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  • Wynton Marsalis puts Seattle jazz kids to the test

    Posted on October 23rd, 2006 in Review

    “When I tell you something,” said jazz trumpeter Wynton Marsalis, wearing a suit and tie Saturday afternoon at the Paramount Theatre, “it’s with love, like you were my own son or daughter. Don’t take it as negative, but I am going to tell you something.”   Keep reading »

  • Marsalis hits the high notes in small-group show

    Posted on October 22nd, 2006 in Review

    “If I see something and you see something, it’s there,” explained trumpeter Wynton Marsalis Saturday, during his richly satisfying show at the Paramount Theatre. “And if it’s there, we’re both there, too. So there’s no ‘they.’ That’s why [this tune] is called ‘Find Me.’ “   Keep reading »

  • Happy Birthday Wynton !

    Posted on October 18th, 2006 in News | 49

    Today is Wynton’s 45th birthday. Feel free to submit your wishes to him, using the comments field to this post. :)   Keep reading »

  • Date changed for Wynton Marsalis Quintet

    Posted on October 16th, 2006 in Concerts | 1

    On October 24, the Wynton Marsalis Quintet is no longer performing at the Mondavi Center in Davis, CA but at the Napa Valley Opera House in Napa, CA.   Keep reading »

  • Video: Wynton visiting the New Jersey State Prison

    Posted on October 15th, 2006 in Video | 7

    In August 2005, Wynton visited the maximum security prison in Trenton to meet the inmates, who are members of a group called the Jazz Allstars Band, after receiving a letter from Jerald Albrecht, a convicted robber who plays a mean guitar.   Keep reading »

  • Summer 2003: Wynton playing in Gardone Riviera

    Posted on October 14th, 2006 in Video | 2

    We’ve just re-digitized some clips from our old web site, and they are now iPod ready.   Keep reading »

  • Wynton playing for Velocity Broadcasting tonight

    Posted on October 7th, 2006 in Concerts, Profiles & Interviews | 8

    Tonight, jazz fans—at least a select few—will get to hear Marsalis when Pittsburgh-based Velocity Broadcasting airs a 90-minute concert and commentary session with Marsalis and his quintet live from WQED. The event also will feature a performance from Matt Savage, a 14-year-old pianist with autism, and Omega Love, a Pittsburgh-based group that released a self-titled album earlier this year.   Keep reading »

  • Our fan club on Flickr.com

    Posted on October 4th, 2006 in Photo

    We have just setted up an account on www.flickr.com to share all the shots took at concerts with Wynton. You can check the photos from last August London’s concert at Ronnie Scott’s Jazz Club. Already a Flickr member and Wynton Marsalis fan club member ? Join the Wynton Marsalis fan club group and add the photos you took at concerts with Wynton.   Keep reading »

  • Channeling the Granddaddy of Skid-Dat-De-Dat

    Posted on September 30th, 2006 in Review | 7

    In the recorded literature of jazz — and of American music, really — there is no greater document than the stack of three-minute sides made by Louis Armstrong for the OKeh label in the mid- to late 1920’s. Leading two successive bands billed as his Hot Five (and, briefly, a Hot Seven), Armstrong delivered a series of performances bursting with bravura and invention, in the process introducing a heroic new language of improvisation.   Keep reading »

  • Wynton interviewed about Louis Armstrong by WYNC Radio

    Posted on September 29th, 2006 in Profiles & Interviews | 2

    Wynton has been interviewed by New York Public Radio about his concert on Louis Armstrong and Hot Fives. A lovely discussion about Louis’s way of playing and expressing his feelings.   Keep reading »