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The JLCO with Wynton Marsalis Plays Brubeck

Rose Theater 2020-2021 • 8:00PM

Thu, Nov 19 • Fri, Nov 20 • Sat, Nov 21

This centennial celebration of composer, pianist, and bandleader Dave Brubeck will showcase fresh arrangements of Brubeck’s greatest works. Performed by the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with rising-star pianists Sean Mason and Thandi Ntuli, the concert will feature brilliantly crafted versions of favorites like “Take Five,” “Blue Rondo a la Turk,” “Unsquare Dance,” “The Duke,” “Strange Meadowlark,” and many others.

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Big Band Holidays con Rubén Blades

Rose Theater 2020-2021 • 8:00PM

Thu, Dec 17 • Fri, Dec 18 • Sat, Dec 19

Salsa giant and international icon Rubén Blades joins the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis to present a lively new take on the Grammy Award–nominated, annually sold-out Big Band Holidays program. With swinging, big-band versions of holiday classics, it’s an uplifting seasonal event perfect for the whole family.

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Wynton Marsalis Small Group

Rose Theater 2020-2021 • 8:00PM

Thu, Apr 22 • Fri, Apr 23 • Sat, Apr 24

The first half of this two-part concert features Walter Blanding’s The Happiness of Being, a musical reflection on the meaning of freedom, plus a selection of thought-provoking jazz classics on the subject of freedom. In the second half, Wynton Marsalis will perform new music with his small group—an extremely rare experience in Rose Theater!

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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.