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Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis

Music Review | Abyssinian Mass

By John L Walters

The stars of this show, part of the Barbican’s season of collaborations with the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra, were the 60-odd singers of the Abyssinian Mass choir. And what a joyful noise they made, as soloists and en masse, giving this exceedingly long and… Read More >

On The Jazz At Lincoln Center Orchestra

January 31, 2011 6:54 PM
For those in the know, it’s usually more fun to talk about Wynton Marsalis and Jazz at Lincoln Center — the organization Marsalis is artistic director of — than it is to talk about their music. Marsalis and JALC have been controversial in… Read More >

Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis – review

Barbican, London
3 out of 5 stars
John Lewis
The Guardian, Wednesday 11 July 2012 07.41 EDT
Wynton Marsalis is famously resistant to notions of jazz-fusion. He has denounced attempts to dilute jazz by using funk or rock rhythms, always loudly asserting the primacy of swing in the jazz tradition…. Read More >

Wynton Marsalis plays homage to Von Freeman


August 29, 2012
Howard Reich
Just moments after Wynton Marsalis took the stage of Orchestra Hall on Tuesday night he addressed a subject on many people’s minds: Chicago tenor saxophonist Von Freeman, who died earlier this month at age 88.
“He was a legend,” Marsalis told a crowded… Read More >