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  • Wynton and Arturo O’Farrill celebrate Chico O’Farrill

    Posted on June 28th, 2005 in Concerts | 0

    On Wednesday, June 29th at 6:30pm, the Chico O’Farrill Legacy Committee presents a free concert for the people of the City of New York to celebrate the street naming in honor of Chico O’Farrill. Join the Chico O’Farrill Afro-Cuban Jazz Orchestra conducted by Arturo O’Farrill, featuring guest artist Wynton Marsalis as they lend their musical support to celebrate a true friend of Jazz at Lincoln Center.   Keep reading »

  • Wynton is going to play in São Paulo and Caracas

    Posted on June 18th, 2005 in Concerts | 3

    The south American tour goes on and Wynton with the LCJO is now in Brasil.   Keep reading »

  • Wynton and the 4th Annual Spring Gala at the Apollo Theatre

    Posted on June 1st, 2005 in Concerts | 0

    On Monday, June 6, 2005 at 7:30pm, Jazz at Lincoln Center will produce a special evening with some of music’s greatest talents: the Wynton Marsalis Septet with Lyle Lovett, The Blind Boys of Alabama, Robert Downey, Jr., Wynonna Judd, and Tom Jones.   Keep reading »

  • Wynton Marsalis swings the music of Thad Jones

    Posted on May 12th, 2005 in Concerts | 0

    Jazz at Lincoln Center closes the 2004-2005 inaugural season in Frederick P. Rose Hall by celebrating the music of legendary jazz trumpeter, cornetist and composer, Thad Jones, with two very special events. On May 19 – 21 at 8:00pm in Rose Theater, the world-renowned Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis will perform Swinging Music of Thad Jones, an interpretation of Thad Jones’s work, including new arrangements by Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra trombonist Vincent Gardner. For this concert in Rose Theater, special guests Billy Harper (tenor sax), Jerry Dodgion (alto sax) and Marc Cary (piano) will join the orchestra.   Keep reading »

  • New tour dates for the Wynton Marsalis Quartet and LCJO

    Posted on April 22nd, 2005 in Concerts | 2

    We have updated our tour section with the official summer-fall tour schedule for the Wynton Marsalis Quartet and the LCJO. More news (and dates…) to come soon… Check the new dates in our tour section   Keep reading »

  • Wynton Marsalis to perform at University of Missouri

    Posted on March 16th, 2005 in Concerts | 2

    On Monday, March 21, Wynton Marsalis will be the 28th presenter in the Remmers Special Artist/Lecturer Series at University of Missouri. The concert is free and open to the public, but tickets will be required and are limited to two per person with a valid UMR I.D. on a first-come, first-served basis. The concert will begin at 7 p.m. in Leach Theatre of UMR’s Castleman Hall. Doors will open at 6:15 p.m. and all ticket-holders are asked to be in their seats no later than 6:45 p.m. Because of the high demand for tickets and limited seating, any…   Keep reading »

  • Wynton plays with Dave Douglas at Rose Theater

    Posted on March 2nd, 2005 in Concerts | 0

    On March 9, 2005 at 8pm in Rose Theater, two trumpet virtuosos and one of today’s most distinct jazz vocalists will headline the All That Jazz: Now That’s HIP! concert sponsored by HIP Health Plan of New York.   Keep reading »

  • LCJO with Wynton Marsalis returns Full-Steam Ahead to Rose Theater

    Posted on February 24th, 2005 in Concerts | 0

    On February 24, 25 and 26, for a special series of jazz performances entitled Full-Steam Ahead, the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis (LCJO) revisits a time when the sounds of locomotives inspired jazz. The world-renowned orchestra brings the sharp-edged syncopations and hard-chugging rhythms inspired by America’s steam-driven locomotives to its new home, Frederick P. Rose Hall. Featuring former LCJO members Wycliffe Gordon (trombone) and Rodney Whitaker (bass), the LCJO explores how the locomotive onomatopoeia was reflected in the developing rhythms of jazz in the first half of the 20th century.   Keep reading »

  • Wynton Marsalis performs for the International Olympic Committee

    Posted on February 21st, 2005 in Concerts | 0

    Any thought that the leaders of New York’s bid for the 2012 Olympics would try to charm the International Olympic Committee’s evaluation commission with understatement exploded last night, on Wednesday 23, along with the fireworks arcing over Columbus Circle.   Keep reading »

  • Wynton and the LCJO play the music of Paul Whiteman

    Posted on February 19th, 2005 in Concerts | 0

    On Thursday, Friday and Saturday, February 17-19 at 8:00pm in Rose Theater, Wynton Marsalis and the LCJO will perform the music of Paul Whiteman - a bandleader who helped usher in the big band style of the Jazz Age - with three very special performances. Special guests Bob Wilber (clarinet/soprano sax), Daryl Sherman (vocals), Vince Giordano (tuba and other instruments), James Chirillo (guitar) will join the Jazz at Lincoln Center resident orchestra to perform the groundbreaking works that Mr. Whiteman wrote for large ensemble, breaking the convention of small jazz ensembles and giving rise to “symphonic jazz.”   Keep reading »