Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis

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Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis

Celebrates Twenty Five Years of JLCO with Philadelphia Performance

Led by legendary trumpeter, composer, and multitalented cultural phenomenon Wynton Marsalis, the versatile Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra celebrates the 25th anniversary of JLCO with Philadelphia performance. The orchestra’s 15 jazz soloists and ensemble players perform a program including the music of John Coltrane; best of Blue Note (Horace Silver, Lee Morgan, Dexter Gordon, etc.); and works by Chick Corea; Duke Ellington; Kings of the Crescent City (Armstrong, Jelly Roll, Bechet, King Oliver); and John Lewis and Gerry Mulligan.

Tickets are available from $35 to $80 and can be purchased at the Kimmel Center box office, Broad & Spruce streets. (open daily 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.).

A trumpeter, composer, bandleader and educator, New Orleans native Wynton Marsalis has helped propel jazz to the forefront of American culture. He is the managing and artistic director of the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra since its inception in 1992. Named one of “America’s 25 Most Influential People” by Time magazine in 1996, Marsalis became the first jazz artist to be awarded the Pulitzer Prize in music for his work Blood on the Fields in 1997.

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Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis
Event Category: Live Music
When: June 15, 2013
Where: The Kimmel Center
More Info: http://www.kimmelcenter.org/events/index.php?id=4577


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