All Jazz is Modern: Jelly Roll Morton to the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra

Oct 13

8:00 PM

Friday, October 13, 2017

Experience the highest level of virtuosity and musicianship in jazz with “the world’s pre-eminent large jazz ensemble” (Chicago Tribune) at Symphony Center. Musical icon Wynton Marsalis, the only artist to win Grammy® Awards for both jazz and classical records in the same year, leads the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra in an evening of high-powered big band perfection.

Approximate concert duration: 100 minutes with no intermission

To be announced from stage.


SCP Jazz series sponsor:

This presentation is supported by the Arts Midwest Touring Fund, a program of Arts Midwest that is funded by the National Endowment for the Arts, with additional contributions from the Illinois Arts Council Agency and the Crane Group. 

Media Sponsors:      

Funding for educational programs during the 2017/18 SCP Jazz season has been generously provided by Dan J. Epstein, Judy Guitelman and the Dan J. Epstein Family Foundation.


Symphony Center Box Office:
220 S. Michigan Ave.
Chicago, IL 60604

Phone and box office are closed on non-concert Sundays.

In-season Box Office hours:
Mon–Sat 12–6 p.m.  |  Sunday 12–4 p.m. 
Open until intermission on concert days. 
Tickets can be purchased with cash, check or credit card.

Tickets by Phone:

In-season phone service hours:
Mon–Sat 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.  |  Sunday 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Open until concert time on concert days.

Ticket processing fees: $6 per ticket for phone or web orders, $3 per ticket at the Box Office, $5 per ticket for Civic Orchestra concerts.

Tickets are not available for online purchase starting one hour before concert time. Call 312-294-3000 to order tickets an hour or less before the concert.