Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis
Big Band Holidays
December 7, 2021 | 7:30 pm
An event every day that begins at 7:30 pm, repeating until December 8, 2021
The house of swing comes alive in Athens when the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis brings this beloved New York holiday tradition to UGA Presents for the very first time! Featuring soulful, big band versions of the season’s greatest classics, Big Band Holidays is a joyful, uplifting program starring 15 of jazz music’s leading musicians. Under the leadership of universally acclaimed trumpeter, composer, and musical director Wynton Marsalis, this remarkably versatile group performs and leads concerts and educational events in New York, across the U.S., and around the globe. The band’s much-anticipated return to Athens promises to bring holiday cheer to one and all!
Tickets for the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra’s postponed concert on March 28, 2020, and April 8, 2021, will be honored for this performance. Contact the Performing Arts Center Box Office for more information.
Photo: Lawrence Sumulong