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Jazz at Lincoln Center Announces 2019-2020 Season Lineup

The season kicks off on Sept. 12 with ‘The South African Songbook’

Feya Faku performs in South Africa. Faku is one of several South African musicians announced as part of this year’s Jazz at Lincoln Center lineup.

Jazz at Lincoln Center has announced the lineup for its 2019-2020 season, which begins on Sept. 12 with The South African Songbook: Celebrating 25 Years of Democracy, featuring a number of South African guests, such as trumpeter Feya Faku, saxophonist McCoy Mrubata, and pianist Nduduzo Makhathini. The orchestra will also travel to South Africa for the first time in its history.

Other shows will include a musical tribute to Sesame Street as part of the series’ 50th anniversary; Abyssinian Mass, by Wynton Marsalis, Jazz at Lincoln Center’s artistic director; a celebration of ECM Records; and Cécile McLorin Salvant’s Ogresse.

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