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Saturday, February 20, 2021 · 7 PM

Stream: Jazz at Lincoln Center Presents The Democracy! Suite

featuring Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra Septet with Wynton Marsalis

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The Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra Septet’s performance of The Democracy! Suite aims to entertain, inspire, and uplift audiences with the full vigor, vision, and depth of America’s music.

Led by trumpeter/composer Wynton Marsalis and featuring seven of jazz’s finest soloists, the concert’s unique repertoire celebrates jazz’s embodiment of freedom and democracy.

The evening will feature the premiere of The Democracy! Suite, a new Marsalis composition written during the ongoing Covid-19 crisis as a response to the political, social, and economic struggles facing our nation. The Democracy! Suite is a swinging and stimulating instrumental rumination on the issues that have recently dominated our lives as well as the beauty that could emerge from a collective effort to create a better future.

This stream is free to the public. The performance will be available to stream on-demand until February 23, 2021.

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Saturday, February 20 at 5pm

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Wednesday, March 3 at 2pm

The Democracy! Suite

Be Present

Sloganize, Patronize, Realize, Revolutionize (Black Lives Matter)

Ballot Box Bounce

That Dance We Do (That You Love Too)

Deeper Than Dreams

Out Amongst the People (for J Bat)

It Come ‘Round ‘Gin

That’s When All Will See

Wynton Marsalis
Wynton Marsalis

trumpet, music director

Elliot Mason


Ted Nash

alto saxophone and flute

Walter Blanding

tenor and soprano saxophones

Dan Nimmer


Carlos Henriquez


Obed Calvaire


Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra Saxophones

Cha Cha Toda la Noche

Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra

The Jazz Vault: Bold, Naked, and Sensational (From Untamed Elegance)

Philippe Quint

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