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  • 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 »

  • Wynton Marsalis Septet with Garth Fagan Dance

    Posted on August 29th, 2003 in Concerts, Septet | 1

    Griot New York made its world premiere in 1991 at the Next Wave Festival at the Brooklyn Academy of Music. A collaboration by three visionaries, concept and choreography by Garth Fagan, music composed and arranged by Wynton Marsalis, and set design by sculptor Martin Puryear, Griot New York explores contemporary urban life, human anguish and exaltation, and humankind’s triumph over adversity.   Keep reading »

  • Special report: Wynton Marsalis Septet in Italy during summer 2003

    Posted on August 24th, 2003 in Concerts, iTunes, Photo, Podcast, Septet, Tour, Video | 0

    On July 21, 24 and 25 the Wynton Marsalis Septet performed in Milan, Lucca and Gardone (on the lake Garda). We attended the concert and take you behind the scenes. Watch to the videos and the pictures of the concert. Milan (videos – photos) Lucca (videos – photos) Gardone (videos – photos)   Keep reading »

  • Wynton and the Septet playing in London

    Posted on August 4th, 2003 in Concerts, Septet, Tour | 0

    Tomorrow August 5 and 6, Wynton will play in London at Jazz Cafè. After these two dates he will conclude the European tour in Marciac.   Keep reading »

  • First impression of the italian tour dates with Wynton and the Septet

    Posted on July 29th, 2003 in Concerts, Septet, Special report, Tour | 0

    We are just came back after the four italian dates of the Wynton Marsalis Septet. The concerts has been fantastic and we have a lot of photos and videos to publish on this fan club. The 14 years old Francesco Cafiso, left people speechless playing also a duet with Cassandra Wilson at the Blue Note in Milan. Wynton told us: “I never heard anyone play jazz like him at that age. Never” We also had the possibility to listen to some new upcoming Wynton’s CDs. (The Magic Hour…) They are simply amazing ! Stay tuned please, we will publish the italian…   Keep reading »

  • The Wynton Marsalis Septet in Spain

    Posted on July 14th, 2003 in Concerts, Septet, Tour | 2

    Wynton with his Septet is now in Spain for 4 dates. They will play tomorrow, July 15, at Vitoria for the Festival de jazz de Vitoria-Gasteiz. On July 16, they will play at the Auditori in Barcelona. On July 17, they will play at the Palau de la Musica in Valencia, and on July 18 at Festival Internacional de Jazz in San Javier. The tour personnel for the summer 2003 European tour is: Wynton Marsalis (Trumpet) Wessell “Warmdaddy” Anderson (Alto and Sopranino Saxophones) Victor Goines (Tenor and Soprano Saxophones and Clarinet and Bass Clarinet) Ronald Westray (Trombone) Aaron Diehl (Piano) Reginald Veal (Bass) Herlin Riley (Drums)   Keep reading »