Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis

Saturday, September 27, 2014, at 7:30pm | Foellinger Great Hall

Soul that glides, blues music that smokes, and Dixieland jams that positively pop have earned this troupe of jazz practitioners kudos as “the finest big band in the world today” (Daily Telegraph, United Kingdom). At the helm and behind the trumpet is Artistic Director Wynton Marsalis, a Pulitzer Prize, Peabody Award, and nine-time Grammy Award winner. Marsalis’ dedication to Jazz at Lincoln Center’s mission along with his own swinging virtuosity, dramatic flourishes, and “razor clarity” have taken this onetime jazz wunderkind to big-time success as a band leader, composer, and tireless arts advocate and have earned him a spot in jazz and American history (The New York Times).

This concert will feature charts by Chick Corea and Charles Mingus as well as works composed or arranged by members of the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra.

This performance will last approximately 1 hour and 30 minutes and has no intermission.

Patron Sponsors
Cecile & Ira Lebenson

Patron Co-sponsors
Beverly & Mike Friese
Maxine & Jim Kaler
Peggy Madden & Richard Phillips
Jill & James Quisenberry
Selma Richardson
Julia & Gene Robinson
Edith Ann Stotler

Corporate Silver Sponsor
Liz Jones with The McDonald Group Real Estate

Corporate Bronze Sponsor
Exile on Main St