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JLCO with Wynton Marsalis in New York

JLCO with Wynton Marsalis
Event Nursery Song Swing
Ensemble JLCO with Wynton Marsalis
Date Friday, March 9th, 2018 – Saturday, March 10th, 2018
Time 8:00pm
Venue Rose Theater
Address Broadway at 60th
Location New York, NY, United States

In Nursery Song Swing, the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis playfully utilizes songs you know and love to showcase the Orchestra’s greatest strengths: unprecedented stylistic versatility, masterful soloists, and creative roster of expert arrangers. In this group’s hands, the simplicity and familiarity of childhood favorites like “Old MacDonald,” “Wheels on the Bus,” and “It’s Not Easy Being Green” afford a world of musical possibilities. No mere exercise in nostalgia or novelty, this program shows how jazz can transform even the most familiar songs to take listeners on an unforgettable ride. Fans of the JLCO will also appreciate the deep insight this program provides into each arranger’s musical instincts, revealing how they conceptualize music for the Orchestra when the foundation is simple but the possibilities are truly endless.

Live webcast on: wyntonmarsalis.org/live

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Setlist

Set I:

  • Old MacDonald
  • Itsy Bitsy Spider
  • If You’re Happy and You Know It
  • Bein’ Green
  • A-Tisket, A-Tasket (with Marilyn Maye)
  • The Wheels on the Bus (with Marilyn Maye)

Set II:

  • The Muffin Man
  • You Are My Sunshine
  • Puff, the Magic Dragon
  • Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star
  • Conjunction Junction (with Marilyn Maye)
  • Put on a Happy Face (with Marilyn Maye)