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This November 2008, Jazz at Lincoln Center celebrates the musical genius of Thelonious Monk.
On November 15, at 1:00 PM and 3:00 PM, Wynton and friends open the Monk Festival weekend by playfully exploring his unique musical universe. He will host Jazz for Young People: Who is Monk, in Rose Theater.
On November 20-21-22, a very special concert entitled: The Music of Thelonious Monk, by the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis presents big band arrangements of Monk’s idiosyncratic compositions and features one of the premiere interpreters of Monk’s music today with pianist Marcus Roberts.
Check Wynton’s beautiful duet with Marcus Roberts on Monk’s Reflections from rehearsals in Marciac 2008 video series.
HDNet will be airing a replay of Wynton’s concert: “Rebuilding The Soul of America”, this coming Sunday, November 16 at 12 pm ET.
Wynton performed in his hometown of New Orleans at the Harrah’s Casino Theater. See the performance that Wynton and his Septet played to commemorate hurricane Katrina and support the cultural infrastructure of New Orleans, in high definition on HDNet.
CNN Heroes: An All-Star Tribute,” launched last year to spotlight ordinary citizens accomplishing extraordinary deeds.
Celebrities who have participated in this year’s initiative through interviews about their own heroes include: Mark Cuban, Dana Delany, Cyndi Lauper, John Legend, Wynton Marsalis, Shaquille O’Neal, Susan Sarandon and Gretchen Wilson.
Wynton nominated performer and educator Davey Yarborough as his hero! His segments will air tonight on CNN during the LARRY KING SHOW (9-10pm ET) and on Thanksgiving, November 27, at 9 p.m. (ET/PT). Below you can watch the video to be broadcast tonight with Wynton and Davey…
Embedded video from CNN Video
On Monday, November 10, 2008, at 7 PM, the JALC Fall Gala 2008 evening begins with a concert in Frederick P. Rose Hall, featuring the music of the great Nat “King” Cole performed by Jazz and R&B singer George Benson.
The Wynton Marsalis Quintet and the Orchestra of St. Luke’s will also perform. Following will be a post-performance dinner in The Allen Room and Atrium.
More info on www.jalc.org
Check Wynton's appearance with Jonathan Russell on CBS2 about the upcoming Nursery Song Swing Concerts at JALC
On November 6-7-8, 2009, the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton and guest artists will transform traditional children’s songs and nursery rhymes with a big band twist. Performed at Jazz at Lincoln Center for the first time, Nursery Song Swing features new arrangements by members of the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra.
Young guest artists Grace Kelly (age 16) on saxophone, Carl Majeau (age 17) on saxophone and Jonathan Russell (age 13) on violin, join the orchestra for this unique concert event. More info about tickets on www.jalc.org
Tomorrow morning November 1st, at 9:45 AM, Wynton will be guest on CBS for the Saturday Morning Show.
He is going to be interviewed about Nursery Song Swing, the next concerts series to take place at Jazz at Lincoln Center on November 6-7-8, 2009
The new DVD by Wynton Marsalis and Willie Nelson: “Live From Jazz At Lincoln Center New York City”, is now available in stores. You can order it directly from Amazon.com.
Released by Eagle Entertainment, the DVD features the live concert recorded at JALC on January 2007. Tracks are inter cut with interviews of both men where they expound articulately about the material and the presentation. Following you can also give a look to the DVD trailers. The two American icons will also perform in Rose Theater at 8 p.m. next February 9 and February 10, 2009. More info in the tour section
1. Rainy Day Blues
2. George On My Mind
3. Bright Lights Big City
4. Basin Street Blues
6. Night Life
8. My Bucket’s Got A Hole In It
9. Ain’t Nobody’s Business
10. Don’t Get Around Much Anymore
11. Sweet Georgia Brown
12. That’s All
13. Down By The Riverside
On Monday. October 27, Wynton and his Quintet (Walter Blanding, saxophone; Dan Nimmer, piano; Carlos Henriquez, bass; Ali Jackson, drums) will perform a benefit presented and sponsored by Entergy at Paramount Center for the Arts in Peekskill, NY. The concert begins at 7:30 p.m.
The Paramount is at 1008 Brown St., Peekskill. Tickets are $50-$75. Call 914-739-2333 or visit www.paramountcenter.org