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  • Wynton’s concert at 92nd Street Y reviewed by New York Times

    Posted on July 22nd, 2006 in Articles, New York Times, Review | 0

    Two days ago, Wynton played at 92nd Street Y in New York City with Bill Charlap, Jeremy Pelt and others…an hommage to the music of Thelonious Monk. Here you have the review of the evening by the New York Times (free registration required). Be sure to check also the nice review made by our friend, fan and reader: Jurzy Girl Here   Keep reading »

  • Translation: Marsalis returns to Vitoria

    Posted on July 16th, 2006 in Articles, Review | 3

    Thanks to our friend Jurzy Girl, we can publish a translation from Spanish of a web article published by Telecinco: Marsalis returns to Vitoria to complete his tribute to the city The trumpeter Wynton Marsalis fulfilled his promise and returned last night to the International Festival of Jazz in Vitoria to complete and premier exclusively a work dedicated to the city, his personal tribute to the city was rewarded with a statue commemorating the first ever Pulitzer Prize in Jazz. Five years after he presented the first four movements of the “Suite Vitoria”, Marsalis returned with the Lincoln Center Jazz…   Keep reading »

  • Wynton Marsalis and Paco de Lucia in Vitoria-Gasteiz

    Posted on July 13th, 2006 in Articles, Concerts, Photo, Review, Tour, Tribute | 5

    On Tuesday 11, Wynton played with Paco de Lucia in Vitoria-Gasteiz. It has been a wonderful concert, with Wynton playing perfectly with the guitar of Paco de Lucia. A perfect and elegant mix between flamenco and jazz. Check out some article about the event on El Pais, ABC.es Yesterday Wynton also played in Vitoria with the JLCO. He composed a new suite just for Vitoria. And the city dedicated him a bronze statue in the Parque de la Florida ! Check out some articles about it on TeleCinco, Noticias de Navarra, El Correo Digital, Noticias de Alava. P.S.: all the…   Keep reading »

  • The New York Times on Congo Square

    Posted on May 6th, 2006 in Articles, Concerts, Congo Square, New York Times, Review | 5

    The New York Times has just posted a review about Wynton’s Congo Square performed on Thursday night at the Rose Theater. (free registration needed). As you know, Wynton, who has been recovering from a lip injury, didn’t touch the trumpet during his new commission (because he conceived his role as conductor only, according to Jazz at Lincoln Center). As a result of the injury, Jazz at Lincoln Center has postponed a concert featuring the Wynton Marsalis Quartet and the Orion String Quartet scheduled for Thursday through next Saturday. The concert will instead take place on Sept. 20, in Rose…   Keep reading »

  • Congo Square reviewed on Playbill Arts

    Posted on May 3rd, 2006 in Articles, Congo Square, Review | 0

    Wynton’ s recent Congo Square performance has got a new article/review on Playbill Arts.com   Keep reading »

  • Congo Square’s behind the scenes on The Times Picayune

    Posted on April 27th, 2006 in Articles, Concerts, Congo Square, New Orleans, Review | 0

    A nice article about behind the scenes, and Wynton directing Congo Square in New Orleans is now on line on The Times Picayune.   Keep reading »

  • Photos and video from the world premiere of Wynton’s Congo Square

    Posted on April 24th, 2006 in Articles, Concerts, Congo Square, Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra, New Orleans, Review | 13

    Yesterday, joined by members of numerous brass bands from throughout the city, the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra with Wynton and the Capital Region-based percussion ensemble Odadaa! marched into historic Congo Square in classic New Orleans parade style Sunday as hundreds of concertgoers danced along behind them. Here you have some photos from the Congo Square rehearsal, and an article on TimesUnion about the world premiere (yesterday) Plus there are also three videos regarding: pre-parade | parade | concert (Quicktime player needed) In the concert video, Wynton sings duetting with Herlin Riley at the tamburine. Tonight, they are going to perform Congo Square…   Keep reading »

  • Wynton with Yacub Addy at the news conference in New Orleans

    Posted on April 19th, 2006 in Articles, Congo Square, Interview, New Orleans | 4

    With a press conference at Basin Street Station, Wynton Marsalis has opened a weeklong residency in New Orleans. The visit, part of Jazz at Lincoln Center’s efforts to help New Orleans recover after Hurricane Katrina, will include master classes, clinics, workshops, and performances. On April 23, the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra and Ghana’s Odadaa! will present the world premiere of Congo Square, a new work by Marsalis and Yacub Addy, the leader of Odadaa! The 80-minute cross-cultural work was inspired by the public square in New Orleans where Africans gathered to play the music of their homeland in the 1…   Keep reading »

  • Wynton Marsalis’ Congo Square on USA TODAY

    Posted on April 14th, 2006 in Articles, Congo Square, Interview | 9

    Wynton has been interviewed by the magazine USA TODAY about the premiere of his new composition: Congo Square.   Keep reading »

  • Wynton interviewed by Fortune Magazine

    Posted on March 10th, 2006 in Articles, Interview | 2

    Fortune magazine choosed 12 highly successful people to share thoughts and advice on how they work and what makes them successful. Wynton Marsalis is amongst them: Executive summary: Challenge each other — but don’t hold grudges. You don’t want trumpet players and musicians being your primary business decision-makers. It’s not possible for me to do that and write music, program the season, and conduct the band. I really do let people do their jobs, so when we come together, we know what each is supposed to do. But I weigh in on everything. I’ve never sent an e-mail.…   Keep reading »