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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 ...

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Charlotte Jazz Festival 2019

Read "Charlotte Jazz Festival 2019" reviewed by Mark Sullivan


Charlotte Jazz Festival Charlotte, North Carolina April 29 -May 4, 2019 Longtime Charlotte, North Carolina jazz fans have fond memories of JazzCharlotte, a free outdoor weekend jazz festival that ran for eight years from 1986 to 1993. A spinoff from the popular SpringFest, it was a Fall festival that included stages presenting jazz, blues and gospel. Among the wide range of performers: flutist Herbie Mann, touch guitarist Stanley Jordan, blues performer Taj Mahal, pianist Dave Brubeck, ...


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