Huntington, Long Island, N.Y. (April 17, 2012) The Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis will perform at The Paramount in Huntington on May 21 as part of The Paramount Jazz Series. Under Wynton Marsalis’ direction, the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra (JLCO) performs a repertoire across the full jazz spectrum - from the music’s New Orleans roots to bebop and today’s new works. By creating and performing an expansive range of brilliant new music for quartets, big bands, chamber music ensembles, symphony orchestras, tap dance and ballet, Marsalis has expanded the repertoire for jazz and created a vital body of work that places him among the world’s finest musicians and composers. On this tour, the JLCO will showcase the vast array of musical compositions written for big band by Marsalis and members of the JLCO.
Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra is: Music Director and Trumpet: WYNTON MARSALIS; Trumpets: RYAN KISOR, MARCUS PRINTUP, KENNY RAMPTON; Trombones: CHRIS CRENSHAW, VINCENT GARDNER, ELLIOT MASON; Reeds: WALTER BLANDING, VICTOR GOINES, SHERMAN IRBY, TED NASH, JOE TEMPERLEY; Piano: DAN NIMMER; Bass: CARLOS HENRIQUEZ; Drums: ALI JACKSON.
Opened September 28, 2011 this 1,555 capacity live entertainment venue located in downtown Huntington, Long Island, features; concerts, boxing, comedy, community and other special events. Booked by Live Nation, the Paramount has hosted over 75 events in its first six months of operation and quickly established itself as the premier music venue on Long Island. Some recent acts to take the stage include; Pitbull, Taking Back Sunday, The Pixies, Elvis Costello, Rusted Root, Warren Haynes, Willie Nelson, Brand New, Goo Goo Dolls, The Script, Jane’s Addiction, Dropkick Murphy’s, Panic! at the Disco, All Time Low and many, more.
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