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  • Wynton’s lips and the August tour dates

    Posted on August 27th, 2004 in News | 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 Music | 0

    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.   Keep reading »

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

    Posted on August 8th, 2004 in Concerts | 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 Quintet in Marciac

    Posted on August 5th, 2004 in Concerts | 0

    Tomorrow, August 6th, like every year, Wynton will be in Marciac with his Quartet to play in the famous French Jazz Festival. The Wynton Marsalis Quintet personnel is:   Keep reading »

  • Special report: Wynton in Italy during summer 2004

    Posted on August 3rd, 2004 in Video | 2

    On January the 24th, Wynton Marsalis with the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra performed in Benevento (Italy) for the european summer tour 2004. We attended the concert and take you behind the scenes.   Keep reading »

  • Wynton and Woody Shaw

    Posted on August 2nd, 2004 in Photo | 0

    Thanks to our friend of the official Woody Shaw web site, we can show you a special photo of a very young Wynton Marsalis playing with Woody Shaw. Plus, here is a quote on Woody by Wynton: “Woody added to the vocabulary of the trumpet. He had a real concept about the organization of group music that often utilized many different and complex harmonic progressions. He was very serious, disciplined and respectful towards jazz. His whole approach influenced me tremendously.”   Keep reading »

  • New 2004 tour dates for the Wynton Marsalis Quintet and the JLCO

    Posted on July 29th, 2004 in Concerts | 4

    We just updated the fall 2004 tour schedule for Wynton Marsalis Quintet and the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra. Check the new tour dates   Keep reading »

  • A special meal with Wynton

    Posted on July 24th, 2004 in Photo | 0

    Today, Wynton with Eric Lewis, André Guess and other friends, came to my house, in Italy, to have lunch with my family. Before going to Benevento, he drove his motorhome to Manfredonia (Apulia).   Keep reading »

  • Why Wynton cancelled his performance in Montreal

    Posted on July 1st, 2004 in News | 0

    Yesterday Wynton cancelled his performance at the Montreal Jazz Fest because of injury to his lips. Now Wynton is back home. He has seen a doctor who advised him to take it easy for a few days, and he really appreciates everyone’s concern !!!   Keep reading »

  • Wynton played at Ray Charles funeral

    Posted on June 23rd, 2004 in News | 1

    Friends of Ray Charles sent the late singer off on a high note. Wynton Marsalis, B.B. King, Glen Campbell, and Stevie Wonder performed musical tributes to Charles, who died last week at 73, during a joyous funeral service at the First African Methodist Episcopal Church (Los Angeles).   Keep reading »