Wynton Marsalis to Perform 6 Nights at Blue Note Jazz Festival

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Marsalis will perform three shows with the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra and three shows with the Future of Jazz Septet at New York’s Blue Note in June.

(Photo: Piper Ferguson)

Jazz at Lincoln Center will hold a residency during the 2024 Blue Note Jazz Festival in which trumpeter Wynton Marsalis performs six nights at the Blue Note Jazz Club from June 11 to June 16. The performances mark a historic collaboration as Marsalis, managing and artistic director of Jazz at Lincoln Center, headlines the Blue Note for the first time since 1991, and these two iconic New York cultural centers unite.

Tickets are on sale now for the upcoming residency, which features the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis performing June 11–13 (click HERE for tickets), and Wynton Marsalis with Future of Jazz Septet on June 14–16 (click HERE for tickets).

Marsalis’ historic shows highlight this year’s Blue Note Jazz Festival, marking its 13th anniversary this summer with performances at venues across New York City.

As part of the Jazz at Lincoln Center residency events, two ensembles from the organization’s High School Jazz Academy will also grace the Blue Note stages. The Jazz at Lincoln Center Youth Big Band, directed by Julius Tolentino, perform on June 15, and the award-winning Jazz at Lincoln Center Youth Orchestra, directed by Tatum Greenblatt, perform on June 16.

Additional artists/performances will be announced soon.

The Blue Note continues to grow its expansive slate of programming. Upcoming shows include Corinne Bailey Rae, Ravi Coltrane, BJ The Chicago Kid, Christian McBride, The Bad Plus and more. See a complete list of dates and additional info by clicking HERE. DB



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