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The annual Winter Jazz Fest is returning in 2014 for its 10th anniversary, happening from January 7 - 11. Artists playing include John Medeski, Nels Cline, Robert Glasper, Bilal, Ravi Coltrane, Ceramic Dog, Eliott Sharp, Keren Ann, Mother Falcon, Roomful of Teeth, and many more, across multiple venues including Le Poisson Rouge, Judson Church, NYU Lounge, Sullivan Hall, Zinc Bar, Bitter End, Subculture, and The Bowery Electric. Early bird festival passes are on sale now, and single day passes go on sale Saturday (11/16).

Tentative lineup and partial schedule below...


Winter Jazz Fest -- 2014 Lineup (lineup subject to change, and more TBA)
3rd Eye 4tet: McPherson, Waits, Burton, Hurt
Angelika Niescier
Aruan Ortiz Orbiting Quartet
Ben Goldberg's Unfold Ordinary Mind
Ben Holmes
Ben Wendel Quartet
Big Chief Donald Harrison & Congo Square Nation
Bilal's The Love Surreal Band
Blue Cranes
Bobby Previte's TERMINALS feat. John Medeski, Nels Cline & Guests
The Burnt Sugar Repertory Arkestra
Ceramic Dog w/ Mary Halvorson
Ches Smith Trio
Chris Lightcap Bigmouth
Chris Morrissey Quartet
Coltrane's 'My Favorite Things' f. Marcus Strickland Quartet
Darcy James Argue
Dawn of Midi
Don Byron 'Music for 6 Muscians'
Elliott Sharp's Orchestra Carbon
Endangered Blood
Erik Friedlander's Bonebridge
Gary Bartz
Gretchen Parlato
Henry Threadgill's Tribute to Butch
Howard Johnson & Gravity
Hypnotic Brass Ensemble
Jacob Fred Jazz Odyssey
Jamie Baum Septet +
Jason Moran
Jazz Passengers
Jeff "Tain" Watts & Lionel Loueke
Jon Irabagon Trio
Keren Ann
Kris Bowers Group
Lakecia Benjamin & Soul Squad
Mark Guiliana's Beat Music
Mark Helias Trio
Mary Halvorson Septet
Matt Ulery's Loom
Matthew Shipp
Melissa Aldana & Crash Trio
Miles Okazaki Quartet
Morgan James
Mostly Other People Do The Killing
Mother Falcon
Nat Baldwin
Nate Wooley's Mountain Storey
NEXT Collective
No BS! Brass Band
Okeh Records presents "The Sound of Next"
Peter Brötzmann
Ralph Alessi's Baida
Raul Midon
Revive Big Band w/ Special Guests
Robert Glasper
Roomful of Teeth
Rudy Royston 303
Sharel Cassity Quintet
Slavic Soul Party performs Ellington
Sylvie Courvoisier - Mark Feldman Duo
Takuya Kuroda Group
Ted Poor Quartet
Tim Berne Snakeoil
Trio Feral


Winter Jazz Fest -- 2014 Tentative Schedule

Tuesday January 7th, 8pm
10th Anniversary NYC Winter Jazzfest Kickoff
Bobby Previte's TERMINALS feat. John Medeski, Nels Cline and guests
Le Poisson Rouge, 158 Bleecker St NYC

Wednesday January 8th, 8pm
NYC Winter Jazzfest presents A Blue Note Records 75th Anniversary Concert
w/ Bilal, Ravi Coltrane, Eric Harland, and Alan Hampton
The Town Hall, 123 West 43rd Street NYC

Thursday January 9th, 7pm
NYC Winter Jazzfest & SummerStage present
Revive Big Band Celebrates Blue Note Records 75th Anniversary f. Special Guests
Le Poisson Rouge, 158 Bleecker St NYC

Friday January 10th, 6pm - 4am
Saturday January 11th, 6pm - 4am

NYC Winter Jazzfest Marathon
80+ Groups performing in 8 venues over 2 nights
Le Poisson Rouge / Judson Church / NYU Lounge / Sullivan Hall / Zinc Bar / Bitter End / Subculture / Bowery Electric


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