On June 7 and 8 the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis will close the current season with “Portraits of America: A Jazz Story,” which is part of a new collaboration bridging visual art and jazz composition, inspired by art from the collection of the Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Bentonville, Arkansas.
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ON JUNE 7th AND 8th THE JAZZ AT LINCOLN CENTER ORCHESTRA WILL CLOSE THE SEASON WITH PORTRAITS OF AMERICA, A JAZZ STORY.
AS PART OF THE COLLABORATION, ORCHESTRA MEMBERS SPENT THE PAST YEAR EXPLORING CENTURIES WORTH OF AMERICAN ART FROM THE MUSEUM'S COLLECTION.
AND THEN EACH MUSICIAN SELECTED A SINGLE ARTWORK AS INSPIRATION FOR A NEW ORIGINAL COMPOSITION.
DURING THESE PERFORMANCES, THE ROSE THEATER WILL BE TRANSFORMED INTO A UNIQUE ART GALLERY IN WHICH EVERY SONG WILL BE ACCOMPANIED BY A VISUAL DISPLAY OF THE ARTWORK THAT INSPIRED IT.
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