ECM Records at 50 at The Appel Room

Jazz at Lincoln Center uploaded this event on February 26, 2019


The Appel Room
Broadway At 60th St.
New York, NY


Fri, November 1, 2019
8:00 pm


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What To ExpectAn all-star lineup of groundbreaking artists in contemporary creative and improvised musicTonight we celebrate 50 years of the monumentally influential ECM Records, rightfully called “one of the defining sound-worlds of the past half-century of recorded music” by the New Yorker.The show includes an outstanding lineup of performers, including Joe Lovano, Craig Taborn, Vijay Iyer, Avishai Cohen, Meredith Monk, Ravi Coltrane, Bill Frisell, Larry Grenadier, Wadada Leo Smith, Anja Lechner, Ethan Iverson, and Nik Bartsch. These are some of the most respected and ambitious figures in contemporary creative and improvised music, and their close association with the prestigious record label is no coincidence.An independent label founded by visionary producer Manfred Eicher, ECM selects extraordinary artists and provides them with the freedom and support to create something truly special.More than half of the artists performing tonight have appeared as Jazz at Lincoln Center headliners on their own merits, and tonight we have the rare opportunity to witness them perform on one stage...

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