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  • 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, Jazz at Lincoln Center | 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. This special evening of jazz will feature the Wynton Marsalis Septet and Dave Douglas Quintet as each take the stage of Rose Theater at Jazz at Lincoln Center’s new home, Frederick P. Rose Hall. Leading lady of jazz Dianne Reeves will lend her vocal stylings as she joins the Wynton Marsalis Quintet as a special guest. Tickets for this concert are…   Keep reading »

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

    Posted on February 24th, 2005 in Concerts, Jazz at Lincoln Center, Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra | 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. Tickets are $10, $40, $75, $100, $115 and $150 and are available at the new Jazz…   Keep reading »

  • Wynton Marsalis performs for the International Olympic Committee

    Posted on February 21st, 2005 in Concerts, Jazz at Lincoln Center, Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra | 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. NYC2012 mustered every bit of glamour it could manage, entertaining the 13 members of the commission with aperitifs, A-list celebrities and a performance by Wynton Marsalis at the JALC’s Allen Room, then dropped a curtain to reveal the entrance to Central Park, where fireworks lit the clear, cold night. Afterward, the commissioners were whisked to Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg’s house…   Keep reading »

  • Wynton and the LCJO play the music of Paul Whiteman

    Posted on February 19th, 2005 in Concerts, Jazz at Lincoln Center, Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra, Tribute | 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.” Tickets for The Music…   Keep reading »

  • Wynton Marsalis plays for the Village Vanguard 70th Anniversary

    Posted on February 13th, 2005 in Concerts, Quartet | 0

    Next week Wynton will perform with his quartet as part of the Village Vanguard‘s 70th-anniversary celebration. He will play on February 16, 2005 for two sets on 9 -11 PM The Wynton Marsalis Quartet personnel is: Wynton Marsalis – trumpet Carlos Henriquez – bass Ali Jackson – drums Aaron Goldberg – piano   Keep reading »

  • New tour dates for the Wynton Marsalis Quartet

    Posted on February 4th, 2005 in Concerts, Quartet, Tour | 3

    We have just updated the 2005 tour dates for the Wyntn Marsalis Quartet. Wynton will tour with Ali Jackson (drums) and Carlos Henriquez (bass). Eric Lewis (piano) has just left the group and the LCJO, so Wynton is still deciding on a pianist. Chck the new dates in our tour section   Keep reading »

  • Suite for Human Nature to be performed in New York City

    Posted on December 11th, 2004 in Composition, Concerts, Jazz at Lincoln Center, Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra | 0

    On December 16, 17, 18 at 8:00pm Suite for Human Nature will make its New York debut and kick off the Jazz at Lincoln Center holiday season at the organization’s new home, Frederick P. Rose Hall. A special matinee performance will be held on December 19 at 3:00pm. Tickets for the New York City holiday event are $10, $40, $75, $100, $115 and $150 and are available at the new Jazz at Lincoln Center box office on Broadway at 60th St., by calling CenterCharge at (212) 721-6500 or via jalc.org Suite for Human Nature is a collaboration of Wyntons’s music and Diane Charlotte Lampert’s lyrics and original…   Keep reading »

  • Wynton presents the Suite for Human Nature

    Posted on November 30th, 2004 in Composition, Concerts, Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra | 1

    The Washington Performing Arts Society, the Black Student Fund and Friedman, Billings & Ramsey present the Ambassador of Jazz, Wynton Marsalis, and the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra, featuring The Boys Choir of Harlem and guest vocalists, in the world premiere performance of the Suite for Human Nature, a heartwarming musical holiday fable, at Washington’s Lincoln Theatre. Following the opening night performance at Lincoln Theatre, Friedman Billings Ramsey will host a festive fundraiser, the Suite for Human Nature Celebration, at the nearby Thurgood Marshall Center to celebrate the world premiere of Wynton Marsalis’ Suite for Human Nature. The post-concert reception…   Keep reading »

  • Wynton hosts “Jazz for young people” in Harlem

    Posted on November 26th, 2004 in Concerts, Jazz for young people | 1

    Jazz at Lincoln Center produces the first Jazz for Young People concert programs in Harlem and in its new home, Frederick P. Rose Hall with Jazz: The Big Picture on Friday, December 3, 2004 at 10:00 am and 12:15 pm at the Apollo Theater (for school groups only) and Saturday, December 4, 2004 at 11:00am and 1:00pm in Rose Theater (for families). Wynton will host these concerts that will explore how the visual arts and jazz come together in the works of Romare Bearden, Jackson Pollock and others. The popular Jazz for Young People series, now in it’s 12th season, will continue on May 6, 2005 at…   Keep reading »