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  • 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 »

  • Kareem Adbul-Jabbar, Wynton Marsalis and More Set for Up2Us Inaugural Gala

    Posted on May 16th, 2013 in Benefit | 0

    Up2Us (up2us.org), a New York based not-for-profit organization, will be holding its inaugural gala dinner at Tribeca Rooftop in New York City on June 4. The event will benefit the organization’s mission to advance sports as the solution to the obesity, youth violence and educational challenges facing America’s youth today. Internationally acclaimed musician and composer Wynton Marsalis will present Kareem Abdul-Jabbar with the Legacy Award, recognizing the NBA hall of famer for his 20-plus years of contribution to sport, education, and humanitarian efforts.   Keep reading »

  • Wynton to Join The Lewis Nash Allstars in Benefit Concert at MIM, April 11, 2012

    Posted on March 23rd, 2012 in Benefit | 1

    The Lewis Nash Allstars with special guest Wynton Marsalis will perform in a benefit concert at 7 p.m., Wednesday, April 11th, 2012 at the Musical Instrument Museum Theater (MIM), 4725 E. Mayo Boulevard, Phoenix. The evening supports The Nash, the Valley’s new jazz center.  The event is co-produced by Jazz in Arizona, a nonprofit organization, and MIM. Seating is limited. Tickets are $150, $200 and $250 and available at www.jazzinaz.org. A pre-concert cocktail hour begins at 5:40 p.m. and a hosted reception follows the concert.   Keep reading »

  • Love for Japan: A Fundraising Event with Wynton Marsalis and Martha Stewart

    Posted on March 18th, 2011 in Benefit | 3

    On Wednesday, March 23rd the Quintet will perform at EN Japanese Brasserie’s fundraiser in support of the Japanese Society’s Earthquake Relief Fund & the Japanese Red Cross in New York City.   Keep reading »

  • Wynton to perform at TransAfrica Forum Gala

    Posted on November 28th, 2008 in Benefit | 1

    On December 3, 2008, Wyton and his Quintet will perform at TransAfrica Forum Gala in Washington, DC. The concert will take place at 7:00 p.m. at Hyatt Regency on Capitol Hill, Washington, DC (400 New Jersey Avenue, NW). TransAfrica Forum, Inc. serves as an educational and organizing center that encourages progressive viewpoints in the United States foreign policy arena and advocates justice for the people of Africa and the African Diaspora.   Keep reading »

  • Wynton to play for United Negro College Fund

    Posted on July 23rd, 2008 in Benefit | 1

    On July 26, the Wynton Marsalis Quintet will play a benefit concert for United Negro College Fund. The performance will take place at South Orange Peforming Arts Center in South Orange, NJ. Personnel is: Wynton Marsalis, trumpet; Ali Jackson, drums; Carlos Henriquez, bass; Walter Blanding, sax; Marc Cary, piano. On July 29 Wynton will also tape a PSA for the Spinal Cord Injury Association.   Keep reading »

  • Wynton to play a benefit concert for Young Scholars Charter School

    Posted on October 2nd, 2007 in Benefit, Concerts | 2

    On October 4, 2007, the Young Scholars Charter School (YSCS) will host a benefit concert featuring Wynton Marsalis. The concert will be held at the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts (260 South Broad Street Avenue of the Arts, Philadelphia PA) and all proceeds will benefit the school. Schedule: 5:30 p.m. cocktails and dinner in the Kimmel Center’s Hamilton Garden for sponsors and patrons 7:00 p.m. cocktails in Commonwealth Plaza for all ticketholders 8:00 p.m. exclusive musical performance by Wynton Marsalis in the Perelman Theater “This concert will give us an opportunity to expose our students to a truly great artist and…   Keep reading »

  • Wynton to play and record with Marcus Roberts

    Posted on September 22nd, 2007 in Benefit, Concerts | 19

    On October 6, Wynton will be with his great friend and former pianist Marcus Robert, the J Master, and his trio, for a recording session. Wynton is to perform on 3 numbers. No major record label set to release. (more info to come…) Marcus Roberts trio members include Roland Guerin (bass) and Jason Marsalis (drums). On October 7, at 6 pm, they will perform in concert at the “Jacoby Symphony Hall” at the Times Union Center for the Performing Arts in Jacksonville, FL. This concert is a benefit for a non-profit organization called “Body and Soul“. After the concert there will be two receptions…   Keep reading »

  • Wynton performed at the first Furman Jazz Fling

    Posted on August 21st, 2007 in Benefit | 0

    On Friday night, August 17, the rain could not stop the first annual Furman Jazz Fling to benefit Jazz at Lincoln Center, from going full swing! A who’s who on the Hampton’s scene joined hosts Victoria Moran Furman and Jay Furman (Jazz at Lincoln Center Board member) at their stunning Southampton home for a joyful event complete with a performance by Wynton. Enjoying the glorious décor by David Beahm and food by Taste Caterers were Jojo Cohen and Eric Moran playing host to the younger crowd. Jazz at Lincoln Center Board members came out to enjoy the night,…   Keep reading »