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  • Photos from Vitoria-Gasteiz 2006

    Posted on July 22nd, 2006 in Photo | 3

    Thanks to our dear friend Fernando, we got new and exciting photos about Wynton at the concert with Paco de Lucia, and at the presentation of his bronze statue at Parque de la Florida (Vitoria, Spain)   Keep reading »

  • Wynton about the three-day Katrina observance

    Posted on July 22nd, 2006 in News | 2

    New Orleans will observe the one-year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina as only America’s most musical city can, with a jazz funeral. Wynton Marsalis and Mayor Ray Nagin announced Friday afternoon the three-day observance, set for Aug. 27-29, promising details later. Wynton and the city’s musicians will lead the procession from the Convention Center to the Superdome in the tradition of a jazz funeral. The grand marshal will be Lt. Gen. Russell Honore, who arrived the Thursday after the Aug. 29 storm to lead the federal troops who followed.   Keep reading »

  • Bill Charlap Remembers Thelonious Monk, a Revolutionary Who Knew How to Swing

    Posted on July 22nd, 2006 in Review

    Early in the course of “Brilliant Corners,” the 92nd Street Y’s concert of Thelonious Monk’s music on Thursday night, the pianist Bill Charlap offered a succinct appreciation of Monk’s singular place in jazz. “He was a revolutionary within a revolution,” Mr. Charlap said. The revolution, he went on to explain, was bebop, which Monk helped foment but never fully embraced.   Keep reading »

  • A benefit production of Jazz ABZ

    Posted on July 19th, 2006 in Books | 1

    The Community Partnership for Protecting Children and Prevent Child Abuse - Catoosa present a benefit production of JAZZ A∙B∙Z, a musical revue based on the book by Wynton Marsalis.   Keep reading »

  • Wynton and the American Academy of Achievement

    Posted on July 19th, 2006 in Profiles & Interviews

    Enjoy this old (1991) Wynton’s interview for the American Academy of Achievement.   Keep reading »

  • Video: Wynton jamming at Vitoria Jazz Festival 2006

    Posted on July 16th, 2006 in Video | 3

    Check out two new videos of Wynton jamming with members of Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra in Vitoria 2006. Enjoy !   Keep reading »

  • Marsalis returns to Vitoria

    Posted on July 16th, 2006 in Review | 3

    The trumpeter Wynton Marsalis fulfilled his promise and returned last night to the International Festival of Jazz in Vitoria to complete and premier exclusively a work dedicated to the city, his personal tribute to the city was rewarded with a statue commemorating the first ever Pulitzer Prize in Jazz.   Keep reading »

  • Wynton Marsalis and Paco de Lucia in Vitoria-Gasteiz

    Posted on July 12th, 2006 in Review | 5

    El Festival Internacional de Jazz de Vitoria ofreció ayer una imagen única y, probablemente, irrepetible: Paco de Lucía, a la guitarra, y Wynton Marsalis, a la trompeta, sobre el mismo escenario compartiendo y fusionando su arte ante un pabellón repleto de público. La escena se hizo esperar, pero no defraudó. Antes, Paco de Lucía subió al escenario y, en solitario, con la guitarra y sillas vacías a su alrededor, se reencontró con el público de Vitoria, el mismo con el que hace dos años compartió su recién otorgado Príncipe de Asturias de las Artes.   Keep reading »

  • Wynton will speak at World Business Forum

    Posted on June 26th, 2006 in Speech | 9

    Former President Bill Clinton, Jack Welch, and Wynton Marsalis are just a few of the headliners who will speak to an audience of over 4,000 top business executives during the World Business Forum New York taking place at Radio City Music Hall September 12-13, 2006. Wynton’s talking point will be: Innovation & Jazz: Going Beyond Fundamentals to Create Value - What leaders and managers can learn from jazz – Creativity: Improvisation has its rules – Leadership, generosity, character, inspiration: Which are the traits of creators and innovators – How to optimize your ROI on innovation – Why innovation can be an antidote to strategic “fatigue” …   Keep reading »

  • Drum Major Institute to honor Wynton Marsalis

    Posted on June 17th, 2006 in News

    On June 22, Wynton will be honored with the 2006 Drum Major for Justice Award. The event is organized by the Drum Major Institute for Public Policy and will take place in New York, on June 22, at Lotus (409 West 14th Street).   Keep reading »