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  • Wynton appearing tonight in a PBS homage to Louis Armstrong

    Posted on July 6th, 2005 in News | 2

    Tonight’s PBS “American Masters” encore will show: “Satchmo: The Life of Louis Armstrong”. Wynton will appear in the program on PBS to explain the difference between technique and nuance - and why Armstrong was so amazing at both.   Keep reading »

  • Wynton’s new album will be released on August 30

    Posted on July 4th, 2005 in Music

    On August 30, Blue Note Records will release Amongst The People: Live at The House of Tribes, a new live album from Wynton Marsalis.   Keep reading »

  • Wynton visiting the Juvenile Academic Centre in Caracas

    Posted on June 30th, 2005 in Review

    ¡Increíble!, no paraba de decir Wynton Marsalis desde su llegada a la sede del centro académico infantil del Sistema de Orquestas Juveniles e Infantiles de Venezuela. En el lobby, lo esperaba un sexteto de percusionistas y un cuarteto de trompetas que lo dejó sin habla.   Keep reading »

  • Wynton and Arturo O’Farrill celebrate Chico O’Farrill

    Posted on June 28th, 2005 in Concerts

    On Wednesday, June 29th at 6:30pm, the Chico O’Farrill Legacy Committee presents a free concert for the people of the City of New York to celebrate the street naming in honor of Chico O’Farrill. Join the Chico O’Farrill Afro-Cuban Jazz Orchestra conducted by Arturo O’Farrill, featuring guest artist Wynton Marsalis as they lend their musical support to celebrate a true friend of Jazz at Lincoln Center.   Keep reading »

  • The Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra in São Paulo

    Posted on June 27th, 2005 in Review | 1

    Sao Paulo - The jazz has many ways, take sidetrips and embrace many parents, not because it did not become Jazz.That seems to be the lesson that the north american trumpeter and band leader Wynton Marsalis intended to teach to almost 10,000 people that went to Ibirapuera Park Sunday morning, to ear the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra. The park was animated, neither hot or cold and the audience watch the show seated on the grass.   Keep reading »

  • Wynton is going to play in São Paulo and Caracas

    Posted on June 18th, 2005 in Concerts | 3

    The south American tour goes on and Wynton with the LCJO is now in Brasil.   Keep reading »

  • Marsalis, al frente de una gran orquesta

    Posted on June 16th, 2005 in Review

    The Argentinian newspapers La Nacion, Pagina12 published a review about the recent concert held by Wynton Marsalis and the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra in Buenos Aires, on June 14 and 15, 2005. The concert took place at Teatro Gran Rex (instead of Teatro Colòn) because of the argentinian workers strikes that caused traffic snarls throughout Buenos Aires.   Keep reading »

  • Wynton on New York Public Radio this evening

    Posted on June 9th, 2005 in News

    The radio program “Evening Music with David Garland”, hosted by David Garland on WYNC, tonight will feature Wynton playing Haydn’s Trumpet Concerto in E-flat and Duke Ellington’s “Portrait of Louis Armstrong.”   Keep reading »

  • Wynton in a new “Joy2Learn” e-Presentations

    Posted on June 8th, 2005 in News

    A new Joy2Learn e-presentation is currently in production. It is entitled “Jazz” and focus on Wynton Marsalis. The presentations are menu-driven collections of video vignettes, with performances, commentary, historical examples, and interactive games and quizzes. The content id completely free. It can be run from the site or downloaded for later classroom use, and many teacher helps are available directly through the modules.   Keep reading »

  • Wynton Marsalis as Keynote Speaker at Frank Sinatra School of the Arts

    Posted on June 8th, 2005 in Speech | 1

    Wynton will address the senior class of Frank Sinatra School of the Arts (FSSA) at graduation ceremonies to be held on Monday, June 27 at 3 p.m. Welcoming Wynton Marsalis to the event will be singer Tony Bennett, who was the guiding force behind establishing the school, which opened in 2001. The graduation ceremonies will be held at the Main Stage Theatre of La Guardia Community College (Building E) in Long Island City, NY.   Keep reading »