Two iconic artists explore shared musical ground between New Orleans, the Delta, and Chicago with an historic collaboration made in blues heaven. Join Wynton Marsalis and Eric Clapton as they work from a blueprint by the legendary New Orleans bandleader King Oliver and play works from some of the most important early blues and jazz figures, from Howling Wolf and Ma Rainey to Fats Waller and Louis Armstrong. Clapton and Marsalis will be joined byMarcus Printup (trumpet), Chris Crenshaw(trombone), Victor Goines (clarinet), Jonathan Batiste (piano), Carlos Henriquez (bass), Ali Jackson (drums) and Don Vappie (banjo).
Special Guest Appearance by Taj Mahal
Wynton Marsalis and Eric Clapton Play the Blues
Fri & Sat Apr 8-9, 2011
Jazz at Lincoln Center, Rose Theater, New York