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JAZZ ROOM: Wycliffe Gordon Quartet
Jan 11 - 12, 2024 • Booth Playhouse
Pricing:Starting at $25
Renowned jazz trombonist, multi-instrumentalist, and composer, Wycliffe Gordon, and his quartet make their JAZZ ROOM debut, celebrating with a festive weekend of soulful music rooted in the blues and gospel traditions
Wycliffe Gordan is a renowned musician, composer, conductor, and arranger whose work you probably hear every day. An original member of Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra, his arrangement of the theme song to NPR’s All Things Considered is heard daily across the globe. His “Jazz a la Carte” was named one of the five best moments in jazz by the Wall Street Journal.
He has been awarded Downbeat Magazine’s “Best Trombone” award 6 times, and the Jazz Journalists Association “Trombonist of the Year” Award for 14 years, in addition to many other accolades as both an artist and composer.
Over the years, he has performed with David Sanborn, Wynton Marsalis, Paul Simon, Natalie Merchant, Rene Marie, Dianne Reeves, and Branford Marsalis, to name a few. His compositions have been performed by Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra, Wycliffe Gordon and Friends, the Brass Band of Battle Creek, and numerous other ensembles throughout the U.S. and abroad.