The pulse of jazz will reverberate through the city that never sleeps as the Second Annual New York Jazz Piano Festival takes center stage from January 12 to 16, 2024. This much-anticipated event will showcase an exceptional array of world-class jazz pianists at iconic Manhattan venues.
Organized by the visionary talents of Jim Luce and Charles Carlini, this year's festival promises an unforgettable celebration of jazz, uniting renowned musicians, jazz enthusiasts, and the city's vibrant cultural scene. Over four days, the festival will immerse audiences in the diverse tapestry of jazz piano, featuring a stellar lineup of international artists.
The New York Jazz Piano Festival Highlights
- Date: January 12-16, 2024
- Venues: Various iconic locations around Manhattan, including The John Birks Gillespie Auditorium at the New York Baha’i Center, The Showroom at Mercedes Benz Manhattan, Klavierhaus and the Zinc Bar.
- Featured Pianists: A stellar lineup of renowned jazz pianists from around the globe, including Alan Broadbent, Luis Perdomo / Miguel Zenon, David Kikoski with Billy Hart in a special tribute to Chick Corea and McCoy Tyner, Rufus Reid Duo, Aaron Parks, Laurence Hobgood, Miki Yamanaka, Edsel Gomez, Elio Villafranca, Rachel Z and kicking off the festival on opening night will be John Beasley with saxophonist Chris Potter.
- Presented by: Jim Luce and Charles Carlini
- Pianos Provided by: Klavierhaus
The festival’s diverse program will span classic to contemporary jazz styles, showcasing performances by both emerging talents and well-established jazz legends. Audiences can anticipate being immersed in soulful melodies, intricate harmonies, and dazzling improvisations that define this timeless genre.
Jim Luce, founder and co-producer of the festival, expresses his excitement, stating, “The Second Annual New York Jazz Piano Festival is a dream come true for all of us who have a deep love for jazz and piano music. We’re thrilled to create a platform that brings together the world’s best jazz pianists to mesmerize audiences in the heart of Manhattan. It’s a true celebration of the jazz spirit.”
Pianos are an essential part of the jazz experience, and Klavierhaus, the piano atelier, ensures that the festival’s pianists have the best concert instruments to create magical moments on stage. Their commitment to quality and craftsmanship stands alone and aligns perfectly with the festival’s dedication to excellence.
With an impressive lineup, iconic venues, and the vibrant backdrop of New York City, the Second Annual New York Jazz Piano Festival promises to be a memorable and harmonious journey through the world of jazz piano.
For more information, ticket details, and the festival’s complete schedule, go here
Join us in experiencing the Second Annual New York Jazz Piano Festival, where the keys of jazz history will be played anew, uniting music lovers in celebration.
About The New York Jazz Piano Festival
The New York Jazz Piano Festival is a celebration of the rich tradition of jazz piano, featuring world-class pianists and a diverse range of jazz styles. Produced by Jim Luce and Charles Carlini, the festival seeks to honor the spirit of jazz in the heart of Manhattan, bringing together jazz enthusiasts, musicians, and the community for an unforgettable musical experience.
Klavierhaus is a renowned piano atelier dedicated to the highest standards of craftsmanship and quality in pianos. Their commitment to excellence makes them the perfect partner for the New York Jazz Piano Festival, providing the finest pianos to elevate the musical performances to new heights.