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Winter Jazzfest: 2019 lineup & tix (Meshell Ndegeocello, Ezra Collective, more)

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The 15th annual Winter Jazzfest happens January 4-12 at clubs all over NYC. Meshell Ndegeocello will be the 2019 artist in residence, and the lineup includes Pharoah Sanders, Terence Blanchard feat. The E-Collective, Amina Claudine Myers, Amir Elsaffar’s Rivers of Sound, Blake Mills, Donny McCaslin Group, Kandace Springs, Mary Halvorson Code Girl, Pedrito Martinez Group, The Juju Exchange, Vijay Iyer & Craig Taborn, and more.

For the second year, BBC Music Introducing & PRS Foundation will present a U.K. Jazz stage hosted by Gilles Peterson featuring emerging British acts, including Ezra Collective, Yazmine Lace, Yessef Dayes, Emma-Jean Thackray, and more.

For the first time, the Winter Jazzfest Marathon will happen across two weekends, with a “Half Marathon” happening January 5 at six venues in Greenwich Village, and then the regular two-day Marathon happening January 11 & 12 with more than 100 artists across 11 venues in Lower Manhattan. Tickets for the 2019 Winter Jazzfest go on sale Friday, October 26 at noon.

The festival has also joined Keychange, a European music industry initiative for gender parity that aims to make Jazzfest 50% gender equitable by 2022.

Check out the full lineup for Winter Jazzfest 2019 below.

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WINTER JAZZFEST – 2019 LINEUP

MESHELL NDEGEOCELLO
(ARTIST IN RESIDENCE)

AKENYA

ALEXIS CUADRADO GROUP
PERFORMS SHOES (LIVE SILENT FILM SCORE)

ALFREDO RODRIGUEZ &
PEDRITO MARTINEZ DUO

ALLISON MILLER AND CARMEN STAAF
SCIENCE FAIR

AMINA CLAUDINE MYERS

AMIR ELSAFFAR’S RIVERS OF SOUND

ANGEL BAT DAWID & THE BROTHAHOOD

ARTIFACTS TRIO (TOMEKA REID,
NICOLE MITCHELL, MIKE REED)

BEN LAMAR GAY

BEN WENDEL “HIGH HEART”

BILLY HART QUARTET

BLAKE MILLS & PINO PALLADINO

BRIA SKONBERG

BUTCHER BROWN

CLEAVER, CLINE & OCHS

DAVID VIRELLES SOLO

DONNY MCCASLIN GROUP

EDMAR CASTANEDA

EMMAJEAN THACKERAY

EXPANSIONS: THE DAVE LIEBMAN GROUP

EZRA COLLECTIVE

GARY BARTZ PLAYS
ANOTHER PLANET WITH PHAROAH SANDERS

GHOST TRAIN ORCHESTRA PLAYS MOONDOG

GILLES PETERSON

JASON LINDNER’S NOW VS NOW

JD ALLEN ENCOUNTERS DAVID MURRAY

JENNY SCHEINMAN &
ALLISON MILLER’S PARLOUR GAME

JEREMY CUNNINGHAM

JOEL ROSS

KANDACE SPRINGS

KASSA OVERALL BLUE SWAMINI

KASSA OVERALL TRIO FEATURING MARK SHIM

LARRY GRENADIER

LEYLA MCCALLA

LIEBMAN, RUDOLPH & DRAKE

MAKAYA MCCRAVEN

MARIA GRAND

MARY HALVORSON CODE GIRL

MATHIAS EICK

MATTHEW STEVENS TRIO

MELISSA ALDANA

MICHAEL FORMANEK, MARY HALVORSON,
TIM BERNE

MIKEL PATRICK AVERY’S PLAY

NATE WOOD: FOUR

NUBYA GARCIA

PEDRITO MARTINEZ GROUP

POCKET SCIENCE W/ GARY BARTZ,
KAHIL EL ZABAR, JAMAALADEEN TACUMA,
ROBERT IRVING III

RALPH ALESSI QUINTET FEATURING
RAVI COLTRANE

RALPH PETERSON AND THE MESSENGER LEGACY

ROXY COSS QUINTET

SAMORA PINDERHUGHES
TRANSFORMATIONS SUITE

SARAH ELIZABETH CHARLES AND SCOPE

SEUN KUTI

SHAI MAESTRO TRIO

SISTERHOOD OF SWING
(LED BY BRIA SKONBERG)

SPENCER ZAHN

SUBTLE DEGREES: TRAVIS LAPLANTE
& GERALD CLEAVER

TAKUYA KURODA

TAWIAH

TERENCE BLANCHARD FEATURING
THE ECOLLECTIVE

TERRI LYNE CARRINGTON AND SOCIAL SCIENCE

THE JUJU EXCHANGE

THEO BLECKMANN AND THE WESTERLIES

TIA FULLER

UNFOLD ORDINARY MIND

VIJAY IYER & CRAIG TABORN DUO

WILL MILLER’S RESAVOIR

YAZMIN LACEY

YUSSEF DAYES

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