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  • Drue Kataoka paints a portrait of Wynton

    Posted on May 15th, 2003 in News

    Drue Kataoka, who paints in the Japanese brush style known as sumi-e, has composed a portrait of jazz trumpet master Wynton Marsalis. In a series of outreach events, Ms. Kataoka will offer for sale 250 prints of “Wynton Marsalis Courtin’ the Blues”, with which she hopes to raise $100,000 for the Legal Aid Society of San Mateo County. On Drue Kataoka website there are images of the paint, a commentary and Wynton’s photos.   Keep reading »

  • Wynton plays with the Lincoln Center Latin-Jazz Orchestra

    Posted on May 7th, 2003 in Concerts

    Wynton will be guest soloist for the Lincoln Center debut of Jazz at Lincoln Center’s own Latin jazz big band. The dynamic Arturo O’Farrill, son of the late composer/bandleader Chico O’Farrill, leads this all-star ensemble. On May 9 & 10, 2003, 8 pm at Alice Tully Hall, New York.   Keep reading »

  • Wynton will celebrate 150 years of Central Park

    Posted on May 3rd, 2003 in Concerts

    A concert by the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis, is among other featured event to celebrate 150 years of Central Park. Wynton’s concert is on Wednesday June 11 at 8pm at Rumsey Playfield.   Keep reading »

  • Wynton joined by African drum master Yacub Addy and Odadaa

    Posted on May 2nd, 2003 in Concerts, Speech | 1

    Part of a Drum Symposium produced in collaboration with the Center for Jazz Studies at Columbia University, which will feature lecture-demonstrations, and films. Friday & Saturday, May 2 & 3, 2003, 8 pm at Miller Theater, Columbia University. On Saturday, May 3, 2003, from 10:30am to 5pm at Columbia University, Wynton will speak to a Symposium on the Drums in Jazz entitled: Cymbalism. Featuring Roy Haynes, Steve Berrios, Andrew Cyrille, Stanley Crouch and many others. More info on Jazz at Lincoln Center web site   Keep reading »

  • New 2003 tour dates for Wynton with the Septet and LCJO

    Posted on April 30th, 2003 in Concerts

    We have just updated all the 2003 tour schedule for Wynton. Now we have new dates with the Wynton Marsalis Septet and the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra, during summer and autumn.   Keep reading »

  • Wynton plays with Joe Lovano

    Posted on April 23rd, 2003 in Concerts

    The Michael Brecker Quartet, Dave Holland Quintet, and the Wynton Marsalis Septet with special guest tenor saxophonist Joe Lovano, will perform in a variety of different combinations at Avery Fisher Hall (Lincoln Center, New York). On April 25, 2003.   Keep reading »

  • New Wynton’s photos in our gallery

    Posted on April 13th, 2003 in Photo | 1

    Thanks to Christof Rostert, from Hamburg (Germany), we have new exciting photos taken in Marciac on August 2002. 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. Check the new pictures   Keep reading »

  • DVD version of “Marsalis family” in stores now

    Posted on April 8th, 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 »

  • Wynton and LCJO play: Evolution of the Groove

    Posted on March 19th, 2003 in Concerts

    Legendary drummer Joe Chambers performs and composes a new commission for the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra that illustrates the dynamic role of the drum in jazz. Augmented by a script written by celebrated writer Stanley Crouch, LCJO drummer Herlin Riley also leads the orchestra in a historical journey of the groove, from the talking drum of Africa to its place as the heartbeat of modern jazz.   Keep reading »

  • 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 »