Portraits of America: A Jazz Story at The Appel Room
Jazz at Lincoln Center
uploaded this event on February 23, 2018
The Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis closes the season with a new collaboration bridging visual art and jazz composition. In partnership with the Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Bentonville, Arkansas, JLCO members have spent the past year exploring centuries’ worth of American artwork, ranging from famous masterworks to lesser-known gems. Each musician was asked to select a single piece of art as inspiration for a new original composition This new collection of music will be performed by the JLCO for the first time tonight...