February 13, 2007
Lyceum Series presents Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Afro-Latin Jazz Orchestra
Augusta, Ga. - The Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Afro-Latin Jazz Orchestra, comprised of 18 prominent soloists from the Latin jazz scene, will perform on Thursday, March 1, at 7 p.m. in the Maxwell Theatre.
The Grammy nominated orchestra, led by pianist and musical director Arturo O’Farrill, is known as the official “house band” for Jazz at Lincoln Center events. The critically acclaimed group tours annually throughout the United States, as well as Europe and Asia playing classics of the Afro-Latin jazz tradition in such venues as the Hollywood Bowl, the Vienna Opera House, and the Symphony Halls of Boston, Munich, and Hong Kong.
The Afro-Latin Jazz Orchestra is the second resident orchestra of Jazz at Lincoln Center, joining the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis.
This performance is part of ASU’s Lyceum Series. General admission is $10. For tickets, call the Maxwell Theatre Box Office at 706-667-4100.