Wynton and LCJO play: Evolution of the Groove

Posted on March 19th, 2003 in Concerts | Tags: herlin riley, jazz at lincoln center, jazz at lincoln center orchestra, joe chambers

Legendary drummer Joe Chambers performs and composes a new commission for the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra that illustrates the dynamic role of the drum in jazz. Augmented by a script written by celebrated writer Stanley Crouch, LCJO drummer Herlin Riley also leads the orchestra in a historical journey of the groove, from the talking drum of Africa to its place as the heartbeat of modern jazz.
Features a new concerto composed by Wynton Marsalis for the multi-faceted Herlin Riley.
On March 20 and 21, 8 pm at Alice Tully Hall.

More info on Jazz at Lincoln Center web site