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Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra
October 6, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
“The greatest large jazz ensemble working today.” —Chicago Tribune
Led by the most famous name in jazz, Wynton Marsalis’ Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra features 15 of the finest soloists, ensemble players, and arrangers working in the genre. The orchestra emanates a renowned cool with performances featuring a mixture of standards by giants such as Charles Mingus, Mary Lou Williams, and Dizzy Gillespie, as well as more contemporary fare. Since the Jazz Center’s inception in 1988, bandleader and trumpeter Marsalis has led his orchestra’s constituent virtuosos through decades of award-winning performances, recordings, and collaborations.
Presented in association with the Office of the Vice President for Human Resources, Diversity, and Multicultural Affairs through the UVM President’s Initiative for Diversity.