08/12/11

Wynton Marsalis/Eric Clapton Concert Film to Play in Movie Theaters

Lincoln Center show was recorded this spring

Wynton Marsalis and Eric Clapton Play the Blues, a film that documents the collaboration of the two superstars at Lincoln Center this April, will play for one night only in theaters. Recently released by Rhino Records on both CD and DVD, the concert will be broadcast to nearly 550 movie theaters nationwide on Wednesday, September 7, at 7:30 p.m. local time. The concert also includes a special appearance by blues musician Taj Mahal, who joins the duo for two songs, as well as exclusive behind-the-scenes rehearsal footage.

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Wynton Marsalis & Eric Clapton "Play the Blues" at Jazz at Lincoln Center
By Julie Skarratt
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Wynton Marsalis, Eric Clapton & Taj Mahal at Jazz at Lincoln Center
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The performance, which took place at Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Rose Theater at Frederick P. Rose Hall in New York City, features a repertoire of songs selected by Clapton and arranged by Marsalis.

Tickets are available at participating theater box offices and online at Fathom Events. For a complete list of theater locations and prices, visit the same website.

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