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Nash to conduct JALC Youth Orchestra in London

December 18, 2017 Posted by tedrnash

The Jazz at Lincoln Center Youth Orchestra(JLYCO) makes its international debut at the Barbican in London, England on February 27- March 1, 2018. As part of the bi-annual Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis residency at the Barbican, 22 NYC-area high school jazz musicians will spend a week abroad for a music and cultural exchange with public performances, workshops, and jam sessions.

A testament to Jazz at Lincoln Center’s ever-expanding mission of teaching young people democracy and freedom of expression through jazz and improvisation, the collaboration will bring together the Jazz at Lincoln Center Youth Orchestra, led by JLYCO Director and JLCO saxophonist Ted Nash and New York trumpeter Tatum Greenblatt; National Youth Jazz Orchestra of Scotland; and young musicians from The Guildhall Jazz Orchestra for a world –premiere concert event at Milton Court Concert Hall at the Barbican Centre on March 1. For ticket information, visit www.barbican.org.uk.

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