Carnegie Hall Presents

The Shape of Jazz

From New Orleans to Brazil, Puerto Rico, and Vienna, this popular series charts a course through jazz traditions on an international scale.These unmatched performances pay tribute to legends of the genre as well as showcase emerging talents who are translating the art form for the 21st century.Doors open one hour early for Late Nights at Zankel Hall, the next generation in the popular tradition of social clubs and cabaret spaces where you can enjoy a pre-concert drink or snack.

Series Events

Saturday, October 12, 2013 | 9 PM
Jon Batiste and Stay Human
Zankel Hall


  • Jon Batiste and Stay Human
    Jon Batiste, Piano and Harmonaboard
    Stay Human
    ·· Eddie Barbash, Alto Saxophone and Washboard
    ·· Ibanda Ruhumbika, Tuba and Trombone
    ·· Joe Saylor, Drums and Tambourine

    Barry Stephenson, Electric Bass and Acoustic Bass
    Jamison Ross, Drums and Percussion
Jon Batiste, Piano
Saturday, December 7, 2013 | 9:30 PM
Miguel Zenón
Identities are Changeable: Tales from the Diaspora
Zankel Hall


  • Miguel Zenón, Alto Saxophone
    Luis Perdomo, Piano
    Hans Glawischnig, Bass
    Henry Cole, Drums
    Will Vinson, Alto Saxophone
    Michael Thomas, Alto Saxophone
    John Ellis, Tenor Saxophone
    Samir Zarif, Tenor Saxophone
    Chris Cheek, Baritone Saxophone
  • Mat Jodrell, Trumpet
    Jonathan Powell, Trumpet
    Michael Rodriguez, Trumpet
    Alexander Norris, Trumpet
    Tim Albright, Trombone
    Alan Ferber, Trombone
    Ryan Keberle, Trombone
    David Dempewolfe, Videographer
Miguel Zenón, Saxophone
Marsalis Music
Saturday, March 8, 2014 | 9:30 PM
Zawinul Legacy Band
Zankel Hall


  • Zawinul Legacy Band
    ·· Scott Kinsey, Keyboards
    ·· Hadrien Feraud, Bass
    ·· Robert Thomas Jr., Percussion and Hand Drums
    ·· Michael Baker, Drums
    ·· Katisse Buckingham, Saxophones and Flutes
Saturday, April 5, 2014 | 9:30 PM
Trio da Paz
The Music of Antônio Carlos Jobim and Stan Getz
Zankel Hall


  • Trio da Paz
    ·· Romero Lubambo, Guitar
    ·· Nilson Matta, Bass
    ·· Duduka da Fonseca, Drums

    Harry Allen, Tenor Saxophone
    Joe Locke, Vibraphone
    Maucha Adnet, Vocals
Trio da Paz | Joe Locke, Vibraphone
Max Jazz Records