Wycliffe Gordon in Colombo to Jazz Up #USASL70

Join American jazz sensation Wycliffe Gordon and the U.S. Embassy for a celebration of 70 years of U.S – Sri Lankan partnership (#USASL70).

The legendary Wycliffe Gordon and His International All Stars will tour Sri Lanka February 24 to 28, staging performances and master classes in Colombo, Galle, and Matara, bringing this truly American music genre from across the sea.

Come join the Wycliffe #USASL70 celebrations at any of the free public performances below:

February 24, 2018

12:30                           Fort Railway Station, Colombo (25 minutes)

17:00                           Galle Face Green, Colombo (25 minutes)

18:30                           Viharamahadevi Park, Colombo (25 minutes)

February 26, 2018

12:30                           Dutch Hospital, opposite World Trade Center, Colombo (25 minutes)

16:00                           Wekanda Road, Colombo 2 (25 minutes) 

February 27, 2018

17:00                           Galle Fort, Galle (60 minutes)

Wycliffe is a renowned musician, composer, conductor, and arranger.  He is a veteran member of the Wynton Marsalis Septet and an original member of the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra.  The Wall Street Journal named his show “Jazz a la Carte” one of the five best moments in jazz history.  He is currently an Artist in Residence at Georgia Regents University in Augusta, Georgia.