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  • Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis kicks off three-part salute to Miles Davis

    Posted on October 5th, 2018 in Concerts

    Jazz at Lincoln Center announces the first show in its three-part salute to Miles Davis: The Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis plays Miles Davis, November 8–10, 2018 at 8pm, in Rose Theater.   Keep reading »

  • Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Miles and ‘Trane Festival

    Posted on May 10th, 2016 in Concerts

    The Miles & ‘Trane Festival kicks off on May 12 – 14 as the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis performs in Miles Davis: The Sorcerer at 90 in Rose Theater. The world renowned big band will debut new arrangements and revisit classics from Miles Davis’ legendary body of work, from Birth of the Cool to Miles In the Sky.   Keep reading »

  • Wynton explains: Who is Miles Davis

    Posted on December 9th, 2003 in Concerts

    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.
    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.

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  • Wynton Marsalis: Miles Davis? He was a rock star

    Posted on January 12th, 2003 in Profiles & Interviews

    Wynton Marsalis leans over the desk towards me, a smile both encouraging and warning on his face. “When I read your article I’m going to say, ‘Yeah, you’re my man. You understood. Unlike many of the others, you understood.’”   Keep reading »