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  • 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 »

  • Wynton interviewed by the New York Times Magazine

    Posted on October 5th, 2004 in Interview, New York Times | 0

    The New York Times Magazine ha just published, on October 3 2004, an interview to Wynton. He has been interviewed by Deorah Solomon, and as usual, has something interesting to say…   Keep reading »

  • Wynton and JALC introduce the Ertegun Jazz Hall of Fame

    Posted on September 30th, 2004 in Jazz at Lincoln Center, Tribute | 0

    Jazz at Lincoln Center tonight will celebrate the dedication of the Ertegun Jazz Hall of Fame and the official induction of its inaugural class of members. Located within the new home of Jazz at Lincoln Center, Frederick P. Rose Hall, the Ertegun Jazz Hall of Fame, which interactively immerses visitors in the lives and artistry of jazz greats, was named by Jazz at Lincoln Center Board member Ahmet Ertegun and his wife, Mica, in honor of his late brother and Atlantic Records partner Nesuhi Ertegun. The musicians inducted into the Ertegun Jazz Hall of Fame are: Louis Armstrong, Sidney Bechet,…   Keep reading »