04/26/14

JALC Gala Benefit Concert to Be Streamed Live

Event will feature Wynton Marsalis with JALC Orchestra and others

Jazz at Lincoln Center’s 2014 Gala concert, titled “Love, Loss and Laughter: The Story of Jazz,” will be streamed via a free, live webcast on May 1 at 7 p.m. ET. This marks the first time that JALC’s signature fundraising event will be available to a global audience via multi-camera, HD webcast on LiveStream.com/Jazz and JALC.org/live.

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The event will be hosted by comic Billy Crystal and will feature guests Jonathan Batiste, Bill Cosby, Aaron Diehl, Jon Faddis, Fairview Baptist Church Brass Band, Dominick Farinacci, Norm Lewis, Taj Mahal, Pedrito Martinez, Mark O’Connor, Dianne Reeves, Marcus Roberts, Cécile McLorin Salvant

Proceeds from the event, according to a press release, “will help to enable the thousands of performances and the diverse education programs and resources produced by Jazz at Lincoln Center each year.” Tickets to the gala concert and dinner begin at $1,500 and tables begin at $25,000. Call Events Associates, Inc. at 212.245.6570 or email jalc@eventassociatesinc.com for more information.

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