Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis
Friday, December 14, 2018, 8pm
Saturday, December 15, 2018, 8pm
The Music Center
$58 - $108
Big Band Holidays
Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra
with Wynton Marsalis
Special Guest Vocalists Vuyo Sotashe & Veronica Swift
Jazz up your holiday celebration with the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra, helmed by legendary Music Director Wynton Marsalis! This magical evening of festive music blends classical, jazz, and holiday favorites, featuring 15 of the finest jazz soloists and ensemble players today, including spectacular young vocalists Sotashe and Swift. This remarkably versatile orchestra is known for their vast repertoire ranging from original compositions and Jazz at Lincoln Center-commissioned works to rare historic compositions and masterworks by Duke Ellington, Count Basie, Thelonious Monk, Mary Lou Williams, and many others. Their take on your holiday favorites will leave no doubt why they were voted Best Big Band in the DownBeat Readers Poll four years in a row!
- Marsalis is a 9-time Grammy Award winner
- He’s the only artist ever to win Grammy Awards for both jazz and classical records
- All in the family: Wynton is the son of jazz pianist Ellis Marsalis, Jr., grandson of Ellis Marsalis, Sr., and brother of saxophonist Branford, trombonist Delfeayo, and drummer Jason
This concert will run approximately 120 minutes with intermission.
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