Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis
Veterans Memorial Auditorium
Jan. 27, 2013
Admission: Tickets: $23-$68
FirstWorks presents Wynton Marsalis, a Pulitzer Prize-winning, musical icon and a master big-band leader in the tradition of Duke Ellington. The most outstanding jazz musician of his generation, his finest instrument is the renowned Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra, hailed by the Chicago Tribune as "the greatest large jazz ensemble working today". Fifteen of jazz's leading soloists sweep the audience into a foot-tapping, feel-good concert of the very best of American big band swing by Count Basie, Dizzy Gillespie and more.