Jazz & The Philharmonic

JAZZ AND THE PHILHARMONIC is a one-of-a-kind concert project conceived by music producer Larry Rosen that merges Jazz and Classical Music featuring a star-studded roster of award-winning jazz and classical artists performing iconic compositions by legendary composers. The project involves GRAMMY® Award-winning artists: vocalist Bobby McFerrin, virtuoso pianist Chick Corea, pianist/composer Dave Grusin and trumpeter Terence Blanchard, who is also the artistic director for the Henry Mancini Institute. In addition the project features violinist Mark O’Connor, whose career has been based on the intersection of classical music and American folk music, Met opera star and YoungArts alumnus Eric Owens, classical pianist and YoungArts alumna Elizabeth Joy Roe, choreographer, dancer and YoungArts alumnus Desmond Richardson, YoungArts Master Teacher Shelly Berg and the Frost School of Music‘s acclaimed Henry Mancini Institute Orchestra, conducted by Scott Flavin. The historic event is a collaboration of the National Young Arts Foundation, the Frost School of Music, the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts, and JAZZ ROOTS: A Larry Rosen Jazz Series. The all-star concert event was presented and filmed at the 2,000-seat John S. and James L. Knight Concert Hall at the Adrienne Arsht Center on January 11, 2013. from http://www.okeh-records.com

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