NYC Winterfest Announces Expanded Lineup

More than 100 artists now scheduled for January event

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The 2014 NYC Winter Jazzfest, which announced its initial lineup two weeks ago, has now issued an expanded lineup. The event, which will take place at nine New York City venues from Jan. 7-11, will now feature more than 100 artists in all. The expanded tentative lineup is below. All newly announced artists’ names are followed by an asterisk.

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


Angelika Niescier

Antoine Roney Trio featuring Kojo *

Aruan Ortiz Orbiting Quartet

Ben Goldberg’s Unfold Ordinary Mind

Ben Holmes Quartet

Ben Wendel Quartet

Big Chief Donald Harrison & Congo Square Nation

Big Yuki *

Blue Cranes

Bobby Previte’s TERMINALS feat. So Percussion, John Medeski, and Nels Cline *

Burnt Sugar Arkestra Review featuring Melvin Van Peebles/Rebellum/Steely Dan songbook conducted by Vernon Reid

Ches Smith Trio

Chris Lightcap & Bigmouth

Chris Morrissey Quartet

Craig Handy *

Darcy James Argue

Dawn of Midi

Dhafer Youssef *

Don Byron ‘Music for 6 Musicians’

Elliott Sharp’s Orchestra Carbon

Endangered Blood

Erik Friedlander’s Bonebridge

Freedom Party DJ Herbert Holler *

Gary Bartz Quartet & Friends

Gizmo w/ special guest Casey Benjamin

Gregoire Maret w/Terri Lyne Carrington *

Gretchen Parlato

Helado Negro *

Henry Threadgill’s “Ensemble Double-Up” In Remembrance of Lawrence D. “Butch” Morris

Howard Johnson & Gravity

Hypnotic Brass Ensemble

Jacob Fred Jazz Odyssey

James Brandon Lewis *

Jamie Baum Septet +

Jason Moran

Jazz Passengers

Jeff “Tain” Watts & Lionel Loueke

Jeff Ballard *

Jon Irabagon Trio

Keren Ann

Kris Bowers Group

Lakecia Benjamin & Soul Squad

Marc Cary’s Focus Trio

Marc Ribot’s Ceramic Dog w/ Mary Halvorson

Mark Guiliana’s Beat Music

Mark Helias Open Loose

Mary Halvorson Septet

Matt Ulery’s Loom

Matthew Shipp Trio


Melissa Aldana & Crash Trio

Michele Rosewoman’s New Yor-Uba *

Miles Okazaki Quartet

Morgan James

Mostly Other People Do The Killing

Mother Falcon

Nat Baldwin

Nate Wooley’s Seven Storey Mountain

NEXT Collective

Nir Felder *

No BS! Brass

Otis Brown III f. Special Guests *

Peter Brötzmann

Ralph Alessi Baida Quartet

Raul Midon

Ravi Coltrane

Rene Marie *

Revive Big Band w/Special Guests

Robert Glasper

Roomful of Teeth

Round Robin Duets *

Roy Hargrove Quintet *

Rudy Royston 303

Sharel Cassity Quintet

Slavic Soul Party! plays Ellington: the Far East Suite

Somi *

Sylvie Courvoisier – Mark Feldman Duo

Takuya Kuroda

Ted Poor Quartet

Theo Croker *



Tim Berne Snakeoil

Trio Feral

+ more to be announced soon…