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  • Wynton Marsalis reaches out to the young

    Posted on February 10th, 2015 in Profiles & Interviews | 0

    No event in Orchestra Hall’s jazz season generates greater anticipation or larger audiences than a residency by Wynton Marsalis and the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra. And none of this year’s three concerts, starting Friday, will make a bigger impact on the future than the Saturday matinee, a Jazz for Young People program. For during the course of this event, Marsalis won’t just play with his formidable ensemble but also will discuss the music, aiming his commentary at young listeners unfamiliar with jazz, as well as those already smitten.   Keep reading »

  • Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Family Concert: Who is Tito Puente?

    Posted on October 9th, 2014 in Concerts | 0

    Jazz at Lincoln Center invites school-age children and their families to join host Carlos Henriquez and the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis as the critically-acclaimed big band performs in Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Family Concert: Who is Tito Puente?  This special concert event for families takes place on Saturday, November 22 at 1pm & 3pm at Rose Theater in Jazz at Lincoln Center’s home, Frederick P. Rose Hall, located at Broadway at 60th Street in New York, New York.   Keep reading »

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

    Posted on January 11th, 2014 in Concerts | 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 News | 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).   Keep reading »

  • Wynton explains: What is a Jazz Singer ?

    Posted on March 27th, 2008 in Concerts | 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.   Keep reading »

  • Wynton explains: What is Swing ?

    Posted on October 23rd, 2007 in Concerts | 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.   Keep reading »

  • Wynton hosts the Family Jazz Concert

    Posted on May 10th, 2007 in Concerts | 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.   Keep reading »

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

    Posted on December 1st, 2006 in Review | 0

    When Wynton Marsalis goes onstage tomorrow in an outlandish outfit — say, a pink shirt, yellow pants and a purple tie — he’ll be making a statement. Not a fashion statement, but a statement about arrangement.   Keep reading »

  • Wynton explains: What is an arranger

    Posted on November 24th, 2006 in Concerts | 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.”   Keep reading »

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

    Posted on April 21st, 2006 in Concerts | 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.   Keep reading »