Wichita Jazz Festival: Trombonist Marcus Lewis with the Delano Jazz Orchestra
About this Event
6 pm | Cocktail hour with cashless bar and light bites by 1400 by Elderslie
7 pm | Concert
For nearly 50 years, the Wichita Jazz Festival has been celebrating the history and legacy of jazz music while encouraging and developing the next generation of musicians and helping build on the love for one of the oldest genres of music in the world.
The Delano Jazz Orchestra performs the great music of the most iconic big bands such as Woody Herman, Buddy Rich, Stan Kenton, Count Basie, and others. Marcus Lewis hails from Kansas City where he leads his own quintet and an 18-piece big band. His most recent album Brass and Boujee is riding high on the Billboard jazz charts. He is currently Assistant Professor of Jazz Studies at the University of Missouri–Kansas City Conservatory.
Tickets are $30 general public; $25 for WAM members (use code WAMmember at checkout)