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  • Essentially Ellington Festival and Competition Celebrates 15 Years May 7-9, 2010

    Posted on May 4th, 2010 in Concerts | 4

    Jazz at Lincoln Center will welcome the 15 finalist bands and the winning community band to prestigious 15th Annual Essentially Ellington High School Jazz Band Competition & Festival. The bands will compete and participate in workshops, jam sessions, and more during a three-day Competition & Festival in New York City. The three top-placing bands will perform with Artistic Director of Jazz at Lincoln Center Wynton Marsalis as guest soloist, followed by a performance of the 15-piece Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra, whose members serve as mentors for the finalist bands throughout the weekend. The Festival’s finale is an awards ceremony…   Keep reading »

  • Wynton Marsalis Quintet Plus Special Guests to Perform at Jazz in Marciac 2010

    Posted on April 23rd, 2010 in Concerts | 1

    This summer, on August 1st and 5th Wynton will travel back to Marciac with his quintet and special guests to perform two concerts. August 1, 2010: Classics of the Hot Club of France Wynton Marsalis, trumpet; Dan Nimmer, piano; Carlos Henriquez, bass; Ali Jackson, drums; Walter Blanding, reeds; Frank Vignola, guitar; Mark O’Connor, violin. August 5, 2010: Modern New Orleans Music Wynton Marsalis, trumpet; Dan Nimmer, piano; Carlos Henriquez, bass; Ali Jackson, drums; Walter Blanding, reeds; Victor Goines, reeds; Chris Crenshaw, trombone.   Keep reading »

  • June 2010 World Premiere of Wynton’s Swing Symphony in Berlin

    Posted on April 19th, 2010 in Concerts | 3

    The Berliner Philharmoniker and the 15 musicians of the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra join forces for the premiere of Wynton Marsalis’ new work, receiving first concert performances at the Philharmonie on June 9th and 10th coupled with Stravinsky’s Petrushka. The score will then form the basis of a new dance work, choreographed by Rhys Martin and performed by 170 Berlin schoolchildren at the Arena Berlin in Treptow on June 12th and 13th. This is the latest in an annual series of community projects under the orchestra’s Zukunft@BPhil program, launched in 2002 with Stravinsky’s The Rite of Spring, subject…   Keep reading »

  • The CareFusion Newport Jazz Festival Announces Wynton’s Appearance with Special Offer

    Posted on April 6th, 2010 in Art, Concerts | 1

    Wynton makes his return to the CareFusion Newport Jazz Festival August 8, 2010. The festival has made a special pre-sale offer exclusively to artist’s fans. Check out the details below: The festival runs from August 6 – 8 , 2010 in Newport, RI. See complete festival line-up at www.newportjazzfest.net Special artist fan “early-buy” discount… As a Wynton Marsalis fan, you can get $10 off general admission tickets using promo code ARTIST if you purchase your tickets on-line by Friday, April 9, 2010. Discount Details: Promo code ARTIST Special offer ticket price $59* for Aug 7th & 8th general admission tickets. *Service charges apply on all tickets purchased on-line. …   Keep reading »

  • The Barbican Announces Jazz at Lincoln Center Residency: United in Swing 2010

    Posted on March 13th, 2010 in Concerts | 0

    The Barbican is proud to announce the details of its first International Residency Series. The partnership with the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis along with a stellar group of JALC musicians offers audiences at the Barbican and in East London the opportunity to experience some of the best big band music in the world, played by a selection of Americas finest jazz musicians. This major concert series is augmented by a programme of Creative Learning in London schools and at the Guildhall School of Music & Drama, organised by the Barbican/Guildhall School Creative Learning Division in…   Keep reading »

  • Abu Dhabi Festival 2010 to feature Middle East debut of Wynton Marsalis

    Posted on February 27th, 2010 in Concerts | 6

    The Abu Dhabi Music and Arts Foundation (ADMAF) today announced that Wynton Marsalis will make his debut in the Arab World as part of the Abu Dhabi Festival 2010. The nine time Grammy Award winner will join one of the strongest line ups the festival has ever offered when he performs on 5th April at Emirates Palace, adding a new flavor to this two week manifestation of world class performances in traditional and classical music, drama, fine arts, and ballet. Held under the patronage of His Highness General Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy…   Keep reading »

  • Jazz at Lincoln Center announces 2010-11 season

    Posted on February 25th, 2010 in Concerts | 1

    New York, NY (February 23, 2010), Jazz at Lincoln Center and Artistic Director Wynton Marsalis announces the 2010-11 season programming featuring concerts, education events, broadcasts, touring and a diverse line-up of guest artists (see attached chronology). This season – Jazz at Lincoln Center’s 24th season of programming and seventh season in its home, Frederick P. Rose Hall – the organization announces two new series: the Visionary Voices series featuring Bobby McFerrin, Dianne Reeves and Sweet Honey In The Rock and the Jazz & Popular Song series, curated by Michael Feinstein. Wynton Marsalis, Artistic Director at Jazz at Lincoln Center, said, “This season embodies…   Keep reading »

  • ASO’s performance of Blues Symphony to be broadcast on Monday, January 18th

    Posted on January 13th, 2010 in Concerts | 3

    The Atlanta Symphony Orchestra will perform the 18th annual musical tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr, “A King Celebration” on Thursday, January 14, 2010 at 8:00 p.m. The performance, commemorating the life and work of the celebrated civil rights leader, will take place in the Martin Luther King Jr. International Chapel of Morehouse College, the alma mater of Dr. King. The program will feature movements II, III, IV, V and VI of Wynton Marsalis’s Blues Symphony; Part I of Slavery Documents by Donald Sur; Beethoven’s Leonore Overture No. 3, and the traditional “We Shall Overcome.” The concert will be broadcast…   Keep reading »

  • NEA Jazz Masters Concert To Be Broadcast Live on January 12th

    Posted on January 11th, 2010 in Concerts | 0

    WBGO Jazz 88.3FM will broadcast the 2010 NEA Jazz Masters Awards Ceremony & Concert taking place on Tuesday, January 12 at 7:30PM in the Rose Theater at Frederick P. Rose Hall, home of Jazz at Lincoln Center at Broadway at 60th Street. The performance will feature the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis in a program dedicated to the 2010 honorees’ works. Joining the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra will be many of the honorees themselves including Muhal Richard Abrams, Bill Holman (as guest conductor), Annie Ross, and Cedar Walton. Also featured will be 2010 Jazz Master Kenny Barron on solo piano…   Keep reading »

  • Wynton Marsalis Offers Thanks To Fans With Free Concert At Jazz Club

    Posted on December 9th, 2009 in Concerts | 1

    NEW YORK – Trumpeter Wynton Marsalis offered thanks over the holiday weekend to fans who have stuck with him through the years by presenting a free concert in the intimate setting of Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola at Jazz at Lincoln Center. About 130 tickets to Marsalis’ Fan Appreciation Concert were distributed randomly among the thousands of subscribers to his e-newsletter. An additional 14,000 fans watched a free live stream of Sunday night’s performance by Marsalis’ quintet on his Facebook page, according to his executive assistant, Meghan Thornton. After the concert, Marsalis spent 90 minutes signing autographs, meeting and greeting fans who ranged in…   Keep reading »