Friday, March 5—Saturday, March 6, 2021
Classical Roots honors and celebrates African-American composers, musicians, educators, and cultural and civic leaders. On Friday, experience Florence Price’s Symphony No. 3; Price is the first African-American woman to have a composition performed by a major orchestra, and the Symphony No. 3 was premiered right here in Detroit. On Saturday, Wynton Marsalis and the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra take the stage to perform Marsalis’s own Swing Symphony.
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Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra
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“ Wynton Marsalis translates life into jazz ”The New York Times