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  • Wynton collaborates for children’s book

    Posted on September 10th, 2005 in Books | 3

    Wynton has collaborated with illustrator Paul Rogers and jazz historian Phil Schaap to create a children’s book, Jazz ABZ: An A to Z Collection of Jazz Portraits. While Rogers developed the concept for the book, he sought the help of Wynton to bring it to fruition. The book will be available in November.   Keep reading »

  • Wynton’s interview at Tavis Smiley Show 2005

    Posted on September 10th, 2005 in Profiles & Interviews | 4

    These are trying times for so many people from the great city of New Orleans, including jazz great, Wynton Marsalis. The New Orleans native and Pulitzer Prize winner is now the artistic director of “Jazz at Lincoln Center” in New York City. Tomorrow night, he takes part in a special fundraiser on BET. On September 17th, he hosts a special event for hurricane victims at Lincoln Center. Tonight, though, thankfully, he joins us from New York. It’s always nice to have you on the program.   Keep reading »

  • Transcript from Wynton’s interview for CNN Larry King Live

    Posted on September 9th, 2005 in Profiles & Interviews | 2

    Here is the transcripts from Larry King Live, aired September 4, 2005 - 21:00 ET:   Keep reading »

  • Wynton at BET Relief Telethon tonight !

    Posted on September 9th, 2005 in News | 1

    The BET Relief Telethon is set to air from 7:30 to 10 pm ET/PT on BET and will raise money for the storm relief efforts.   Keep reading »

  • Update about Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Higher Ground Hurricane Relief Benefit Concert

    Posted on September 9th, 2005 in Concerts | 1

    Jazz at Lincoln Center announced the Higher Ground Hurricane Relief Benefit Concert and auction on Saturday, September 17 at 7pm. The benefit will be held at the Rose Theater located inside the Frederick P. Rose Hall on Broadway and 60th Street, New York City.
 The concert, hosted by Laurence Fishburne, will feature Wynton Marsalis, Terence Blanchard, Ken Burns, Cyrus Chestnut, Peter Cincotti, Elvis Costello, Bill Cosby, Robert De Niro, Paquito D’Rivera, Jon Hendricks, Norah Jones, Diana Krall, Abbey Lincoln, Bette Midler, Dianne Reeves, Marcus Roberts, Paul Simon, Meryl Streep, James Taylor, McCoy Tyner, Cassandra Wilson, Buckwheat Zydeco and many more…   Keep reading »

  • New tour dates for the Wynton Marsalis Quartet

    Posted on September 5th, 2005 in Concerts

    We have just updated the fall 2005 tour dates for the Wynton Marsalis Quartet. Check the new dates in our tour section   Keep reading »

  • Video: Wynton’s tribute for victims of Katrina

    Posted on September 4th, 2005 in Video | 4

    On September 2, 2005, on CBS’ TheEarly Show, Wynton played a trumpet solo in tribute to the people struggling to survive in the wake of Hurricane Katrina.   Keep reading »

  • Images from NBC Hurricane Relief concert

    Posted on September 3rd, 2005 in Concerts, Photo | 1

    As you know, yesterday night Wynton played at NBC studios in New York for the Hurricane Relief concert. Here is a report from the NBC web site, where you can also find a photo slide of the evening. Harry Connick Jr. performs with Wynton Marsalis during ‘The Concert for Hurricane Relief’ at NBC studios in New York City September 2, 2005. (Photo by: Matt Peyton/NBC Universal)   Keep reading »

  • Wynton will play at BET’s telethon for hurricane relief

    Posted on September 3rd, 2005 in News

    BET is the latest network to announce a telethon to benefit victims of Hurricane Katrina, airing as a two-part, four-hour broadcast on Friday, Sept. 9. From 6 to 7:30 p.m. EDT, the network will present a special edition of “106 & Park: BET’s Top 10 Live,” followed by the telethon, which continues until 10 p.m.   Keep reading »

  • Jazz at Lincoln Center hosts the Higher Ground Hurricane Relief Concert

    Posted on September 3rd, 2005 in Concerts | 5

    Jazz at Lincoln Center announced plans to produce the Higher Ground Hurricane Relief Benefit Concert. Premiering on Saturday, September 17 at 7pm, the event will be held in the Rose Theater on 60th street and Broadway. The concert will seek to raise funds for Hurricane Katrina relief efforts. Bill Cosby will host the concert with Wynton Marsalis, Peter Cincotti, Elvis Costello, Paquito D’Rivera, Abbey Lincoln, Diana Krall, Jon Hendricks and more to be announced. XM Satellite Radio will carry this concert live on their network from coast to coast on the Real Jazz channel (channel 70). Higher Ground will also broadcast…   Keep reading »