Winter Jazzfest features top talent under a Local 802 contract

Volume 120, No. 2February, 2020

Celebrating its 16th year, the NYC Winter Jazzfest is a bright light in the festival scene. Since 2012, musicians who perform in the festival have been covered by a Local 802 agreement to guarantee wages and working conditions. Check out these photos below; more at the festival’s website.

BONUS CONTENT: Read our Allegro interview with Ron Carter, who performed at this year’s festival!

Sunny Jain kicks out the groove at this year’s Winter Jazzfest (photo by Emla Islek)

The Cookers (photo via

Ron Carter (photo via CONTENT: Read our Allegro interview with Ron Carter!

Val Jeanty, Kris Davis and Terri Lyne Carrington (photo via

John Dieterich and Mary Halvorson (photo via