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Jazz At Lincoln Center Orchestra With Wynton Marsalis

Friday 20 June 2014
Recorded live at HIF’s Harrogate Music Festival

The irresistibly swinging Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra and its musical director Wynton Marsalis celebrate the 75th anniversary of iconic record label Blue Note. Launching in the UK, right here in Harrogate this show celebrates an anniversary that embraces the entire history of modern jazz from bebop to the dancefloor,

Performing big band arrangements of unforgettable classics from the treasure trove of a label that’s been home to a host of major jazz stars down the decades – Herbie Hancock, Wayne Shorter, McCoy Tyner, Art Blakey, Horace Silver and Bud Powell to name but a few.

The Jazz At Lincoln Center Orchestra is made up of 15 of the finest soloists, ensemble players, and arrangers in jazz music today. Their mission is to entertain, and enrich in the belief that jazz is the ultimate expression of individuality, freedom and optimism.

Prepare to be uplifted big band style.