Jazz at Lincoln Center Presents Songs We Love
Jazz at Lincoln Center (JALC) Presents Songs We Love live in Bloomington this February. Songs We Love was the 2016 season opener for Jazz at Lincoln Center. The evening of music is a journey through the first 50 years of jazz under the musical direction of Riley Mulherkar with three vocalists and an all-star band made up of New York’s rising stars.
Combining their distinct talents, the group will sing through four decades of music, beginning with the early blues and jazz of the 1920s and ending in the early 1950s. Iconic singers highlighted during the performance include Ma Rainey, Billie Holiday, Ella Fitzgerald, Frank Sinatra, and Judy Garland.
JALC is dedicated to inspiring and growing audiences for jazz. With its world-renowned orchestra and a comprehensive array of guest artists, Jazz at Lincoln Center advances a unique vision for the continued development of the art of jazz by producing a year-round schedule of performances, education, and broadcast events for audiences of all ages. Under the leadership of managing and artistic director Wynton Marsalis, chairman Clarence Otis, and executive director Greg Scholl, JALC produces thousands of events each season in its home, New York City, and around the world.