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JALC Jazz For Young People® Family Concert Explores “What Is Free Jazz?”, Hosted By Matt Wilson

United States
April 15, 2010, Jazz at Lincoln Center —

Who/What: Bandleader, composer and drummer Matt Wilson hosts the final concert of Jazz at Lincoln Center’s 2009-10 season, Jazz for Young People: “What is Free Jazz?” Wilson and his quartet demonstrate how, in the free form jazz pioneered by Ornette Coleman and others in the 1960s, musicians play with rhythm and melody, pitch and volume, and the other basic elements of music. Families will explore the fun and playful side of the music, the kind where you get to make up your own rules as you go along. Recommended for ages 6 and older.

Time Out New York Kids will host the third annual Time Out Kids Family Fest in the Atrium before each performance. The free event will feature live music, tasty treats and kid-friendly interactive activities. Atrium, 12-1pm & 2-3pm.

For more information, visit jalc.org/jfyp.

When: Saturday June 5, 2010, 1pm & 3pm

Where: Rose Theater at Frederick P. Rose Hall, home of Jazz at Lincoln Center, Broadway at 60th Street, New York, NY

How: Tickets for the Jazz for Young People concert are $12, $20 & $28 and can be purchased through jalc.org or CenterCharge at 212-721-6500, open daily from 9am to 9pm. Tickets can also be purchased at the Jazz at Lincoln Center Box Office, located on Broadway at 60th Street, ground floor. Box office hours are Monday through Saturday from 10am ‟ 6pm and Sunday from 12pm ‟ 6pm.


Mastercard is the preferred card of Jazz at Lincoln Center.

This program is supported by funding from Target.

Jazz at Lincoln Center proudly acknowledges its major corporate partners: Bank of America, BETJ, Bloomberg, Brooks Brothers, The Coca-Cola Company, Con Edison Community Partnership Fund, Entergy, SIRIUS XM Radio.

This program is supported by funding from the United States Congress.

Jazz at Lincoln Center gratefully acknowledges The Irene Diamond Fund and The Heckscher Foundation for Children for their support of Jazz at Lincoln Center’s programs for young audiences.

Time Out New York Kids is the official media partner of the 2009-10 Jazz for Young People concert series.
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