JAZZ: WYNTON MARSALIS h95 COUNT BASIE ORCHESTRA - JANUARY 23, 2016
The Princeton Club of Chicago and the Association of Black Princeton Alumni (ABPA) invite you to Battle Royale as two of the greatest jazz orchestras in history come together for an epic one-night-only concert!
2015 marks the 80th anniversary of The Count Basie Orchestra. Winner of 18 grammy awards and known for its irresistible Kansas City Swing beat, the Legendary Count Basie Orchestra defined the big band sound of the 1930s and '40s. They join Symphony Center favorite Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra for an incredible night of timeless big band magic featuring the music of Duke Ellington and Billy Strayhorn, plus classic Count Basie arrangements. SOLD OUT! Our group is now 44 total and we will be planning a pre-show dinner for an additional charge. Stay tuned for details. Those who have purchased tickets separately from the PCC group are welcome to attend!
Saturday, January 23, 2016
220 S. Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60604
PRINCETON HONORARY DEGREE 1995, DOCTOR OF FINE ARTS
Wynton has been described as the most outstanding jazz musician and trumpeter of his generation, as one of the world’s top classical trumpeters, as a big band leader in the tradition of Duke Ellington, a brilliant composer, a devoted advocate for the Arts and a tireless and inspiring educator.
Marsalis has performed at McCarter Theater with the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra and has recorded with Judith Lynn Stillman in Richardson Auditorium at Alexander Hall.
Tickets are limited, reserve NOW: $50, lower balcony or main floor (please allow us to seat everyone based on group size, etc)
Princeton Club of Chicago Members and ABPA Members have reservation priority through December 18th for these tickets, specially discounted for our group. Note that this is a ticketed event, and we are not able to issue refunds.
Optional pre-concert Dinner gathering will be arranged if there is interest.
8:00PM Sat 23 Jan 2016 ( Timezone: Central )
220 South Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60604 USA
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