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JLCO with Wynton Marsalis in New York

JLCO with Wynton Marsalis
Event Jazz at Lincoln Center 2017 Gala - Ella at 100: Forever The First Lady of Song
Ensemble JLCO with Wynton Marsalis
Date Wednesday, April 26th, 2017
Time 7:00pm
Venue Rose Theater
Address Broadway at 60th
Location New York, NY, United States

Jazz at Lincoln Center’s 2017 Annual Fundraising Gala is a one-night-only centennial celebration of the First Lady of Song – Ella Fitzgerald. . This year’s gala will be hosted by the one and only Harry Connick, Jr., and some of the greatest vocalists alive will take the stage to honor Ella. Featured artists include Renée Fleming, Roberta Gambarini, Diana Krall, Alison Krauss, Marilyn Maye, Audra McDonald, Camille Thurman, Kenny Washington, and Cécile McLorin Salvant in duet with pianist Sullivan Fortner. This remarkable group of musicians represents the vast history and future of jazz, and it’s one of the best lineups of vocalists to ever share a stage.

Live webcast on: wyntonmarsalis.org/live

Sidemen

Setlist

Set:

  • Lady Be Good (w/Camille Thurman, tenor sax and vocals)
  • My Funny Valentine (w/Audra McDonald, vocals)
  • Johnny Mercer Medley (w/Marilyn Maye, vocals)
  • I’ve Got Your Number (DUET: Cecile McLorin Salvant, vocals & Sullivan Fortner, piano)
  • Almost Like Being in Love (w/Kenny Washington & Roberta Gambarini)
  • Day Dreamn(w/Renee Fleming, vocals)
  • This Time the Dream’s on Me (w/Alison Krauss, vocals)
  • I Was Doing All Right (small group: Diana Krall, piano/vocals; Wynton Marsalis, trumpet; James Chirillo, guitar; Carlos Henriquez, bass & Ali Jackson, drums)
  • I Got It Bad (And That Ain’t Good) (w/Harry Connick, Jr., piano/vocals)
  • Old MacDonald (w/Roberta Gambarini, vocals)