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JLCO with Wynton Marsalis in Detroit

Virtual Event
JLCO with Wynton Marsalis
Ensemble JLCO with Wynton Marsalis
Date Saturday, March 6th, 2021
Time 7:30pm
Event Type Concert / Virtual Event
Project Classical Roots with Detroit Symphony Orchestra
Venue Orchestra Hall
Address 3711 Woodward Ave
Location Detroit, MI, United States
Venue Phone +1 313-576-5111
Admission $12
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The Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis returns to perform with the DSO, clarinetist Anthony McGill, and conductor William Eddins. This Classical Roots Celebration concert will feature Marsalis’s own composition Meeelaan featuring DSO Acting Principal Bassoon Michael Ke Ma, Stravinsky’s Ebony Concerto for Clarinet and Jazz Band, and Bernstein’s Prelude, Fugue, and Riffs. The Brazeal Dennard Chorale and Artistic Director Alice McAllister Tillman will also be featured. Classical Roots honors and celebrates African American composers, musicians, educators, and cultural and civic leaders.

Program to include:
John Rosamond JOHNSON “Lift Every Voice and Sing”
Damon DANDRIDGE “I Know I’ve Been Changed” (Brazeal Dennard Chorale)
Wynton MARSALIS “Meeelaan” (Michael Ke Ma, bassoon)
Igor ISTRAVINSKY Ebony Concerto for Clarinet and Jazz Band (Anthony McGill, clarinet)
Leonard BERNSTEIN Prelude, Fugue, and Riffs (Anthony McGill, clarinet)


Streaming on-demand for two weeks





  • Lift Every Voice and Sing (Anthony McGill, clarinet)
  • Ignition (DSO Brass Quartet)
  • I Know I’ve Been Changed (Brazeal Dennard Chorale—pre-recorded)
  • Meeelaan (DSO string quartet featuring Michael Ke Ma, bassoon)
  • Ebony Concerto for Clarinet and Jazz Band (JLCO with members of DSO; featuring Anthony McGill, clarinet)
  • Prelude, Fugue, and Riffs (JLCO with members of DSO; featuring Anthony McGill, clarinet)