Music From Pakistan: Featuring Sachal Jazz Ensemble, JLCO with Wynton Marsalis

Music From Pakistan:
Featuring Sachal Jazz Ensemble, Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis

Collaboration Marks Sachal Jazz Ensemble’s U.S. Performance Debut

November 22-23, 2013 in Rose Theater, 8pm

The Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis will collaborate with the Sachal Jazz Ensemble, marking the Ensemble’s U.S. debut performance.
Master musicians from Pakistan, the Sachal Jazz Ensemble incorporates ancient instruments, such as sitar, sarod, tabla, and dholak into the sounds and rhythms of iconic jazz repertoire. This Ensemble’s unique rendition of the Dave Brubeck standard “Take Five” went viral on YouTube with more than half a million views to date. This collaboration is JALC’s latest installment in a string of cross-cultural investigations, touching upon Ghana and Spain, among others, through which the organization actualizes its mission to make jazz available globally by interweaving the sounds of jazz with an international array of musical styles. 2012 Oscar-winning film director Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy is currently filming a documentary about this remarkable ensemble, and will capture footage from these performances for the film, which is slated for release in 2014.

Rose Theater at Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Frederick P. Rose Hall, Broadway at 60th Street, New York, New York. 8pm


Ticket prices for Rose Theater start at $30. Tickets can be purchased through 24 hours a day or CenterCharge at 212-721-6500, open daily from 10am to 9pm. Tickets can also be purchased at the Jazz at Lincoln Center Box Office, located on Broadway at 60th Street, ground floor. Box Office hours: Monday–Saturday from 10am to 6pm (or 30 minutes past curtain) and Sunday from noon to 6pm (or 30 minutes past curtain).

These concerts will be streamed live for free to a global audience in high-definition audio and video on .
Additionally, these concerts will be available on Livestream’s mobile and connected TV applications with real-time DVR, chat, photos and other materials available for fans worldwide.

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  1. Dear Brother Wynton,

    This is Nafees here, your fan and follower and the Sitar player from Pakistan. I just wanted to say hello to you and wish you all the very best for your upcoming performance with Sachal Orchestra. I would like to request you for your personal email address if you don’t mind and feel comfortable with that.


    Nafees Ahmad on Nov 19th, 2013 at 9:48am