Event: The Sheldon Gala 2010 - Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis
When: Saturday, March 13 at 7:30 p.m.
Where: The Sheldon Concert Hall
Tickets: Patron tickets for this very special evening are on sale now!
Gala tickets start at $500 and include cocktails, dinner and dancing, preferred seating, complimentary valet parking and a tax deduction. Call the Sheldon at 314.533.9900 to order tickets.
Single tickets go on sale Saturday, February 13 at 10 a.m and are $75 orchestra / $65 balcony.
Call MetroTix at 314.534.1111 or visit www.TheSheldon.org. For more information, call The Sheldon
during normal business hours, Monday - Friday, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
ST. LOUIS, MO - The Sheldon Gala 2010 welcomes Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis, "A Tribute to Peggy and Jerry Ritter," Saturday, March 13, 2010 at 7:30 p.m. in the perfect acoustics of the Sheldon Concert Hall. Acclaimed jazz trumpeter Wynton Marsalis returns with the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra for an elegant evening of swinging sounds. Hot jazz, cool cocktails, dinner and dancing will make this an unforgettable evening! Co-chairs for Gala 2010 are Jerry & Mary Beth Daniels and David & Barbara Gifford.
Band leader of the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra, Wynton Marsalis has been credited with revitalizing jazz as an art form, bringing it into the new century as an American institution. Today's most honored jazz musician, composer and educator, Marsalis has over 30 jazz albums, nine Grammy Awards and a Pulitzer Prize to his credit. His groundbreaking compositions have changed the face of jazz, combining the rhythms, harmonies and melodies of jazz, blues, gospel, Afro-Cuban and classical music, fusing the traditional with the modern.
The Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra, comprising 15 of the finest jazz soloists and ensemble players today, has been the Jazz at Lincoln Center resident orchestra for over 14 years. Featured in all aspects of Jazz at Lincoln Center 's programming, this remarkably versatile orchestra performs and leads educational events in New York , across the U.S. and around the globe.