Jazz At Lincoln Center Orchestra With Wynton Marsalis Comes to QPAC
Experience the incomparable Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis as they make their highly-anticipated return to the Queensland Performing Arts Centre's (QPAC) Concert Hall for two spectacular shows - Jazz Ambassadors on Monday 4 March and Monk, Miles & More on Wednesday 6 March 2019.
One and only trumpet legend and nine-time GRAMMY Award winner Wynton Marsalis leads as both Managing and Artistic Director and member of the superlative Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra, featuring 15 of the finest soloists, ensemble players and arrangers in jazz music today.
Internationally acclaimed and the first ever jazz musician to win the prestigious Pulitzer Prize for Music, Marsalis has countless accolades to his name for his contributions to music through his decades-long career.
Described by the Daily Telegraph London as the "finest big band in the world today" and with their passion and commitment to jazz music, Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis are true masters and ambassadors of big-band jazz.
On 4 March, Jazz Ambassadors promises a night transported through time to an era of the greatest jazzmen ever. The acclaimed Orchestra will treat audiences to a celebration of legendary contributions by some of the best-loved jazz artists of all-time including Duke, Dizzy, Goodman and Brubeck.
In their second performance on 6 March, Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis will present Monk, Miles & More, offering a sensational night of entertainment applauding the genius of masters the likes of Thelonious Monk, Miles Davis and John Coltrane, alongside their own superb arrangements and scintillating original compositions.
These sizzling performances form part of a three-day residency at QPAC which also includes a Jazz for Young People performance and workshops for high school and tertiary students, made possible with funding provided by the United States Government.
Don't miss the exceptional artistry of Wynton Marsalis and his legendary Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra as they return to Brisbane following their triumphant QPAC debut in 2016.Tickets on sale now. To book go to www.qpac.com.au or phone 136-246.