[JPL] Grace Kelly, Wynton,
Paquito and more: "A Celebration of America", Monday 7PM on CNN
drjazz at drjazz.com
Sun Jan 18 22:48:38 EST 2009
Monday, January 19 :: "A Celebration of America" by Jazz at Lincoln Center
7:00 pm - The Kennedy Center's Eisenhower Theater
Jazz at Lincoln Center and The Rockefeller Foundation present "A
Celebration of America" on the occasion of the Presidential Inauguration
and Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.
Wynton Marsalis and former Justice Sandra Day O'Connor share the stage
with a select group of celebrated artists whose repertoire selections
will support the discussion about the values of civil society and the
principles of democracy that jazz embodies. These artists include Grace
Kelly, Paquito D'Rivera with Diego Urcola, Alvin Ailey American Dance
Theater, Bela Fleck, Cassandra Wilson, Chorale Le Chateau of New York
City conducted by Damien Sneed, Dave Brubeck, Dianne Reeves, Don Vappie,
Dr. Michael White, Foxborough (MA) High School Jazz Ensemble, Francesco
Cafiso, Freddy Cole, Giovanni Hidalgo, Herlin Riley, Jared Grimes, Jazz
at Lincoln Center Orchestra, Jessye Norman, Jonathan Batiste, Lucian
Barberin, Marcus Gilmore, Mark O'Connor, Odadaa! with Yacub Addy, Alex
Brown, Oscar Stagnaro, Mark Walker, Roy Haynes, and Shannon Powell.
Wynton Marsalis's compositions "I Am (Don't You Run >From Me)" (from All
Rise) and "Ajeseke/Jookin' - 'Mysterious Fish'" (from Congo Square)
will be performed.
Grace has been invited by Senator Kennedy to view the Inauguration at a
reception in the Dirksen Senate Office Building.
Grace's 5th CD, "Mood Changes" will be released in April.
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