Tilles Jazz Fest 
Presented in collaboration with Jazz at Lincoln Center

Headliner: Branford Marsalis Quartet
Saturday, July 20, 2024

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Gates open at Noon, music starts at 1 pm, headliner at 7:30 pm. Detailed schedule to come.

Introducing the first ever Tilles Jazz Fest, produced by Tilles Center for the Performing Arts in collaboration with Jazz at Lincoln Center. The one-day event will take place on four stages including Tilles Center's Concert Hall, in locations across the beautiful Long Island University Post campus, with performances starting at 1 pm. Headling the Fest will be saxophonist and one of the most influential and revered figures in jazz, Branford Marsalis, performing with his celebrated Quartet. 


All you need to know!

  • Daytime events take place on the LIU Post campus: on the Great Lawn, in the Rose Garden, and the historic Winnick House, the original Post estate home. The 7:30 pm Branford Marsalis event is in the Concert Hall. All venues are within walking distance to each other.
  • Seating for all daytime events is general admission. The Branford Marsalis 7:30 pm performance in the Concert Hall is reserved seating. Daytime events include an instrument petting zoo, food trucks, and local artisans!
  • Attendees are invited to bring picnics, blankets and chairs. Refreshments will also be available for sale, and a limited quantity of chairs will be available to rent. No umbrellas or tents allowed. 
  • All events are rain or shine, except if there is dangerous weather that compromises the safety of artists and patrons. In the case of dangerous weather, all events will move to alternate indoor venues. 

Evening headliner:
Branford Marsalis Quartet

Daytime Artists (performances begin at 1 pm):
Matt Wilson's Good Trouble feat. Tia Fuller, Dawn Clement, Mimi Jones & Jeff Lederer
Sean Mason Quartet
Brandee Younger
Mariel Bildsten
Jalen Baker Duo
Georgia Heers
Student Ensembles

All Event Passes (Daytime & Evening Ticket), Daytime Only Passes, and Evening Only Passes available. 

Daytime Passes include admission to the grounds and all daytime events (Adults $55, 18 & Under $20).  All Event Passes provide access to day events plus reserved seats for the evening Branford Marsalis show (Adults $110, 18 & Under $75). 18 & Under tickets available through the Tantleff Box Office only. Tilles Center Members + Subscribers save 10% off regular adult ticket prices.    




To purchase All-Event Pass (which includes Branford Marsalis Quartet and all daytime events), zoom in on map on at Ticketmaster, select your seats for the 7:30 pm performance, and then select "All Event Pass". 

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