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Spaces by Wynton Marsalis

Rose Theater 2018-19 Season • 8:00PM

Thu, Sep 13 • Fri, Sep 14 • Sat, Sep 15

Wynton Marsalis’Spaces combines modern dance with big band jazz in a playful and wildly entertaining exploration of the animal kingdom. Performed for the first time (to sold-out crowds) in 2016, this visually captivating Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis production returns to kick off our 31st season. The same two singular dance geniuses from the Spaces premiere—Lil Buck and Jared Grimes—reprise their roles, leaping, sliding, flipping, and tap dancing across the stage.


The Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra Plays Miles Davis

Rose Theater 2018-19 Season • 8:00PM

Thu, Nov 8 • Fri, Nov 9 • Sat, Nov 10

The Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis performs Miles Davis’ groundbreaking music from the 1940s–60s, showcasing pivotal musical moments from his long quest toward innovation. Song selections will highlight Davis’ popular experiments in bebop, cool jazz, modal jazz, and the avant-garde, as well as the earliest traces of his transition into electric jazz. This music remains enormously popular among both hardcore jazz fans and casual listeners, and this concert will provide new perspective on each creative breakthrough.


A Swingin' Sesame Street Celebration: 50 Years & Counting

Rose Theater 2018-19 Season • 7:00PM

Thu, Feb 7 • Fri, Feb 8 • Sat, Feb 9

Sesame Street joins the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis for a swinging celebration of Sesame’s 50th anniversary! See the Sesame Street Muppets sing classic songs from your favorite childhood TV show while interacting with the world’s greatest big band. This music is fun, playful, and intelligent, appealing to the littlest jazz lover and seasoned aficionado alike. Come on down to the House of Swing and help us celebrate 50 years of Sesame Street. Proudly presented in collaboration with Sesame Workshop.


Wynton Marsalis and Ken Burns: Country Music

Rose Theater 2018-19 Season • 8:00PM

Thu, Apr 25 • Fri, Apr 26 • Sat, Apr 27

Iconic documentarian Ken Burns and the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis explore the shared roots found throughout American music. With never-before-seen clips from Burns’ upcoming Country Music series, audiences will learn the fascinating and often intertwined histories of songs made famous by artists such as Ray Charles, Johnny Cash, Willie Nelson, Merle Haggard, Dolly Parton, and others—and then hear brand new arrangements of those songs written and performed by the JLCO.