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  • Wynton and JALC celebrate George Gershwin

    Posted on November 7th, 2006 in Concerts

    On November 13, 2006 at 7pm, Jazz at Lincoln Center will celebrate the music of the great American composer George Gershwin at the organization’s fall gala entitled Manhattan Rhapsody: A Celebration of George Gershwin.

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  • Photoreport about Spring Gala 2006 at JALC

    Posted on June 15th, 2006 in Photo | 1

    The Jazz at Lincoln Center web site, has been recently updated with new photos about the “Spring Gala 2006

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  • Wynton at The Juilliard School 100th Anniversary Gala tonight

    Posted on April 3rd, 2006 in Concerts | 4

    The Juilliard School will mark its 100th anniversary tonight in a gala performance starring former students including conductor-composer John Williams, soprano Renée Fleming, actor Kevin Kline, Wynton Marsalis, violinist Itzhak Perlman, and pianist Emanuel Ax.

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  • Wynton and the 4th Annual Spring Gala at the Apollo Theatre

    Posted on June 1st, 2005 in Concerts

    On Monday, June 6, 2005 at 7:30pm, Jazz at Lincoln Center will produce a special evening with some of music’s greatest talents: the Wynton Marsalis Septet with Lyle Lovett, The Blind Boys of Alabama, Robert Downey, Jr., Wynonna Judd, and Tom Jones.

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  • Wynton and the LCJO will play at Zoellner Arts Center

    Posted on September 28th, 2004 in Concerts

    On October 2, the outstanding Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis will replace Dance Theatre of Harlem at Zoellner Arts Center, for Gala 2004.
    The orchestra will bring “Out Here to Swing,” their highly successful international tour, to Baker Hall.

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  • Wynton Marsalis playing to honor the greatest female vocalists

    Posted on November 14th, 2003 in Concerts

    This year’s Lincoln Center gala honors the greatest female vocalists and musicians from the golden age of jazz. The Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis and special guests join New York’s artistic community at large to celebrate Billie Holiday, Sarah Vaughan, Ella Fitzgerald and other legendary women of jazz for their achievements.

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  • Photos from the “Blow the Blues away” concert

    Posted on June 4th, 2003 in Photo

    More than 830 people in attendance at the concert and dinner, including Sen. Charles Schumer, Glenn Close, Ellen Barkin, Al Roker, Deborah Roberts, Bobby Short, Courtney B. Vance, Walt “Clyde” Frasier, City Council Speaker Gifford Miller and the Reverend and Mrs. Calvin Butts, the gala raised more than $1.17 million.
    The proceeds will benefit the hundreds of performances and educational programs produced by Jazz at Lincoln Center each year.

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  • Wynton Marsalis to receive the congressional Horizon Award

    Posted on June 25th, 2002 in News

    Wynton Marsalis will be presented with the Congressional “Horizon Award” by Hon. Tom Daschle, Hon. Trent Lott, Hon. Dennis Hastert and Hon. Richard Gephardt at a benefit gala on Tuesday, June 25.

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  • Review: ‘Comin’ Home to Harlem’

    Posted on May 22nd, 2002 in Review

    Host Whoopi Goldberg recalled the tradition and legacy of the historic venue, “where jazz was made and loved, and where swingin’ is revered.” Goldberg contributed an abbreviated history of the Harlem Renaissance, and the innovations in jazz, blues and swing through the last half-century.   Keep reading »

  • Gershwin Variations Raise Spirits and Cash

    Posted on November 12th, 1997 in Review

    For a jazz band, a concert program of George Gershwin’s music is like prime rib to a hound. There isn’t a reasonably educated jazz performer around who hasn’t internalized ‘‘Embraceable You,’’ or at least Charlie Parker’s rewriting of it; after Louis Armstrong’s and Miles Davis’s versions, every trumpet player knows the songs from ‘‘Porgy and Bess.’’   Keep reading »