The JBFC will offer Masked Matinees for the first screenings of the day on Sundays and Mondays through July 25. While in the building, staff and customers will be required to wear masks unless enjoying concessions while seated. Details HERE.

Jazz Sessions 2017: The Greats on Camera

May 18–June 22, 2017

Our annual program celebrates all things jazz with an opening night party in honor of Louis Armstrong and four nights of film and live performances—by the Alphonso Horne Quartet, the John Pizzarelli Quartet (with special guest Ken Peplowski), the Terell Stafford Quintet, and pianist/composer Fred Hersch. Plus, a definitive new documentary about John Coltrane.

Jazz Sessions is programmed by Kathy Bonomi.

Jazz Sessions is sponsored by Adam R. Rose and Peter R. McQuillan

SERIES TRAILER

Celebrating Satchmo! May 18, 2017 Live performance by the Alphonso Horne Quartet with RECEPTION Louis Armstrong was the undisputed King of the Trumpet and a member of showbiz royalty, featured onscreen at almost every…
Swing Swing Swing with Benny Goodman May 31, 2017 Featuring a live performance by the John Pizzarelli Quartet with special guest Ken Peplowski on clarinet Jazz singer/guitarist and longtime friend of the JBFC, John Pizzarelli, brings his quartet back to our stage for a night…
The Legacy of Lee Morgan June 15, 2017 with a live performance by the Terell Stafford Quintet Here’s what our special guest, trumpeter Terell Stafford, has to say about Lee Morgan in the liner notes to his…
The Ballad of Fred Hersch June 22, 2017 Live solo piano performance by Fred Hersch As a pianist, composer, bandleader, and creator of multimedia pieces, including the critically acclaimed My Coma Dreams, Fred Hersch is…
Chasing Trane: The John Coltrane Documentary Aug. 11, 2021 “My music is the spiritual expression of what I am.” —John Coltrane From his infectious rendition of “My Favorite Things”…

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