Jazz at Lincoln Center Pays Homage to Three of America’s Most Influential Jazz Artists - Duke Ellington, Dizzy Gillespie, and Dave Brubeck
Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis performs its last show of the 2022-23 concert season with a performance that pays homage to three of America’s most influential figures in jazz – the greats Duke Ellington, Dizzy Gillespie, and Dave Brubeck. The Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra (JLCO) with Wynton Marsalis and the Jazz at Lincoln Center Youth Orchestra (JLCYO) honor these titans of jazz, who along with their integrated bands, traveled the globe to perform as cultural ambassadors.
Each show will open with a special 20-minute performance by the JLCYO, led by trumpet player and composer Tatum Greenblatt, featuring 23 emerging musicians from New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut. For nearly a decade, the JLCYO has been transforming countless aspiring artists from the New York metropolitan area into pro-level musicians through training and mentorship, repertoire exposure, and performance opportunities. This show will showcase musicians Gianna Ciaburri, trumpet, Elijah Allen, trumpet, Isreal Stahl, trumpet, Brian Mulvey, trumpet, Christian Miesegaes, trumpet, Priyanka Magavi, trombone, Madeline Makarewicz, trombone, Ava Zaijfe, trombone, Sebastian Lightcap, trombone, Lorenzo Jose, alto saxophone, Maria Taveras, alto saxophone (6/1), Stephanie Tateiwa, alto saxophone (6/2 & 6/3), Giles Underwood, tenor saxophone, Domenic Rigazzi, tenor saxophone, Felipe Feldman, baritone saxophone, Ezra Moran, guitar, Ellis Feder, guitar, Bix Cole, piano, Charles Dutta, piano, Laura-Simone Martin, bass, Charles Ruble, bass, Jeremy Baun, drums, Noah Buckner, drums.
Under the music direction of Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Managing and Artistic Director Wynton Marsalis, this concert pays tribute to the global travels and influence of Ellington, Gillespie and Brubeck. These final season concerts for the JLCO end a year-long exploration on the international reach of jazz.
A free pre-concert lecture, led by JALC’s Director of Public Programs Seton Hawkins, will take place prior to each show at 7:00pm ET.
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