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  • Wynton live on Facebook from Marciac Jazz Festival

    Posted on August 6th, 2009 in Concerts, Streaming | 6

    Hey yall, at 5pm ET (11pm in France) I’ll be broadcasting my concert live on FACEBOOK from the Marciac Jazz Festival in the south of France. Just follow this link http://apps.facebook.com/wmeilive/. Wynton   Keep reading »

  • Wynton plays Marciac Jazz Festival – Live Webcast August 6th at 10am ET

    Posted on August 4th, 2009 in Concerts, Streaming | 3

    Wynton has returned to the Marciac Jazz Festival for the 20th straight year. You can join him at the festival via live webcast as he and his musicians sound check for their upcoming concert celebrating the music of Sidney Bechet on Thursday, August 6th at 10am ET. Check some pictures from the rehearsals. Wynton has been busy performing, teaching and composing. Check out his blogs and video clips of all the happens on his Facebook page   Keep reading »

  • Wynton Marsalis and the 2009 JLCO Summer Tour Dates

    Posted on July 1st, 2009 in Concerts, Tour | 3

    This summer, the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis travels throughout Europe and some of the most celebrated jazz festivals in the world: the North Sea Jazz Festival in Rotterdam, Netherlands; Umbria Jazz Festival in Perugia, Italy and the Vitoria Jazz Festival in Vitoria, Spain. While in Rotterdam, Vitoria and London, the world renowned big band will perform with Spanish musician Chano Dominguez… The Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis, composed of 15 of the finest jazz soloists and ensemble players, is the resident orchestra at Jazz at Lincoln Center in New York City. Under Music Director…   Keep reading »

  • White House Music Series Begins with Jazz Hosted by First Lady Michelle Obama

    Posted on June 11th, 2009 in Concerts | 18

    First Lady Michelle Obama will introduce the White House Music Series which will feature artists of all ages who will perform, educate and interact with young people. The series will begin with the Jazz Studio on Monday followed by country and classical music events this summer and fall. On Monday, June 15th, 150 students will participate in classes led by jazz experts including Wynton, Branford and Ellis Marsalis. They will then attend a concert featuring jazz greats, Paquito D’Rivera and child protégés Tony Madruga with his ensemble… Jazz at Lincoln Center is honored to participate with Mrs. Michelle…   Keep reading »

  • Wynton’s comments about his week in New Orleans

    Posted on April 27th, 2009 in Concerts | 4

    Wynton is coming back from his tour with JLCO in New Orleans. He commented live on his Facebook and Twitter profile, from the Big Easy. Read his live report from his weekend in NOLA. Leaving for NOLA (April 22, 2009) Master photographer Frank Stewart and I have just hit the road on our 63rd trip around the U.S. We are excited because our destination is New Orleans. The home of soul. We are performing “Congo Square” with Yacub Addy and Odadaa! My homefolks are calling talking about gumbo parties and jam sessions. The band is ready. Its gon’ be one of…   Keep reading »

  • Wynton to perform at New Orleans Jazz Festival on April 24-25

    Posted on April 23rd, 2009 in Concerts | 4

    Wynton is now in New Orleans, to perform at Jazz & Heritage Festival. The first concert will take place tomorrow April 24, at 4:40 PM at Congo Square – “My Louisiana Stage”. He will perform “Congo Square” with Yacub Addy and Odadaa! and the JLCO. On Saturday, April 25, Wynton will perform with the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra at 5:30 PM at WWOZ Jazz Tent. The concert will be broadcast by WWOZ 90.7 FM and some highlights from the concert will be broadcast on May 2-3 by AT&T Music. You can follow Wynton blogging in real time through his Facebook and Twitter public…   Keep reading »

  • Wynton to perform Jazz, Tap & Theater at JALC

    Posted on April 14th, 2009 in Concerts | 9

    On April 16-28, 2009, Wynton and JLCO will perform new music for three concerts entitled: Jazz, Tap and Theater. It features music, dance, oration and world premiere music by trombonist Vincent Gardner. Wynton Marsalis’ “Spaces” will also be performed, five movements showcasing the tap dance of Dewitt Fleming Jr. and Jared Grimes. Gardner’s work, called the “Jesse B. Semple Suite,” is inspired by the great 20th century author Langston Hughes and his collection of “Simple Stories” about the fictional Jesse B. Semple, an ordinary man-about-town of 1940s and 1950s Harlem. Check a short video clip, live from the rehearsals at…   Keep reading »

  • New Summer 2009 tour dates for Wynton and JLCO

    Posted on March 26th, 2009 in Concerts, Tour | 13

    Next July, Wynton is going to play in Europe for his Summer Tour 2009 with the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra (JLCO). New dates have been confirmed for Germany, France, Italy, Hungary and Spain. Please, check the complete tour schedule for more info about venues. Probably, new dates will be added in the next weeks, so please check the tour section frequently, and follow Wynton in real time through is Facebook and Twitter profiles. In the next days, on April 4, Wynton is also going to play with his quintet at Town Hall in New York City. Check all the info about…   Keep reading »

  • Wynton to perform on Live from Lincoln Center on PBS

    Posted on March 7th, 2009 in Concerts | 28

    Tune in to PBS on Thursday, March 26 at 8:00 p.m.* for Live From Lincoln Center featuring the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis at Frederick P. Rose Hall and hosted by 60 Minutes, CBS News Correspondent Lesley Stahl. Specially selected by Wynton, the band will perform music they’ve played through the ages and the world over: favorite tunes from the band’s expansive repertoire including original compositions by members of the band. Check Local Listings to see when it’s airing on your local PBS station. Continue reading to watch Wynton explaining Jazz insipiration and improvisation and the…   Keep reading »

  • Wynton and JLCO to start the January 2009 USA tour

    Posted on January 15th, 2009 in Concerts | 7

    Today, Wynton and the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra (JLCO) will start the January 2009 USA tour from Wilmington (from January 15 through January 30). They are going to perform at Kenan Auditorium tonight. They will also play in Charleston, Virginia Beach, Chapel Hill, Washington, Miami, etc.. Check the complete tour schedule with more info about venues. On January 19, they will perform in Washington on the occasion of Dr. Martin Luther King’s birthday. You can follow Wynton daily on his tour, through his Twitter account. Feel free to send us comments, reviews and photos with Wynton if you are going to attend…   Keep reading »