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World-Renowned Jazz Orchestra Headed to Wilson Center

The Wilson Center at Cape Fear Community College is thrilled to announce that internationally acclaimed jazz orchestra Jazz at Lincoln Center is coming to the Wilson Center. The group will present Songs We Love on the Wilson Center stage on Monday, March 13, 2023, at 7:30 p.m.

Tickets for this amazing musical experience will go on sale to the general public on Wednesday, March 30, 2022. Tickets will be available online beginning at 10 a.m.; in-person or telephone purchases will begin at 2 p.m. Wilson Center Members will have the opportunity to purchase tickets in advance.

Please note that this is anticipated to be a full-capacity event and will adhere to all local and state guidelines at the time of the show. Tickets may be purchased online at  www.WilsonCenterTickets.com  or by contacting the Ticket Central box office. Ticket Central is open for telephone and in-person sales from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m., Monday through Friday. Ticket Central may be reached by telephone at 910.362.7999; questions may also be directed to  tickets@wilsoncentertickets.com.

About Songs We Love

Songs We Love was first presented as the 2016 Season Opener at Jazz at Lincoln Center. Songs We Love is a journey through the early years of jazz song. Under the musical direction of Riley Mulherkar, three guest vocalists will join an all-star band made up of New York’s rising stars. Combining their distinct talents, the group will sing their way through four decades of music, beginning with the early blues and jazz of the 1920s and ending in the early 1950s. Iconic singers to be explored include Ma RaineyBillie HolidayElla FitzgeraldFrank Sinatra and Judy Garland.

About Jazz At Lincoln Center

Jazz at Lincoln Center, under Managing and Artistic Director Wynton Marsalis, is dedicated to inspiring and growing audiences for jazz. With the world-renowned Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra and a comprehensive array of guest artists, Jazz at Lincoln Center advances a unique vision for the continued development of the art of jazz by producing a year-round schedule of performance, education, and broadcast events for audiences of all ages. These productions include concerts, national and international tours, residencies, weekly national radio programs, television broadcasts, recordings, publications, an annual high school jazz band competition and festival, a band director academy, jazz appreciation curricula for students, music publishing, children’s concerts and classes, lectures, adult education courses, student and educator workshops, a record label, and interactive websites.

Under the leadership of Marsalis, Chairman Clarence Otis, and Executive Director Greg Scholl, Jazz at Lincoln Center produces thousands of events each season in its home in New York City, Frederick P. Rose Hall, and around the world. For more information, visit  jazz.org.

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