1:35:32 Full Concert: The Swing Era—Revolution in Rhythm – JLCO with Wynton Marsalis
Ellis Marsalis introduced
Jazz at Lincoln Center
The Swing Era: Revolution in Rhythm
Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis
Rose Theater. November 17, 2016

4:22 – In The Mood (Composer: Joe Garland; Arranger: Eddie Durham)
8:56 – Moten Swing (Comp.: Bennie and Buster Moten; Arr.: Count Basie and Eddie Durham)
14:10 – For Dancers Only (Comp.: Sy Oliver)
17:44 – Apple Honey (Comp.: Woody Herman; Arr.: Ralph Burns)
25:11 – Walkin’ And Swingin’ (Comp.: Mary Lou Williams)
29:09 – Early Autumn (Comp.: Ralph Burns)
33:34 – 5 O’Clock Whistle (Comp. Ames “Kim” Gannon, Josef Myrow, and Gene Irwin; Arr.: Don Redman)
37:53 – St. Louis Shuffle (Comp.: Jack Pettis and Thomas “Fats” Waller ; Arr.: Fletcher Henderson)
42:03 – Sing, Sing, Sing (Comp.: ; Arr.:)
49:08 – Weather Bird (Comp.: Louis Armstrong)
53:57 – Stompin’ At The Savoy (Comp.: Andy Razaf, Benny Goodman, Chick Webb, and Edgar Sampson;-
Arr.: Duke Ellington)
1:01:16 – Forever Swing: Mvt. I – Sidewalk Swagger (Comp.: Marcus Printup)
1:09:19 – Forever Swing: Mvt. II – Great Love (For Joe) (Comp.: Marcus Printup)
1:18:24 – Forever Swing: Mvt. III – Here, There, And Back Again (Comp.: Marcus Printup)

The Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis showcases the timelessness of swing as a genre, cultural period, and musical concept. The big bands that emerged during the Swing Era defined the sound of America – bringing people out of the Depression and ushering in a new sense of possibility.

Music director, composer, and JLCO trumpeter Marcus Printup debuts new compositions inspired by this formative decade, as well as arrangements of Swing Era classics and rarely heard works by Duke Ellington, Fletcher Henderson, and Benny Goodman, demonstrating what made jazz the definitive dance music of the 1930s. Jazz also led the country in its quest for civil rights, integrating the bandstand through extraordinary effort and increasing the connection between audiences and musicians, both of whom were actively engaged with changing the status quo. Printup and the JLCO honor that ideal, embodying the sounds, uplifting feelings, and sense of community associated with an era of great music and productive engagement.

Personnel
REEDS
Sherman Irby – alto & soprano saxophone, flute, piccolo, Bb clarinet
Ted Nash – alto & tenor saxophones, flute, alto flute, piccolo, Bb clarinet
Victor Goines – tenor saxophone, Bb & Eb clarinets
Walter Blanding – tenor & soprano saxophone, Bb clarinet
Paul Nedzela – baritone & alto saxophone, bass clarinet

TRUMPETS
Greg Gisbert
Kenny Rampton
Marcus Printup
Wynton Marsalis

TROMBONES
Vincent Gardner
Chris Crenshaw
Elliot Mason

RHYTHM
James Chirillo – guitar
Dan Nimmer – piano
Carlos Henriquez – bass
Ali Jackson – drums

JAZZ AT LINCOLN CENTER
Wynton Marsalis – Artistic Director
Bob Appel – Chairman
Greg Scholl – Executive Director

OFFICE OF WYNTON MARSALIS
Edward C. Arrendell II – President
Edith Bolton – Vice President Of Administration

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