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  • Let Freedom Swing: A Celebration of Human Rights & Social Justice

    Posted on October 27th, 2004 in Concerts, Jazz at Lincoln Center, Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra, Tribute | 0

    Thursday 28, Friday 29 and Saturday 30, October 2004, at 8pm in the Rose Theater, The Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis celebrates the charismatic leaders who gave voice to the struggle, and whose words and deeds continue to be invoked as new struggles emerge. Six extraordinary world premiere musical commissions will paint a backdrop for inspirational oratory on liberty and triumph by Vaclav Havel, Lyndon Johnson, Robert Kennedy, Martin Luther King, Jr., Nelson Mandela, and Eleanor Roosevelt. Performed by celebrity readers and set to music by an international array of composers including Darin Atwater, Toshiko Akiyoshi, Darius Brubeck, and Zim Ngqawana, Jimmy…   Keep reading »

  • Wynton Marsalis in the new issue of Jazziz magazine

    Posted on October 27th, 2004 in Articles, Review | 0

    Wynton is in the cover story of the new issue of Jazziz From the Jazziz article by Larry Brumenfeld: At the southwest corner of Manhattan’s Central Park, directly across from a statue of Christopher Columbus, and set at an angle dictated by the course of the famed avenue named Broadway, stands the gleaming new Time-Warner Center. The largest privately funded mixed-use complex in the United States, the Center cost nearly $2 billion and comprises a corporate headquarters, a five-star hotel, a luxury apartment complex, and a first-class shopping mall. The design is notable on first glance for a set of…   Keep reading »

  • The Duke and the Count: LCJO with Wynton Marsalis in the Allen Room

    Posted on October 25th, 2004 in Concerts, Jazz at Lincoln Center, Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra, Tribute | 0

    This evening, October 25, 2004, at 7:30pm marks the only opportunity this season to experience the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra with Wynton in The Allen Room. Unfolding under the stars are Duke Ellington’s 1943 Black, Brown, & Beige, a three-movement symphony, and the most important and successful longform work in the history of jazz. For lovers of Kansas City Swing, Wynton and the LCJO will present the recently re-discovered and highly-acclaimed 1960 Kansas City Suite, written by maestro Benny Carter for Count Basie. More info about tickets on www.jalc.org   Keep reading »

  • Wynton’s new book is out!

    Posted on October 25th, 2004 in Books | 0

    A new book written by Wynton is out for selling in bookstores. It’s entitled: To a Young Jazz Musician: Letters from the Road. In the book, “the renowned jazz musician and Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Wynton Marsalis gives us an invaluable guide to making good music—and to leading a good life.”   Keep reading »

  • News to come soon

    Posted on October 20th, 2004 in Special report | 2

    Sorry for our delay in updating the site, but we’re in New York for the grand opening concerts. We are having a great time with Wynton, Isobel and Genevieve hearing lots of great music. As soon as i return to Italy i will post some great video-clip, photos and news articles about the events !!!   Keep reading »

  • Help get the word out about the opening of “The House of Swing!”

    Posted on October 19th, 2004 in TV show | 6

    Wynton Marsalis will be interviewed on the Today Show, Monday, October 18. Come show your support and help Wynton and Frederick P. Rose Hall get some national publicity by rallying on the Plaza outside the Today Show window at Rockefeller Plaza in New York. We’ll have signs and lots of laughs. Although Wynton won’t be interviewed until later in the program, the first hour is important for exposure, so please come early (5:30 am!!) and stay as long as you can. The show runs from 7am-10am. Later, at 10:00 AM, join Wynton and other great musicians in a New Orleans…   Keep reading »

  • The Lincoln Center Jazz Band opens the House of Swing

    Posted on October 19th, 2004 in Articles, Jazz at Lincoln Center, New York Times, Review, Special report | 4

    The curtain was swept aside for the majestic opening of the new performing arts center for the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra. The day started with a parade down Broadway. The performance opened with an original composition called “Call to Prayer,” which featured Victor Goines on the sax and Top Professor Eric Lewis. The next tune was a Coltrane tune that Wynton dedicated to bass player Carlos whose wife had a baby an hour before the peformance. Listen to the show NPR.org NY Times review The Parade on Newsday.com Wynton at the New Orleans-esque Parade down Broadway.   Keep reading »

  • Wynton interview with CBS’s 60 Minutes available on line

    Posted on October 14th, 2004 in Interview, Transcript | 0

    As you you know, Wynton appeared yesterday on CBS’s “60 Minutes”. Ed Bradley interviewed him and the trascription is available on CBS   Keep reading »

  • Wynton will appear on CBS’s 60 Minutes

    Posted on October 12th, 2004 in Interview, TV show | 0

    Tomorrow night Wed., October 13, CBS’s 60 Minutes Wednesday will air “Come Blow You Horn” a story on Wynton, the new Jazz at Lincoln Center complex in New York City and the future of jazz. 60 Minutes airs at 8 p.m. ET/PT.   Keep reading »

  • Wynton interviewed in the new issue of Newsweek

    Posted on October 10th, 2004 in Interview | 0

    Wynton has been recently interviewed by Allison Samuels for the current issue of Newsweek   Keep reading »