Wynton is on tour to perform Congo Square

Posted on June 14th, 2007 in Concerts | Tags: congo square, jazz at lincoln center orchestra, yacub addy and odadaa

From today, the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton and Odadaa! with Yacub Addy will tour the critically-acclaimed work, Congo Square, written by Wynton and Yacub Addy, to 11 U.S. cities.
The 24 musicians will perform the celebrated musical experience that had its world premiere in New Orleans last spring. A CD of Congo Square is available on tour only right now, and will be released in the fall.

Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra personnel:
Music director and trumpet: Wynton Marsalis; trumpets: Ryan Kisor, Sean Jones, Marcus Printup, James Zollar; trombones: Chris Crenshaw, Vincent Gardner, Elliot Mason; reeds: Walter Blanding, Victor Goines, Sherman Irby, Ted Nash, Joe Temperley; piano: Dan Nimmer; bass: Carlos Henriquez; drums: Ali Jackson.

Odadaa! personnel:
Yacub Addy, founder & leader, percussion, vocals; Okoe Nunoo, assistant leader, percussion, vocals; Obuamah Laud Addy, vocals, percussion; Ani Apang, guitar, percussion, vocals; Imani Gonzalez, vocals; Zorkie Nelson, percussion, bamboo flutes, vocals; Tawiah Nunoo, percussion, vocals; Ayaa Tagoe, flutes, percussion, vocals; Otey Thompson, balaphones, percussion, vocals.