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JALC Concert Series Celebrates Freedom

On October 28, 29 and 30, Jazz at Lincoln Center will produce concerts that explore the struggle for worldwide human rights by uniting jazz composers with acclaimed actors and orators. “Let Freedom Swing: A Celebration of Human Rights and Social Justice” will feature the words of renowned activists set to original commissioned music performed by the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra with Jazz at Lincoln Center artistic director Wynton Marsalis (pictured). This program is part of the grand opening festival of the new home of Jazz at Lincoln Center, Frederick P. Rose Hall.

“Jazz has the power to commemorate, to teach, and to transcend boundaries,” said Marsalis, again. “Together, these artists will bring to life the essential truths of American democracy-freedom of thought, freedom of expression and freedom of speech. In the halls of Jazz at Lincoln Center’s new home, we say, ‘Let Freedom Swing’.”

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