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JLCO with Wynton Marsalis in London

JLCO with Wynton Marsalis
Event Modern Jazz Masters
Event Type Concert
Tour JLCO Europe Tour 2010
Ensemble JLCO with Wynton Marsalis
Date Sunday, June 20th, 2010
Time 7:30pm
Venue Hackney Empire
Address 291 Mare St
Location London, United Kingdom
Venue Phone +44 20 8985 2424
Admission £25, £20, £15

Bringing the big band story bang up to date in the gorgeous and intimate setting of the Hackney Empire, Wynton Marsalis leads his stellar orchestra through the music that took jazz from the 1960s to present. Expect dazzling renditions of originals by Marsalis and the members of JLCO – as well as their arrangements of great compositions by Herbie Hancock, Wayne Shorter and Jackie McLean.


Personnel

Setlist

Set I:

  1. Bearden
  2. Appointment In Ghana (with Cleveland Watkiss, vocals))
  3. Light Blue (with Jim Hart, vibes)
  4. Abyssinian Mass: Offertory Part II, Lamb of God
  5. One Finger Snap (with Julian Joseph, piano)

Set II:

  1. Twilight Sounds
  2. Portrait In Seven Shades: Part II, Dali
  3. Shade of Jade (with Jean Toussaint, tenor sax)
  4. The Reverand-Back Home To Glory (Julian Joseph, Cond & Jean Toussaint, Tenor)
  5. Vitoria Suite: Mvt. XII, Mendizorrotza Swing (All)