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  • Hark! The Heralded Jazzmen Swing Some Familiar Melodies

    Posted on December 17th, 2005 in Review | 4

    Somewhere between ritual and remnant lies the jazz Christmas concert. As a manifestation of pure secular middle-class civility, it represents a vague and probably disappearing middle ground, even in Manhattan.   Keep reading »

  • New tour dates for Wynton and LCJO

    Posted on December 12th, 2005 in Concerts | 2

    The Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra, led by Wynton, will tour through the Midwest next month before traveling to Yokahama (Japan). The first leg of the band’s 2006 Jazz From Coast to Coast Tour will begin in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and include stops in Ohio, Michigan, and Illinois.   Keep reading »

  • Red Hot Holiday Stomp with Wynton

    Posted on December 12th, 2005 in Concerts | 1

    Wynton Marsalis and friends will bring New Orleans swing to New York for the holiday season!   Keep reading »

  • Live at The House of Tribes nominated for a Grammy

    Posted on December 9th, 2005 in Music | 8

    Wynton’s latest album, “Live at House of Tribes”, has been nominated for a Grammy in “Best Jazz Instrumental Album” category.   Keep reading »

  • Higher Ground CD reviewed by Washington Post

    Posted on December 7th, 2005 in Review | 2

    Hitting Katrina From Two Directions There are nearly 10 benefit albums with Hurricane Katrina on their minds, and doubtless more are coming. Bring ‘em on. In theory, at least, when it comes to raising relief funds through music, everyone wins.   Keep reading »

  • Photoreport from Fall Gala 2005 at JALC

    Posted on December 7th, 2005 in Photo | 5

    The Jazz at Lincoln Center web site, has been recently updated with new photos about Wynton and LCJO at the “Fall Gala 2005”. Here is the gallery   Keep reading »

  • Wynton played for Tony Bennett in Washington

    Posted on December 5th, 2005 in Concerts | 6

    Yesterday, December 4, Tina Turner and Tony Bennett, two legends of American music, earned accolades from a broad array of pop and jazz stars during the Kennedy Center Honors. Tony Bennett was saluted by Wynton with performances of standards: “I Left My Heart in San Francisco”.   Keep reading »

  • Wynton and LCJO tours Ellington’s Nutcracker

    Posted on December 5th, 2005 in Concerts

    Wynton and the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra will tour the Eastern U.S. with a special repertoire for the 2005 holiday season. For the first half of the concerts, the big band will perform selections from Duke Ellington’s “The Nutcracker”.   Keep reading »

  • Wynton will sign copies of his new book

    Posted on December 1st, 2005 in Books | 3

    Wynton will be in Brooks Brothers’ Madison Avenue store on Monday, December 5th at 7:00 p.m. to sign copies of his new book, Jazz ABZ: An A to Z Collection of Jazz Portraits   Keep reading »

  • Wynton explains: What is New Orleans Jazz ?

    Posted on November 30th, 2005 in Concerts | 1

    Jazz for Young People: What is New Orleans Jazz?, hosted by Wynton Marsalis, will feature musicians performing and offering school age children the opportunity to learn about the birthplace of jazz. In this engaging narrative performance, Wynton stirs up the musical melting pot that gave us jazz. Everyone is invited to stomp, clap, and sing along to the polyphony of New Orleans jazz.   Keep reading »