Celebrating Joe Temperley In Concert

For 25 years, the baritone saxophone chair of the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra has been held by a one Joe Temperley. The Scottish musician, now 85, carries tons of credits to his C.V., especially with big bands: Thad Jones, Mel Lewis, Woody Herman, Buddy Rich, Clark Terry and — most notably — the Duke Ellington Orchestra. Jazz Night In America visits Jazz at Lincoln Center as the JLCO salutes its elder statesman, featuring Temperley on his favorite Ellington tunes and a new concerto that managing and artistic director Wynton Marsalis dedicated to his longtime colleague.


5:11 ‘Creole Love Call’

14:11 ‘Joe’s Concerto: Movement 1’

22:50 ‘Joe’s Concerto: Movement II’

27:38 ‘Joe’s Concerto: Movement III’

31:55 ‘Joe’s Concerto: Movement IV’

37:41 ‘Joe’s Concerto: Movement V’

46:07 ‘Symphonette’

52:48 ‘The Single Petal of a Rose’


Joe Temperley, Wynton Marsalis, Walter Blanding, Chris Crenshaw, Vincent Gardner, Victor Goines, Carlos Henriquez, Sherman Irby, Ali Jackson, Ryan Kisor, Elliot Mason, Ted Nash, Paul Nedzela, Dan Nimmer, Marcus Printup, Kenny Rampton


Producers: Josie Holtzman, Patrick Jarenwattananon, Nick Michael / Editor: Colin Marshall / Additional Video: Brandon Bain / Concert Video Director: James Sapione / Concert Videographers: Hiram Becker, Andrew Trost / Audio Engineer: Rob Macomber / Special Thanks: Eugenia Han, Justin Bias / Executive Producer: Anya Grundmann


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