[Summer Jazz Academy Big Band Finale] Photo by Frank Stewart
Photo by Frank Stewart

Summer Jazz Academy Big Band Finale

You won’t want to miss Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Summer Jazz Academy’s final performance of the Clark Terry Big Band, directed by Jazz at Lincoln Center Managing and Artistic Director Wynton Marsalis, and the Milt Hinton Big Band, directed by internationally renowned bassist and educator Rodney Whitaker. 
In this grand finale, culminating two weeks of dedicated study, 42 of the top high school jazz musicians in the country will perform timeless jazz standards selected from across from the past century of jazz. Under the incomparable and expert leadership of Wynton Marsalis and Rodney Whitaker, this special performance promises to be a memorable showcase of the immense talent rising up within the next generation of jazz artists.