Carmen de Lavallade

Carmen de Lavallade: Life of a Legend

January 25 & 26 at Jazz at Lincoln Center

A singular icon graces The Appel Room in this special Life of a Legend performance. Dancer, actor, and choreographer Carmen de Lavallade has a unique gift for movement, and her groundbreaking performances have inspired artists and audiences for generations. Here we celebrate de Lavallade’s love of both dance and jazz, revisiting some of the iconic dance works she performed with jazz musicians.

Associate Producer: Lucy Gram

Producer: Anna Glass


Dancer Maggie Small

Soprano Saxophonist & Music Director Jane Ira Bloom

Pianist Dominic Fallacaro

Bassist Dean Johnson

Drummer Billy Drummond