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Dazzling replay of Carnegie classic

Mar 01, 2018 - The Daily Telegraph (London)

If any ensemble in the world can claim to be jazz's custodian, the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra is surely it. Together with its founder/director, the great trumpeter and band leader Wynton Marsalis, they keep the great tradition of jazz in constant circulation.

The question facing such an enterprise is: should respectful recreation or bold reinterpretation be the guiding principle? Marsalis has always leaned towards the former, and never more so than at the orchestra's concert on Tuesd...