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Jazz At Lincoln Center Orchestra With Wynton Marsalis at Mechanics Hall

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Taken in October during the first three songs of their set at Worcester MA's Mechanics Hall, these black and white selections are my attempt to capture jazz mastery. Tim O'Keefe, the writer I worked with on this project, described it best: “In a memorable performance... 15 soloists and ensemble players comprising the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra connected today's audience with historic composers from the jazz idiom--safeguarding the sounds of jazz, and keeping the music alive for another generation of ...

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Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis at Mechanics Hall

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Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis Mechanics Hall Worcester, MA October 4, 2017 “One, two, one, two, three, and..." with the stomp of a foot, the buttery sounds of Wynton Marsalis' trumpet rolled through a 160 year old concert hall, filling the rectangular room with warm, lush tones. He thrusted the horn upward, ramming the music higher, then maneuvered the bell of his instrument toward the floor, the sounds becoming subdued and evasive. ...

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Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis at the Mesa Arts Center

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Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis Mesa Arts Center Mesa, Arizona September 25, 2015 A sophisticated and engaging performance by the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis was a meld of the trumpeter-leader's ongoing homage to jazz history plus the spark of original compositions from his current colleagues. Dizzy Gillespie's “Things to Come" from 1946 was the opening chart, Marsalis delivering an extended solo at super-speed that exhibited his ...

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The World of Duke Ellington 2015

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The World of Duke Ellington 2015 Jazz at Lincoln Center New York, NY April 29, 2015 Duke would have been 116 this year, and what a party he didn't have! JALC raised $3.9M on their gala night and the exceptional quality of all of the performances reflected the generosity of JALC supporters. There aren't many things that change as dependably as the unique inflections of jazz musicians, and with the legacy of Duke's ...

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Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis, Mesa, AZ, March 8, 2013

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Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton MarsalisMesa Arts CenterMesa, AZMarch 8, 2013The 25th anniversary concert by the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis was an homage to the past, sparked by elements of modernism with a mix of standards by Duke Ellington, Gerry Mulligan and Chick Corea, plus originals by band members.The repertoire ranged from the 1920s to the 1960s, with an emphasis on swing played by 15 of the ...

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Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra: Toronto, Canada, January 30, 2013

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Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton MarsalisMassey HallToronto, OntarioJanuary 30, 2013Big Band Jazz never died, it just took up residency on the corner of New Orleans and Chicago.The Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra took the stage at Massey Hall on January 30, 2013 in Toronto, Canada and showed why trumpeter Wynton Marsalis is the modern day Duke Ellington, Glen Miller and Gerry Mulligan all in one. Marsalis did not hog the stage ...

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Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra: Toronto, February 1, 2011

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Jazz at Lincoln Center OrchestraMassey HallToronto, CanadaFebruary 1, 2011 If big band fans relish their enjoyment of musical artistry, then the 15-piece Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra (JLCO) would have to be on their shortlist. The venerable Massey Hall was appropriately sold out for this performance of the current Vitoria Suite (Emarcy, 2010) tour. Not even the threat of a major regional snow storm could keep people away. The Suite gets its name from the ...


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