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  • Photo and video from “Stand up for Jazz” featuring Bill Cosby

    Posted on November 4th, 2004 in Concerts, iTunes, Jazz at Lincoln Center, Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra, Photo, Podcast, Special report, Video | 0

    On Thursday October 21, in Frederick P. Rose Theater, the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra with Wynton played a short opening set of jazz tunes that deal with humor. Some were directly representational (Wynton’s Ellingtonian “Back to Basics,” which portrays laughter through a trumpet), some just sounded happy-go-lucky (Thelonious Monk’s singsong “Green Chimneys”) and some were jazz’s best novelty songs (’‘Salt Peanuts’‘ and ‘‘Open the Door, Richard’‘). Then Mr. Cosby performed stand-up comedy for 90 minutes, using a reduced version of the orchestra behind him to cue incidental music to his routines. (Click the link below to open the Quicktime…   Keep reading »

  • Photo and video from the JALC Grand Opening Inaugural Gala

    Posted on November 3rd, 2004 in Concerts, iTunes, Jazz at Lincoln Center, Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra, Photo, Podcast, Special report, Video | 0

    On October 20 at 8pm, the Frederick P. Rose Theater played host to the inaugural gala, with celebrities such as former Vice President Al Gore and actor Robert Redford in the house, and a buffet of artists on stage. Wynton was alternately emotive and brazen on “Just a Closer Walk with Thee.” Saxophonists Joe Lovano and Branford Marsalis swung abstractedly through “Tenor Madness.” Patti Austin mimicked Ella Fitzgerald on “How High the Moon,” and Liza Minnelli broke it up with a rousing “New York, New York.” (Click the link below to open the Quicktime video directly or right-click to save the…   Keep reading »

  • Photo and video from the Grand Opening Concert

    Posted on October 30th, 2004 in iTunes, Jazz at Lincoln Center, Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra, Photo, Podcast, Special report, Video | 2

    On October 18 at 8 pm, the Grand Opening Concert was held in the 1,200-seat Rose Theater. It featured the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra, led by Wynton, and an array of special guests. Other shows taking place simultaneously featured the Afro-Latin Jazz Orchestra, with Arturo O’Farrill, in the 550-seat Allen Room, and the Bill Charlap Trio in the 140-seat Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola. Mayor Michael Bloomberg, who proudly proclaimed that he had “taken the A train” to the hall, welcomed the audience. Beginning with a solemn original number, “Call to Prayer,” they played selections by the likes of Coltrane, Basie, Mingus,…   Keep reading »

  • Photo and video from the Grand Opening press conference

    Posted on October 29th, 2004 in iTunes, Jazz at Lincoln Center, Photo, Podcast, Special report, Video | 0

    On October 18, at 11 am, New York City Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg, accompanied by Department of Cultural Affairs Commissioner Kate Levin, joined Wynton Marsalis and all the JALC staff in the new Allen Room for an official dedication ceremony, which included a fanfare entitled “The Gift”, composed by “Slide” Hampton. Mayor Michael Bloomberg presented Wynton with a “Jazz at Lincoln Center Month” proclamation in honor of the grand opening of the organization’s new home, Frederick P. Rose Hall. (Click the link below to open the Quicktime video directly or right-click to save the video on your hard disk) The parade…   Keep reading »

  • Video and photo from the New Orleans-style second-line parade

    Posted on October 28th, 2004 in iTunes, Jazz at Lincoln Center, Quartet, Special report, Video | 3

    On October 18 2004, at 10 am Wynton led a swinging group of musicians down the Broadway, on their way to the new Home of Jazz at Lincoln Center. Those in the New Orleans-style parade, as well as citizens of Manhattan and tourists belted out “When the Saints Go Marching In.” Office workers clapped from open windows. Some even started to jitterbug on the street as the musicians paraded from Lincoln Center’s Josie Robertson Plaza to the new Jazz at Lincoln Center marquee located on Broadway at 60th Street. (Quicktime 7 required – Click the link below to open the video directly or right-click…   Keep reading »

  • Special report: Wynton in Italy during summer 2004

    Posted on August 3rd, 2004 in Concerts, iTunes, Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra, Podcast, Tour, Video | 2

    On January the 24th, Wynton Marsalis with the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra performed in Benevento (Italy) for the european summer tour 2004 We attended the concert and take you behind the scenes. Video 1 Video 2 Video 3   Keep reading »

  • Wynton Marsalis’ playlist on Apple music store

    Posted on November 11th, 2003 in iTunes | 0

    We noticed that Wynton’s personal playlist is on the Apple iTunes Music Store. The new celebrity playlist features personal playlists created by several popular featured artists includes Wynton Marsalis, Michelle Branch, Dave Brubeck, Billy Corgan, Counting Crows, Sheryl Crow, Missy Elliott, Ben Folds, Herbie Hancock, Jack Johnson, Kenna, Moby, Mark Ronson, Seal, Sting and Michael Stipe. Here is a screen capture of Wynton’s playlist (link to a PDF file; save it to disk). The iTunes Music Store is available for Mac OSX and Windows computers.   Keep reading »

  • Special report: Wynton Marsalis Septet in Italy during summer 2003

    Posted on August 24th, 2003 in Concerts, iTunes, Photo, Podcast, Septet, Tour, Video | 0

    On July 21, 24 and 25 the Wynton Marsalis Septet performed in Milan, Lucca and Gardone (on the lake Garda). We attended the concert and take you behind the scenes. Watch to the videos and the pictures of the concert. Milan (videos – photos) Lucca (videos – photos) Gardone (videos – photos)   Keep reading »

  • Wynton and the new Apple iTunes Music Store

    Posted on April 29th, 2003 in CD, iTunes | 0

    Apple Computer Inc. on Monday unveiled a service that lets music fans download songs for 99 cents each, a package that Apple called simple and cheap enough to compete with the free song-swap sites the record industry blames for its slump. Jobs concluded the launch by playing a video in which U2 lead singer Bono, Wynton Marsalis and singer/songwriter Alanis Morissette praised Apple’s new service. Songs, from 18 Wynton’s album, are already available for on-line purchase on iTunes Music Store   Keep reading »

  • Special Report: Wynton in Paris performing All Rise

    Posted on January 16th, 2003 in All Rise, Concerts, iTunes, Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra, Podcast, Video | 10

    On January the 9th, Wynton Marsalis with the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra, the National Orchestra of France directed by Kurt Masur and the Morgan State Choir from Baltimore, performed “All Rise” in Paris. We attended the concert and take you behind the scenes ! Here you have some photos from the event (Quicktime 7 player needed – Click the link below to open the Quicktime video directly or right-click to save the video on your hard disk) Wynton playing in Paris (Quicktime 7 – 9.5 mb) Wynton playing in Paris (Quicktime 7 – 31.7 mb) Wynton playing in Paris (Quicktime 7 – 21.9 mb) — Subscribe for free to our podcast on iTunes   Keep reading »