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NYC Winter Jazzfest 2016: Comprehensive Coverage

"Jazz is not dead, but back with a vengeance"

Michael Formanek Ensemble Kolossus, NYC Winter Jazzfest, January 2016
Michael Formanek, New York City Winter Jazzfest, January 2016
Jason Kao Hwang, Rova's Electric Ascension, Le Poisson Rouge, NYC Winter Jazzfest, January 2016
Zeena Parkins, Rova's Electric Ascension, Le Poisson Rouge, NYC Winter Jazzfest, January 2016
Don Byron, NYC Winter Jazzfest, January 2016
Oliver Lake, NYC Winter Jazzfest, January 2016
Joe Fonda, NYC Winter Jazzfest, January 2016
Barry Altschul, NYC Winter Jazzfest, January 2016
Graham Haynes, NYC Winter Jazzfest, January 2016
Monty Alexander and the Harlem Kingston Express, NYC Winter Jazzfest, January 2016
Sun Ra Arkestra directed by Marshall Allen, NYC Winter Jazzfest, January 2016
David Torn, NYC Winter Jazzfest, January 2016
Roy Hargrove, NYC Winter Jazzfest, January 2016
Craig Taborn, Mat Maneri and Ches Smith, NYC Winter Jazzfest, January 2016
Vijay Iyer, NYC Winter Jazzfest, January 2016
Marcus Gilmore, NYC Winter Jazzfest, January 2016
David Virelles, NYC Winter Jazzfest, January 2016
Avishai Cohen, NYC Winter Jazzfest, January 2016
Sex Mob, NYC Winter Jazzfest, January 2016
The Bad Plus, NYC Winter Jazzfest, January 2016
Rova Saxophone Quartet (with Nate Wooley on trumpet at right), NYC Winter Jazzfest, January 2016
Mike LeDonne, Disability Pride Concert, NYC January 2016
Wynton Marsalis (with Christian McBride on bass), Disability Pride Concert, NYC, January 2016
James "Blood" Ulmer, NYC Winter Jazzfest, January 2016

Over five nights, in a dozen downtown venues, hundreds of jazz musicians participated in the New York City Winter Jazzfest. JazzTimes editor Evan Haga and contributor Aidan Levy braved the crowds and the cold to report on the annual event that is now an entrenched NYC jazz tradition.

Wednesday, January 13: Opening Night

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