Music Legend Wynton Marsalis’s Journey Through Jazz Series At Lincon Center

November 12, 2022

Jazz at Lincoln Center presents the second season of its Journey Through Jazz Series.

Journey Through Jazz Series addresses the fundamentals of jazz, folk, blues and swing, created and hosted by Wynton Marsalis. An interactive, educational, and family-friendly experience, Marsalis guides audiences through the evolution of jazz and the blues in America with his own wisdom and humor, paired with music from the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra (JLCO).

Journey Through Jazz Part II on November 17-19 at 7:00 pm & 9:30 pm ET, takes place in the Appel Room at Frederick P. Rose Hall, the home of Jazz at Lincoln Center, located at Broadway at 60th Street in New York, New York.

Throughout the series, the JLCO with Wynton Marsalis focuses on and illuminates a theme with musical examples. The two 2022-23 concerts address the theme of the community from different angles. The first concert explores what attributes allow jazz, America’s indigenous music, to intersect so fluently and create communal bonds with various musical forms and cultures, empowering those who fully engage with it. Audiences will also gain a deeper understanding of jazz and music legends such as Harlem‘s Duke Ellington, Dave Brubeck and Leonard Bernstein to Wayne Shorter and Jelly Roll Morton. The second, Jazz Chronicles: Old and New (February 16–18, 2023), traces the oral tradition of jazz, the stories that give the community of practitioners living in the here-and-now, agency over the narrative of the music’s development and traditions.

For more information and to purchase tickets for Journey Through Jazz Part II, visit here and for Journey Through Jazz Part III, visit here.

Health and Safety Guidelines

We believe in the power of music to uplift, inspire, and create a sense of community and we are committed to employing all measures to ensure your safety as well as the safety of our artists and staff when visiting or working in the House of Swing.

Important reminders:

  • Face masks are not required, but recommended for performances at Jazz at Lincoln Center. Jazz at Lincoln Center will no longer require proof of vaccination or booster to enter its facilities.
  • For more information on our health and safety protocols, please visit here
  • In recognition of the great uncertainty created by the current health situation, we have expanded our exchange and refund policy to be as flexible and accommodating as possible.  Find more details here.

Jazz Live

Jazz Live is Jazz at Lincoln Center’s video streaming app, which provides exclusive access to the institution’s live webcasts, a selection of archival performances, and all of the original world-class digital content for which Jazz at Lincoln Center is renowned. The Jazz Live app is available now from Apple (iOS/tvOS), Google (Android/Android TV), Amazon Fire TV, and Roku. For more information and to subscribe, visit


Ticket prices for the Appel Room are $40 and up dependent upon seating section.

Note: Hot Seats—$10 seats for each Rose Theater performance (excluding Jazz for Young People® concerts and other performances as specified) and select performances in The Appel Room—are available for purchase by the general public on the Wednesday prior to each performance. Tickets are subject to availability; please call 212-258-9877 for available Hot Seats performance dates.

Hot Seats are available only in person at the Box Office, with a maximum of two tickets per person. Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Hot Seats Ticket Discount Program is supported by the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council.

*Please note that a $3.50 Jazz at Lincoln Center Facility Fee applies to ALL ticket purchases, with the exception of $10 Hot Seats. A $7 handling fee also applies when purchasing tickets from CenterCharge or when purchasing tickets online via

All single tickets for The Appel Room and Rose Theater can be purchased through 24 hours a day or through CenterCharge at 212-721-6500, open daily from 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. Tickets can also be purchased at the Jazz at Lincoln Center Box Office, located on Broadway at 60th Street, ground floor.

Box Office hours:

Monday-Friday: 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

No weekend hours except on performance days.

Center Charge hours:

Monday-Saturday: 10:00 am – 8:00 p.m., Sunday: 12:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Each ticket purchase helps support Jazz at Lincoln Center, to learn more about becoming a member, visit, additional information may be found at

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The mission of Jazz at Lincoln Center is to entertain, enrich, and expand a global community for jazz through performance, education, and advocacy. We believe jazz is a metaphor for Democracy. Because jazz is improvisational, it celebrates personal freedom and encourages individual expression.

Because jazz is swinging, it dedicates that freedom to finding and maintaining common ground with others. Because jazz is rooted in the blues, it inspires us to face adversity with persistent optimism.

Photo credit: Lawrence Sumulong for Jazz at Lincoln Center.

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