Energy, dexterity, and seemingly boundless inventiveness make him the man to listen for years to come.

– All About Jazz

Take in the sights and sounds of New York…from the comfort and safety of your own home!

Emmet Cohen and his trio will be joined by legendary saxophonist Houston Person at NYC’s iconic Birdland Jazz Club for a virtual evening of jazz! This one-night-only private access event will be professionally broadcast with multiple cameras and high quality audio equipment, giving you an up-close and personal experience like you’ve never had before.

If you are a season ticket holder and are able to join us for the livestream concert on the rescheduled date, no action is required on your part. A private access code for the broadcast will be emailed to you on August 5.

If you purchased single tickets via Ticketmaster, a refund of your original ticket purchase will be automatically processed. If you purchased in person at the Hoyt Sherman Box Office, you will need to return to the venue box office to obtain your refund. We hope that you will choose to purchase a ticket for the livestream concert.

Season Ticket Donations and Refunds

If you are a season ticket holder who cannot attend this special virtual performance, we humbly ask you to consider donating the value of your ticket to CMA. By doing so, you are providing vital support for the this organization. We need you to help us weather this storm. A tax donation receipt will be provided upon request. To donate your ticket, please email If you are a season ticket holder who is unable to donate your tickets, please contact us to request a refund at or by calling 515-280-4020.

More About Emmet

Multifaceted American jazz pianist and composer Emmet Cohen has emerged as one of his generation’s pivotal figures.

In April 2019 The American Pianists Association awarded its 2019 Cole Porter Fellowship to Cohen, who will receive $50,000, a recording contract with Mack Avenue Records, and two years of professional services.

Cohen’s signature professional undertaking is the “Masters Legacy Series,” a celebratory set of recordings and interviews honoring legendary jazz musicians. Volume one of the “Masters Legacy Series” features drummer Jimmy Cobb, and volume two spotlights bassist Ron Carter.

Learn more about Emmet Cohen and the Masters Legacy Series at his website and on Facebook.

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Virtual Experience

Thu, Aug 6, 2020

7:30 pm