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Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra – Create Your Own

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Voices of Freedom: Betty Carter, Billie Holiday, Abbey Lincoln, and Nina Simone

Rose Theater 2020-2021 • 8:00PM

Fri, Jan 8 • Sat, Jan 9

Experience the essential works of some of the 20th century’s most powerful singers and songwriters, performed by the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis and vocalists Melanie Charles, Shenel Johns, and Ashley Pezzotti. Under the music direction of JLCO trombonist and vocalist Chris Crenshaw, this brand-new program looks back at four great singers whose unapologetically honest art has stood the test of time in its meaning and musicality.

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The JLCO with Wynton Marsalis plays Charlie Parker

Rose Theater 2020-2021 • 8:00PM

Fri, Feb 26 • Sat, Feb 27

Join the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis for a centennial celebration of the great Charlie Parker. Under the music direction of Wynton Marsalis, the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra and special guest saxophonists Patrick Bartley, Immanuel Wilkins, and Zoe Obadia will pay a fitting tribute to the iconic pioneer of bebop.

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The JLCO with Wynton Marsalis and Special Guest Bryan Stevenson

Rose Theater 2020-2021 • 8:00PM

Fri, Apr 2 • Sat, Apr 3

Witness the world premiere of new music by Wynton Marsalis and members of the world-renowned Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra. In collaboration with high-profile speakers and thinkers like Bryan Stevenson—a globally acclaimed activist, public interest lawyer, and founder of the Equal Justice Initiative—the band will perform new works considering large, international questions of freedom, justice, and hope. Additional special guests from multiple artistic disciplines will join the show to help the JLCO bring this important new body of work to life.

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God Bless America

Rose Theater 2020-2021 • 8:00PM

Thu, May 20 • Fri, May 21 • Sat, May 22

The Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis dedicates an evening to Irving Berlin, the immensely popular composer who was once called “the greatest songwriter that has ever lived” by George Gershwin. With classics like “God Bless America,” “I’ll Be Loving you Always,” and “Count Your Blessings,” the concert will feature one hit after another as the JLCO performs a series of Great American Songbook, Broadway, and Hollywood classics.

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Coltrane: A Love Supreme

Rose Theater 2020-2021 • 8:00PM

Fri, Jun 11 • Sat, Jun 12

In the final Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis concert of the season, the JLCO will perform John Coltrane’s immortal A Love Supreme, followed by a number of Coltrane classics related to freedom. With music direction by saxophonist Camille Thurman, the band will re-introduce listeners to one of the most powerful pieces of music ever created.