Now extended through August and September, give your Thursday night a new rhythm as you head to the train or wait for a colleague to join you for dinner. Jazz at Lincoln Center brings New York City’s hottest young jazz bands to the plaza, creating the feeling of an intimate club amidst the lights and sounds of Times Square.
The Times Square Alliance and Jazz at Lincoln Center are excited to announce the schedule for August. September’s line up will be announced on a future date.
This Thursday August 1: Anthony Hervey Quartet:
Anthony Hervey is a Jazz artist, trumpeter, and composer from South Florida. He is currently a student at The Juilliard School of Music (in New York), majoring in Jazz Studies. Hervey is an artist with a deep understanding of the roots of Jazz music who is able to interpret the past while also giving meaning to the music in present times. He began playing trumpet at the age of 11 and has been pushing to be the best he can be every day since. His music is meant to uplift and inspire others. Hervey aspires to be a critical force in the future of Jazz and is already making a lot of noise in the world of music.
Anthony Hervey received the Outstanding Soloist recognition award four consecutive years (2012-2015) at the prestigious Essentially Ellington high school jazz band competition & festival in New York.
At the 2015 competition, he was awarded the Ella Fitzgerald Award representing the Outstanding Soloist for the entire competition.
In recent years Hervey has participated in the 2014 Vail Jazz Workshop, the 2015 Grammy Jazz Band, 2014-2015 Next Generation Jazz Orchestra, and was invited to participate in the 2015 inaugural Summer Jazz Academy in Castleton by Wynton Marsalis.
August 8: Henry Conerway III Trio
August 15: Paul Nedzela Quartet, led by Nedzela who is a member of the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis.
August 22: Andrew Renfroe Trio
August 29: Alexis Morrast
Jazz in Times Square Thursdays 5–7pm, 6/13 – 9/26 Broadway Plaza between 43rd and 44th Streets Curated by Jazz at Lincoln Center