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  • The fan club beginnings… Part II (Wynton and Wycliffe Gordon)

    Posted on October 20th, 2005 in Video | 5

    Perugia (Italy) summer 1993, the Wynton Marsalis Septet performing for Umbria Jazz Festival. In this video-clip Wynton duets with trombonist Wycliffe Gordon from the windows of his hotel room. Wonderful !!! (thanks to our friend Vittorio Pio for this video)   Keep reading »

  • Wynton testified in front of the U.S. House Transportation and Infrastructure

    Posted on October 19th, 2005 in Photo | 7

    Yesterday, October 18, Wynton testified in front of the U.S. House Transportation and Infrastructure joint hearing on rebuilding New Orleans while on Capitol Hill. He appeared at the hearing with Lt. Gov. Mitchell Landrieu to emphasize that music and entertainment is a huge part of the history and appeal of New Orleans. (REUTERS/Larry Downing) (REUTERS/Larry Downing) (REUTERS/Larry Downing) (REUTERS/Larry Downing) (AP Photo/Kevin Wolf)   Keep reading »

  • Higher Ground benefit CD will be released soon

    Posted on October 19th, 2005 in Music

    On November 22, 2005, Blue Note Records will release Higher Ground, a CD that documents Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Higher Ground Hurricane Relief Benefit Concert, a landmark evening of musical offering that was mounted by Wynton on September 17, less than three weeks after Hurricane Katrina imparted its devastation upon the Gulf Coast.   Keep reading »

  • Wynton plays in Herlin Riley’s new CD

    Posted on October 19th, 2005 in Music

    On his second Criss Cross date, Herlin Riley, drummer with the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra since 1992, assembles an all-star lineup from different eras of the band. The new album is entitled: Cream Of The Crescent and the front line comprises Wycliffe Gordon on trombone, Victor Goines on saxes and clarinet, and Wynton on trumpet, with bassist Reginald Veal and pianist Eric Lewis.   Keep reading »

  • Happy birthday Wynton !

    Posted on October 18th, 2005 in News | 23

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

  • The fan club beginnings…

    Posted on October 17th, 2005 in Video | 16

    We ditigized an old VHS tape containing some Wynton’s concerts filmed at the beginning of our fan club.   Keep reading »

  • Wynton plays the music of Charles Mingus

    Posted on October 14th, 2005 in Music

    On October 18, 2005, Palmetto Records will release: Don’t Be Afraid…the music of Charles Mingus, a new album by the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis. The CD features six compositions by the legendary bassist and composer. LCJO trombonist, Ron Westray, arranged the music for the recording, which was produced by Delfeayo Marsalis.   Keep reading »

  • Wynton played at the presentation of the new Apple iPod video

    Posted on October 13th, 2005 in Video

    Last night, Wynton and his quartet played at the California Theater in San Jose (California) for the presentation of the new Apple iPod Video. Towards the end of the press conference, the Apple CEO, Steve Jobs introduced an encore and Wynton played the track The Magic Hour (from the Magic Hour album…)   Keep reading »

  • Wynton played at August Wilson funeral

    Posted on October 10th, 2005 in News

    Last Saturday, October 8, Wynton played at August Wilson funeral in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. During the funeral service, Wynton played “Danny Boy”, moving the audience to tears. Minutes later, he broke into a jazzier, upbeat number, bringing people to their feet to dance, clap and tap their shoes to the beat.   Keep reading »

  • Special video and photo report: Wynton playing All Rise in London

    Posted on October 8th, 2005 in Video | 3

    Last Sunday October 2, we were in London to meet Wynton and listen to his composition: All Rise. The Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra performed with the London Philharmonic Orchestra under the direction of Kurt Masur.   Keep reading »