The Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis will celebrate National Jazz Appreciation Month with a special event later this month.
The group is scheduled to host a virtual concert at 7:30 p.m. ET on April 15. The concert, dubbed the “Innovation + Soul” concert, will celebrate the jazz and those who have made notable contributions to the genre. The concert was performed at Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Frederick P. Rose Hall in New York, New York.
Among those who were honored at the pre-recorded concert were Jazz at Lincoln Center Board Member Charles Phillips and his wife Karen. The couple was honored with the Ed Bradley Award for Leadership in Jazz. Pianist Jon Baptiste was honored at the event with the Jazz at Lincoln Center Award for Artistic Excellence.
Performance-only passes for the upcoming streaming show are $30. Ticket holders will receive on-demand access to the concert through April 25. More information on tickets and gala packages is available online here.
Dee Dee Bridgewater hosted the pre-recorded concert. The presentation also featured appearances from famous individuals, such as former President Bill Clinton, pianist Sean Mason, and singer Veronica Swift.
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