Wynton Marsalis and Jazz at Lincoln Center celebrate Kansas City and Count Basie
On Saturday, September 22, 23 & 24, 2005, at Rose Theater, 8 pm The Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis performs the music of influential Kansas City jazz musicians, particularly the legendary Count Basie and his spare signature piano style.
Saxophonist Frank Wess, who played in Count Basie’s big band, joins the orchestra to play some of the best of Kansas City’s boogie-woogie jazz.
This special Kansas City show integrates new talent inspired by rich tradition.
K.C. and The Count featuring the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra will be broadcast live on September 24 via radio partners WBGO Jazz88.3FM in the New York City area at 8 pm ET and KCUR-FM in Kansas City at 7 pm CT.
XM Satellite Radio listeners nationwide will also hear the concert broadcast on select XM channels.
More info about tickets on Jalc.org