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Wynton Marsalis and JLCO To Release New CD on February 2nd and Tour US In March 2010

Wynton Marsalis and the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra will embark on the “Portrait in Seven Shades” U.S. Tour in March 2010. The band will perform selections from the suite as well as a repertoire to include tunes by Count Basie, Mary Lou Williams and others.
Jazz at Lincoln Center announces the CD release of Portrait in Seven Shades, composed by jazz reedman Ted Nash and performed by the world-renowned Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis…

Portrait in Seven Shades, the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra’s first CD of original music in nearly four years, will be in stores and available digitally at online retailers on February 2, 2010. The CD is released by Jazz at Lincoln Center and is the first title under a distribution agreement with The Orchard.

Nash’s suite consists of seven movements, each inspired by a master of modern art: Chagall, Dali, Matisse, Monet, Picasso, Pollack and Van Gogh. Special guests on the recording are Nathalie Bonin (violin), Wycliffe Gordon (tuba) and Bill Schimmel (accordion).

Ted Nash’s Portrait in Seven Shades performed by the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis:

Track Listing:

1. Monet / 6:42
2. Dali / 6:17
3. Matisse / 7:18
4. Picasso / 8:39
5. Van Gogh / 6:53
6. Chagall / 8:08
7. Pollock / 10:28

“Portrait in Seven Shades” JLCO Tour Dates:

March 1, 2010
Washington, D.C at The Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts

March 4, 2010
Austin, TX at Paramount Theater

March 5-7, 2010
Dallas, TX at Meyerson Symphony Center

March 9, 2010
Baton Rouge, LA at Baton Rouge River Center

March 11, 2010
Fayetteville, AR at Walton Arts Center Baum Walker Hall

March 12, 2010
Germantown, TN at Germantown Performing Arts Centre

March 13, 2010
St. Louis, MO at The Sheldon Concert Hall

March 14, 2010
Minneapolis, MN at Orchestra Hall

March 17, 2010
Ann Arbor, MI at Hill Auditorium

March 19, 2010
Chicago, IL at Orchestra Hall

March 20, 2010
Buffalo, NY at University at Buffalo Center for the Arts

March 21, 2010
Reading, PA at Scottish Rite Cathedral Performing Arts Center

March 22, 2010
Rochester, NY at Jazz for the Park Auditorium Theatre

March 23, 2010
Oxford, OH at Millett Hall

March 25, 2010
Huntsville, AL at Von Braun Center Concert Hall

March 26, 2010
Nashville, TN at Schermerhorn Symphony Center

March 27, 2010
Atlanta, GA at Symphony Hall

March 28, 2010
Savannah, GA at Johnny Mercer Theatre

March 29, 2010
Tallahassee, FL at Lee Hall

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  1. Im trumpetist enjoy you play trumpet classic e jazz.i live in Brazil.

    Joao Claudio R.F. de Oliveira on May 21st, 2010 at 10:25am

  2. Saw the band in Dallas last night (March 5) and they sounded great. The Basie set really swung; all the solos were artful crowd-pleasers, especially Sherman Irby’s solo, which was one of the craziest, most amusing dang things I’ve ever heard.
    Ted Nash’s modern art-inspired suite was very entertaining as well as exhausting for both the band and the audience. I was disappointed that at the end of the suite, the audience seemed content to give a standing o but seemed resigned to let the band call it a night without coming back for an encore (The last time I saw the LCJO in Dallas a few years ago, Mr. Marsalis came back for a memorable, heartful solo of ‘Embraceable You’).
    Even without the encore, it was a brilliant concert.

    Sicilian Winnowing Fan on Mar 6th, 2010 at 11:44am

  3. I’d jump at the chance to see this group. Please consider including Seattle on your tour. Best wishes.

    Bill Ritter on Feb 28th, 2010 at 12:23am

  4. Please consider bringing this tour the west coast- Portland would be ideal. But, I’d make the trek to Seattle to see it!

    Jessica on Feb 19th, 2010 at 12:24pm

  5. It would be great when Wynton Marsalis and the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra visit each city the youth (K-12) have an opportunity to see them. I hope this music will be affordable for the public and the public schools.

    RF Williams on Jan 29th, 2010 at 8:45am

  6. Just wish and will hope to see Mr. Marsalis visit us more on the east coast perhaps at Mercer County Community college – West Windsor Campus.

    CARMEN DILLARD on Jan 26th, 2010 at 5:24pm

  7. I really enjoyed the movements I heard in Thousand Oaks and San Diego during the last tour; any chance this tour will be expanded to include the west coast?

    Joshua Bleier on Dec 24th, 2009 at 5:16pm

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