Delve into Wynton Marsalis’s new concert series Journey Through Jazz, which takes audiences on an odyssey through America’s music. Illustrating his gift for combining prose and music with wisdom and humor, Marsalis leads the crowd through a narrative that explains the evolution of jazz and the blues. These are the inaugural concerts in a family-friendly series, funded by Lynne and Richard Pasculano, to help audiences appreciate different aspects of this American art form. The performances are also a rare opportunity to experience the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra in the intimate and iconic Appel Room.
In this interactive evening, explore American folk music and the blues as well as their relationship to jazz. Join us for a journey of captivating musical moments. Jazz novices, enthusiasts, musicians, and music lovers of all ages are welcome.
Sherman Irby - alto & soprano saxophones, flute, piccolo, Bb clarinet
Ted Nash - alto & tenor saxophones, flute, alto flute, piccolo, Bb clarinet
Victor Goines - tenor saxophone, Bb & Eb clarinets
Nicole Glover - tenor & soprano saxophones, Bb clarinet
Paul Nedzela - baritone & alto saxophones, bass clarinet
Adam Birnbaum - piano
Luques Curtis - bass
Obed Calvaire - drums