Date(s) - March 26, 2014
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Stephens Auditorium, Ames, Iowa
The world’s finest working big band will take the stage at Stephens when the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra and artistic director Wynton Marsalis come to town. Formed with members of Marsalis’s septet and surviving members of the Duke Ellington Orchestra, the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra will knock your socks off with astonishing work from 15 of the best soloists, ensemble players and arrangers in jazz. If you love jazz music, mark your calendar now for this fantastic show! They’ll bring a vast repertoire of masterpieces by legends of the genre, including John Coltrane, Best of Blue Note Records (Horace Silver, Lee Morgan, Dexter Gordon, etc.), Chick Corea, Duke Ellington, Kings of the Crescent City (Armstrong, Jelly Roll, Bechet, King Oliver), John Lewis, Gerry Mulligan, and more.