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Celebrating Ornette Coleman at Rose Theater

Where

Rose Theater
33 West 60th Street
New York, NY
Map
212-258-9800

When

Fri, May 18, 2018
8:00 pm

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The Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis celebrates one of jazz's great original geniuses: composer, Pulitzer Prize winner, and alto saxophonist Ornette Coleman (1930–2015). One of the all-time best melodists — regardless of musical tradition — this groundbreaking visionary left us with a profound body of work that demands ongoing exploration.

With virtuosic big band arrangements of seminal works like "Una Muy Bonita," "Lonely Woman," and "Peace," the Orchestra will foray deep into Coleman's incomparable musical world. 2017 Grammy Award-winning composer, arranger, saxophonist, and bandleader Ted Nash serves as music director for the evening, utilizing the orchestra's many colors to bring this music to life....

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Emma Zeger uploaded this event on April 23, 2018