Jazz Congress to convene Jan. 7-8 in NYC

1st Round of Speakers and Panels Announced
George Wein | Toshiko Akiyoshi | Sherrie Maricle | Wynton Marsalis | Christian McBride | Maria Schneider

Additional Speakers from: Capacity Interactive | Clive Davis School of Recorded Music at NYU | DL Media | Duke Presents | Jazz at Lincoln Center | Jazz Night in America | JazzWeek | Monterey Jazz Festival | Newport Jazz Festival | Northwest Arkansas Jazz Society | OKeh/Sony Music | NPR | Tri-C Jazz Fest Cleveland | WBGO

Panel topics to include:

Institutions in Transition: Newport Jazz Festival
Strategic Partnership in Practice: Jazz Night in America
Jazz, Swing, Race, and Culture
Jazz Between the Coasts
Women Big Band Leaders Roundtable: Presented by The National Endowment for the Arts
Jazz in Troubled Times
What's that Sound? An Audio Recording Masterclass
Making Engaging Videos
Your Five Digital Priorities: A Marketing Masterclass
Jazz Education Online
Jazz Industry 101
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Early Bird Rate extended through September 20th!
Don't miss your chance to secure a discounted registration.

We are also pleased to announce the formation of an Advisory Board which serves to give input and guidance to the Jazz Congress programming team.
Jazz Congress Advisory Board:
Gene Dobbs Bradford, Jazz St. Louis
Terri Lyne Carrington, musician, educator, and 2018 Lundvall Award Winner
Tim Jackson, Monterey Jazz Festival
Karen Kennedy, 24 Seven Artist Development
Don Lucoff, DL Media
Katie Simon, Jazz Night in America/WBGO
Denny Stilwell, Mack Avenue Records
Rodney Whitaker, musician & educator

Co-presented by JazzTimes and Jazz at Lincoln Center, Jazz Congress is the gathering for the jazz community and industry.
The Details
The second annual Jazz Congress will take place on January 7 & 8, 2019 at Frederick P. Rose Hall, home of Jazz at Lincoln Center, located at Broadway at 60th Street, New York, New York. Want to let others know you're coming? RSVP to our Facebook event and like our Facebook page to stay up-to-date as we announce special guests and panels!

Registration Rates and Dates:

Early Bird Registration :
August 1 September 20, 2018
$125 (Two Day Pass)

Priority Registration:
September 21 October 31, 2018
Two Day Pass: $175
Single Day Pass: $125

Regular Registration:
November 1 December 31, 2018
Two Day Pass: $200
Single Day Pass: $150

Week-of Registration:
January 1 8, 2019Two Day Pass: $250
Single Day Pass: $200

Student Tickets:

Students receive a 50% discount on registration.

Partner Discounts:

A full list of partners is available on our website. Partners offer their constituents a 15% off discount code.

Hotel Info:

Discount rates available at Hudson Hotel
Special accommodation rates for 2019 Jazz Congress attendees, starting at $100, are available at the Hudson Hotel New York, located a two-minute walk from the conference venue, at 358 W. 58th Street, between 8th and 9th Avenues. The special rates are applicable for January 3 10, 2019 and must be booked by December 15, 2018.

Reservations can be made by calling (702) 577-2830 or toll-free (800) 606-6090. Attendees should request Hudson Hotel New York reservations for the group name "Jazz Congress." The group code is JA0319. Click here to make a reservation online.

About Jazz Congress:

Jazz Congress brings together members of the global jazz community to network, as well as grow the audience for the music. The annual gathering also seeks to nurture businesses and organizations that promote, produce, present, market, and support jazz.

The inaugural Jazz Congress, co-produced by Jazz at Lincoln Center and JazzTimes, was held in 2018 and drew more than 800 attendees from around the world. More than 150 performers, panelists, and speakers participated in performances, workshops, and 30 panel discussions on topics including Jazz and Race, Gender and Jazz, Learning from Large Jazz Organizations, Why Performance Matters: Stagecraft Masterclass, Jazz in Film and TV Soundtracks, and more. The 2018 keynote address was delivered by NBA All-Star Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, and The Bruce Lundvall Award was presented to Terri Lyne Carrington.

Jazz Congress is sponsored by Adam R. Rose.

Jazz Congress

Jazz at Lincoln Center
10 Columbus Circle
New York, NY 10023

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