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  • The JLCO With Wynton Marsalis Perform In Jazz For Young People® Family Concert: Who Is Dave Brubeck?

    Posted on January 11th, 2014 in Concerts, Streaming | 0

    The Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis performs its first family concert of the year:  Jazz For Young People® Family Concert: Who is Dave Brubeck? at Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Rose Theater on February 8 at 1pm and 3pm. Jazz at Lincoln Center is located at Broadway at 60th St., New York, New York.   Keep reading »

  • JALC searching the USA for a female jazz pianist to play with the JLCO

    Posted on September 8th, 2009 in Jazz for young people | 1

    In celebration of Mary Lou’s 100th birthday, Jazz at Lincoln Center and Artistic Director Wynton Marsalis are looking for a girl to swing our band, the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra (JLCO). We’re searching the entire country for a female jazz pianist age 15-or-under to perform one song with the orchestra as part of the Jazz for Young People concert Who is Mary Lou Williams? on November 6 and 7, 2009. For more information, visit jalc.org/marylou   Keep reading »

  • Wynton explains: What is a Jazz Singer ?

    Posted on March 27th, 2008 in Jazz for young people | 3

    On April 4-5, 2008, Wynton hosts the final concert in Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Jazz for Young People series of the 2007-08 season titled, “What is a Jazz Singer?” Vocalists Carla Cook and Gregory Porter share the secrets behind the vocal stylings of Louis Armstrong, Ella Fitzgerald, Billie Holiday and others in an interactive family-friendly concert. On April 4, the concert will take place on 10 AM and 12 PM at Apollo Theater, while on April 5 it will take place on 12 PM and 2 PM at Rose Hall. Tickets are $12, $17 and $32 and are available at the Jazz at Lincoln Center Box Office on Broadway…   Keep reading »

  • Wynton explains: What is Swing ?

    Posted on October 23rd, 2007 in Jazz at Lincoln Center, Jazz for young people | 0

    Hosted by Wynton, the Jazz for Young People® concert entitled “What is Swing” is the first family event of Jazz at Lincoln Center’s 2007-08 season. The Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra (JLCO) and Wynton demonstrate the importance of swing rhythms through performance and storytelling. You get the drums started right with a spang-spang-a-lang. You call in the bass for a walking refrain. You make feet tap, hands clap, and bring everyone together for a good, good time. Duke said, “It don’t mean a thing if it ain’t got that swing.” Now, host Wynton and the Jazz at…   Keep reading »

  • Wynton hosts the Family Jazz Concert

    Posted on May 10th, 2007 in Concerts, Jazz at Lincoln Center, Jazz for young people | 0

    Wynton is going to host the final Jazz for Young People Concert of the season entitled, “How Do We Create Jazz Moods?” The performances will take place on Saturday, May 19th at Frederick P. Rose Hall, home of Jazz at Lincoln Center at 12pm and 2pm in Rose Theater. Wynton and friends show families (recommended for children ages 6 and older) how jazz music’s changing tones, colors, rhythms and tempos can take us from being “Kind of Blue” to “Struttin’ with Some Barbeque!” Like our emotions, jazz music is invisible and ever-changing. In the beat of a heart, jazz can…   Keep reading »

  • “What is an arranger” reviewed by the New York Times

    Posted on December 1st, 2006 in Jazz at Lincoln Center, Jazz for young people, New York Times, Review | 0

    “What is an arranger”, the last concert about the Jazz for young people series, has a concise review on the New York Times   Keep reading »

  • Wynton explains: What is an arranger

    Posted on November 24th, 2006 in Concerts, Jazz at Lincoln Center, Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra, Jazz for young people | 0

    “How do 15 strong-willed musicians come together in perfect harmony? How does the standard become fresh again? … Thank the arranger, the unsung hero who musically choreographs every show, bringing order and imagination to the bandstand.” On December 2, at 12pm and 2pm, The Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis in the “Jazz for young people” concert series, explore the techniques arrangers use to help everyone get along and sound good, good, good. More info about tickets on JALC web site   Keep reading »

  • List of special events for Wynton and JLCO in New Orleans

    Posted on April 21st, 2006 in Concerts, Congo Square, Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra, Jazz for young people, New Orleans | 2

    Throughout the week, Wynton Marsalis and Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra will conduct a number of special ‘all-ages’ events around the city aimed at increasing awareness of jazz. Below is the list of events: Wednesday: Victor Goines at the Jazz National Park, 9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Thursday: Herlin Riley at McDonough 35, 9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Thursday: Jacub Addy and Odadaa!, James Singleton Charter Middle School, 9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Friday: Wynton Marsalis’ ‘Jazz for Young People’, ‘What is New Orleans Jazz’, at The Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Sunday: Second Line starting at The Backstreet Cultural…   Keep reading »

  • Wynton explains: Who is Count Basie ?

    Posted on February 9th, 2006 in Jazz at Lincoln Center, Jazz for young people | 0

    Piano player and bandleader William “Count” Basie taught Kansas City how to swing with elegance and raucous enthusiasm. Wynton, in his “Jazz for young people” concert series at Lincoln Center, and the LCJO share the secrets of the Basie big band beat. Saturday, February 11, 2006, 12pm and 2pm at Rose Theater. More info on Jazz at Lincoln Center   Keep reading »

  • Wynton explains: What is the Blues

    Posted on January 13th, 2006 in Concerts, Jazz at Lincoln Center, Jazz for young people | 0

    Explore the meaning and structure of the blues, the foundation of American music. Wynton Marsalis, in his Jazz for young people concert series at Lincoln Center, hosts a soulful investigation on the form, feeling and function of the blues and its integral role in jazz. Saturday, January 17, 2004, 11am and 1pm at Alice Tully Hall (New York city) More info on Jazz at Lincoln Center   Keep reading »