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JLCO with Wynton Marsalis and Chicago Symphony Orchestra in Chicago

JLCO with Wynton Marsalis and Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Event Ellington at 100
Ensemble JLCO with Wynton Marsalis and Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Date Saturday, October 16th, 1999
Time 8:00pm
Venue Chicago Symphony Center
Address 220 S Michigan Ave
Location Chicago, IL, United States
Admission $11 to $95

“Ellington at 100”: The city’s foremost Ellington tribute will bring together the Chicago Symphony Orchestra (led by Daniel Barenboim) and the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra (led by Wynton Marsalis). The repertoire will include the “Peer Gynt” Suite in Edvard Grieg’s original score and in the Ellington/Strayhorn version; plus Marsalis’ arrangements of Ellington’s “Three Songs for Symphony and Jazz Orchestra” and “A Tone Parallel to Harlem.”

Special guest: Itzhak Perlman

Personnel

Conductor

Setlist

Set I:

  • “Morning Mood” (CSO)
  • “Morning Mood” (JLCO)
  • “In the Hall of the Mountain King” (CSO)
  • “In the Hall of the Mountain King” (JLCO)
  • “Solvejg’s Song” (CSO)
  • “Solvejg’s Song” (JLCO)
  • “Ase’s Death” (CSO)
  • “Ase’s Death” (JLCO)
  • “Anitra’s Dance” (CSO)
  • “Anitra’s Dance” (JLCO)

Set II:

  • Afro Bossa (Bula)
  • Blues in Blueprint
  • Happy Go Lucky Local
  • A Tone Parallel to Harlem

Encore:

C Jam Blues (JLCO + CSO with Itzhak Perlman)
Squatty Roo (JLCO + CSO with Itzhak Perlman)