and Leon Parker
Adam O’Farrill’s Stranger Days
Adam Rudolph’s Moving Pictures Octet
Amina Claudine Myers
Amirtha Kidambi’s Elder Ones
Andrew Cyrille (Artist-in-residence)
Andy Milne & The Seasons of Being
Arturo O’Farrill Octet
Battle Trance
Becca Stevens Trio
Ben Allison & Think Free
Ben Goldberg’s Invisible Guy
Ben Wendel Seasons Band
Bill Frisell / Thomas Morgan Duo
Black Rock Coalition’s Get Down Revue
BRM Coltrane Raga Tribute
Claudia Acuna’s The Chilean Connection
Craig Harris’ Breathe
Criss Cross – The Music of Monk and Bill Evans w/ Florian Weber, Donny McCaslin, and Dan Weiss
Daniel Freedman
Darcy James Argue’s Secret Society
Dave Douglas High Risk with Shigeto
David Murray Big Band
Daymé Arocena
Deva Mahal
Donny McCaslin Group
Earth Wind and Brown featuring Butcher Brown and Nigel Hall
Edmar Castaneda World Ensemble
Fleurine and the Boys From Brazil
Harold López-Nussa
Hazmat Modine & Alash Ensemble
Jaimeo Brown Transcendence
Jakob Bro / Thomas Morgan / Joey Baron
Jason Moran & The Bandwagon Plays Monk
Jim Black’s MALAMUTE
John Hébert’s Rambling Confessions
Justin Brown NYEUSI
Kandace Springs
Kendrick Scott Oracle
Killiam Shakespeare
Kneebody
Kris Davis’ Duopoly
Madison McFerrin
Marc Ribot & The Young Philadelphians
Mary Halvorson Octet
Melissa Aldana
Michael Leonhart Orchestra
Nate Smith +kinfolk
Nicole Mitchell Black Earth Ensemble
Nik Bärtsch’s Mobile
Nir Felder Trio
Omer Avital
Peter Bernstein’s Monk Trio
Pharoah Sanders
Quantic Live
Ralph Peterson and Aggregate Prime
Ravi Coltrane / David Virelles Duo
Roy Nathanson & Arturo O’Farrill
Russell Gunn’s Ethnomusicology
Sam Amidon
Samora Pinderhughes: The Transformations Suite
Scott Tixier with special guest Tony Tixier
Shabaka & The Ancestors
Somi
Songs of Freedom w/ Dee Dee Bridgewater, Theo Bleckmann, Alicia Olatuja and Music Director Ulysses Owens Jr
Spanish Harlem Orchestra
Steven Bernstein’s Universal Melody Brass Band
TALIBAM! HARD VIBE featuring Matt Nelson & Ron Stabinsky
Terri Lyne Carrington & Social Science
The Chico Freeman Plus+tet
Tigue
Tomasz Stanko NY Quartet (w/ David Virelles, Reuben Rogers, Gerald Cleaver)
Tomeka Reid
Uri Caine Trio
Vinicius Cantuaria Quintet
William Parker / Cooper Moore / Hamid Drake / Rob Brown Quartet
Zig-Zag Trio with Will Calhoun, Vernon Reid, and Melvin Gibbs

Winter Jazzfest — 2017 Schedule
Thursday January 5, 2017 (at Le Poisson Rouge, 158 Bleecker Street)
NYC Winter Jazzfest presents
PHAROAH SANDERS, SHABAKA AND THE ANCESTORS + GUESTS
7pm – Doors / 8pm Show
$35 ADV, $45 DOS

Friday January 6, 2017 (multiple venues around Greenwich Village)
NYC WINTER JAZZFEST MARATHON: DAY 1
13th edition of NYC Winter Jazzfest Marathon featuring over 150 groups performing over two days at multiple different venues around Greenwich Village.
Check winterjazzfest.com for the full lineup, schedule updates, and more details.
5pm – Box Office Opens, Passes Available for Purchase and Pickup (Pickup Locations TBA)
$45 Single-Day WJF Marathon Festival Pass
$80 2-day Marathon WJF Pass

Saturday January 7, 2017 (multiple venues in Greenwich Village)
NYC WINTER JAZZFEST MARATHON: DAY 2
13th edition of NYC Winter Jazzfest Marathon featuring over 150 groups performing over two days at multiple different venues around Greenwich Village.
Check winterjazzfest.com for the full lineup, schedule updates, and more details.
5pm – Box Office Opens, Passes Available for Purchase and Pickup (Pickup Locations TBA)
$45 Single-Day WJF Marathon Festival Pass
$80 2-day Marathon WJF Pass

Sunday January 8, 2017
THELONIOUS MONK 100th BIRTHDAY ROUND ROBIN – 12 IMPROVISORS WILL PLAY MONK’S CLASSIC ALBUM “SOLO MONK” IN VARIETY OF CONFIGURATIONS FROM SOLOS, DUOS & TRIOS
7pm – Doors / 8pm Show
$25 ADV, $30 DOS

Monday January 9, 2017 (at Le Poisson Rouge, 158 Bleecker Street)
NYC Winter Jazzfest presents
SAM AMIDON EXTENDED WITH GUESTS SHAHZAD ISMAILY, BEN GOLDBERG, ANDREW CYRILLE & MORE
7pm – Doors / 8pm Show
$20 ADV, $25 DOS

Tuesday January 10, 2017
PERFORMANCE TBA
Details TBA

Winter Jazzfest — 2017 Venues
The New School Tishman Auditorium 63 Fifth Avenue NYC
The New School Auditorium on 12th Street 66 W. 12th Street NYC
The New School Jazz Building Glass Box Theater 55 West 13th Street NYC
The New School Jazz Building 5th Floor Theater 55 West 13th Street NYC
Le Poisson Rouge 158 Bleecker Street
S.O.B.’s 204 Varick St, NYC
Subculture 45 Bleecker St NYC
The Bitter End 147 Bleecker Street NYC
Zinc Bar 82 West 3rd Street NYC
The Django at Roxy Hotel 2 6th Avenue NYC
Bowery Ballroom, 6 Delancey St, NYC
nublu, 151 Avenue C, NYC
Bowery Electric, 327 Bowery, NYC

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