The new Congo Square DVD is in stores, as you know, and we are able to show you a trailer through our podcast.
The new video-clip is available directly from our podcast on iTunes Music Store (open directly in iTunes). If you are already subscribed to the podcast, simply update your subscription on iTunes to download the new video automatically. If you are not subscribed, subscribe to Wynton’s podcast for free on iTunes Music Store, to download the Congo Square trailer and many other interesting video clips automatically (advised).
You can also download the clip directly from this link (MP4 - 76 MB). Right-click on the link if you want to save them on your computer from this page. Quicktime 7 is required to view the video clip.
We also did some changes on the files-list of our podcast. If you are using iTunes and want to be sure to have the latest list of files available, collapse the podcast by clicking the triangle, and then expand it while holding the shift key (on Windows) or option key (on Mac). This will cause iTunes to totally update the podcast.
The Congo Square DVD and CD are available now in stores. Check them in our discography section for more buying info.
This DVD capture a dunamic 2 hour performance of Congo Square at the 2007 Montreal Jazz Festival, featuring Wynton, the JLCO and Yacub Addy with Odadaa!
On May 28, 2008, at 7:30 PM, Jazz at Lincoln Center’s annual Spring Gala concert, themed “Spring Swing,” features the soulful vocals of jazz chanteuse Patti Austin, with special guest Wynton Marsalis, performing selections from her 2008 GRAMMY - award winning album Avant Gershwin. A festive dinner (9:30 PM) will be held throughout Frederick P. Rose Hall venues following the concert. Proceeds from the evening will benefit Jazz at Lincoln Center’. For gala evening tickets, call (212) 258-9961
Due to overwhelming requests, we are pleased to announce that we will be making some of Wynton’s most famous trumpet solos available for purchase.
The solos will be available in B Flat and in concert pitch. They will cost $5 only and will be in PDF format. Following your purchase you will be able to download the music to your computer and print right in your home.
Starting from the end of May, the first solos that will be available in our Sheet Music section are: Black Codes, Delfeayo’s Dilemma, Later, Big Fat Hen and Free to Be.
On August 8 and 13, 2008, Wynton will play at Marciac Jazz Festival with his Septet and Quintet.
The first concert will be performed at the Chapiteau by his Septet: Wynton Marsalis, Marcus Roberts (to be confirmed), Reginald Veal, Herlin Riley, Wess Anderson, Wycliffe Gordon and Victor Goines.
The second performance will take place on August 13 and will feature the Quintet: Wynton Marsalis, Dan Nimmer, Carlos Henriquez, Walter Blanding, Ali Jackson, with Richard Galliano. Wynton will also give two Master Classes on August 10 and 15.
A complete photo and video report of the concerts, rehearsals and master classes will be available on August. Stay tuned!
Wynton is on the cover of Teaching Music Magazine (April 2008). The magazine features an interview to him and story on JALC education programs. You can give a look to table of contents for this number and download a pdf of the Q&A with him.