Journey Through Jazz with Wynton Marsalis and the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra
JOURNEY THROUGH JAZZ: FUNDAMENTALS
FEATURING THE JAZZ AT LINCOLN CENTER ORCHESTRA WITH WYNTON MARSALIS
LYNNE AND RICHARD PASCULANO JAZZ SERIES
MAR 18, 7PM & 9PM • MARCH 19, 4:30PM & 7PM
This performance may be sold out – but you can still join us from home by purchasing virtual tickets here , which can be viewed from March 18th at 7PM ET until March 24 at midnight PT.
WHAT TO EXPECT
An interactive and educational journey of the evolution of jazz and the blues, hosted by music director Wynton Marsalis.
Explore America’s music and the blues in this inaugural concert series featuring the JLCO in the Appel Room.
Gain a deeper understanding of jazz and music legends Duke Ellington, Dave Brubeck, Leonard Bernstein, Wayne Shorter, and Jelly Roll Morton in this interactive evening for all ages.
ABOUT THE CONCERT
Delve into Wynton Marsalis’s new concert series Journey Through Jazz, which takes audiences on an odyssey through America’s music. Illustrating his gift for combining prose and music with wisdom and humor, Marsalis leads the crowd through a narrative that explains the evolution of jazz and the blues. These are the inaugural concerts in a family-friendly series, funded by Lynne and Richard Pasculano, to help audiences appreciate different aspects of this American art form. The performances are also a rare opportunity to experience the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra in the intimate and iconic Appel Room.
In this interactive evening, explore American folk music and the blues as well as their relationship to jazz. Join us for a journey of captivating musical moments. Jazz novices, enthusiasts, musicians, and music lovers of all ages are welcome.