Jazz Sessions: Take 10

May 2–30, 2018

Tickets on sale now!

Come celebrate a decade of Jazz Sessions as we revisit films from past years, including The House of Tom, Chasing Trane, 1959: The Year That Changed Jazz, and Jazz on a Summer’s Day, and bring you two new films, on Django Reinhardt and Bill Evans. John Pizzarelli kicks off opening night with a musical tribute to Antônio Carlos Jobim, followed by four more live performances that introduce us to some of the exciting young innovators who carry on the jazz legacy and continue to reinvent the form today.

Films programmed by Kathryn Bonomi

Special thanks to Maria Traversa for organizing the live performances

Sponsored by Adam R. Rose and Peter R. McQuillan


1959: The Year That Changed Jazz May 23 The year 1959 was a revolutionary one for jazz, with four groundbreaking albums released by four masters of the form:…
I Called Him Morgan May 24 “A revelatory and moving portrait of a great musician and the other great people, whether celebrated or unheralded, on whom…
The Girls in the Band May 29 “Everything a worthwhile documentary should be, and then some: engaging, informative, thorough and brimming with delightful characters.” (New York Times)…
Jazz on a Summer’s Day May 30 “Performances among the treasures of filmed music…filmed with a rare artistry, a rare attention to making images of music that…

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