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  • 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 »

  • Photoreport about Spring Gala 2006 at JALC

    Posted on June 15th, 2006 in Photo | 1

    The Jazz at Lincoln Center web site, has been recently updated with new photos about the “Spring Gala 2006”   Keep reading »

  • Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra renamed

    Posted on June 14th, 2006 in News | 1

    The Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra, the house orchestra of Jazz at Lincoln Center, will henceforth be known as the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis. The change will help identify the band, which is led by Wynton, more closely with the organization’s “worldwide brand,”.   Keep reading »

  • Wynton will play Monk at 92nd Street Y

    Posted on June 14th, 2006 in Concerts | 15

    On July 20 Wynton Marsalis will play with Cedar Walton, Bill Charlap and others, for a special tribute to Thelonious Monk at 92nd Street Y   Keep reading »

  • Wynton at Emeril Live

    Posted on June 7th, 2006 in News | 1

    Yesterday, Wynton Marsalis was on Food Network’s Emeril Live, where he also announced that he will return to New Orleans to produce a television special marking the hurricane’s anniversary.   Keep reading »

  • Wynton back on stage for the Lincoln Center’s spring gala

    Posted on June 7th, 2006 in Concerts | 2

    Wynton Marsalis played the trumpet on Monday night at the Apollo Theater after a monthlong hiatus caused by a lip inflammation. The occasion was Jazz at Lincoln Center’s fifth annual spring gala, which featured guest performances by Joe Cocker, Tracy Chapman, John Mayer, John Legend and Natalie Merchant. Throughout the evening Wynton was onstage with his septet, which served as a house band.   Keep reading »

  • Wynton on hurricane Katrina’s anniversary

    Posted on June 2nd, 2006 in News | 1

    Wynton Marsalis will return to New Orleans to produce a television special marking the hurricane’s anniversary. Wynton and his production partner Lisa Marie Hoggs will team with producers John Cossette and Don Mischer to helm “New Orleans: Rebuilding the Soul of America One Year Later,” a live television special taking place at the New Orleans Morial Convention Center.   Keep reading »