Jazz Congress 2018

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, Leaning 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.