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JLCO with Wynton Marsalis in New York

Virtual Event
JLCO with Wynton Marsalis
Ensemble JLCO with Wynton Marsalis
Date Wednesday, April 14th, 2021
Time 7:30pm
Event Type Gala / Concert / Virtual Event
Event Name Jazz at Lincoln Center’s 2021 Virtual Gala
Project Innovation + Soul
Venue Rose Theater
Address Broadway at West 60th Street
Location New York, NY, United States
Venue Phone +1 212-721-6500
Admission $30
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Jazz at Lincoln Center will celebrate the organization’s 2021 gala, Innovation + Soul, with a virtual concert that will shine the spotlight on the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra, the group’s innovation and soul, and its brilliant composers and arrangers.
The gala event will take place online on Thursday, April 15, at 7:30p.m. ET and will feature the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis, the heartbeat of the organization, in a new concert pre-recorded at Rose Theater in Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Frederick P. Rose Hall in New York, New York.
Hosted by Dee Dee Bridgewater, the Innovation + Soul gala will honor Jazz at Lincoln Center Board Member Charles Phillips and his wife Karen with the Ed Bradley Award for Leadership in Jazz. Pianist Jon Batiste will be honored with the Jazz at Lincoln Center Award for Artistic Excellence.
The Innovation + Soul gala will feature appearances by President Bill Clinton, conguero and vocalist Pedrito Martinez, jook dancer Lil Buck, vocalist Veronica Swift, trumpeter Michael Rodriguez, and pianist Sean Mason throughout the evening.


Event will be available to view on-demand starting April 15, 2021




  • 2/3’s Adventure (featuring Pedrito Martinez, congas/vocals & Michael Rodriguez, trumpet)
  • Crazy (featuring Veronica Swift, vocals)
  • YES SIR, THAT’S MY BABY (featuring Vincent Gardner, vocals)
  • BOUGIE RAG (featuring Sean Mason, piano)
  • SPACES: Part VI, Like a Snake (featuring Lil Buck, dancer)
  • PRESIDENTIAL SUITE: Part VII, Lyndon B. Johnson (“The American Promise”) (featuring Anna Deavere Smith, speaker)
  • LET’S CALL THE WHOLE THING OFF (featuring Dee Dee Bridgewater, vocals)