Wynton Marsalis and orchestra make fo...

Wynton Marsalis and orchestra make for an even mightier Theloni...

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Thelonious Monk was one of the 20th century's unique musical voices. The jazz pianist and composer had such an offbeat and original sound that it was hard for two or three other musicians to keep up with him ...

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Awestruck

Minneapolis, MN

#1 Mar 7, 2009
It was pretty dazzling musicianship; I guess it had to be considering the difficulty of both the arrangements and the original source material. I don't know what is better about jazz: its rule-breaking or its rule-following. Wynton was a great soloist, but also a friendly, casual emcee who kept things loose and fun for the evening. Hope that he and the LCJO come back soon.

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