The Count Basie Orchestra with Marlena Shaw
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The last date listed for The Count Basie Orchestra was Saturday October 18, 2003 / 8:00pm.
Currently at Segerstrom Center for the Arts, Segerstrom Hall:
- Full Price:
- $39.00 - $79.00
- Our Price:
- $20.00 - $40.00
Lead by musical director, nine-time Grammy winner and trumpet player Wynton Marsalis, the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra will perform the music of Count Basie and Duke Ellington on this return visit to Southern California. The 15-piece ensemble features some of the foremost authorities on jazz as well as acclaimed soloists and ensemble players. Known for their technical prowess and authentic performances, you'll experience songs by Basie and Ellington like you never have before. The Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra is one of the most acclaimed ensembles playing today, with a relentless touring schedule that takes them around the world. Learn More
Quotes & Highlights
- "The greatest big band working today." --<em>New York Post</em>
- Count Basie was honored by the United States government by printing his image on a postage stamp.
- Marlena Shaw combines "the soaring sensuality of Sarah Vaughan with the precisely articulated swing of Carmen McRae."
- The Count Basie Orchestra has won 17 Grammy Awards to date.
For more than 60 years, the Count Basie Orchestra has been the standard by which other big bands have been judged.
Joined by Marlena Shaw, one of the most charismatic and versatile vocalists on the scene today, this American institution is sure to blow the roof off with their signature sound blending jazz and swing.
There is no band like the Count Basie Orchestra, which has garnered every respected jazz poll in the world, accumulated awards -- 17 Grammys in all -- and continues to tour the world.