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  • Wynton interviewed by CNN

    Posted on March 18th, 2004 in Interview | 0

    A new interview to Wynton about his new release: “The Magic Hour”, was posted in Showbuzz section on CNN.com   Keep reading »

  • Wynton talks on WBGO Jazz Radio Station

    Posted on March 8th, 2004 in Interview, Radio | 0

    Gary Walker, morning host on WBGO (88.3 FM), talks with Wynton Marsalis at 9 a.m. tomorrow.   Keep reading »

  • Wynton discussing his book at Kentucky Author Forum

    Posted on February 3rd, 2004 in Books, Interview | 1

    Tonight, on Kentucky Educational Television, Wynton will discuss his book: Jazz in the Bittersweet Blues of Life. He is interviewed by National Public Radio’s Robert Siegel, host of All Things Considered. The interview has been taped at The Kentucky Center in May 2002. On air tonight Feb 3 at 10:00 pm More info on Kentucky Educational Television   Keep reading »

  • Kurt Masur talks about Wynton and “All Rise”

    Posted on November 30th, 2003 in All Rise, Interview | 0

    The German conductor Kurt Masur has been recently interviewed by the Boston Globe about Wynton Marsalis’ oratorio “All Rise”. “I was so impressed,” Masur said. “I thought: This guy is so talented as a composer he can do even more than he already has. Nobody has continued in the way of Ellington and Kenton, writing symphonic jazz. I called him and he came to my office, and he told me, No, because he said he had never learned to compose and orchestrate for the symphony orchestra. Three years later he called me again and said: Mr. Masur, I would like…   Keep reading »

  • Wynton on the new home of Jazz at Lincoln Center

    Posted on October 20th, 2003 in Interview, Jazz at Lincoln Center | 0

    In a new article from the New York Times, Wynton speaks about the new Jazz Hall of Fame to be constructed in the new Jazz at Lincoln Center building.   Keep reading »

  • Wynton on the March issue of Atlantic On line

    Posted on February 27th, 2003 in Articles, Interview | 0

    “I’ve always tried to be respectful of my audience. I always sign people’s autographs, always acted like I was working for them. I try to play people’s requests, try to come up with a way of playing that I thought people would want to listen to—never thought I was above them. I’m here to do a job. I always try to be professional, and many times, in halls across the country, I’m the last one to leave—all the crews are gone.” Excerpt from the March 2003 issue. Read the full article on The Atlantic…   Keep reading »

  • Wynton Marsalis: One Future, Two Views

    Posted on March 12th, 2000 in Interview | 0

    The most accomplished and acclaimed jazz musician of his generation, Wynton Marsalis is also as outspoken as he is prolific. Through his own force of personality, intelligence and achievement, he has steadfastly worked to bring jazz back to the center stage in American culture. And he promises, in the new millennium, to “keep the pressure on.” Marsalis finished out the millennium with a flurry of creativity. Together with several important commissioned debuts and an international tour, he released an unprecedented eight albums on Columbia Jazz and Sony Classical. This extraordinary series, subtitled Swinging Into the 21st Century, spans a remarkable scope of original compositions and standards, from jazz to classical. From the rousing big band suite Big Train to the lush and melodic septet composition The Marciac Suite to tributes to jazz pioneers Thelonious Monk and Jellyroll Morton, from his Stravinsky-inspired A Fiddler’s Tale to his string quartet album At The Octoroon Balls, two ballets and a collection of music written for film, the series reflects Wynton’s work ethic and high standards.   Keep reading »