Jazz: A Celebration of America’s Sound | Stephen A. Schwarzman Center: " Jazz: A Celebration of America’s Sound March 10-11, 2017 A two-day festival featuring headliner Wynton Marsalis, an internationally acclaimed musician, composer, bandleader, educator and a leading advocate of American culture.
Also featured will be the five-time GRAMMY award-winning Maria Schneider Orchestra and Anat Cohen, a clarinetist-saxophonist who has an international following. In addition to the concerts, the festival will offer a jazz improvisation clinic with Marsalis and a performance by the Yale Jazz Ensemble.
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Ticketed events are followed by an asterisk. Events March 10, 2017 4:00pm Yale Jazz Ensemble Concert
5:15pm Screening of “Conservatory Without Walls” (1972)
8:30pm Anat Cohen Quartet Concert*
March 11, 2017 9:00am Screening of Judy Chaikin’s “The Girls in The Band” (2011)
10:30am Jazz Improvisation Clinic with Wayne Escoffery
1:00pm Spoken Word Performance
2:00pm Maria Schneider Orchestra Concert*
4:00pm Yale Jazz Ensemble clinic with Wynton Marsalis
8:30pm Wynton Marsalis Concert*"
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