Wynton Marsalis

Performing as a septet with Wynton Marsalis, musicians of the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra, America's most renowned big band, present a concert of newly composed works and arrangements by Marsalis around the theme of freedom and democracy at the Yarmouth Drive-in on Cape Cod. Marsalis takes the stage at one of New England’s biggest entertainment complexes,Thursday, October 8 at 7:30 PM. Tickets go on sale Thursday, September10 at 10:00am at ​yarmouthdrivein.com​.

Hell’s never sounded as suave and soulful as it does on Sherman Irby’s Inferno by the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra (JLCO) with Wynton Marsalis. Irby, the lead alto saxophonist for the JLCO, cleverly interprets Dante Alighieri’s epic poem from “The Divine Comedy” to create a sweeping work that takes listeners on a lyrically swinging tour of the underworld’s nine circles.

In past concerts that have been described by the New York Times as being “soulful,” “evocative,” and “playing directly to the band’s strengths,” the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis performed original compositions inspired by masters of modern art including Romare Bearden, Stuart Davis, Sam Gilliam, Winslow Homer, Wifredo Lam, Norman Lewis and Piet Mondrian. On August 2, 2019,Blue Engine Records will release the studio recordings of these charts on a new album entitled Jazz and Art.

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