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Wynton Marsalis in Philadelphia

Wynton Marsalis
Event Jazz Orchestra of Philadelphia - Grand Gala Fund Raising Concert
Ensemble Wynton Marsalis
Date Tuesday, January 7th, 2014
Time 7:30pm
Venue Kimmel Center
Address 300 S. Broad Street
Location Philadelphia, PA, United States

The JAZZ ORCHESTRA OF PHILADELPHIA (JOP) is rousing in the new year with its Grand Gala Fund Raising Concert. JOP is dedicated to honoring, presenting and continuing Philadelphia’s unparalleled jazz legacy through performance and education. Under the artistic direction of renowned trumpet player and Director of Jazz and Instrumental Studies at Temple University, Terell Stafford, JOP will celebrate Philadelphia’s jazz treasure trove with a multi-generational offering of music and musicians that best represent Philadelphia jazz. Joining the Orchestra of extraordinary Philadelphia musicians are: Wynton Marsalis, Jimmy Heath, Kenny Barron, Randy Brecker, Odean Pope, Larry McKenna, Bootsie Barnes and Tony Williams. Emceeing this over-the-top musical bonanza is the Dean of Philadelphia jazz, Mr. Bill Cosby.