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  • JLCO with Wynton Marsalis Hosts: Christian McBride & Kurt Rosenwinkel

    Posted on April 18th, 2014 in Concerts, Streaming | 0

    On May 23–24, Jazz at Lincoln Center presents its second JLCO Hosts concerts featuring a collaborating between the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis and two of contemporary jazz’s finest artists. Music director Wynton Marsalis and drummer Ali Jackson present the compositions of a pair of Philadelphia-born, post-Boomer virtuosos— bassist Christian McBride and guitarist Kurt Rosenwinkel. Associates since the 1980s, both Rosenwinkel and McBride attended Creative and Performing Arts High School in Philadelphia where they expanded their musical network with future Philly greats like Joey DeFrancesco and Ahmir “Questlove” Thompson of The Roots.   Keep reading »

  • The Woodlawn Cemetery Partners with JALC to Present Free Concert Honoring Jazz Legends

    Posted on April 18th, 2014 in Concerts | 0

    The Woodlawn Cemetery Partners with Jazz at Lincoln Center to Present Free Concert Honoring Jazz Legends. Performance by Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis on June 11 Features Compositions by Those Memorialized at Woodlawn and Commemorates the Cemetery’s 150th Anniversary and Historic Ties to Jazz Greats   Keep reading »

  • The Life & Music of Dave Brubeck Featuring Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis

    Posted on April 2nd, 2014 in Concerts | 0

    The Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis explores Brubeck’s legacy with fresh arrangements of his corpus that illuminate the maestro’s breadth and scope.   Keep reading »

  • Jamming behind the scenes with jazz greats: Wynton and Marcus Roberts

    Posted on April 1st, 2014 in TV show | 2

    What’s it like to hang out with jazz musicians? Just ask 60 Minutes producer David Browning, who teamed up with CBS correspondent Wynton Marsalis this week to report on the remarkable, little-known jazz pianist Marcus Roberts.   Keep reading »

  • The Virtuoso: Marcus Roberts - CBS “60 Minutes”

    Posted on March 30th, 2014 in TV show | 1

    Who’s the greatest American musician most people have never heard of? To me, it’s Marcus Roberts. I’m biased because Marcus worked in my band when he was just starting out. But anybody who’s heard him at the piano usually agrees: he’s a fearsome and fearless player, and a homegrown example of overcoming adversity with excellence.   Keep reading »

  • Wynton Marsalis’ return to 60 Minutes

    Posted on March 30th, 2014 in Interview, TV show | 1

    Almost 20 years ago, Wynton Marsalis sat across from Ed Bradley to discuss his jazz career. Now Marsalis returns to 60 Minutes—as the correspondent   Keep reading »

  • Wynton Marsalis and JALC concert at Chicago Orchestra Hall

    Posted on March 29th, 2014 in Review | 0

    There’s a palpable sense of occasion in the air when the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra returns to Orchestra Hall, and you feel it as soon as you walk into the room. The presence of so many listeners seated on stage around the band, crowding the terrace area behind it and filling every remaining seat in the house distinguishes this event from most concerts in the grand old venue. Major performances unfold here many nights a week, in other words, but Chicagoans turn these JALC appearances – led by the band’s music director, Wynton Marsalis – into something of a civic occasion.   Keep reading »

  • Wynton Marsalis Profiles “Fearsome And Fearless” Jazz Pianist Marcus Roberts – “60 Minutes” Sunday

    Posted on March 27th, 2014 in TV show | 2

    CBS News Cultural Correspondent Wynton Marsalis showcases the rich talents of jazz pianist Marcus Roberts in his first story for 60 MINUTES. Roberts lost his sight as a child but gained such incredible insights into American music that his playing has inspired a whole generation of jazz musicians.  Hear this “fearsome and fearless musician” play classic American Jazz on the next edition of 60 MINUTES Sunday, March 30 (7:00-8:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network.   Keep reading »

  • Jazz At Lincoln Center’s 2014 Annual Gala - “Love, Loss And Laughter: The Story Of Jazz”

    Posted on March 13th, 2014 in Benefit | 1

    The finest musicians in Jazz will join Billy Crystal and the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis in a special night of improvisatory brilliance on the timeless themes of love and loss, addressed through laughter, dance and the indomitable spirit of swing. *Jazz at Lincoln Center’s 2014 Gala* concert, titled “Love, Loss and Laughter: The Story of Jazz” is a one night benefit on *May 1, 2014 at 7:00pm*, hosted by Emmy and Tony award winning actor Billy Crystal.   Keep reading »

  • Jazz at Lincoln Center Announces 2014-15 Season

    Posted on February 25th, 2014 in News, Streaming | 1

    Today Jazz at Lincoln Center announces its 2014-15 Concert and Education season, which features a season-long journey “through the Americas.”  Through a diverse array of concerts and programs, Jazz at Lincoln Center’s 27th season will explore how jazz has both integrated and influenced the rich musical traditions of the Caribbean and North, South, and Central America   Keep reading »