Wynton Marsalis swings the music of Thad Jones

Posted on May 12th, 2005 in Concerts, Jazz at Lincoln Center, Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra, Tribute | Tags: concerts, jazz at lincoln center, jazz at lincoln center orchestra, tribute

Jazz at Lincoln Center closes the 2004-2005 inaugural season in Frederick P. Rose Hall by celebrating the music of legendary jazz trumpeter, cornetist and composer, Thad Jones, with two very special events. On May 19 – 21 at 8:00pm in Rose Theater, the world-renowned Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis will perform Swinging Music of Thad Jones, an interpretation of Thad Jones’s work, including new arrangements by Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra trombonist Vincent Gardner. For this concert in Rose Theater, special guests Billy Harper (tenor sax), Jerry Dodgion (alto sax) and Marc Cary (piano) will join the orchestra.

Tickets for Swinging Music of Thad Jones, performed by the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra, priced at $10, $30, $50, $70, $85, $100, $115 and $150, are available at the Jazz at Lincoln Center box office, by calling CenterCharge at (212) 721-6500, or via www.jalc.org