Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis
Sat, Sep 23
Overture Hall: $35 - $75
Ages 6 and up
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Underwritten by Joe & Mary Ellyn Sensenbrenner
The Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with all-star Wynton Marsalis, one of today’s most outstanding jazz musicians, is widely considered “the greatest large jazz ensemble working today” (Chicago Tribune). This electrifying, one-night-only event includes classic works paired with newly arranged jazz versions and a selection from Marsalis’ own “Swing Symphony.”
Wynton Marsalis has been described as the most outstanding jazz musician and trumpeter of his generation, as one of the world’s top classical trumpeters, as a big band leader in the tradition of Duke Ellington, a brilliant composer, a devoted advocate for the Arts and a tireless and inspiring educator. He carries these distinctions well. His life is a portrait of discipline, dedication, sacrifice, and creative accomplishment.
The sound of Wynton Marsalis’ band is inspired by the basic principals of democracy. According to Marsalis, what you hear in a great jazz band is the sound of democracy.