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Chick spent three nights in concert with Wynton Marsalis and the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra last week, with a survey of Chick’s entire career as a composer. The New York Times had some kind words to say about the show on Friday: The collaborative passages were “intense and interactive, almost little stand-alone concerts themselves….

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JazzTimes got full backstage access for Chick’s shows with Wynton Marsalis and the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra. Check out their description of this killer take on Chick’s “Wigwam.” “Wynton turned in a stellar solo here and Victor Goines offered a thoughtful, half-time soprano sax solo that gradually built to an ecstatic peak of Liebmanesque…

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Chick joined Wynton Marsalis and the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra last night, for the first of three really fantastic shows. The big band took on some of Chick’s well-known tunes—like “Armando’s Rhumba” and “Windows”—plus some lesser-heard ones, like “Tones for Joan’s Bones” and “Children’s Song No. 10.” Here they are in rehearsal:

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