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The New York Philharmonic: A Jazz Flavor, June 23 At 4 PM

All of the works in this Sunday's New York Philharmonic broadcast have a jazz connection. Igor Stravinsky's 1918 Ragtime for 11 Instruments draws its inspiration from popular music of the time, including jazz. Aaron Copland's jazz-steeped Clarinet Concerto dates from 30 years later, a commission from Benny Goodman. Wynton Marsalis has describe his "Swing Symphony" as a symphonic meditation on the evolution of swing, and prominently features the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra, with the Philharmonic.  Alan Gilbert and Case Scaglione? conduct. A fascinating program, Sunday, June 23 at 4 pm on WRTI. 

Wynton Marsalis, trumpet; Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra; Marc Nuccio, clarinet

Stravinsky:  Ragtime for 11 Instruments?

Shostakovich:  Tahiti Trot?

Copland: Clarinet Concerto?

Wynton Marsalis:   "Swing Symphony" (Symphony No. 3)