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JLCO with Wynton Marsalis featuring Wayne Shorter in New York

JLCO with Wynton Marsalis featuring Wayne Shorter
Event JLCO plays the music of Wayne Shorter
Ensemble JLCO with Wynton Marsalis featuring Wayne Shorter
Date Thursday, May 14th, 2015 – Saturday, May 16th, 2015
Time 8:00pm
Venue Rose Theater
Address Broadway at 60th
Location New York, NY, United States
Admission Tickets start at $30

Herbie Hancock perhaps stated it best, when it comes to his longtime collaborator and close friend, Wayne Shorter. “He is at the top of his game; he is at the peak. And we don’t know whether that’s the peak or just another mountain.” At 81 years old, NEA Jazz Master Wayne Shorter is ever-present, remaining one of the most transformative figures in music.
Shorter will join the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis in celebration of his compositions, which have placed him heir to modern jazz architect Thelonious Monk as the poet laureate of jazz. From bebop to fusion, Shorter’s perpetually explorative music played pivotal roles in three essential ensembles: Art Blakey’s Jazz Messengers, Miles Davis’ Second Great Quintet, and Weather Report. A nine-time GRAMMY® Award winner, Shorter’sbroad-spectrum artistry has resulted in collaborations with artists from Milton Nascimento to Joni Mitchell.
Now, with the JLCO with Wynton Marsalis, audiences will experience a rare reinterpretation of some of Shorter’s most masterful material, which is deservedly regarded as the standards of our time.

Personnel

Setlist

Set I

  1. Yes or No
  2. Diana
  3. Lost
  4. Endangered Species
  5. Teru
  6. Hammer Head

Set II

  1. E. S. P.
  2. Armageddon
  3. The Three Marias
  4. Contemplation
  5. Mama G aka Nellie Bly