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  • Wynton explains: What is New Orleans Jazz ?

    Posted on November 30th, 2005 in Concerts | 1

    Jazz for Young People: What is New Orleans Jazz?, hosted by Wynton Marsalis, will feature musicians performing and offering school age children the opportunity to learn about the birthplace of jazz. In this engaging narrative performance, Wynton stirs up the musical melting pot that gave us jazz. Everyone is invited to stomp, clap, and sing along to the polyphony of New Orleans jazz.   Keep reading »

  • Wynton wrote an introduction on a new book about Katrina

    Posted on November 28th, 2005 in Books

    Hurricane Katrina: The Storm That Changed America is a collection of photographs and essays by the staff and editors of the respected news magazine, Time. The book is organized in a day-by-day chronology of the storm, from the time it swiped south Florida until its devastating landfall in Louisiana and Mississippi, and Time’s writers tell the story of the storm in their reports from the scene.   Keep reading »

  • Higher Ground benefit CD is in stores now

    Posted on November 22nd, 2005 in Music

    Today, Blue Note Records released Higher Ground, a CD that documents Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Higher Ground Hurricane Relief Benefit Concert, a landmark evening of musical offering that was mounted by Wynton on September 17, less than three weeks after Hurricane Katrina imparted its devastation upon the Gulf Coast.   Keep reading »

  • Lincoln Center’s Man With the Trumpet, With Orchestra

    Posted on November 19th, 2005 in Review | 5

    Just before the lights dimmed in the Rose Theater on Thursday night, a voice announced that while the use of cellphones was prohibited, hand-clapping, foot-stomping and cries of “Aw, yeah!” were all welcome forms of audience participation. It was a hokier introduction than one might have expected from a concert called “Wynton With Strings.” But in a way, it suited both subject and setting.   Keep reading »

  • The fan club beginnings… Part VII (Wynton and Joshua Redman)

    Posted on November 17th, 2005 in Video | 1

    In this unknown video-clip Wynton join Joshua Redman at Church of San Francesco al Prato. Eric Reed is with them playing the piano. Enjoy this wonderful duet on John Coltrane’s The Promise !   Keep reading »

  • Jazz ABZ reviewed on the New York Times

    Posted on November 17th, 2005 in Books, Review

    The New York Times has just published a review on the new book Jazz ABZ written by Wynton and illustrated by Paul Rogers.   Keep reading »

  • Wynton and the new SmartMusic v9.0

    Posted on November 16th, 2005 in News

    MakeMusic Inc. announced the release of SmartMusic 9.0, a new version of their practice program for students of woodwind, brass, string and vocal.   Keep reading »

  • Wynton plays in Moacir Santos’ new CD

    Posted on November 14th, 2005 in Music | 1

    Moacir Santos, born to a poor family in Pernambuco (northeastern Brazil, ) is regarded as a walking encyclopedia in the realm of Brazilian instrumental music. His new album, entitled Choros and Alegria, counts with the participation of Wynton, who taking opportunity of a concert he would give in São Paulo, insisted in participating of the recording of Choros & Alegria.   Keep reading »

  • JALC celebrates Wynton’s 25 Years on the music scene

    Posted on November 13th, 2005 in Concerts

    Jazz at Lincoln Center commemorates Artistic Director Wynton Marsalis’ 25 years of musical achievement with Wynton with Strings on November 17, 18 and 19 at 8pm at Rose Theater at Frederick P. Rose Hall on Broadway at 60th St. This special series of concert performances feature a retrospect of jazz by the musician, educator and author.   Keep reading »

  • Informal photos from Silver Spring Jazz festival

    Posted on November 13th, 2005 in Concerts, Photo | 1

    Thanks to our friend Jodi, we received some nice and informal photos about Wynton’s presence in Silver Spring in September.   Keep reading »