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Wynton Marsalis and Vince Giordano In Concert

  • Wynton Marsalis (center) on the floor at Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola.
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    Wynton Marsalis (center) on the floor at Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola.
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  • The band on stage. Co-leader Vince Giordano is on tuba in the back row.
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    The band on stage. Co-leader Vince Giordano is on tuba in the back row.
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Wynton Marsalis And Vince Giordano: Live In New York

January 2, 2013The New Year's Eve party at Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola featured two institutions of New York jazz: the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra and the Nighthawks. They count down to midnight with their interpretations of Louis Armstrong's monumental Hot Fives recordings.

The New Year's Eve party at Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola featured two institutions of New York jazz: the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra, led by trumpeter Wynton Marsalis, and the Nighthawks, led by multi-instrumentalist Vince Giordano. Both big bands share an affinity for early swing, so it made sense for them to tackle the monumental Hot Fives recordings of Louis Armstrong together. A ten-piece band with members of both ensembles counts down to midnight on the East Coast, with panache and plenty "Skid-Dat-De-Dat."

Set List
  • "Hotter Than That"
  • "Skid-Dat-De-Dat"
  • "Muskrat Ramble"
  • "St. James Infirmary"
  • "Jazz Lips"
  • "Ory's Creole Trombone"
  • "I'm Not Rough"
  • "Auld Lang Syne"
  • "The Second Line"
  • "Little Liza Jane"
  • "Buddy Bolden's Blues"
Personnel
  • Wynton Marsalis, trumpet
  • Vince Giordano, tuba/bass saxophone/guitar
  • Andy Stein, violin/saxophone
  • Victor Goines, reeds
  • Jon-Erik Kellso, trumpet
  • Chris Crenshaw, trombone/vocals
  • Ken Salvo, banjo/guitar
  • Dan Nimmer, piano
  • Carlos Henriquez, bass
  • Ali Jackson, drums
Credits

Rhonda Hamilton, host; Duke Markos and Rob Macomber, mix engineers; Simon Rentner, stage manager; Becca Pulliam, producer; Thurston Briscoe III and Anya Grundmann, executive producers. Recorded at Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola, Dec. 31, 2012. Special thanks to the staff of Jazz at Lincoln Center.

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