|Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra|
The Barbican Centre has just announced details of a fourth residency for the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis, as part of the centre’s International Associate programme. Three concerts in Barbican Hall will run from 18 to 20 February 2016.
The first concert of the 2016 residency (Feb 18) is a concert with the full JALC orchestra and Wayne Shorter with arrangements of Wayne Shorter compositions for full band.
The middle night (Feb 19) features the Young Jazz East Big Band, “created for the 2014 residency and coming together once again to participate in workshops leading up to a Creative Learning Day”. Vincent Gardner of JALC has the artistic reins of this part of the residency.
The third night (Feb 20) will be the European premiere of a new project: Our Love is Here to Stay – The George Gershwin Songbook (20 February).