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Wynton Marsalis Quintet in North Bethesda

Wynton Marsalis Quintet
Event Blues Symphony + Quintet performance
Ensemble Wynton Marsalis Quintet
Date Wednesday, February 4th, 2015
Time 8:00pm
Venue Strathmore
Address 5301 Tuckerman Lane
Location North Bethesda, MD, United States

Wynton Marsalis Quintet
Shenandoah Conservatory Symphony Orchestra
Jan Wagner, conductor

Hear it here first: a semester-long residency of rehearsals and study will culminate in the world premiere of the hour-long, newly-revised, complete Blues Symphony by Wynton Marsalis. Composed in seven movements, Blues Symphony features a compendium of Marsalis’s encyclopedic knowledge of blues, jazz, and other traditional American music. The program will also include Marsalis’s Quintet, underscoring the Pulitzer Prize-winner’s versatility as a jazz composer, performer, symphonic composer, and educator.



Set I: Quintet performance

  1. Knozz-Moe-King
  2. The Magic Hour
  3. Doin’ (Y)Our Thing
  4. Comes Love
  5. Sparks

Set II: Shenandoah Conservatory Symphony Orchestra performing Blues Symphony