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  • Wynton to perform Live at Feel The Beat: A Concert for CPR Awareness

    Posted on September 21st, 2006 in Concerts

    A line-up of extraordinary jazz and classical artists including multi-Grammy winner, Wynton Marsalis, violin virtuoso Mark O’Connor’s and Appalachian Waltz Trio, multi-instrumentalist rising, jazz star Ted Nash and Odeon, outstanding trombonist Wycliffe Gordon and special guests will perform at Feel The Beat: A Concert for CPR Awareness. A benefit concert to raise funds for the Feel the Beat School Program, which teaches high school students life-saving CPR technique, the event will take place on Sunday, October 1 at 12:00 Noon at the Tribeca Performing Arts Center, New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg will proclaim October 1 CPR Awareness Day of NYC. …   Keep reading »

  • Taking Coltrane’s Music and Making It Their Own

    Posted on September 16th, 2006 in Review | 4

    Jazz at Lincoln Center began its new season on Thursday with the first of three nights devoted to the music of John Coltrane. The occasion doubled as an early celebration of what would have been Coltrane’s 80th birthday (Sept. 23) — cake was served during intermission — and an opening salvo for the organization’s third year of programming in Frederick P. Rose Hall at Columbus Circle. It was a success on both counts.   Keep reading »

  • Transcript from Wynton’s speech at World Business Forum

    Posted on September 14th, 2006 in Speech | 9

    Last night, Wynton was with former President Bill Clinton, Jack Welch, and others between the headliners who spoke to an audience of over 4,000 top business executives during the World Business Forum New York taking place at Radio City Music Hall.   Keep reading »

  • Wynton Marsalis and JLCO play Coltrane

    Posted on September 13th, 2006 in Concerts

    Jazz at Lincoln Center celebrates John Coltrane’s 80th Birthday with performance and education events September 14, 15, 16 & 20, throughout Frederick P. Rose Hall   Keep reading »

  • Hoots the Owl and Wynton in a 1986 sketch

    Posted on September 12th, 2006 in Video | 3

    Enjoy two awesome video-clip (November 19, 1986), where Wynton duets with Hoots the Owl on Classic Sesame Street !   Keep reading »

  • Wynton played at September 11th Commemoration Ceremony

    Posted on September 11th, 2006 in Photo | 5

    The New Yorl City’s September 11th commemoration ceremony officially started at 8:40 AM this morning. At 10:29 AM Wynton performed “Down by the Riverside” and “Just a closer walk with Thee”, after a moment of silence (observance of time of fall of the North Tower).   Keep reading »

  • Coltrane 101: Echoes of a Giant

    Posted on September 8th, 2006 in Profiles & Interviews

    JAZZ AT LINCOLN CENTER’S more ambitious concerts, while playing to an audience impressed by flash and smoothness, never completely lose their pedantic side; they’re always functioning in part as lessons. But sometimes that doesn’t sound so appealing. The cost of living is rising faster than salaries, and now even pleasure is work? And whose jazz history is this, anyway? Doesn’t jazz activate a loose, adaptable kind of intelligence that teaches you to be suspicious of someone else’s agenda?   Keep reading »

  • Wynton has a new Monette mouthpiece and trumpet

    Posted on August 29th, 2006 in News | 5

    Last July, Dave Monette brought out Wynton a new PRANA 3 Bb trumpet, serial number 2070. He also brought a few prototype mouthpieces for Wynton to try. The new PRANA B2S3 was the winner, which Wynton has been playing all year.   Keep reading »

  • Wynton hosts “Jazz and Juice” in New Orleans

    Posted on August 28th, 2006 in News

    Tonight, Wynton hosts “jazz and Juice,” the opening of Kunflma Gallery’s bar featuring drinks, hors d’oeuvres and a raffle. 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Kunflama Boutique & Gallery 1920 Magazine St., 586-1606   Keep reading »

  • Photos about Wynton in Vienne 2006

    Posted on August 28th, 2006 in Concerts, Photo

    New and interesting photos has been published, about Wynton’ s concert in Vienne this summer. Enjoy them on flickr.com   Keep reading »