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Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra

Friday, November 21, 8pm @ Symphony Hall The 100th birthday of jazz's first international superstar, Sidney Bechet, is upon us. This special LCJO performance features New Oeleans clarinet virtuoso Dr. Michael White in a program led by trumpeter Wynton Marsalis, highlighting each phase of Bechet's career: Clarence Williams' Blue Five (with Louis Armstrong), the various New Orleans Feetwarmers (with Tommy Ladnier, Earl Hines ands Willie "the Lion" Smith) and Noble Sissle's orchestra. Sidney Bechet is known as "the wizard" - On November 21, you'll know why.

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