Home » News » P990

News – Category:

  • Wynton plays in Branford Marsalis’ new CD

    Posted on September 11th, 2003 in CD | 0

    On Romare Bearden Revealed, Branford Marsalis celebrates the life and works of the artist Romare Bearden. The subject of a major upcoming exhibit by the National Gallery of Art in Washington, Bearden (1911-1988) took constant inspiration and several titles for his paintings from various jazz masterpieces. Features the Branford Marsalis Quartet plus guests Harry Connick, Jr., Wynton Marsalis, Doug Wamble and the Marsalis Family band. Includes compositions by jazz legends such as Duke Ellington, James P. Johnson and Jelly Roll Morton. Buyt the CD or get more info about it on Amazon.com   Keep reading »

  • Brooks Brothers will celebrate its 185th anniversary with Wynton Marsalis

    Posted on September 7th, 2003 in Concerts | 0

    Brooks Brothers will celebrate its 185th anniversary this fall by launching a national fundraising program implemented through events and a specially-designed tie and scarf to benefit the Entertainment Industry Foundation’s (EIF) National Colorectal Cancer Research Alliance. Brooks Brothers will host a star-studded event on Tuesday, September 9th at the Brooks Brothers flagship Madison Avenue, New York City store, co-hosted by Katie Couric and Brooks Brothers CEO Claudio Del Vecchio, which will feature a special performance by Wynton Marsalis.   Keep reading »

  • Wynton coaches 30 college-age, younger pupils in special class

    Posted on September 6th, 2003 in Masterclass | 0

    About 30 students were given a renewed sense of inspiration, Friday after an hourlong class at the Eastman School of Music with Wynton. Students from the School of the Arts, Hochstein Music School, Eastman School of Music jazz department and Eastman’s Community Education Division came together to be conducted and coached by Wynton. Although many of the students were nervous about the class, Marsalis’ laid-back personality kept the classroom filled with laughter. Marsalis said he treats students the way he would want to be treated: “Tell me the truth but give me some love and some feeling” he said. Read…   Keep reading »

  • Wynton writes music for Eatonville

    Posted on September 2nd, 2003 in Composition | 1

    Amas Musical Theatre will present – from Oct. 21-Nov. 23 – Bonnie Lee Rattner’s Eatonville, which boasts an original jazz score and songs by Wynton Marsalis. Based on Zora Neale Hurston’s novel “Their Eyes Were Watching God”, Eatonville is set in 1920’s Eatonville, Florida, one of the first all-black incorporated American towns. The music will be performed live by seven musicians of Wynton choosing. Rehearsals begin September 22. Eatonville will play ATA (American Theatre for Actors), located in Manhattan at 314 West 54th Street.   Keep reading »

  • Wynton plays with Natalie Cole at Tanglewood

    Posted on August 31st, 2003 in Concerts | 0

    Today August 31, at Lenox MA, singer Natalie Cole will perform at the Tanglewood Jazz Festival’s final concert with Wynton Marsalis and his septet featuring Herlin Riley on drums, Wess “Warmdaddy” Anderson on alto and soprano saxophones, Richard Johnson on piano, Victor Goines on clarinet, Ron Westray on trombone and Reginald Veal on bass. This concert will also showcase a new face, up-and-coming Telarc piano star, Hiromi. Updated: Newberkshire.com has just published a review of the concert.   Keep reading »

  • Wynton Marsalis Septet with Garth Fagan Dance

    Posted on August 29th, 2003 in Concerts, Septet | 1

    Griot New York made its world premiere in 1991 at the Next Wave Festival at the Brooklyn Academy of Music. A collaboration by three visionaries, concept and choreography by Garth Fagan, music composed and arranged by Wynton Marsalis, and set design by sculptor Martin Puryear, Griot New York explores contemporary urban life, human anguish and exaltation, and humankind’s triumph over adversity.   Keep reading »

  • Special report: Wynton Marsalis Septet in Italy during summer 2003

    Posted on August 24th, 2003 in Concerts, iTunes, Photo, Podcast, Septet, Tour, Video | 0

    On July 21, 24 and 25 the Wynton Marsalis Septet performed in Milan, Lucca and Gardone (on the lake Garda). We attended the concert and take you behind the scenes. Watch to the videos and the pictures of the concert. Milan (videos – photos) Lucca (videos – photos) Gardone (videos – photos)   Keep reading »

  • New Wynton’s photos in our gallery

    Posted on August 22nd, 2003 in Photo | 0

    Thanks to Ferrie and Floris Onstwedder (from the Netherlands) and to Milena (from Belgium), we have new exciting photos for our gallery, taken in The Hague and in Bruxelles during summer 2003. Feel free to share your photos with all Wynton’s fan. Send us your images via e-mail, and we will publish them on the fan club.   Keep reading »

  • Wynton plays in the new Irvin Mayfield’s CD

    Posted on August 16th, 2003 in CD | 0

    The recently released Half Past Autumn Suite by 26-year-old New Orleans trumpeter Irvin Mayfield, has contributions by Wynton Marsalis and Renaissance man Gordon Parks. Wynton played as guest soloist in the tune: Blue Dawn   Keep reading »

  • Wynton and the Septet playing in London

    Posted on August 4th, 2003 in Concerts, Septet, Tour | 0

    Tomorrow August 5 and 6, Wynton will play in London at Jazz Cafè. After these two dates he will conclude the European tour in Marciac.   Keep reading »