Concord, NH – Famed Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with nine-time Grammy Award winner Wynton Marsalis will present a very special night in celebration of the Capitol Center for the Arts' 15th Anniversary on Wednesday, November 10 at 8:00 p.m. in Concord, New Hampshire. Ticket costs begin at $25.
The Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra comprises 15 of the finest jazz soloists and ensemble players today, and has been the Jazz at Lincoln Center resident orchestra since 1988. Featured in all aspects of Jazz at Lincoln Center's programming, this remarkably versatile orchestra performs and leads educational events in New York, across the U.S. and around the globe.
In concert, Wynton Marsalis and the 15-piece JLCO offer a window on some of history’s most influential jazz artists as well as the finest musicians playing today. In 2009 Marsalis delivered the 22nd Annual Nancy Hanks Lecture on Arts and Public Policy at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. He focused on the importance of arts and culture to the American identity and featured performances by the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra
The phenomenally talented Wynton Marsalis has recorded more than 70 jazz and classical albums which have garnered him nine Grammy Awards--the only artist to win both classical and jazz Grammys in the same year. He has been awarded numerous honors including the Pulitzer Prize in music, France’s Legion of Honor, and honorary doctorates from universities and colleges throughout the U.S. His compositions include works for the New York City Ballet, the New York Philharmonic, the Los Angeles Philharmonic, PBS, the Berlin Philharmonic, and many more. He is the creator of the video series “Marsalis on Music,” the radio series “Making the Music,” and five books. In 2001, Mr. Marsalis was appointed Messenger of Peace by Mr. Kofi Annan, Secretary-General of the United Nations, and has been a driving force in aid efforts following Hurricane Katrina. He is the artistic director of Jazz at Lincoln Center and music director of the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra.
Wynton Marsalis and the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra appear Wednesday, November 10 at 8:00 p.m. at the Capitol Center for the Arts. Tickets are available at the box office by calling 603-225-1111, or online at ccanh.com. Sponsored by Bank of America.
EDITORS: Photos of Marsalis and the JLCO orchestra are available for downloading at this link: http://www.jalc.org/about/band_photos/jlco_photos/index09.htm