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About this performance

Ellington Selections of Duke Ellington*
Bernstein Prelude, Fugue and Riffs**
Marsalis The Jungle, Symphony No.4

Nicholas Buc conductor
Wynton Marsalis trumpet
Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra

The concert
For this special concert event, students are invited to join the world-famous Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis as the critically-acclaimed big band performs its Jazz for Young People concert, Who is Duke Ellington?

With their trademark energy and rich knowledge of the repertoire, Mr Marsalis and his band will illustrate how Duke’s discovery of the blues and the development of his own innovative ideas created a new vernacular that would forever change the musical landscape of jazz.

Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra’s concerts spark curiosity and imagination through vivid conversation and lively performances that inspire students and teachers alike to dance in their seats.

Recommended for secondary school-aged students, with broader suitability at the discretion of teachers.

To discuss the suitability of this content to the learning interests and needs of your students, please contact our education team:

Important information
Ticket price: $17 per ticket, one free teacher per 10 students
Duration: 60min
Strand: EXTEND

Added benefits
Included in your ticket price is a suite of pre-concert, curriculum-linked digital resources, plus a pre-event teacher information session hosted by MSO staff and artists designed to help you make the most of the concert content and pre-concert resources package (details will follow your booking).

Pictured: Jazz at Lincoln Centre Orchestra | Image credit: Piper Ferguson

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