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  • Wynton playing All Rise with Boston Symphony Orchestra

    Posted on December 3rd, 2003 in All Rise, Concerts, Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra | 0

    Conductor Kurt Masur will lead the Boston Symphony Orchestra in the Boston premiere of Wynton Marsalis’ All Rise, December 3, 4, 6 at Symphony Hall, featuring Wynton on trumpet, the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra, soprano NaGuanda Miller, mezzo-soprano Cynthia Renee Hardy, tenor Brian Robinson, baritone Robert Honeysucker, and the Tanglewood Festival Chorus, John Oliver, conductor. In addition to the concerts themselves, the BSO is planning a host of activities around All Rise to get younger music lovers in and around Boston involved in the work. Building on the success of last season’s Online Conservatory – the BSO’s new interactive multimedia addition to…   Keep reading »

  • Wynton is special guest tonight at Smoke Jazz Club

    Posted on November 28th, 2003 in Concerts | 3

    Wynton will be special guest, tonight at Smoke Jazz Club. He will play with the One for all quintet, including some confident younger musicians: the tenor saxophonist Eric Alexander, the trombonist Steve Davis, the pianist David Hazeltine, the bassist Peter Washington and the drummer Joe Farnsworth. Tonight and tomorrow night at 9, 11 and 12:30. Smoke Jazz Club – 2751 Broadway, at 106th Street, (212) 864-6662   Keep reading »

  • Wynton Marsalis playing to honor the greatest female vocalists

    Posted on November 14th, 2003 in Concerts, Jazz at Lincoln Center | 0

    This year’s Lincoln Center gala honors the greatest female vocalists and musicians from the golden age of jazz. The Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis and special guests join New York’s artistic community at large to celebrate Billie Holiday, Sarah Vaughan, Ella Fitzgerald and other legendary women of jazz for their achievements. Titled “Here’s to the Ladies”, the evening will feature: Dee Dee Bridgewater, Roberta Flack, Cleo Laine, Marian McPartland and Diana Ross. On Monday, November 17, 2003, 7pm at Avery Fisher Hall. More info on Jazz at Lincoln Center web site   Keep reading »

  • This week concerts for the Wynton Marsalis Quintet

    Posted on November 2nd, 2003 in Concerts, Quintet, Tour | 0

    Wynton and his new quintet are going to play in these cities: Today, November 2 at Zellerbach Hall of Berkeley , CA On November 3 at Lancaster Performing Arts Center of Lancaster, CA. On November 5 at Bovard Auditorium of Los Angeles, CA On November 6 at Centennial Hall of Tucson, AZ. On November 8 at Kingsbury Hall of Salt Lake City, UT. On November 9 at Fine Arts Concert Hall of Laramie, WY. On November 10 at Macky Auditorium of Boulder, CO.   Keep reading »

  • New tour dates for the Wynton Marsalis Quintet

    Posted on September 21st, 2003 in Concerts, Quintet, Tour | 1

    Wynton made a change, and will be taking out a quintet instead of a septet this fall. Moreover, we have updated tour dates for the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra and new dates for the Quintet/Septet (Wynton is going to decide after the fall tour) in 2004. Here is the quintet lineup: Wynton Marsalis (trumpet) Wess Anderson (saxophones) Ali Jackson (drums) Carlos Henriquez (bass) Eric Lewis (Piano) Check the updates in our tour section   Keep reading »

  • Upcoming concerts for Wynton and LCJO

    Posted on September 17th, 2003 in Concerts, Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra, Tour | 0

    In the next days, Wynton will play with the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra in these town (follow the links for more info about tickets): On Friday, Septemebr 19 at Kimmel Center of Philadelphia. On Sunday, September 21 the orchestra will be in Washington, playing at John Fitzgerald Kennedy Center. On Tuesday, September 23, Wynton will play in Durham at Duke University   Keep reading »

  • Wynton plays for a tribute to Katherine Dunham

    Posted on September 16th, 2003 in Concerts, Tribute | 0

    At Peter Norton Symphony Space, in a Friday, 12 night program that began a three-day series devoted to Ms. Dunham and Haitian culture, the Haitian-American novelist Edwidge Danticat and two former Dunham dancers, Glory Van Scott and Julie Robinson Belafonte, spoke of Ms. Dunham’s humanitarianism and social activism. Carmen de Lavallade, collaborating with Wynton Marsalis, danced a stunning solo, stopping the show. So did the veteran Haitian dancer Jean-Léon Destiné. The actors Ossie Davis and Ruby Dee were the hosts. Wynton played with the members of his new quartet (Eric Lewis, piano; Ali Jackson, drums; Carlos Henriquez, bass).   Keep reading »

  • Wynton Marsalis and Igor Butman play at Lincoln Center

    Posted on September 14th, 2003 in Concerts, Jazz at Lincoln Center | 0

    On September 18 and 20, 2003, Jazz at Lincoln Center opens this season by welcoming the Igor Butman Big Band, direct from Russia, to stomp alongside the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis. More info and tickets on Jazz at Lincoln Center web site.   Keep reading »

  • Brooks Brothers will celebrate its 185th anniversary with Wynton Marsalis

    Posted on September 7th, 2003 in Concerts | 0

    Brooks Brothers will celebrate its 185th anniversary this fall by launching a national fundraising program implemented through events and a specially-designed tie and scarf to benefit the Entertainment Industry Foundation’s (EIF) National Colorectal Cancer Research Alliance. Brooks Brothers will host a star-studded event on Tuesday, September 9th at the Brooks Brothers flagship Madison Avenue, New York City store, co-hosted by Katie Couric and Brooks Brothers CEO Claudio Del Vecchio, which will feature a special performance by Wynton Marsalis.   Keep reading »

  • Wynton plays with Natalie Cole at Tanglewood

    Posted on August 31st, 2003 in Concerts | 0

    Today August 31, at Lenox MA, singer Natalie Cole will perform at the Tanglewood Jazz Festival’s final concert with Wynton Marsalis and his septet featuring Herlin Riley on drums, Wess “Warmdaddy” Anderson on alto and soprano saxophones, Richard Johnson on piano, Victor Goines on clarinet, Ron Westray on trombone and Reginald Veal on bass. This concert will also showcase a new face, up-and-coming Telarc piano star, Hiromi. Updated: Newberkshire.com has just published a review of the concert.   Keep reading »