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Presenting Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra

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To many, Wynton Marsalis's big band, Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra, founded in 1987, is the face of jazz. With an international touring schedule, they have kept the tradition of big band jazz alive while recording an admirable series of discs. Yes, they record their share of classic jazz, but more than a museum of antique music, Jazz at Lincoln Center also commissions inspiring new repertoire for large jazz ensembles. And it can be thrilling to hear music of heroes like Ellington performed as it was composed, for large ensembles of total pros.

Playlist

  • Host Intro 0:00
  • Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis "2/3's Adventure" from Live in Cuba (Blue Engine) 2:25
  • Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis "Cha-Cha Toda la Noche" from Christopher Crenshaw's The Fifties: A Prism (Blue Engine) 10:49
  • Host speaks 16:18
  • Jazz at Lincoln Center with Wynton Marsalis featuring Jon Batiste "Django" from The Music of John Lewis (Blue Engine) 18:23
  • Jazz at Lincoln Center with Wynton Marsalis featuring Jon Batiste "Delaunay's Dilemma" from The Music of John Lewis (Blue Engine) 23:16
  • Host speaks 28:39
  • Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis "Work Song" from Black, Brown and Beige (Blue Engine) 30:34
  • Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis "Come Sunday" from Black, Brown and Beige (Blue Engine) 38:42
  • Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis "Light" from Black, Brown and Beige (Blue Engine) 45:04
  • Host speaks 52:19
  • Paul Simon Nonet "Pigs, Sheep and Wolves" from In the Blue Light (Legacy) 52:52
  • Host Outro 56:49

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