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  • Images from NBC Hurricane Relief concert

    Posted on September 3rd, 2005 in Concerts, Photo | 1

    As you know, yesterday night Wynton played at NBC studios in New York for the Hurricane Relief concert. Here is a report from the NBC web site, where you can also find a photo slide of the evening. Harry Connick Jr. performs with Wynton Marsalis during ‘The Concert for Hurricane Relief’ at NBC studios in New York City September 2, 2005. (Photo by: Matt Peyton/NBC Universal)   Keep reading »

  • Wynton will play at BET’s telethon for hurricane relief

    Posted on September 3rd, 2005 in News

    BET is the latest network to announce a telethon to benefit victims of Hurricane Katrina, airing as a two-part, four-hour broadcast on Friday, Sept. 9. From 6 to 7:30 p.m. EDT, the network will present a special edition of “106 & Park: BET’s Top 10 Live,” followed by the telethon, which continues until 10 p.m.   Keep reading »

  • Jazz at Lincoln Center hosts the Higher Ground Hurricane Relief Concert

    Posted on September 3rd, 2005 in Concerts | 5

    Jazz at Lincoln Center announced plans to produce the Higher Ground Hurricane Relief Benefit Concert. Premiering on Saturday, September 17 at 7pm, the event will be held in the Rose Theater on 60th street and Broadway. The concert will seek to raise funds for Hurricane Katrina relief efforts. Bill Cosby will host the concert with Wynton Marsalis, Peter Cincotti, Elvis Costello, Paquito D’Rivera, Abbey Lincoln, Diana Krall, Jon Hendricks and more to be announced. XM Satellite Radio will carry this concert live on their network from coast to coast on the Real Jazz channel (channel 70). Higher Ground will also broadcast…   Keep reading »

  • Wynton’s interview and tribute for victims of Katrina on CBS’ The Early Show

    Posted on September 3rd, 2005 in Video | 6

    Yesterday, Wynton played a tribute for the victims of hurricane Katrina on CBS’ The Early Show. Here is an excerpt of the interview:   Keep reading »

  • Wynton speaks to the devastation brought by hurricane Katrina

    Posted on September 2nd, 2005 in Speech | 6

    Below is Wynton’s statement on the devastation of Hurricane Katrina in his hometown, New Orleans: “New Orleans is the most unique of American cities because it is the only city in the world that has created its own culture. With architecture, music and festive ceremonies, it’s of singular importance to the United States of America. Moreover, with a mixture of Spanish, French, British, West African and American people living in the same city, New Orleans can be depicted as the original melting pot. The collision of these cultures created jazz, the only art form that embodies the fundamental…   Keep reading »

  • Wynton at the Concert For Hurricane Katrina Relief on NBC

    Posted on September 1st, 2005 in Concerts | 8

    In response to the hurricane tragedy NBC Universal Television Group will air A Concert For Hurricane Relief, a live benefit special in high-definition on NBC, MSNBC and CNBC. The hour-long, music and celebrity driven broadcast will air live to the East Coast on Friday, September 2, 2005 at 8:00pm (ET). The telethon hosted by NBC’s Matt Lauer will broadcast from New York studios on NBC.   Keep reading »

  • Live at House of Tribes is in stores now !

    Posted on August 30th, 2005 in Music

    Wynton’s new album, Live at House of Tribes is in stores now. Get more info about the new album in our discography section.   Keep reading »

  • Wynton on BET Jazz in September

    Posted on August 29th, 2005 in News | 1

    On September 4, BET Jazz will present “Amongst the People: Live at the House of Tribes,” a half-hour special featuring insightful interviews with Wynton and footage from the concert, whose Live at the House of Tribes CD comes out tomorrow, August 30.   Keep reading »

  • Transcripts from Wynton’s interview for Ken Burns’ series: JAZZ

    Posted on August 28th, 2005 in Profiles & Interviews

    The transcript of Wynton’s interview for the series entitled: JAZZ, a film by Ken Burns, is available on PBS web site.   Keep reading »

  • All About Jazz review: Wynton Marsalis - Live At The House Of Tribes (2005)

    Posted on August 25th, 2005 in Review

    The undeniable fact about trumpeter Wynton Marsalis, whether you’re a fan or critic, is that he plays as if every note is his last—with purpose, verve, and total commitment. This consummate energy is documented on this new live release which was recorded in December 2002 at the House of Tribes on New York’s Lower East Side. The elements for the recording were just right with a seasoned band, swinging music, and an enthusiastic crowd of jazz fans.   Keep reading »