Jazz for Young People: What is New Orleans Jazz?, hosted by Wynton Marsalis, will feature musicians performing and offering school age children the opportunity to learn about the birthplace of jazz.Keep reading »
In this engaging narrative performance, Wynton stirs up the musical melting pot that gave us jazz. Everyone is invited to stomp, clap, and sing along to the polyphony of New Orleans jazz.
Jazz at Lincoln Center produces the first Jazz for Young People concert programs in Harlem and in its new home, Frederick P. Rose Hall with Jazz: The Big Picture on Friday, December 3, 2004 at 10:00 am and 12:15 pm at the Apollo Theater (for school groups only) and Saturday, December 4, 2004 at 11:00am and 1:00pm in Rose Theater (for families).Keep reading »
Miles Davis was one of the most iconoclastic figures in jazz. Learn how the innovative trumpeter traversed many styles of jazz - including swing, bebop, cool, modal and fusion - and inspired millions of fans and musicians.Keep reading »
Host Wynton Marsalis, in his Jazz for young people concert series at Lincoln Center, is joined by trumpeters Eddie Henderson, Justin Kisor, and Brandon Lee, as well as Billy Childs, Peter Washington and Joe Farnsworth. Budding jazz musicians can take their instruments for an after-concert jam session.
Saturday, December 13, 2003, 11am & 1pm at Alice Tully Hall.
As you know, on Monday, September 22, Wynton was in Washington D.C. to speak at the National Press Club.Keep reading »
Based on the popular concert series of the same name, this multimedia jazz appreciation curriculum is designed for upper elementary/middle school students and beyond.Keep reading »
Perfect for music and non-music educators alike, the curriculum explores core concepts and major figures in jazz through accessible, interactive lessons that demonstrate the exuberant, rich cultural heritage and definitive musical elements inherent in jazz.