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  • Wynton hosts “Jazz for young people” in Harlem

    Posted on November 26th, 2004 in Concerts | 1

    Jazz at Lincoln Center produces the first Jazz for Young People concert programs in Harlem and in its new home, Frederick P. Rose Hall with Jazz: The Big Picture on Friday, December 3, 2004 at 10:00 am and 12:15 pm at the Apollo Theater (for school groups only) and Saturday, December 4, 2004 at 11:00am and 1:00pm in Rose Theater (for families).   Keep reading »

  • Wynton’s new album will be out on November 30, 2004

    Posted on November 18th, 2004 in Music | 0

    Wynton Marsalis has lent his compositional and performing talents to the creation of the original score for the new PBS Ken Burns documentary Unforgivable Blackness: The Rise And Fall Of Jack Johnson, a detailed portrait of the first African-American Heavyweight Champion of the World.   Keep reading »

  • The Wynton Marsalis Quintet playing in Binghamton

    Posted on November 15th, 2004 in Concerts | 0

    On Friday, November 19, 2004, the Wynton Marsalis Quintet is going to play in Binghamton (NY) at the Broome Center Forum   Keep reading »

  • Listen to Wynton on Jazz at Lincoln Center Radio

    Posted on November 14th, 2004 in Music | 0

    Tango - El Arranque with the LCJO   Keep reading »

  • Wynton Marsalis on Jazz at Lincoln Center’s New Home

    Posted on November 12th, 2004 in Profiles & Interviews | 0

    Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past month, jazz fans and in- dustry people have heard plenty about Jazz At Lincoln Center’s high-pro- file move to its own crib in the new Time Warner Center on Columbus Circle. JazzWeek caught up with Artistic Director Wynton Marsalis on tour in Chicago a month before the Oct. 19 grand opening to get his thoughts on the changes to come and how it happened.   Keep reading »

  • Wynton Marsalis and Ken Burns honor the life of Jack Johnson

    Posted on November 9th, 2004 in Concerts | 1

    Jazz at Lincoln Center proudly commemorates the Jack Johnson Festival in its new home, Frederick P. Rose Hall, for two special evenings of jazz and film on Friday, November 12 and Saturday, November 13 at 8:00pm.   Keep reading »

  • Movement and Music, Both Jazz and Both Live

    Posted on November 5th, 2004 in Review | 0

    Just as jazz music comes in many sonic varieties, so jazz dancing can assume many shapes in space. That became clear on Wednesday night in “Jazz in Motion,” a Jazz at Lincoln Center presentation with works by four choreographers, three of them offering premieres.   Keep reading »

  • Photo and video from “Stand up for Jazz” featuring Bill Cosby

    Posted on November 4th, 2004 in Video | 0

    On Thursday October 21, at Rose Theater, the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra with Wynton played a short opening set of jazz tunes that deal with humor. Some were directly representational (Wynton’s Ellingtonian “Back to Basics,” which portrays laughter through a trumpet), some just sounded happy-go-lucky (Thelonious Monk’s singsong “Green Chimneys”) and some were jazz’s best novelty songs (’‘Salt Peanuts’’ and ‘‘Open the Door, Richard’‘).   Keep reading »

  • Photo and video from the JALC Grand Opening Inaugural Gala

    Posted on November 3rd, 2004 in Video | 0

    On October 20 at 8pm, the Frederick P. Rose Theater played host to the inaugural gala, with celebrities such as former Vice President Al Gore and actor Robert Redford in the house, and a buffet of artists on stage. Wynton was alternately emotive and brazen on “Just a Closer Walk with Thee.” Saxophonists Joe Lovano and Branford Marsalis swung abstractedly through “Tenor Madness.”   Keep reading »

  • Jazz In Motion: World Premieres by Wynton Marsalis

    Posted on November 2nd, 2004 in Concerts | 1

    Guaranteed kinetic energy takes place on the stage of the Rose Theater on November 3, 4, 5 at 8pm with Jazz In Motion. Welcome, composed by Wynton Marsalis and choreographed by Peter Martins, is performed by Charles McPherson and a New York City Ballet dancer.   Keep reading »