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"Ever Up and Onward": Marlonius Jazz Orchestra Plays Billy Strayhorn

Marlon Martinez and Marlonius Jazz Orchestra will perform a big band tribute to Billy Strayhorn, to culminate Martinez' artist residency at the Colburn School Amplify Series. The program will include newly discovered works and previously unrecorded gems by the unsung giant of jazz, known for his int

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"Ever Up and Onward": Marlonius Jazz Orchestra Plays Billy Strayhorn

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Mar 27, 3:00 PM

Los Angeles, 200 S Grand Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90012, USA

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Ticket link: https://checkout.colburnschool.edu/218/246

During his March 2022 residency, jazz virtuoso bassist and Colburn Conservatory alumnus Marlon Martinez will present a tribute to jazz icon Billy Strayhorn. His big band Marlonius Jazz Orchestra will revive lesser known and newly discovered works.

Also on the program is filmed work, choreographed by Colburn Dance Dean and Amplify artist Silas Farley. The ballet is set to significant recordings of piano pieces by Strayhorn. Audiences can see this work danced live on Saturday, March 26 during Counterpointe.

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