|Ensemble||JLCO with Wynton Marsalis|
|Date||Thursday, November 16th, 2006|
|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.