|Event||Jazz for Young People - “Who is Duke Ellington?”|
|Ensemble||JLCO with Wynton Marsalis|
|Date||Saturday, November 5th, 2011|
|Time||1:00pm – 4:00pm|
|Address||10 Columbus Circle|
|Location||New York, NY, United States|
|Admission||$12, $20, $28|
Jazz for Young People: Who is Duke Ellington?
One of the most important musicians of the 20th century, Duke Ellington wrote over 1000 compositions and kept a loyal band for over 50 years. He has been called America’s greatest composer. The Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis explores the inimitable style and infectious swing of the man who truly deserved the name “Duke” in this interactive, hour-long concert for families. Repertoire will include classic Ellington tunes, “East St. Louis Toodeloo,” “Mood Indigo,” “C Jam Blues,” “Black and Tan Fantasy,” “Isfahan,” “Carolina Shout,” and “Chinoiserie.” Recommended for ages 6 and up.
Come early for a variety of family-friendly pre-concert activities from 12noon & 2pm. Young musicians (ages 8 and up) are invited to bring their instruments for a workshop.