Swing Into Spring With The Jazz At Lincoln Center Orchestra With Wynton Marsalis At Rose Theater

February 12, 2024

Throughout March, the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis.

An ensemble of 15 virtuoso instrumentalists, unique soloists, composers, arrangers, and educators – performs an unprecedented variety of styles and genres with characteristic flair and authority.

Featuring the renowned big band and inviting a diverse roster of guest artists, each concert takes place in Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Rose Theater, located at Frederick P. Rose Hall, home of Jazz at Lincoln Center, at 60th Street and Broadway in New York City

On March 8-9, at 8:00 p.m., the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra, with Music Director Wynton Marsalis and guest saxophonists Joe Lovano and Walter Blanding, explores the widely influential corpus of Wayne Shorter, whose 2015 JALC residency resulted in an acclaimed live album issued on Blue Engine Records, the official label of Jazz at Lincoln Center. Marsalis praises Shorter as a “purveyor of pentatonic perfection; master of blues-inflected melodies; hero of vertical and horizontal harmonic implications; giant of saxophone regardless of register; improviser-extraordinaire in any musical environments; mercurial wit and biting humorist with uncommon humility and depth of understanding, seer, reader, and interpreter of ancient and modern myth… jazz messenger.” For more information, visit jazz.org/WayneShorter.

Budding music enthusiasts and their families can celebrate Women’s History Month with the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra, featuring Music Director Chris Crenshaw and guest vocalist Tammy McCann, as they share the music of The Queen of Gospel, Mahalia Jackson. Her impassioned delivery and spirituality continue to inspire artists and listeners of all ages. This edition of the family concert series, which has been a Jazz at Lincoln Center staple for decades, takes place on March 15 at 3:00 p.m.
For more information, visit jazz.org/mahalia.

On March 22-23 at 8:00 p.m., guitarist Kurt Rosenwinkel, one of the most respected composers and improvisers of the 21st century, performs the world premiere of Community and Continuum, his Jazz at Lincoln Center-commissioned program of newly arranged original music alongside the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis.
For more information, visit jazz.org/rosenwinkel.

Jazz at Lincoln Center’s 2023-24 season focuses on the concept of community; the broader community of jazz; the numerous communities that nurtured its master practitioners across its timeline; the communities of consciousness that influenced these practitioners; the music’s power to bridge divides and coalesce these distinct communities; and the role of jazz – and the arts writ large – in maintaining the human connection in the digital era. Throughout its 2023-24 season, Jazz at Lincoln Center explores these subjects with concerts featuring the forward-thinking composers, virtuosic improvisers, and ingenious conceptualists that populate the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis. Implicitly or explicitly, season concerts, education programs, advocacy initiatives, and Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra tours directly evoke themes that illuminate, as Managing and Artistic Director Wynton Marsalis put it, the notion that “Our music has the exceptional ability to bring people together.”

The organization’s 36th season runs from Sept. 21, 2023, to June 8, 2024, in Rose Theater, The Appel Room, and Dizzy’s Club – all at Frederick P. Rose Hall, the home of Jazz at Lincoln Center, located on Broadway at 60th St. in New York, New York. In addition to 24 unique live concerts throughout Frederick P. Rose Hall and more than 350 nights of music at Dizzy’s Club, the organization offers webcast performances via the Jazz Live app, in-person and virtual education programs, and Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis tour dates worldwide.

Jazz at Lincoln Center Health and Safety Guidelines

We believe in the power of music to uplift, inspire, and create a sense of community. We very much look forward to welcoming you to The House of Swing at Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Frederick P. Rose Hall this season and are committed to employing all measures to ensure your safety as well as the safety of our artists and staff. Learn more about our health and safety guidelines at jazz.org

Jazz at Lincoln Center Ticket Information

Ticket prices for Rose Theater are $30 and up depending upon the seating section. Family concert tickets in Rose Theater are $10, $20, and $25.

Note: Hot Seats—$10 seats for each Rose Theater performance (excluding Jazz for Young People® concerts and other performances as specified) are available for purchase by the general public on the Wednesday before 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, except $10 Hot Seats. A $7 handling fee applies when purchasing tickets from CenterCharge or online tickets via jazz.org.

All single tickets for Rose Theater can be purchased through jazz.org 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.

Photo credit: Wynton Marsalis.

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