2014 Winter Jazzfest Announces Lineup

More than 90 bands to play at 9 NYC venues Jan. 7-11

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The annual Winter Jazzfest, set for Jan. 7-11 in New York City, has announced its tentative lineup. This year marks the 10th anniversary of the event, which takes place at nine different venues in the city and features over 90 artists and bands in all.

The artist list (subject to change) is:

3rd Eye 4tet: McPherson, Waits, Burton, Hurt

Angelika Niescier

Aruan Ortiz Orbiting Quartet

Ben Goldberg’s Unfold Ordinary Mind

Ben Holmes

Ben Wendel Quartet

Big Chief Donald Harrison & Congo Square Nation

Bilal’s The Love Surreal Band

Blue Cranes

Bobby Previte’s TERMINALS feat. John Medeski, Nels Cline and guests

The Burnt Sugar Repertory Arkestra

Ceramic Dog w/ Mary Halvorson

Ches Smith Trio

Chris Lightcap Bigmouth

Chris Morrissey Quartet

Coltrane’s ‘My Favorite Things’ f. Marcus Strickland Quartet

Darcy James Argue

Dawn of Midi

Don Byron Music for 6 Muscians

Elliott Sharp’s Orchestra Carbon

Endangered Blood

Erik Friedlander’s Bonebridge

Gary Bartz


Gretchen Parlato

Henry Threadgill’s “Tribute to Butch”

Howard Johnson & Gravity

Hypnotic Brass Ensemble

Jacob Fred Jazz Odyssey

Jamie Baum Septet +

Jason Moran

Jazz Passengers

Jeff “Tain” Watts & Lionel Loueke

Jon Irabagon Trio

Keren Ann

Kris Bowers Group

Lakecia Benjamin & Soul Squad

Mark Guiliana’s Beat Music

Mark Helias Trio

Mary Halvorson Septet

Matt Ulery’s Loom

Matthew Shipp


Melissa Aldana & Crash Trio

Miles Okazaki Quartet

Morgan James

Mostly Other People Do The Killing

Mother Falcon

Nat Baldwin

Nate Wooley’s Mountain Storey

NEXT Collective

Okeh Records presents “The Sound of Next”

Peter Brötzmann

Ralph Alessi’s Baida

Raul Midon

Reggie Pace’s No BS! Brass

Revive Big Band w/ Special Guests

Robert Glasper

Roomful of Teeth

Rudy Royston 303

Sharel Cassity Quintet

Slavic Soul Party performs Ellington

Sylvie Courvoisier – Mark Feldman Duo

Takuya Kuroda Group

Ted Poor Quartet



Tim Berne Snakeoil

Trio Feral

+ more to be announced soon…


Tuesday January 7th, 8pm

10th Anniversary NYC Winter Jazzfest Kickoff

Bobby Previte’s TERMINALS feat. John Medeski, Nels Cline and guests

Le Poisson Rouge, 158 Bleecker St NYC

$10 – Individual tickets on sale November 16th 2013

Wednesday January 8th, 8pm

NYC Winter Jazzfest presents A Blue Note Records 75th Anniversary Concert


w/ Bilal, Ravi Coltrane, Eric Harland, and Alan Hampton

The Town Hall, 123 West 43rd Street NYC

$45 / $35 / $25 – Individual tickets on sale November 16th 2013

Thursday January 9th, 7pm

NYC Winter Jazzfest & SummerStage present

Revive Big Band Celebrates Blue Note Records 75th Anniversary f. Special Guests

Le Poisson Rouge, 158 Bleecker St NYC

$15 ADV / $18 DOS – Individual tickets on sale November 16th 2013

Friday January 10th, 6pm – 4am

Saturday January 11th, 6pm – 4am

NYC Winter Jazzfest Marathon

80+ Groups performing in 8 venues over 2 nights

Le Poisson Rouge / Judson Church / NYU Lounge / Sullivan Hall / Zinc Bar / Bitter End / Subculture / Bowery Electric

Full Lineup & Schedule To Be Announced soon…

$35 1-Day Pass / $55 2-Day Pass – Individual tickets on sale November 16th 2013


Le Poisson Rouge, 158 Bleecker Street NYC

Judson Church, 55 Washington Square South NYC

The Town Hall, 123 West 43rd Street NYC

NYU Lounge, 40 Washington Square South NYC

Zinc Bar, 82 West 3rd Street NYC

The Bitter End, 147 Bleecker Street NYC

Subculture, 45 Bleecker Street NYC

Bowery Electric, 327 Bowery NYC


Available beginning Nov 12:

*Early Bird Special for Full Festival Pass – $85

The Full Festival Pass includes:

– Admission to the Jan 7th WJF Kickoff show at LPR w/ Bobby Previte’s TERMINALS feat. John Medeski, Nels Cline and guests

– Orchestra seat/ticket for Jan 8th Blue Note 75th Anniv show at Town Hall w/ Jason Moran, Robert Glasper and guests

– Admission to the Jan 9th SummerStage showcase at LPR w/ Revive Big Band and guests

– A 2-Day WJF Marathon Pass featuring over 80 groups at 8 different venues

* This Reduced Price is available until Nov 26, then it increase to $95

Available beginning Nov 16:

Jan 7 – $10

Jan 8 – $45 Orchestra Section, Balcony Boxes Seats / $35 Balcony Seats / $25 Upper Balcony Seats

Jan 9 – $15 ADV, $18 DOS

Jan 10/11 – $35 1-day / $55 2-day

Full Fest Pass – $85 (increases to $95 on Nov 26)

APAP Delegate Discounted Admission:

(RSVP Required for verification and discount codes)

If you are a 2014 registered APAP delegate you have the opportunity to attend the 2014 NYC Winter Jazzfest Marathon at a reduced price, please [email protected] for more details.

For more information, visit Winter Jazzfest.