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  • Wynton coaches 30 college-age, younger pupils in special class

    Posted on September 6th, 2003 in News | 0

    About 30 students were given a renewed sense of inspiration, Friday after an hourlong class at the Eastman School of Music with Wynton. Students from the School of the Arts, Hochstein Music School, Eastman School of Music jazz department and Eastman’s Community Education Division came together to be conducted and coached by Wynton.   Keep reading »

  • Wynton Marsalis Pens Music for Rattner’s Eatonville

    Posted on September 2nd, 2003 in News | 1

    Amas Musical Theatre, whose previous productions include Zanna, Don’t! and Little Ham, will offer a new play with music this fall. The 35-year-old multi-ethnic, not-for-profit theatre company will present — from Oct. 21-Nov. 23 — Bonnie Lee Rattner’s Eatonville, which boasts an original jazz score and songs by Wynton Marsalis. Based on Zora Neale Hurston’s novel “Their Eyes Were Watching God,” Eatonville is set in 1920’s Eatonville, Florida, one of the first all-black incorporated American towns.   Keep reading »

  • Wynton plays with Natalie Cole at Tanglewood

    Posted on August 31st, 2003 in Concerts | 0

    Today August 31, at Lenox MA, singer Natalie Cole will perform at the Tanglewood Jazz Festival’s final concert with Wynton Marsalis and his septet featuring Herlin Riley on drums, Wess “Warmdaddy” Anderson on alto and soprano saxophones, Richard Johnson on piano, Victor Goines on clarinet, Ron Westray on trombone and Reginald Veal on bass. This concert will also showcase a new face, up-and-coming Telarc piano star, Hiromi. Updated: Newberkshire.com has just published a review of the concert.   Keep reading »

  • Wynton Marsalis Septet performing with Garth Fagan Dance at the Next Wave Festival

    Posted on August 29th, 2003 in Concerts | 1

    Griot New York made its world premiere in 1991 at the Next Wave Festival at the Brooklyn Academy of Music. A collaboration by three visionaries, concept and choreography by Garth Fagan, music composed and arranged by Wynton Marsalis, and set design by sculptor Martin Puryear, Griot New York explores contemporary urban life, human anguish and exaltation, and humankind’s triumph over adversity.   Keep reading »

  • Special report: Wynton Marsalis Septet in Italy during summer 2003

    Posted on August 24th, 2003 in Photo, Video | 0

    On July 21, 24 and 25 the Wynton Marsalis Septet performed in Milan, Lucca and Gardone Riviera (on the lake Garda). We attended the concert and take you behind the scenes. Watch to the videos and the pictures of the concert.   Keep reading »

  • New Wynton’s photos in our gallery

    Posted on August 22nd, 2003 in Photo | 0

    Thanks to Ferrie and Floris Onstwedder (from the Netherlands) and to Milena (from Belgium), we have new exciting photos for our gallery, taken in The Hague and in Bruxelles during summer 2003. Feel free to share your photos with all Wynton’s fan. Send us your images via e-mail, and we will publish them on the fan club.   Keep reading »

  • Wynton plays in the new Irvin Mayfield’s CD

    Posted on August 16th, 2003 in Music | 0

    The recently released Half Past Autumn Suite by 26-year-old New Orleans trumpeter Irvin Mayfield, has contributions by Wynton Marsalis and Renaissance man Gordon Parks.   Keep reading »

  • Wynton and the Septet playing in London

    Posted on August 4th, 2003 in Concerts | 0

    Tomorrow August 5 and 6, Wynton will play in London at Jazz Cafè. After these two dates he will conclude the European tour in Marciac.   Keep reading »

  • First impression of the italian tour dates with Wynton and the Septet

    Posted on July 29th, 2003 in News | 0

    We are back home, after the four italian dates for the Wynton Marsalis Septet. The concerts were great and we have a lot of photos and videos to post here.   Keep reading »

  • Wynton Marsalis on Benny Carter

    Posted on July 16th, 2003 in News | 0

    People often speak of whether an artist can live up to the art form,” Wynton said when Benny Carter received a Kennedy Center honor in 1996. “But Benny Carter is one of the rare instances where we wonder if the great art created can live up to him.   Keep reading »