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  • Wynton featured on Teaching Music Magazine

    Posted on May 7th, 2008 in Interview | 0

    Wynton is on the cover of Teaching Music Magazine (April 2008). The magazine features an interview to him and story on JALC education programs. You can give a look to table of contents for this number and download a pdf of the Q&A with him.   Keep reading »

  • Wynton’s interview for Academy of Achievement

    Posted on March 21st, 2008 in Interview, Video | 1

    A few days ago, the Academy of Achievement updated the web pages of their interview to Wynton. That interview is one of the best available around and it’s from 1991. The interesting conversatin is 8 pages long, and features audio and high-res video excerpts. The biography section of that interview also features a wonderful video-clip where Wynton plays Stardust.   Keep reading »

  • Wynton to be interviewed for New York Times Arts and Leisure Weekend

    Posted on January 2nd, 2008 in Interview | 1

    On January 11, 2007, Wynton will be interviewed by John Rockwell during The New York Times Arts and Leisure Weekend. He will speak about his role as jazz and classical musician and trumpeter, big band leader, composer, arts advocate, educator, and artistic director of Jazz at Lincoln Center. Interview will take place from 8 PM to 9.15 PM at TimesCenter (41st Street between 7th and 8th Avenue – New York City). Tickets are available   Keep reading »

  • 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 Macleans.ca

    Posted on November 19th, 2007 in Interview | 0

    After his speech for the Ontario Hospital Association in Toronto, Wynton was interviewed by Macleans.ca. Continue to read the complete interview… Interview with Wynton Marsalis by Macleans.ca ‘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 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 »

  • 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 speaks about the new cd: From the Plantation to the Penitentiary

    Posted on December 1st, 2006 in Blue Note, CD, Interview | 1

    Wynton is recording in studio during these days. This is a text of an interview that he gave to Associated Press about his new CD: On Wynton Marsalis’ upcoming CD, he criticizes political leadership in America, cultural corruption, and sex and violence in rap, and that’s just on one song. “I don’t speak from outside, I’m not finger-pointing. I’m a part of it, I’m speaking from inside of our culture,” Marsalis said. “We’re not taking a moralistic view. It’s not, ‘Let me tell y’all how I’m different from you.’ It’s…   Keep reading »

  • Transcript and video about Wynton’s tribute to Ed Bradley

    Posted on November 13th, 2006 in Commemoration, Interview, Transcript, Video | 1

    CBS web site has just published the complete transcript to Steve Kroft’s interview to Wynton, and the video tribute that Wynton played for Ed Bradley.   Keep reading »