Wynton and Louis Armstrong’s Hot Fives

Posted on September 26th, 2006 in Concerts | Tags: jazz at lincoln center, louis armstrong, new orleans, new york

Wynton and guest musicians will perform in Wynton and Louis Armstrong’s Hot Fives on September 28, 29 & 30 at 8pm in Frederick P. Rose Hall to present the groundbreaking and historic works by the Hot Five, Louis Armstrong’s first jazz recording band with him as a leader.

Wynton Marsalis, Jonathan Batiste, Carlos Henriquez, Vincent Gardner, Victor Goines, Wycliffe Gordon, Ali Jackson, Don Vappie and others will perform these recordings that pioneered a new era of jazz, bringing the concept of the soloist into the spotlight.
Wynton will world-premiere new compositions and perform Louis Armstrong’s Hot Five masterpieces including “West End Blues” and “Cornet Chop Suey.”
Tickets for Wynton and Louis Armstrong’s Hot Fives are $30, $50, $75, $100, $120 and can be purchased at the Jazz at Lincoln Center box office on Broadway at 60th Street, by calling CenterCharge at (212) 721-6500 or via www.jalc.org