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JLCO with Wynton Marsalis in New York

JLCO with Wynton Marsalis
Ensemble JLCO with Wynton Marsalis
Date Saturday, November 18th, 2006
Event Type Concert
Project Manhattan Rhapsody, A Celebration of George Gershwin
Venue Frederick P. Rose Hall
Address Broadway at West 60th Street
Location New York, NY, United States
Venue Phone +1 212-721-6500

For this first time collaboration, the internationally renowned conductor Steven Sloane will lead the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis and the American Composers Orchestra as they perform Gershwin favorite Rhapsody in Blue and other quintessential works representative of the 1950s’ Third Stream-era. This concert includes a newly commissioned piece by Derek Bermel, American Composers Orchestra’s composer in residence, and a presentation of Nelson Riddle’s lush arrangements originally written for artists such as Frank Sinatra and Ella Fitzgerald. Pianist Marcus Roberts and his trio will join this orchestral collaboration.