The world’s finest working big band will take the stage at Stephens when the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra and artistic director Wynton Marsalis come to town.
They’ll bring a vast repertoire of masterpieces by legends of the genre, including John Coltrane, Best of Blue Note Records (Horace Silver, Lee Morgan, Dexter Gordon, etc.), Chick Corea, Duke Ellington, Kings of the Crescent City (Armstrong, Jelly Roll, Bechet, King Oliver), John Lewis, Gerry Mulligan, and more.
Formed with members of Marsalis’s septet and surviving members of the Duke Ellington Orchestra, the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra will knock your socks off with astonishing work from 15 of the best soloists, ensemble players and arrangers in jazz. If you love jazz music, mark your calendar now for this fantastic show!
On Stage Event
Students from area schools that have registered with our On Stage program will be attending the performance and discussing it afterwards.
Wynton Marsalis, Music Director, Trumpet
Ryan Kisor, Trumpet
Marcus Printup, Trumpet
Kenny Rampton, Trumpet
Vincent R. Gardner, Trombone
Elliot Mason, Trombone
Chris Crenshaw, Trombone
Sherman Irby, Saxophones
Ted Nash, Alto and Soprano Saxophones, Clarinet
Walter Blanding, Tenor and Soprano Saxophones, Clarinet
Victor Goines, Tenor and Soprano Saxophones, Bb and Bass Clarinets
Joe Temperley, Baritone and Soprano Saxophones, Bass Clarinet
Dan Nimmer, Piano
Carlos Henriquez, Bass
Ali Jackson, Drums
Program to be announced from the stage.