Upcoming Event at the State Theatre NJ – Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis – March 17 2012

by Donald Hanson • March 8, 2012 • EventsComments (0)1353

State Theatre presents

Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis
Wynton Marsalis, artistic director of Jazz at Lincoln Center
and music director of the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra

Saturday, March 17, 2012, 8pm; “Take5” Ticket Prices: $25, $35, $60, $75

Ticket Office: 732-246-SHOW (7469)


New Brunswick, NJ —State Theatre presents the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis on Saturday, March 17, 2012 at 8pm. Discounted tickets ranging from $25-75 are available for this performance as part of the State Theatre’s “Take5” promotion (mention the promotional code “Take5” when ordering tickets to receive the discount, not all seating sections apply).Additional Dining and Getaway packages as well as the “Tickets Plus” package ($144 for two tickets, two glasses of wine, and a box of chocolate) are available. For more information on packages, visitwww.StateTheatreNJ.org.


Holding residency at Lincoln Center since 1988, the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra is comprised of 15 of the most skilled jazz musicians today. This versatile orchestra of soloists and ensemble players is featured in all of Jazz at Lincoln Center’s performance and educational programming throughout New York City and the world.


Line-up includes Wynton Marsalis (trumpet), Kenny Rampton (trumpet), Marcus Printup (trumpet), Ryan Kisor (trumpet), Chris Crenshaw (trombone), Vincent Gardner (trombone), Elliot Mason (trombone), Victor Goines (saxophone/clarinet), Ted Nash  (saxophone/clarinet/flute), Walter Blanding (saxophone/clarinet), Sherman Irby (saxophone/clarinet), Joe Temperley (saxophone/clarinet), Carlos Henriquez (bass), Ali Jackson (drums), and Dan Nimmer (piano).


Wynton Marsalis, music director 
Born in New Orleans, Louisiana, Wynton Marsalis displayed superior musicianship skills at an early age. By age 14, he had already performed with the New Orleans Philharmonic and throughout high school performed with the New Orleans Symphony Brass Quintet and various other jazz bands throughout New Orleans. In 1981, Marsalis formed his own band and performed over 120 concerts every year for 15 straight years. His widely popular music workshops and successful performances sparked new life into jazz throughout the world.


Wynton Marsalis has produced over 70 records, including three Gold Records, which have sold millions of copies worldwide. He is also the recipient of nine Grammy Awards® for both jazz and classical records. In 1997, Marsalis became the first jazz musician to win the Pulitzer Prize for Music for his oratorio Blood On The Fields.


Nearly 10 years after Marsalis co-founded a jazz program at Lincoln Center, in 1996 Jazz at Lincoln Center was established. Marsalis presently serves as Artistic Director for Jazz at Lincoln Center and Music Director for the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra. Through his leadership, Jazz at Lincoln Center has not only become an internationally acclaimed performance center, but a premier institution of educational programming for students of all ages from around the world.


This performance is underwritten by Sherard and Naomi Murphy.


For tickets or more information, call the State Theatre ticket office at 732-246-SHOW (7469), or visit us online at www.StateTheatreNJ.org. The State Theatre ticket office, located at 15 Livingston Ave, New Brunswick NJ, is open Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, 10am to 6pm; Wednesday 11am to 7pm; Saturday 1pm to 5pm; and at least one hour prior to curtain on performance dates. For information on group outings and discounts, call 732-247-7200, ext. 517. Some additional ticket and transaction fees may apply.


State Theatre, a premier nonprofit venue for the performing arts and entertainment. The theater exists to enrich people’s lives, contribute to a vital urban environment, and build future audiences by presenting the finest performing artists and entertainers and fostering lifetime appreciation for the performing arts through education. The State Theatre’s programs are made possible, in part, by funding from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts/Department of State, a Partner Agency of the National Endowment for the Arts, and contributions from numerous corporations, foundations, and individuals. The Heldrich is the official hotel of the State Theatre. Magic 98. 3 is the official radio station of the State Theatre. The Star-Ledger is the official newspaper of the State Theatre. United is the official airline of the State Theatre.


Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis

Sat, March 17 at 8pm

“Take5” Ticket Prices: $25, $35, $60, $75



15 Livingston Ave

New Brunswick, NJ 08901

Ticket Office – 732-246-SHOW (7469)

Online – www.StateTheatreNJ.org

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