Entertainment

The Swing Collective

Jazz at Lincoln Center

Broadway at 60th Street, 5th floor

The Appel Room

212-721-6500

http://www.jazz.org/events/t-6293/The-Swing-Collective-Melissa-Aldana-Etienne-Charles/

Event Dates

Mar 23, 2018

When

7:00 pm, 9:30 pm

The Swing Collective

The Swing Collective is a new quintet of enormously talented young musicians representing five countries of origin: Chilean tenor saxophonist and Thelonious Monk Competition winner Melissa Aldana, Trinidadian trumpeter Etienne Charles, Cuban pianist Elio Villafranca, Japanese bassist Yasushi Nakamura, and Ulysses Owens, Jr. of Jacksonville, Florida. To witness these artists on a single stage is an exciting prospect, but tonight’s performance will be particularly special as they each debut new works composed specifically for this occasion.