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  • Wynton and the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra will Collaborate with Alvin Ailey American Dance The

    Posted on November 21st, 2010 in Concerts

    For one extraordinary week, December 16-19 the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis will join the Ailey dancers for "Ailey/Jazz," a joyous live music celebration of America's two grea…   Keep reading »

  • Experiencing America, With Foot and Instrument

    Posted on December 19th, 2008 in Review

    The climax of the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater’s 50th-anniversary season, which has emphasized live music, has arrived in the middle of its run, with two programs whose first two-thirds are each to music by Duke Ellington. To play these, Wynton Marsalis (on trumpet) and the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra (conducted by Eric Reed, some 19 musicians in all) occupy the back of City Center’s stage.   Keep reading »

  • Wynton to perform with Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

    Posted on December 5th, 2008 in Concerts | 2

    On December 17-21, 2008, Wynton and the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra (JLCO) will join with Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater for a live music celebration of America's two great art forms - modern…   Keep reading »

  • Wynton and JLCO to play with Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

    Posted on September 10th, 2008 in Concerts | 2

    For one extraordinary week only, December 17-21, 2008, Wynton and the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra (JLCO) will join with Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater for a live music celebration of America’s two great art forms - modern dance and jazz music.

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  • Exuberant Motion And Rollicking Jazz

    Posted on August 9th, 1996 in Review

    ONE of the most brilliant conceits of Lincoln Center Festival ‘96 was the pairing of Judith Jamison, the artistic director of the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, and Wynton Marsalis, the artistic director of Jazz at Lincoln Center.   Keep reading »

  • A Marsalis Sampler, Both Brief and Complex

    Posted on August 9th, 1996 in Review

    Connected to Judith Jamison’s fast-moving choreography, Wynton Marsalis’s 30-minute score for the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater’s ‘‘Sweet Release,’’ performed Wednesday night at the New York State Theater, had little room for the kind of ecstasy implied in its title. In its favor, the piece felt more like a symphony fiendishly edited to fit on one side of an LP.   Keep reading »