Jazz At Lincoln Center Orchestra Wynton Marsalis Tickets
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The glorious big band 'Jazz at Lincoln Center' features a master at jazz, Wynton Marsalis. Unparalleled musicianship and diverse talents of Marsalis make the orchestra an unforgettable experience for the audiences. Jazz at Lincoln Center takes its wonderful shows to various venues across the country and you can attend one of these shows by buying Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra Wynton Marsalis tickets.
Founded in 1988, Jazz at Lincoln Center has been an important name in the business for its wonderful live orchestras and shows. With its amazing arrangement of fifteen finest musicians and heartwarming compositions, the ensemble gives a sensory treat to the audiences. All of the members of the orchestra gel in together and fuse jazz and classical with contemporary music elements. Wynton Marsalis serves as the artistic director, arranger and trumpeter for the orchestra.
Born in 1961, Wynton Marsalis is one of the most refined trumpeters and music directors of his time. He became part of the Fairview Baptist Church band in 1969 and performed with them in local musical shows. In 1975, he performed with the New Orleans Philharmonic and till 1979 he kept on playing with many orchestras and bands.
Forming his own band "Jazz at Lincoln Center" in 1981, Marsalis released his debut "Trumpet Concertos: Haydn, Hummel, Mozart" in 1983. He made a record to be the first musician to win two Grammys for jazz and classical in the same year. This made him very popular in the music circles. "Baroque Music for Trumpet" and "Hot House Flowers" were released in 1984 and once again won him two Grammys in a row. His next record "Black Codes from the Underground" came out in 1985 and maintaining the glorious history, won him another two Grammys.
Such critical acclaim helped him carve his impression on the classical and jazz music landscape. With his gifted musicianship, he allured the masses to jazz, hence is included in one of those names who marked the renaissance of jazz. From 1983-1987, he won a grammy every year. Continuing recording and touring with his band, Marsalis performed at the Jazz Festival in Marciac, France for the first time in 1991. In 1995, Jazz at Lincoln Center officially became part of the Lincoln Center.
Marsalis kept on leading his ensemble in the following years and also collaborated with other famous orchestras of the country. In 1997, Marsalis was rewarded with the very prestigious Pulitzer Prize for his epic record "Blood in the Fields". Never resting upon his laurels, Marsalis became more determined to make his music more refined. In 1999, ten of Marsalis' recordings came out and in the same year he won another Grammy for his record "Listen to the Storytellers".
With the start of the new millennium, Marsalis became more indulged in music and produced many records with his band. In 2004 Lincoln Center opened the first ever jazz-customized concert hall "Fredrick P. Rose Hall" at Marsalis' birthday to honor him. For the next two years, he released many recordings such as "Cast of Cats", "A Love Supreme" and "Don't Be Afraid: The Music of Charles Mingus". In 2007, he performed with well-renowned Willie Nelson and later released the record "Two Men with the Blues" consisting of live performances during the concert.
In 2009 he was awarded with the Insignia of Chevalier of the Legion of Honor by the French government; one of the highest ranking awards. Marsalis, with his artistic abilities guided the orchestra and his ensemble in the coming years and does so even today. In 2011 he performed with the music icons Eric Clapton and Willie Nelson which were later released as records.
With more than 75 records in his music repertoire and numerous awards and honors to his credit, Marsalis is definitely one of living music icons who will continue to shape the future of classic and jazz. His passion for orchestra draws him to perform and lead his ensemble even today. As part of his recent lineup of the shows, Marsalis will soon be hitting an orchestra hall nearby. Don't miss his live concert by getting Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra Wynton Marsalis tickets in advance.