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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JAZZ AT LINCOLN CENTER ORCHESTRA WITH WYNTON MARSALIS
Cocktail chat with Wynton Marsalis
Saturday, February 20 at 5pm
Live moderated conversation with Ashley Wheater MBE, artistic director and Nicolas Blanc, choreographer
Wednesday, March 3 at 2pm
The Democracy! Suite
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
trumpet, music director
alto saxophone and flute
tenor and soprano saxophones