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Big Band Holidays: Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis

About This Concert

It’s the most wonderful time of year! The Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis and music director Marcus Printup continue a beloved annual tradition with Big Band Holidays.

Featuring soulful, big band versions of classics like “Jingle Bells,” “Joy to the World,” and “Brazilian Sleigh Ride,” Big Band Holidays is a fun, one-of-a-kind holiday extravaganza that’s sure to brighten up your season.

Fun Facts

  • The Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra features 15 incredible soloists, ensemble players and arrangers.
  • Marsalis took up the trumpet at age 6 and performed as a soloist the New Orleans Philharmonic at 14.
  • In 2001 Marsalis was made an International Ambassador of Goodwill as a United Nations Messenger of Peace, appointed by United Nations Secretary General Kofi Annan.
  • In 2010 the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra established its first residency in Cuba with Cuban musicians including Chucho Valdés and Omara Portuondo.

Please note: The Minnesota Orchestra does not perform on this program.

Accessibility at Orchestra Hall

Assisted listening devices available Large print program available Wheelchair seating availableService dogs welcomePlease refrain from using strong perfumes and colognes

Location Orchestra Hall
1111 Nicollet Mall
Minneapolis
MN
55403

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Big Band Holidays: Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis

Tickets

1573817169

1576288800

1606044369

Fri Dec 13 8pm Buy

Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra | Photo © Piper Ferguson

Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra | Photo © Piper Ferguson

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Concert Duration

Approximately 2 hours including a 20 minute intermission.


Pre-Concert

Doors open 6pm

Simpson Housing Services Pajama Drive


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About This Concert

It’s the most wonderful time of year! The Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis and music director Marcus Printup continue a beloved annual tradition with Big Band Holidays.

Featuring soulful, big band versions of classics like “Jingle Bells,” “Joy to the World,” and “Brazilian Sleigh Ride,” Big Band Holidays is a fun, one-of-a-kind holiday extravaganza that’s sure to brighten up your season.

Fun Facts

  • The Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra features 15 incredible soloists, ensemble players and arrangers.
  • Marsalis took up the trumpet at age 6 and performed as a soloist the New Orleans Philharmonic at 14.
  • In 2001 Marsalis was made an International Ambassador of Goodwill as a United Nations Messenger of Peace, appointed by United Nations Secretary General Kofi Annan.
  • In 2010 the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra established its first residency in Cuba with Cuban musicians including Chucho Valdés and Omara Portuondo.

Please note: The Minnesota Orchestra does not perform on this program.

Accessibility at Orchestra Hall

Assisted listening devices available Large print program available Wheelchair seating availableService dogs welcomePlease refrain from using strong perfumes and colognes

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Pre- and Post-Concert Experiences on Friday December 13 / SEE ALL UPCOMING EXPERIENCES

Simpson Housing Services Hats & Mittens Drive

Simpson Housing Services Pajama Drive

When: Pre-concert
Where: Roberta Mann Grand Foyer
Donate new or gently used pajamas and ground coffee (no pods please) to support Simpson Housing Services, a local nonprofit that helps thousands of people experiencing homelessness find the housing, support, and shelter they need in a time of crisis. Look for collection bins near the Christmas tree in the lobby.