Special concert hosted by Wynton Marsalis inviting families into the world of jazz through singing, dancing, storytelling and listening, featuring new arrangements of familiar childrenís songs, in the surroundings of East London's much loved Hackney Empire.
Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra performances invariably celebrate the essential spirit of jazz at its absolute zenith.
'One rarely hears this music played with such technical brilliance, stylistic authenticity and tonal sheen... the JLCO is the greatest large jazz ensemble working today.' The Chicago Tribune
Sean Gregory - Head of Creative Learning at the Barbican and Guildhall School of Music and Drama - explains how you can get involved during the residency with some of the best jazz on the planet on our May podcast from minute 15.00.
Don't Forget - Wynton
Marsalis Keynote Address-
18 June 2010. This event is FREE
with tickets availible from the Barbican Advanced Box Office
prior to or on the day of the event.
Wynton Marsalis & The Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra
Part of the Orchestra's first major residency of Jazz at Lincoln Center which charts the story of the American jazz orchestra. A sizzling summer celebration of 80 years of great jazz big band music happening at the Barbican and in venues and outdoor spaces all over East London.