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  • UCSB A&L, Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra Engage Students in Arts, Learning and Inspiration

    Posted on October 5th, 2018 in Review

    In advance of UCSB Arts & Lectures’ 60th anniversary season-opening performance by Wynton Marsalis and the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra last Saturday night, the ensemble also opened A&L’s season of outreach and learning programs.   Keep reading »

  • Having Fun and Learning Straight from the Masters

    Posted on October 16th, 2017 in

    When Wynton Marsalis and the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra come to the Symphony Center, you make a point to see them.  They are dynamic and masters at their craft.  If your kids are uninterested and don’t want to attend a jazz show, don’t worry.  Wynton Marsalis and The Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra have something to bridge the gap.   Keep reading »

  • JALC and Harlem School of the Arts Announce New Series of Innovative Jazz Education

    Posted on April 25th, 2017 in Education

    Jazz at Lincoln Center Managing and Artistic Director Wynton Marsalis, and Harlem School of the Arts President Eric Pryor, have announced two world-class, tuition free, jazz education programs and performance series at the Harlem School of the Arts in New York City.   Keep reading »

  • Jazz at Lincoln Center Celebrates the Big Band Sound with Concerts Throughout Frederick P. Rose Hall

    Posted on October 5th, 2016 in Concerts

    Throughout the Fall season, Jazz at Lincoln Center will celebrate the spirit of big band with five unique performances, including a Family Concert, featuring the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis as well as young jazz stars on the rise. These special events will take place on every stage in the organization’s home, Frederick P. Rose Hall, and will highlight big band swing, high intensity battles, and the optimistic beat of the Swing Era that helped bring the country out of the Great Depression.   Keep reading »

  • Jazz at Lincoln Center and Rockefeller Foundation Pair Up for School Tour

    Posted on July 31st, 2016 in Education

    Jazz at Lincoln Center and the Rockefeller Foundation have announced a new education outreach program for students in disadvantaged schools. The program, “Jazz for Young People: The Resilient Cities Tour,” will connect live jazz performances to an American history curriculum, reaching 60 schools in five cities: Chicago; New Orleans; St. Louis; San Juan, P.R.; and Sydney, Australia.   Keep reading »

  • Wynton Marsalis teaches Wellington kids a lesson in jazz

    Posted on March 11th, 2016 in Review

    “Be a No 1 yourself, and not a No 2 somebody else,” 750 schoolchildren shout back to jazz great Wynton Marsalis. The winner of nine Grammy Awards reminds the group what they’ve learned in the past hour. “Generosity of spirit, having good manners, learning to listen ... don’t let limitations limit you,” he says.   Keep reading »

  • Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Family Concert: Who is Duke Ellington?

    Posted on October 8th, 2015 in Concerts | 3

    Jazz at Lincoln Center proudly brings the popular Family Concert: Who Is Duke Ellington to Peter Norton Symphony Space, located at 2537 Broadway, New York, NY, on Saturday, November 21 at 11am & 1pm. For this special concert event, school-age children and their families are invited to join the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis as the critically-acclaimed big band performs in Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Family Concert: Who is Duke Ellington?   Keep reading »

  • Wynton Marsalis reaches out to the young

    Posted on February 10th, 2015 in Profiles & Interviews

    No event in Orchestra Hall’s jazz season generates greater anticipation or larger audiences than a residency by Wynton Marsalis and the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra. And none of this year’s three concerts, starting Friday, will make a bigger impact on the future than the Saturday matinee, a Jazz for Young People program. For during the course of this event, Marsalis won’t just play with his formidable ensemble but also will discuss the music, aiming his commentary at young listeners unfamiliar with jazz, as well as those already smitten.   Keep reading »

  • Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Family Concert: Who is Tito Puente?

    Posted on October 9th, 2014 in Concerts

    Jazz at Lincoln Center invites school-age children and their families to join host Carlos Henriquez and the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis as the critically-acclaimed big band performs in Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Family Concert: Who is Tito Puente? This special concert event for families takes place on Saturday, November 22 at 1pm & 3pm at Rose Theater in Jazz at Lincoln Center’s home, Frederick P. Rose Hall, located at Broadway at 60th Street in New York, New York.   Keep reading »

  • The JLCO with Wynton Marsalis perform in Jazz For Young People™ Family Concert: Who Is Dave Brubeck?

    Posted on January 11th, 2014 in Concerts

    The Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis performs its first family concert of the year:  Jazz For Young People® Family Concert: Who is Dave Brubeck? at Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Rose Theater on February 8 at 1pm and 3pm. Jazz at Lincoln Center is located at Broadway at 60th St., New York, New York.   Keep reading »