Jazz at Lincoln Center to Host Free Jazz Battle December 17

Classic Arts News   Jazz at Lincoln Center to Host Free Jazz Battle December 17
 
Jazz at Lincoln Center will present a "jazz battle" at Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola on December 17, JALC announced.

The event, JALC's second free battle of the season, begins with a musical confrontation between guitarists Don Vappie and James Chirillo at 1 p.m. At 2 p.m., tenor saxophonists Marcus Strickland and Stacy Dillard face off. Trombonists Wycliffe Gordon and Conrad Herwig duel at 3 p.m.

All three battles will be accompanied by the rhythm section of pianist Dan Nimmer, bassist Carlos Henrique, and drummer Ali Jackson.

The event is free on a first-come, first-served basis. Doors open 15 minutes before the beginning of each set, but audience members are encouraged to line up early.


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