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  • Wynton and the 4th Annual Spring Gala at the Apollo Theatre

    Posted on June 1st, 2005 in Concerts, Septet | 0

    On Monday, June 6, 2005 at 7:30pm, Jazz at Lincoln Center will produce a special evening with some of music’s greatest talents: the Wynton Marsalis Septet with Lyle Lovett, The Blind Boys of Alabama, Robert Downey, Jr., Wynonna Judd, and Tom Jones. The concert, held at the Apollo Theater at 253 West 125th St., will be the centerpiece of the arts organization’s 4th Annual Spring Gala 2005 themed “That’s Entertainment.” The proceeds of the evening will benefit the hundreds of performance and educational programs produced by Jazz at Lincoln Center. The evening will begin with the concert followed by a festive…   Keep reading »

  • “Swinging Music of Thad Jones” reviewed by the New York Times

    Posted on May 21st, 2005 in Concerts, Jazz at Lincoln Center, Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra, New York Times, Review, Tribute | 0

    The first of two concerts at Frederick P. Rose Hall about the music of Thad Jones was reviewed by the New York Times on the web. This night there will be the second concert, performed, as the first one, by Wynton and the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra. Read the review on the New York Times (free registration needed)   Keep reading »

  • Wynton and the Essentially Ellington Jazz Band Competition 2005

    Posted on May 19th, 2005 in Concerts, Interview, Jazz at Lincoln Center | 1

    (interview by Associated Press) Wynton Marsalis didn’t mind losing sleep for some high school band members. While on tour in a town “somewhere in Washington state” a few months ago, “I was doing a gig and it was midnight,” Marsalis told The Associated Press. “This girl, about 14, came to see me and I said, ‘What are you doing out so late?’” Marsalis said the teen told him she really wanted to be there, even if she had to be up for 6 a.m. band practice. “I told her, ‘I’ll be there — if you wake me up! Just let…   Keep reading »

  • Wynton Marsalis swings the music of Thad Jones

    Posted on May 12th, 2005 in Concerts, Jazz at Lincoln Center, Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra, Tribute | 0

    Jazz at Lincoln Center closes the 2004-2005 inaugural season in Frederick P. Rose Hall by celebrating the music of legendary jazz trumpeter, cornetist and composer, Thad Jones, with two very special events. On May 19 – 21 at 8:00pm in Rose Theater, the world-renowned Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis will perform Swinging Music of Thad Jones, an interpretation of Thad Jones’s work, including new arrangements by Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra trombonist Vincent Gardner. For this concert in Rose Theater, special guests Billy Harper (tenor sax), Jerry Dodgion (alto sax) and Marc Cary (piano) will join the orchestra. Tickets for Swinging…   Keep reading »

  • Chivalrous Misdemeanors reviewed on NY Times

    Posted on May 12th, 2005 in Articles, Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra, New York Times, Review | 0

    The NY Times has published a review about Chivalrous Misdemeanors, the new music composed by LCJO trombonist Ron Westray, that swings the Man of La Mancha with a wry and contemporary jazz-infused take on the story of Don Quixote. The concert took place in the Rose Theater on May 5, 6 and 7 played by the LCJO and Wynton Marsalis. Read the review on New York Times (free registration needed)   Keep reading »

  • New tour dates for the Wynton Marsalis Quartet and LCJO

    Posted on April 22nd, 2005 in Concerts, Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra, Quartet, Tour | 2

    We have updated our tour section with the official summer-fall tour schedule for the Wynton Marsalis Quartet and the LCJO. More news (and dates…) to come soon… Check the new dates in our tour section   Keep reading »

  • New web-articles about Wynton and his tour

    Posted on April 22nd, 2005 in Articles, Review | 0

    We recently got links from online magazines that reviewed Wynton concerts around the USA. The Chicago Tribune reviewed the concert at Orchestra Hall. The Plain Dealer reviewed the concert at Playhouse Square’s Allen Theatre.   Keep reading »

  • One years ago…

    Posted on April 19th, 2005 in Photo, Review | 0

    Thank you to Nick, a young Wynton’s fan, we received a link about the concert of Wynton Marsalis Quartet at The Raue Center for the Arts (Crystal Lake, IL) on April 18, 2004 Following the link you’ll find a review and some photos.   Keep reading »

  • Wynton interviewed by WJBF NewsCHANNEL 6

    Posted on April 14th, 2005 in Interview, TV show | 3

    Wynton has been recently interviewed by Ed Bumgardner for the web site: WJBF NewsCHANNEL 6. Quote from the interview: “Jazz is not about the best musician. It is about learning a musical and historical foundation, then using it to find yourself. If I am true to myself, then I am true to the music, and that makes everybody and everything sound better.”   Keep reading »

  • Wynton Marsalis to perform at University of Missouri

    Posted on March 16th, 2005 in Concerts | 2

    On Monday, March 21, Wynton Marsalis will be the 28th presenter in the Remmers Special Artist/Lecturer Series at University of Missouri. The concert is free and open to the public, but tickets will be required and are limited to two per person with a valid UMR I.D. on a first-come, first-served basis. The concert will begin at 7 p.m. in Leach Theatre of UMR’s Castleman Hall. Doors will open at 6:15 p.m. and all ticket-holders are asked to be in their seats no later than 6:45 p.m. Because of the high demand for tickets and limited seating, any…   Keep reading »