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  • Wynton wrote an introduction on a new book about Katrina

    Posted on November 28th, 2005 in Books | 0

    Hurricane Katrina: The Storm That Changed America is a collection of photographs and essays by the staff and editors of the respected news magazine, Time. The book is organized in a day-by-day chronology of the storm, from the time it swiped south Florida until its devastating landfall in Louisiana and Mississippi, and Time’s writers tell the story of the storm in their reports from the scene. Among the essays is an introduction from Wynton, who reminds readers that “New Orleans has a habit of tweaking the national consciousness at pivotal times,” citing the city’s importance during the War…   Keep reading »

  • Jazz ABZ reviewed on the New York Times

    Posted on November 17th, 2005 in Books, Review | 0

    The New York Times has just published a review on the new book Jazz ABZ written by Wynton and illustrated by Paul Rogers.   Keep reading »

  • Jazz ABZ is now available in bookstores

    Posted on November 9th, 2005 in Books | 0

    Wynton has collaborated with illustrator Paul Rogers and jazz historian Phil Schaap to create a children’s book…while Rogers developed the concept for the book, he sought the help of Wynton to bring it to fruition.   Keep reading »

  • Wynton writes foreword for the new book of Tom Piazza

    Posted on September 14th, 2005 in Books | 0

    Wynton recently wrote the foreword for the new book of Tom Piazza, entitled: 
Understanding Jazz : Ways to Listen. 
The book will be released on September 20, 2005. (buy it on Amazon)   Keep reading »

  • Wynton collaborates for children’s book

    Posted on September 10th, 2005 in Books | 3

    Wynton has collaborated with illustrator Paul Rogers and jazz historian Phil Schaap to create a children’s book, Jazz ABZ: An A to Z Collection of Jazz Portraits. While Rogers developed the concept for the book, he sought the help of Wynton to bring it to fruition. The book will be available in November. A is for “almighty” Louis Armstrong, whose amazing artistry unfolds in an accumulative poem shaped like the letter he stands for. As for sax master Sonny Rollins, whose “robust style radiates roundness,” could there be a better tribute than a poetic rondeau? In an extraordinary feat,…   Keep reading »

  • Wynton’s new book is out!

    Posted on October 25th, 2004 in Books | 0

    A new book written by Wynton is out for selling in bookstores. It’s entitled: To a Young Jazz Musician: Letters from the Road. In the book, “the renowned jazz musician and Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Wynton Marsalis gives us an invaluable guide to making good music—and to leading a good life.”   Keep reading »

  • Wynton discussing his book at Kentucky Author Forum

    Posted on February 3rd, 2004 in Books, Interview | 1

    Tonight, on Kentucky Educational Television, Wynton will discuss his book: Jazz in the Bittersweet Blues of Life. He is interviewed by National Public Radio’s Robert Siegel, host of All Things Considered. The interview has been taped at The Kentucky Center in May 2002. On air tonight Feb 3 at 10:00 pm More info on Kentucky Educational Television   Keep reading »