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  • Wynton and Maya Angelou speak about “Music, Deep Rivers in my Soul”

    Posted on December 25th, 2007 in Interview, Video | 9

    In the following video-clip, Maya Angelou and Wynton Marsalis discuss their collaboration on the piece “Music, Deep Rivers in My Soul” and the history of African-American music. The video comes from the Live From Lincoln Center broadcast on December 10, 2007, hosted by Glenn Close.   Keep reading »

  • Wynton interviewed by

    Posted on November 19th, 2007 in Interview | 0

    After his speech for the Ontario Hospital Association in Toronto, Wynton was interviewed by Continue to read the complete interview… Interview with Wynton Marsalis by ‘We was black in the ’60s, man. Now a [rap star] from Something Housing Project is going to tell me what it is to be black?’ KENNETH WHYTE | November 15, 2007 | Wynton Marsalis was in Toronto to speak to the Ontario Hospital Association conference, “Inspiring Ideas and Innovation,” when he met with Kenneth Whyte. Q: Do you ever get up in the morning and look at your trumpet and think, “Oh no, not…   Keep reading »

  • Wynton interviewed by The New York Magazine

    Posted on October 25th, 2007 in Interview | 0

    In occasion of Benny Carter Centennial event organized by Jazz at Lincoln Center, Wynton was interviewed by Jocelyn Guest for the New York Magazine.   Keep reading »

  • Wynton interviewed by CBS News and The Hook

    Posted on September 17th, 2007 in Articles, Interview | 3

    As you know, Wynton is on tour now with JLCO. While on the road he was interviewed by The Hook, a Charlottesville’s Newspaper, for his concert on September 11, and by CBS News. His concert at Peace Center in Greenville (September 13, 2007) was reviewed by the GreenvilleOnLine, and the concert in Baltimore, on September 8 was reviewed by the Baltimore Citypaper. Feel free to send us your comments and photos if you will attend one of the next concerts.   Keep reading »

  • Wynton interviewed by Radio6 at NorthSea Jazz Festival 2007

    Posted on July 18th, 2007 in Interview | 0

    Last week Wynton was interviewed by Radio 6 NL, while in Rotterdam with the JLCO to play the North Sea Jazz Festival 2007. You can now download the MP3 audio of the interview. Enjoy it !   Keep reading »

  • Latest reviews and interviews about Congo Square

    Posted on June 17th, 2007 in Articles, Congo Square, Interview, Review | 6

    Congo Square tour started on June 14 from Rochester. Here is a review of the concert by Democrat and Chronicle. Wynton was also interviewed by the Philadelphia Tribune for the concert in Philadelphia (review by the Philadelphia Inquirer), by the Pocono Record for the event at the Mountain Laurel Center in Bushkill, and by WCPN Ideastream (mp3 audio) for the upcoming concert in Cleveland (June 18). In the interview fro WCPN, Ideastream music director Bobby Jackson caught up Yacub Addy’s wife and manager, Amina as well as Wynton, who talked about Congo Square and the African connections. Please check the complete…   Keep reading »

  • Wynton about the “Chops” documentary at Tribeca Film Festival

    Posted on April 28th, 2007 in Articles, Documentary, Interview, TV show | 4

    On April 26, Wynton participated in a Q&A session at Tribeca Film Festival, with the filmmakers of Chops, a documentary film directed by Bruce Broder that follows a Florida high school jazz band’s journey to Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Essentially Ellington High School Jazz Band Competition & Festival. Here you can find a video interview to Wynton about “Chops” on or watch the trailer.   Keep reading »

  • Wynton speaks about Congo Square on JALC Radio

    Posted on April 5th, 2007 in Congo Square, Interview, Jazz at Lincoln Center, Photo, Radio | 2

    On Jazz at Lincoln Center Radio, the currently featured show is Congo Square. You can listen to the complete show (Real Player required) or listen to some interesting interview about the composition. In the first interview, Amina Addy describes the difficulty of the collaboration. Then Wynton talks about the technical challenges associated with the piece, and describes the structure of the piece. Last, Carlos Henriquez helps jazz musicians understand the African bell pattern You can follow the show using the text script and watch to a Congo Square photo gallery by Frank Stewart.   Keep reading »

  • Wynton interviewed by the Boston Herald

    Posted on March 28th, 2007 in Articles, Interview, Jazz at Lincoln Center, Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra | 5

    The Boston Herald has just published a new interview to Wynton about his new album: From the Plantation to the Penitentiary. Wynton is in Boston today to play at Symphony Hall with the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra. This is the last date of the “The Songs We Love” tour. On March 29, 30, 31, Wynton will play the same concert at Rose Theater, in New York City.   Keep reading »

  • Wynton’s concert in Savannah reviewed

    Posted on March 26th, 2007 in Articles, Interview, Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra, Review, Tribute | 2

    On March 24, Wynton was in Savannah with the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra to play as Savannah Music Festival. Here is an article about the concert by Savanna Morning News Before the concert, Wynton made a brief appearance at 514 West, a restaurant on Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. to say a few words about King Oliver. The event culminated in the unveiling of a plaque in Oliver’s honor. The plaque was affixed to the exterior of the restaurant’s historic brick wall. Here is a small video about Wynton’s tribute for King Oliver. You can also take a…   Keep reading »