21/22 Jazz at Symphony Center

Our second season of Jazz at Symphony Center begins this fall! This new season will bring some of the very best jazz artists from around the world to the Meyerson throughout the 2021/22 season.

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Regina Carter

Regina Carter | Jazz Series

October 21, 2021

Explore the power of music through the voice of the violin with virtuoso Regina Carter. Featuring a sound that transcends genres, she is widely hailed for her mastery on the violin and her drive to expand its possibilities. Performing many styles of music from jazz, R&B, Latin, classical, blues, country, pop, African, and every musical genre in between, she has cemented herself as a true pioneer of her instrument.

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The Count Basie Orchestra

A Very Swingin’ Basie Christmas: The Legendary Count Basie Orchestra | Jazz Series

December 21, 2021

In the history of Jazz music, Count Basie is the only bandleader who has the distinction of having his orchestra still performing sold out concerts all over the world, with members personally chosen by him, for over 30 years after his passing.

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Oleta Adams

Oleta Adams | Jazz Series

February 26, 2022

Grammy-nominated vocalist Oleta Adams celebrates over 45 years in the music industry. An instantly recognizable singer of the soul and gospel canon, she is known for her warm tone and rich timbre. Throughout her career, she has released 9 albums, including secular, Gospel and Christmas albums, and was the featured vocalist behind Tears of Fears, Women in Chains which hit Top 40 of the U.K. and U.S. pop charts.

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The Yellowjackets

Yellowjackets | Jazz Series

May 22, 2022

Critically acclaimed jazz quartet Yellowjackets have been a creative force in the jazz world since 1981. Receiving 17 Grammy nominations with 2 wins across their 41-year history, their sound has been described as having a stronger edge, with driving rhythms and virtuoso playing that sets them apart from their peers and takes the listener across a journey of decades and styles.

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Kirk Whalum | Jazz Series

June 20, 2022

Soulful, passionate, stirring…these are the words most often used to describe Kirk Whalum’s music. Forged from his Memphis, (TN) gospel roots and his 1980‘s initiation into the thriving Houston, TX nightclub scene, Kirk’s big, rich tenor sound is unmistakably his.

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