The JLCO With Wynton Marsalis as part of Summerstage Kids presents: Queens Family Day

Posted on June 30th, 2014 in Concerts | Tags: education, jazz at lincoln center, jazz at lincoln center orchestra, kids, louis arm, new york

Free Family Concert: The Jazz At Lincoln Center Orchestra With Wynton Marsalis As Part Of Summerstage Kids Presents: Queens Family Day

With Special Guests Rashida Bumbray, Michael Mossman & Copland Jazz

July 20, 4pm–7pm, at Queensbridge Park, NY
in association with Kupferberg Center for the Arts at Queens College

On the heels of the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis’ 2014 European Tour, the critically-acclaimed big band returns home to perform a free concert on July 20, 4pm-7pm as part of SummerStage Kids’: Queens Family Day. This program, part of SummerStage Kids presented by Disney, takes place at Queensbridge Park, located at 41 Rd., 40 Ave. between The East River, Vernon Blvd., and 21 Street in Queens, New York.

This special performance marks the third free family event the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra has performed throughout the New York City boroughs since June.

For this festival-style free event, the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis will be joined by choreographer and curator Rashida Bumbray and GRAMMY® nominated Michael Philip Mossman & Copland Jazz to introduce young audiences to the Louis Armstrong songbook and the world of jazz music.

SummerStage Kids presented by Disney presents Queens Family Day, is a day dedicated to engaging young audiences and their families through thrilling performances. Families will also have the opportunity to participate in interactive music & dance workshops, face painting and more! For more information on Queens Family Day, click here.

SummerStage, a program of City Parks Foundation, presents performances of outstanding artistic quality, free of charge, to serve the diverse communities of New York City. The artists represent a breadth of genres and cultures and perform in an outdoor setting accessible to people of all ages and backgrounds. SummerStage strives to develop audiences’ deepening appreciation for contemporary, traditional, and emerging artists as well as the communities in which these artists originate.

All SummerStage shows take place rain or shine. Schedule of events and performers subject to change without notice. For more information on this program visit:
http://www.cityparksfoundation.org/arts/summerstage-kids/