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  • Wynton Marsalis’ The Magic Hour is in stores !

    Posted on March 9th, 2004 in Blue Note, CD | 0

    Wynton Marsalis makes his Blue Note debut today with The Magic Hour. On the new album, Marsalis taps vocalists Diane Reeves and Bobby McFerrin, as well as a trio of up-and-coming musicians — pianist Eric Lewis, bassist Carlos Henriquez and drummer Ali Jackson. If you want more buying info or want to hear a song sample, please go on Amazon.com Our favourites tunes are: “Free to be” and “Big Fat Hen”. Tell us what are your favourite ones in the comment section.   Keep reading »

  • The Magic Hour is coming

    Posted on March 7th, 2004 in Blue Note, CD | 0

    Wynton Marsalis’s new album, The Magic Hour, is coming. It will be in stores in two days, on March 9, 2004. (more buying info on   Keep reading »

  • A preview of Wynton Marsalis’ The Magic Hour

    Posted on February 2nd, 2004 in Blue Note, CD, Tour | 0

    As you know, Wynton will make his label debut with The Magic Hour, an upbeat, lyrical eight-song outing featuring his remarkable quartet – pianist Eric Lewis, bassist Carlos Henriquez and drummer Ali Jackson – and two special guests, Blue Note label mates Dianne Reeves and Bobby McFerrin. The new album will be in stores on March 9, 2004. But now, on the Bluenote web site, is possible to download a nice Flash animation that shows the new album cover and previews the tune with Bobby McFerrin. In our tour section, we also have new tour dates for the Wynon Marsalis Quartet.   Keep reading »

  • Wynton Plays the Music of Duke Ellington for Brooks Brothers

    Posted on January 29th, 2004 in CD | 2

    Brooks Brothers announced the release of a special edition CD featuring first time recordings created exclusively for Brooks Brothers by the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra with Wynton. Brooks Brothers, a major sponsor of Jazz at Lincoln Center, has been the exclusive clothier of the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra with artistic director Wynton Marsalis since the Fall of 2001. “The Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis Plays the Music of Duke Ellington” CD is on sale exclusively at Brooks Brothers retail store locations. For store locations visit brooksbrothers.com   Keep reading »

  • The Magic Hour will be in stores on March 9

    Posted on December 31st, 2003 in Blue Note, CD | 0

    Wynton’ new album, The Magic Hour, will hits stores March 9. The eight-song set follows his acclaimed 200-performer orchestral work, All Rise. Wynton is joined by pianist Eric Lewis, bassist Carlos Henriquez and drummer Ali Jackson, plus guest vocalists Dianne Reeves and Bobby McFerrin. Marsalis says, “For kids, the magic hour is the one hour before they go to bed. For parents, it’s the one hour after the kids go to sleep” Reeves sings on Feeling of Jazz, while McFerrin shows up on Baby, I Love You. Other songs include Free to be, the whimsical Big Fat Hen and Skipping,…   Keep reading »

  • Wynton playing in Ted Nash’s album

    Posted on December 17th, 2003 in CD | 0

    Wynton played on four tunes in Still Evolved, Ted Nash’s new album. Nash plays tenor saxophone and clarinet in New York’s most vital, but very different, jazz ensembles—the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra and the more adventurous Jazz Composers Collective—and this album explores the links between tradition and innovation, composition and improvisation. Still Evolved features the rhythm section of Matt Wilson on drums, Ben Allison on bass and Frank Kimbrough on piano. Wynton Marsalis and Marcus Printup, both colleagues of his in the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra, join the band for four tunes each. Kimbrough, Allison and…   Keep reading »

  • Wynton’s upcoming album on Blue Note

    Posted on October 24th, 2003 in Blue Note, CD | 0

    The new Wynton’s album with Blue Note Records will be called The Magic Hour and will be out in March of 2004. Wynton recorded it with a new quintet that features: Wess “Warmdaddy” Anderson on saxophones, Eric Lewis on piano, Carlos Henriquez on bass and Ali Jackson on drums. More details to come…   Keep reading »

  • 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 »

  • 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 »

  • The upcoming Wynton’s new album by Blue Note

    Posted on May 29th, 2003 in CD | 0

    In a new interview by Associated Press, Wynton, no longer under contract with Columbia, said he’s writing music for a new recording for Blue Note with a quartet that will include considerable jazz improvisation. Singers Bobby McFerrin and Dianne Reeves will join the quartet on the CD for one song each, he said.   Keep reading »