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  • Wynton playing for Sanford Bernstein

    Posted on September 27th, 2004 in Concerts, Photo | 0

    One year ago, on September 10, 2003, Sanford Bernstein, the prestigious investment firm, hosted an intimate evening of music with Wynton and a trio featuring Victor Jones on drums, Arturo O’Farrell on piano and George Mraz on bass. The event took place on the 41st floor on their office building with an incredible view of Central Park and Yankee Stadium in the distance. The famous Martin Cohen phographed the event and created a nice gallery   Keep reading »

  • New tour dates for the Wynton Marsalis Quintet, LCJO and Small Group

    Posted on September 25th, 2004 in Concerts, Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra, Quintet, Tour | 0

    We have just updated the 2005 tour schedule for Wynton with the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra and with the Small Group. There is also a 2004 date with the Quintet. Check the new tour dates   Keep reading »

  • Photos from the LCJO Summer 2004 tour

    Posted on September 23rd, 2004 in Concerts, Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra, Photo, Tour | 4

    Thanks to Fernado Do-Couto we received wonderful photos from the LCJO European summer tour 2004. The photos are from Munich, Ljubljana, Fano, Manfredonia and Marciac. July 19, 2004 – LCJO swinging in Munich (Germany) July 21, 2004 – Jasper Marsalis, Eric Lewis, Fernando Do-Couto and Ron Westray in Ljubljana (Slovenia) July 21, 2004 – Wes “Warmdaddy” Anderson and Ted Nash dancing in Ljubljana (Slovenia) July 23, 2004 – Two Marsalis’ generations playing in Fano (Italy) July 23, 2004 – Wynton and Jasper Marsalis playing in Fano (Italy) July 23, 2004 – Jasper Marsalis “Hercules” in Fano (Italy) July 24, 2004 – Mrs Antonietta preparing italian lunch for Wynton and the boys in Manfredonia (Italy) July 24, 2004 – Lunch time for Wynton, the boys, me…   Keep reading »

  • Wynton’s grandfather dies at 96

    Posted on September 22nd, 2004 in CD | 0

    Ellis L. Marsalis Sr., the patriarch of a family of world famous jazz musicians, including his grandson Wynton, has died. He was 96. A funeral was set for Thursday for Marsalis, who died Sunday. Marsalis’ son, Ellis Jr., is a prominent New Orleans pianist and music professor who mentored crooner Harry Connick Jr. as well as four musician sons: Wynton, saxophonist Branford, trombonist Delfeayo and drummer Jason. Marsalis Sr. was involved in the civil rights movement through ownership of a motel in suburban New Orleans whose guests included the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., New York U.S. Rep. Adam Clayton…   Keep reading »

  • Listen to Wynton on Jazz at Lincoln Center Radio

    Posted on September 21st, 2004 in Jazz at Lincoln Center, Radio | 0

    Mr. Jelly Lord: The Music of Jelly Roll Morton A rocking celebration of the man who claimed to have invented jazz—and perhaps even did. Wycliffe Gordon and Marcus Roberts join New Orleans natives Nicholas Payton, Wynton Marsalis and Dr. Michael White on “Mr. Jelly Lord,” “Fingerbuster,” “Wild Man Blues,” “Jungle Blues” and “Black Bottom Stomp.”. Listen to it (requires Real Player) Monk’s Mood Thelonious Sphere Monk remains one of the 20th century’s most idiosyncratic musical innovators. Muhal Richard Abrams, Kenny Drew, Jr., Craig Handy, Abbey Lincoln, Wynton Marsalis and the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra array to tackle…   Keep reading »

  • Wynton photos in Marciac Festival 2004

    Posted on September 19th, 2004 in Concerts, Photo, Tour | 2

    Thanks to the photographer Jos L. Knaepen we are pleased to show you some photos of Wynton in Marciac Festival 2004. Jos says:“Wynton’s lips were painfull but he played like a GOD in the quintet.. gorgeous, as usual” Thank you Jos !   Keep reading »

  • Wynton’s lips and the August tour dates

    Posted on August 27th, 2004 in Lips, Tour | 0

    Due to cellulitis of the lip (inflammation of connective tissue), Wynton’s doctor instructed him not to perform for 30 days. So Wynton’s manager cancelled the August activities so that he can finally take the time needed to heal properly.   Keep reading »

  • Listen to Wynton on Jazz at Lincoln Center Radio

    Posted on August 19th, 2004 in Jazz at Lincoln Center, Radio | 0

    The Good Old Good Ones Works by Louis Armstrong, Jelly Roll Morton, King Oliver, Sidney Bechet and other New Orleans masters’ highlight the rich compositions from jazz’s first decades. This program features Wynton Marsalis, Herlin Riley, Michael White and Reginald Veal with smokin’ reinterpretations of Oliver’s Dippermouth Blues,” Morton’s “Fingerbuster,” Bechet’s classic “Wildcat Blues” and more. Listen to it (Real Player needed)   Keep reading »

  • All Rise opens Boston Symphony’s 2004 season at Tanglewood

    Posted on August 8th, 2004 in All Rise, Concerts, Tour | 0

    Kurt Masur opens Boston Symphony’s 2004 season at Tanglewood on July 9 with the Tanglewood premiere of Wynton Marsalis’ All Rise! This program – an encore of the work’s acclaimed Boston premiere at Symphony Hall last December – features the Tanglewood Festival Chorus, John Oliver, conductor, the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra, Wynton on trumpet, soprano Laquita Mitchell, mezzo-soprano Cynthia Renée Hardy, tenor Brian Robinson, and bass Robert Honeysucker.   Keep reading »

  • The Wynton Marsalis Quartet in Marciac

    Posted on August 5th, 2004 in Concerts, Quartet, Tour | 0

    Tomorrow, July 6, like every year, Wynton will be in Marciac with his Quartet to play in the famous French Jazz Festival. The Wynton Marsalis Quartet personnel is: Wynton Marsalis (trumpet) Eric Lewis (piano) Carlos Henriquez (bass) Herlin Riley (drums)   Keep reading »