Unparalleled genius and astounding virtuosity presented on our grandest stage.
The Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra, led by Wynton Marsalis, is made up of 15 of the finest soloists, ensemble players, and arrangers in jazz music today.
Musicians are still reckoning with Miles Davis’ influence on jazz. As a composer, bandleader, instrumentalist and innovator, Davis pushed the music and the culture in countless new directions, from cool jazz (Birth of the Cool), post-bop (Kind of Blue) to the heady days of fusion (In a Silent Way) and beyond.
Jelly Roll Morton was a ragtime and stride legend, while George Gershwin worked on the borders of jazz, classical and popular song. Now a new generation of musicians, led by pianist Aaron Diehl and singer Cécile McLorin Salvant, turns the spotlight on timeless classics and little-known gems by these jazz masters.
The collaborative nature of jazz makes the idea of super groups almost commonplace. So, when a group comes along with such a distinct identity and history, it is always worth a close listen.