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JLCO with Wynton Marsalis in Brisbane

JLCO with Wynton Marsalis
Ensemble JLCO with Wynton Marsalis
Date Sunday, March 6th, 2016
Time 6:30pm
Venue Queensland Performing Arts Centre
Address Grey St & Melbourne Street
Location Brisbane, Australia
Venue Phone +61 7 3840 7444

The legendary Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra makes its long-awaited QPAC debut!

Led by nine-time GRAMMY® winner Wynton Marsalis, this superlative big band features top musicians from the American jazz scene, who share a passion for personal expression, team spirit and musical celebration. Their unique take on jazz classics continually fills halls right across America and Europe.

Trumpet legend Wynton Marsalis has recorded more than 70 albums and is the first and only artist to win both classical and jazz GRAMMY® Awards in the same year … a feat he achieved two years in a row. He is also the first jazz artist to be awarded the prestigious Pulitzer Prize in music for his oratorio Blood on the Fields, which was commissioned by Jazz at Lincoln Center.
Don’t miss this exceptionally rare opportunity to experience the incomparable artistry of Wynton Marsalis and the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra in this one-night-only special event.

Personnel

Setlist

SET I:

  1. Dead Man Blues
  2. Old Man Blues
  3. Rhapsody In Blue
  4. I Got Rhythm
  5. Big Fat Alice’s Blues
  6. Braggin In Brass

SET II:

  1. 2/3’s Adventure
  2. Yes Sir, That’s My Baby
  3. Presidential Suite: Part II, Jawaharlal Nehru
  4. Armageddon
  5. Blue Twirl

ENCORE:

  1. Blues In G (Quartet)
  2. Goodbye / Embraceable You (Quartet)