Take It From the Top: Wynton Marsalis’ “Jazz A-B-Z”

March 15th, 2012, 2:30 pm by Greg
Wynton Marsalis: Jazz A-B-Z

“Armstrong. Armstrong almighty. An ad-libbing acrobat. American ambassador of affirmation. Adventurous author of ambrosial aires. Absolute architect of the Jazz Age. Almighty Armstrong attacks the trumpet with abandon! Armstrong’s amazing artistry astonishes audiences of all ages.”

– the opening lines of Wynton Marsalis’ 2005 children’s book, “Jazz A-B-Z”

Jazz trumpeter-composer Wynton Marsalis will join the 15-piece Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra in concert at the Troy Savings Bank Music Hall in Troy at 7:30pm on Monday (March 19). Tix are $49, $69 & $79; students $22.

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