|Event||Uptown Family Swing|
|Ensemble||JLCO with Wynton Marsalis|
|Date||Saturday, June 14th, 2014|
|Venue||United Palace Theater|
|Address||4140 Broadway at 175th St.|
|Location||New York, NY, United States|
On June 14 at 5:00pm, Jazz at Lincoln Center will partner with The Harlem Children’s Zone to present Uptown Family Swing, a free community concert featuring the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis and Mr. Aubrey’s Show Kids. Director and choreographer Aubrey Lynch II will choreograph a group of students ages 8 to17 from various Harlem and Washington Heights schools, including Harlem Children’s Zone, who will dance to music performed by the JLCO with Wynton Marsalis. In addition, dance students from various New York City dance institutions, including Steps on Broadway, The Ailey School, and American Ballet Theatre’s Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis School, will participate in the concert.
Written, directed, and choreographed by Aubrey Lynch II, Uptown Family Swing follows the story of Little Duke and his adventures in the enchanted kingdom of Jazzland where anything is possible through jazz and the music of Duke Ellington comes to life!