Wynton to play with Ahmad Jamal at JALC
On September 18-20 at 8 p.m., Jazz at Lincoln Center opens its 2008-09 season, with master of jazz piano, Ahmad Jamal, and the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis performing in Rose Theater. On these special evenings, Ahmad Jamal performs with his quartet and also big band arrangements of his tunes which may include “The Aftermath,” “Devil’s In My Den,” “Should I,” Horace Silver’s “Strollin’” and Monty Alexander’s “You Can See” with the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis. This concert marks the first time Ahmad Jamal has performed at Frederick P. Rose Hall.
Opening night events include a pre-concert lecture, led by Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra saxophonist Ted Nash, exploring the music of Ahmad Jamal.
Pre-concert lectures are free for ticket holders and take place at 7 p.m. on September 18-20 at the Irene Diamond Education Center at Jazz at Lincoln Center.