June 7, 2019
Rose Theater – New York, NY
The Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis closes the season with a new collaboration bridging visual art and jazz composition. In co-production with Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Bentonville, Arkansas, JLCO members have spent the past year exploring centuries’ worth of American art, ranging from masterworks to lesser-known gems in the Museum’s collection. Each musician was asked to select a single work of art as inspiration for a new original composition.