Music & Events

Wynton Marsalis & JLCO at Chautauqua
August 22-26, 2016

Wynton MarsalisTrumpeter Wynton Marsalis, a major advocate and educator for jazz, will be at nearby Chautauqua Institute during the week of August 22 through 26.  He will bring with him the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra, and on Thursday, Aug. 25, vocalist Cecile McLorin Salvant.  Jazz journalist /historian Geoffrey Ward will also participate in the program, which will include, opn Friday, Aug 26, a performance of Marsalis' "Abbyssinian Mall."

Events will include the following:


Concerts (Ticket prices are included with your Gate Pass.  See Below):

Mon., Aug. 22, 5:00 p.m., Lenne Hall -- Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra, with Wynton Marsalis

Tues., Aug. 23, 8:15 p.m., Amphitheater -- Chautauqua Symphony Orchestra: Preview of a new work by Wynton Marsalis, plus music by A. Dvorak (Slovonic Dances) and Johannes Brahma (Symphony #2).

Cecile McLorin SalvantThurs., Aug 25, 8:15 p.m., Amphitheater -- Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with singer Cecile McLorin Salvant.

Fri., Aug. 26, 8:15 p.m., Amphitheater -- Performance of Wynton Marsalis' "Abbyssinian Mass," with JLC Orchestra and Chorale Le Chateaux.


Geoffrey WardLectures (Gate Pass Required, lectures are held in the amphitheater at 10:45 a.m.)::

Mon.(8/22) -- Wynton Marsalis. 

Tues. (8/23) -- Geoffrey Ward, writer: Jazz.

Thurs. (8/25) -- Cecile McLorin Salvant, singer.

Fri. (8/26) -- Wynton Marsalis & Geoffrey Ward.


Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra membersSpecial Courses:

Monday (8/22):    Course 2210 The Blues, Sherman Irby, JLC Orchestra Member (9-10:30 a.m.)

                          Course 2209 How to Listen to Jazz, Education/Seton Hawkins (3:30-5 p.m.)

Tuesday (8/23):    Course 2211 Gospel, Chris Crenshaw (3:30-5 p.m.)

Wednesday (8/24):    Course 2213 Afro-Hispanic Music, Carlos Henriquez, JLC Orchestra Member (9-10:30 a.m.)

                          Course 2212 Jazz and Social History, Education/Todd Stoll (3:30-5 p.m.)

Thursday (8/25):    Course 2214 The Great American Songbook, Ted Nash (3:30-5 p.m.)

Friday (8/26):    Course 2216 New Orleans Music. Victor Goines, JLC Orchestra Member (9-10:30 a.m.)

                        Course 2215 Syncopated Leadership, Education/Seton Hawkins (3:30-5 p.m.)


Gate Pass Prices:  (Ticket prices are included with your Gate Pass price.)

Morning: 7:00 a.m. -- 2:00 p.m.  $24,

Afternoon: Noon -- 8:00 p.m.   $16

Evening:  4:00 p.m. -- Midnight   $42.

Morning-Afternoon:  7:00 a.m. -- 8:00 p.m.   $40

Afternoon/Evening:  Noon -- Midnight   $58

All Day/Overnight -- $80.


Each vehicle is required to have a Parking Pass -- $8.75 daily. 

The website at is a bit confusing, but contains additional detail.  Or call the ticket office: 716/357-6250 M-F, 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

July 16, 2016