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JLCO with Wynton Marsalis in New York

JLCO with Wynton Marsalis
Event Duke, Dizzy, Trane, & Mingus: Jazz Titans
Ensemble JLCO with Wynton Marsalis
Date Thursday, January 29th, 2015 – Saturday, January 31st, 2015
Time 8:00pm
Venue Rose Theater
Address Broadway at 60th Street
Location New York, NY, United States

The Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis present music of the Americas through the lens of four pioneering giants of jazz. Duke Ellington, Dizzy Gillespie, John Coltrane, and Charles Mingus singularly pursued ancestral music, particularly from Africa and Latin America, and used their discoveries to broaden the horizons of their artistry and create new terrain for jazz. The Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis will play selections from Ellington’s Latin American Suite and Virgin Islands Suite; Coltrane’s Olé Coltrane and Africa Brass; Mingus’ Tijuana Moods; and various pieces from Gillespie’s early Afro-Cuban era through his later work with the United Nations band, showing his evolution from Afro-Cuban to a more expansive Afro-Latin idiom. The JLCO with Wynton Marsalis will illuminate the historically important rhythmic distinctions, chant-based melodies, and modal soundscapes created as a result of these albums that forever changed the conception of the boundaries of jazz.

Live webcast on: wyntonmarsalis.org/live

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Setlist

SET ONE:

  1. Dizzy Moods (Charles Mingus)
  2. Oclupaca (Duke Ellington)
  3. Tijuana Gift Shop (Charles Mingus)
  4. Island Virgin (Duke Ellington)
  5. Los Mariachis (Charles Mingus)
  6. The Flaming Sword (Duke Ellington)

SET TWO:

  1. Manteca (Dizzy Gillespie)
  2. Fiesta Mojo (Dizzy Gillespie)
  3. Alabama (John Coltrane)
  4. Olé (John Coltrane)
  5. Trinidad, Goodbye (Dizzy Gillespie)