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  • 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 »

  • Wynton Marsalis: The Once and Future King of Jazz at Lincoln Center

    Posted on August 27th, 2006 in Profiles & Interviews

    Hollering the blues, backed by a tambourine and twangy acoustic guitar, Mr. Marsalis was a study in contradictions. He was invoking rustic folk traditions while attired in a Brooks Brothers tuxedo and white tie. And he was sounding a note of abject despair while basking in the glow of 1,400 admirers, some of whom had paid as much as $2,500, as part of the fifth annual spring gala of Jazz at Lincoln Center.   Keep reading »

  • Jazz in America, To the Beat Of a Smooth One-Man Band

    Posted on August 27th, 2006 in Profiles & Interviews

    ‘OH Lord,’’ Wynton Marsalis cried from the stage of the Apollo Theater. ‘‘Oh Lord,’’ he repeated, in an unsteady but soulful voice. ‘‘What have I done?’’   Keep reading »

  • Listen to Wynton Marsalis Septet’s concert in Marciac 2006

    Posted on August 27th, 2006 in Music | 5

    Wynton’s recent concert (11 August) in Marciac Jazz Festival 2006 will be aired tonight by RadioFrance. (Windows Media Player required) Click on the link: “ecouter le direct” on the right-top of the page to listen the web-cast of the program. It will be aired tonight at 23:00 (Paris time)   Keep reading »

  • Wynton to be featured in the new Spike Lee film about Katrina

    Posted on August 21st, 2006 in News, Video | 2

    Entitled: When the Levees Broke, Spike Lee’s emotionally haunting two-night chronicle of Hurricane Katrina is a documentary masterpiece, unfolding over four hours tonight and at 9 p.m. Tuesday. Deftly mixing news footage of the harrowing devastation as tragic events unfolded late last August and early September, Lee adds an unforgettably rich human tapestry of witness interviews.   Keep reading »

  • Metropolitan Opera commissions new work from Wynton Marsalis and John Guare

    Posted on August 16th, 2006 in News

    The Metropolitan Opera has commissioned a new opera from Wynton and award-winning playwright John Guare. The project was revealed during an interview Met general manager Peter Gelb gave to Playbill.com yesterday.   Keep reading »

  • Jude Law & Wynton Marsalis Team Up

    Posted on August 16th, 2006 in Concerts | 4

    On 18 September 2006 in New Orleans, Jude Law will host a fundraising concert to benefit musicians afflicted by Hurricane Katrina. Other co-chairs for the event include Wynton and Doug Brinkley, NY Times best-selling author. The New Orleans Jazz Orchestra will be performing. Only 10 percent of musicians remain in New Orleans. You can make a donation: http://www.musicfortomorrow.org/d.html By making a donation, you are helping to preserve America’s cultural heritage.   Keep reading »

  • Wynton Marsalis on “Rebuild the Soul of America”

    Posted on August 16th, 2006 in Concerts | 7

    Wynton returns to New Orleans to commemorate Hurricane Katrina and help support the cultural infrastructure of a city devastated one year ago. “Celebrate Jazz Trio: Rebuild the Soul of America” is a three-day commemorative event sponsored by Harrah’s Casino that includes a concert; a talent search contest featuring performances by Wynton and the hottest local talent in the Mississippi Delta; and a free jazz and culinary event featuring Emeril Lagasse with Marsalis welcoming back the school children of New Orleans.   Keep reading »

  • Wynton interviewed by The Independent

    Posted on August 13th, 2006 in Profiles & Interviews | 4

    It doesn’t take much to annoy Wynton Marsalis. Jazz after about 1965? Forget it. Rap? Don’t get him started. But these days the trumpeter is turning his furious attention to some of the US’s biggest issues: corporate ethics, the continued persecution of black Americans and the inadequate government response to Hurricane Katrina. Sholto Byrnes tries, in vain, to calm him down   Keep reading »