|Event||Innovation + Soul|
|Event Type||Concert / Virtual Event|
|Ensemble||JLCO with Wynton Marsalis|
|Date||Wednesday, April 14th, 2021|
|Address||Broadway at West 60th Street|
|Location||New York, NY, United States|
|Venue Phone||+1 212-721-6500|
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