[JPL] Grace Kelly, Wynton, Paquito and more: "A Celebration of America", Monday 7PM on CNN

Dr. Jazz 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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