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JLCO with Wynton Marsalis in New York

JLCO with Wynton Marsalis
Event Jazz Across the Americas
Ensemble JLCO with Wynton Marsalis
Date Friday, February 27th, 2015
Time 8:00pm
Venue Frederick P. Rose Hall
Address Broadway at West 60th Street
Location New York, NY, United States
Venue Phone +1 212-721-6500

The Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis tours the jazz idiom as expressed across the Americas by its leading musicians and composers. Lalo Schifrin of Argentina; Hermeto Pascoal of Brazil; Canadians Oscar Peterson and Gil Evans; and Chico O’Farrill of Cuba represent some of the best examples of jazz as an international musical medium of endless exchange. The JLCO with Wynton Marsalis will perform works illuminating the appropriation of jazz by these legendary composers, inspired songs that celebrate jazz as definitively American, and demonstrate the adoption of international classics into the canon of American jazz. Among these will be Gillespiana, Schifrin’s five-movement concerto for long-time collaborator Dizzy Gillespie, and Peterson’s Canadiana Suite, a rare offering of original music that snapshots his embodiment of American traditions such as swing, blues, and gospel.

Free pre-concert discussion nightly, 7pm.

Live webcast on: wyntonmarsalis.org/live

Personnel

Setlist

SET ONE:

  1. Prelude (from Gillespiana)
  2. Blues (from Gillespiana)
  3. Jambangle
  4. Gone
  5. Robbins’ Nest
  6. Undercurrent Blues

SET TWO:

  1. Groovy Encounters
  2. Bebe
  3. O Ovo
  4. Land of the Misty Giants (from Canadiana Suite)
  5. Laurentide Waltz (from Canadiana Suite)
  6. March Past (from Canadiana Suite)