Paramount Theatre | Seattle, Washington
It's a jazzy day because Jazz At Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis is coming your way! The performance is scheduled to drop at the Paramount Theatre in Seattle on Thursday, October 5th 2023! The concert will feature a septep orchestra performing newly composed works and arrangements with a focus on the theme of freedom and democracy. The concert season will pay homage to the community and human connection, millions of people all over the world touched by jazz. Elliot Mason (trombone), Ted Nash (alto saxophone and flute), Walter Blanding (tenor and soprano saxophones), Dan Nimmer (piano), Carlos Henriquez (bass), and Obed Calvaire (drum) will be performing with the artistic director, trumpeter extraordinaire and nine-time Grammy Award-winner Wynton Marsalis. It will be an eclectic night with an incredible kind of musical synchronicity that only a group of musicians who have toured together for so long can attain. Get your tickets now to this unforgettable performance!
"The orchestra [tore] through this music as if chasing the wind. Only a group of musicians who have toured together for so long…could have attained this kind of synchronicity." -Chicago Tribune
Jazz at Lincoln Orchestra invites you to indulge in a jazzy experience at the Paramount Theater on Thursday, October 5th 2023! It will be a septep performance with artistic director, trumpeteer extraordinaire and nine-time Grammy Award-winning Wynton Marsalis. You can expect newly composed works and arrangements so this is a concert you shouldn't miss!
The concert will be performed by the following:
Wynton Marsalis, trumpet/music director
Elliot Mason, trombone
Ted Nash, alto saxophone and flute
Walter Blanding, tenor and soprano saxophones
Dan Nimmer, piano
Carlos Henriquez, bass
Obed Calvaire, drum
This concert season, 2023-2024, the orchestra focuses on the community that jazz has built over the past century and a half by touching millions of people all over the world. Master practitioners have been nurtured and polarized communities have been bridged together because of it. The compositions that will be performed will give you the sense of human connection, humanity, freedom, despite the increasing digital, atomized era.
The JLCO goes beyond simply delivering breathtaking performances. They actively engage in educational initiatives, hosting events and workshops not only in New York but also across the United States and worldwide. Their performances take place in various venues, ranging from prestigious concert halls and lively dance venues to intimate jazz clubs and vibrant public parks. In addition to collaborating with symphony orchestras and ballet troupes, they also work closely with local students and a constantly expanding lineup of guest artists.
The Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra is led by Music Director Wynton Marsalis and showcases an extensive range of musical pieces. Their repertoire spans from rare historical compositions to specially commissioned works created specifically for Jazz at Lincoln Center. The orchestra's performances include captivating compositions and arrangements by influential artists such as Duke Ellington, Count Basie, Fletcher Henderson, Thelonious Monk, Mary Lou Williams, Dizzy Gillespie, Benny Goodman, Charles Mingus, and numerous others.
Experience this incredible event at the renowned Paramount Theatre in the heart of Seattle, one of the premier music venues known for hosting exceptional performances across various genres. Don't miss out on this opportunity to enjoy a remarkable evening of music. Secure your tickets now for the jazziest Thursday night ever!