Wynton Marsalis with JLCO
Ensemble Wynton Marsalis with JLCO – Chucho Valdés, Pedrito Martinez, & Wynton Marsalis
Date Thursday, September 18th, 2014 – Saturday, September 20th, 2014
Time 8:00pm
Venue Rose Theater
Address Broadway at 60th Street
Location New York, NY, United States
Notes

Since the late 1990s, JALC has celebrated Cuban music with collaborations with some of the island nation’s finest musicians like Celia Cruz, Israel “Cachao” López, Candido Camero, and Bebo Valdés, including a landmark Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra residency in 2010. Continuing this tradition, the 2014-15 season will open with a world premiere commission featuring influential pianist, composer, and arranger Chucho Valdés; rising star percussionist and vocalist Pedrito Martinez; and JALC’s own Wynton Marsalis. Together, they will blend jazz with the traditional folkloric music of Cuba and the Santeria religion to create a work which illustrates the ability of music to elevate us from social and political unrest to the greatest heights of humanity.

Live webcast on: http://wyntonmarsalis.org/live