JAZZ ROOM: Wycliffe Gordon Quartet
Renowned jazz trombonist, multi-instrumentalist, and composer, Wycliffe Gordon, and his quartet make their JAZZ ROOM debut, celebrating with a festive weekend of soulful music rooted in the blues and gospel traditions
Wycliffe Gordan is a renowned musician, composer, conductor, and arranger whose work you probably hear every day. An original member of Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra, his arrangement of the theme song to NPR’s All Things Considered is heard daily across the globe. His “Jazz a la Carte” was named one of the five best moments in jazz by the Wall Street Journal.
He has been awarded Downbeat Magazine’s “Best Trombone” award 6 times, and the Jazz Journalists Association “Trombonist of the Year” Award for 14 years, in addition to many other accolades as both an artist and composer.
Over the years, he has performed with David Sanborn, Wynton Marsalis, Paul Simon, Natalie Merchant, Rene Marie, Dianne Reeves, and Branford Marsalis, to name a few. His compositions have been performed by Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra, Wycliffe Gordon and Friends, the Brass Band of Battle Creek, and numerous other ensembles throughout the U.S. and abroad.
Directions & Parking
A special preferred parking rate of only $10* is available for our patrons in our designated garage.
Bank of America Center Parking Garage
- Enter on Trade or 5th Streets between N. College and N. Brevard Streets.
The $10 rate is applicable when parked in the garage after 5pm on weekdays, Mon – Fri. If parked in the garage before 5pm, the $10 rate is void. There is no time restriction for the weekend, Sat & Sun.
GETTING AND USING YOUR PARKING PASS WHEN YOU ARRIVE
- Pull the garage entry ticket when you arrive at the designated garage. You will need this to exit!
- Purchase a $10 Blumenthal exit pass at the theater or >click here to purchase in advance online. If you would rather purchase by phone, please call 704.335.1010*
WHEN YOU EXIT
- Insert your garage entry ticket into the yellow slot. Amount due will display on the screen.
- Insert your Blumenthal exit pass in the same yellow slot, with the arrow pointing at slot.
- Gate arm will rise and screen will display “drive safely.”
*Pre-paid parking is not available day of show.
Bring your pre-purchased parking pass with you to the show and exchange for an exit pass or purchase your exit pass at the box office or parking stations at the show.
The Booth Playhouse is located on the upper level of Founders Hall. Take the Bank of America Center Parking Garage elevator to the 6th level. Go through the Bank of America Center and cross the over-street walkway into Founders Hall. The Booth Playhouse will be on your immediate right.
Booth Playhouse at Blumenthal Performing Arts Center is located in Founders Hall and contains 434 seats in its orchestra and gallery levels.
It hosts a variety of dance, choral and other musical ensembles, as well as meetings, seminars and workshops.