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  • New Wynton’s picture on our site

    Posted on March 13th, 2003 in Photo

    Thanks to photographer Rob Becker, to Eric M. Brewingon and Todd Stoll, we have new exciting photos. Feel free to share with other fan your photos with Wynton. Send us your images via e-mail, we will publish them on the fan club. Check the new pictures   Keep reading »

  • Working Together, Taking Different Roads

    Posted on March 6th, 2003 in Review

    It’s true: the Marsalises have been overexposed to the ends of the earth. One might have looked at the enormous profile on Wynton Marsalis in the current issue of The Atlantic Monthly, noticed the recent PBS special about the family, then seen a full-family concert coming up and rightly wondered why nobody else in jazz was apparently worth paying attention to.   Keep reading »

  • Wynton’s Blues - The Atlantic (March 2003)

    Posted on March 1st, 2003 in Profiles & Interviews

    Manhattan is empty during the last week of August, and the kind of emptiness it achieves is like that of the mind during meditation—a temporary, unnatural purity. On a Tuesday evening in late August of 2001 I was wandering around Greenwich Village and ended up at the Village Vanguard.   Keep reading »

  • Wynton plays in the upcoming album by Mark O’Connnor

    Posted on March 1st, 2003 in Music

    “In Full Swing” is Mark O’Connor’s tribute to Stephane Grappelli, the musician he describes as “my biggest violin hero.” His band, the Hot Swing Trio, features bassist Jon Burr, who toured with Grappelli for years, and guitarist Frank Vignola, one of the finest American players in the Django Reinhardt tradition.   Keep reading »

  • The Marsalis Family band hits the road

    Posted on February 23rd, 2003 in Concerts | 4

    Inspired by a New Orleans concert in August 2001 celebrating patriarch Ellis Marsalis’ retirement from teaching at the University of New Orleans, a tour, a PBS special, a recording and a DVD are now in the works. The Marsalis family tour (check dates), kicks off on February 23. It features Ellis Marsalis on piano, with sons Branford on saxophones, Wynton on trumpet, Delfeayo on trombone and Jason on drums, and the only non-family member, Reginald Veal on bass.   Keep reading »

  • Valentine swing with Wynton and the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra

    Posted on February 13th, 2003 in Concerts

    Bring your dancing shoes and join the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis on the most romantic night of the year. On Friday, February 14, 2003. Dance Lesson 8 pm - Dance 9 pm.   Keep reading »

  • Wynton to play with Chano Domínguez at Lincoln Center

    Posted on February 8th, 2003 in Concerts

    The Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis continues its collaboration with other musical art forms by devoting two nights to the fusion of flamenco and jazz. Horns singing the blues meet the centuries-old tradition of song, dance and the guitar. Noted Spanish pianist Chano Dominguez and his Flamenco Jazz Ensemble will premiere works by Dominguez and Marsalis.   Keep reading »

  • Wynton is special guest at Alice Tully Hall

    Posted on February 1st, 2003 in Concerts | 2

    On Tuesday, February 4, 2003, standard classics and new originals in the style of Stéphane Grappelli and Django Reinhardt. Violinist Mark O’Connor, a protégé of Grappelli, along with guitarist Frank Vignola and bassist Jon Burr , will be joined by special guests Jane Monheit and Wynton Marsalis .   Keep reading »

  • The Marsalis Family record together

    Posted on January 27th, 2003 in Music

    The Marsalis Family recorded together for the first time ever, at University of New Orleans on August 2001. Featuring Ellis on piano, and his sons Branford (saxophones), Delfeayo (trombone), Jason (drums) and Wynton (trumpet). Plus bassist Roland Guerin, and a special guest appearance by Harry Connick Jr.   Keep reading »

  • Special Report: Wynton in Paris performing All Rise

    Posted on January 16th, 2003 in Video | 10

    On January the 9th, Wynton Marsalis with the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra, the National Orchestra of France directed by Kurt Masur and the Morgan State Choir from Baltimore, performed All Rise in Paris. We attended the concert and will take you behind the scenes !   Keep reading »