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  • “Playing Our Parts” Concert at JALC with Wynton and JLCO

    Posted on March 5th, 2008 in Concerts, Jazz at Lincoln Center, Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra | 0

    On Monday, March 10, 2008, 7:30 p.m., Joe Lovano and John Scofield team up with Jazz at Lincoln Center and Wynton to bring together incredible performers in a benefit concert for beloved bassist Dennis Irwin. All artists are donating their services and Jazz at Lincoln Center is donating its venue and staff to raise much-needed funds for Irwin through The Jazz Foundation of America. JALC invites the jazz community and music fans to come together in support of Dennis Irwin, who is in need of immediate financial support for medical treatment and expenses as he battles a serious illness. The concert will…   Keep reading »

  • Wynton to play with Paquito D’Rivera for: Beyond the Spanish Tinge

    Posted on November 26th, 2007 in Concerts, Jazz at Lincoln Center, Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra | 9

    On Friday and Saturday, November 30 and December 1, Tinge Paquito D’Rivera and the JLCO with Wynton Marsalis bring all the mambo, tango, salsa, cubop and bossa nova that the House of Swing can hold in tribute to the most beloved Latin composers of all time: Juan Tizol, Tito Puente, Antonio Carlos Jobim, Chucho Valdés, Michele Camilo, Moacir Santos, Mario Bauzá, Astor Piazzolla, Lalo Schifrin, Chico O’Farrill, Maria Greever and more. The concert is entitled: Beyond the Spanish Tinge and will take place at Rose Theater. More info about tickets on JALC web site   Keep reading »

  • Wynton to play at JALC 2007 Fall Gala and Best of Big Bands

    Posted on November 10th, 2007 in Concerts, Jazz at Lincoln Center, Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra | 2

    On November 12, at Rose Theater, Jazz at Lincoln Center celebrates his 2007 Fall Gala featuring performances by Wynton and the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra, with special guests singing chart-topping hits of the big band era; Special presentation and dedication of the Ed Bradley Award (formerly the Jazz at Lincoln Center Award for Leadership) will be awarded posthumously to Ed Bradley. The program continues on November 15, 16, 17, at Rose Theater, where the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra, led by Wynton, dusts off pieces by Duke Ellington, Benny Goodman and others in a program that aims to please, entitled Best of Big Bands.…   Keep reading »

  • Wynton playing the music of Gil Evans at JALC

    Posted on October 19th, 2007 in Concerts, Jazz at Lincoln Center, Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra | 4

    On October 25, 26, 27 , at Rose Theater, the JLCO with Wynton Marsalis eases into the lilting, richly textured and deeply romantic world of one of jazz’s pre-eminent arrangers and the master of impressionistic sound, the legendary Gil Evans with selections from Sketches of Spain, Porgy and Bess and more. Wynton will rehearse the music for the concert with the JLCO on October 23, 24, at Rose Theater. More info about tickets on JALC web site or through the box office: 212-721-6500.   Keep reading »

  • Wynton plays for the Benny Carter Centennial

    Posted on October 11th, 2007 in Concerts, Jazz at Lincoln Center, Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra | 1

    From October 15-21, Jazz at Lincoln Center opens the 2007-08 season with the Benny Carter Centennial throughout Frederick P. Rose Hall on Broadway at 60th St. in New York City . Wynton with the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra will perform the music of this legendary jazz musician on October 19 & 20, 2007. Anchor and Managing Editor of “NBC Nightly News” Brian Williams will host the October 19th concert and former New York Giants running back and “Today Show” correspondent Tiki Barber will host the October 20th concert. Tickets for the Benny Carter Centennial are $30, $50, $75, $95, $120 and are available at the Jazz at Lincoln…   Keep reading »

  • Set lists for JLCO concerts in September 2007

    Posted on October 8th, 2007 in Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra | 5

    Many of you asked for set list of Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra (JLCO) while they were on tour last September. Following you’ll find the complete songs performed by the orchestra while on tour. You’ll also find a nice addition to the set lists. Last spring, Paul Rogers, who created sketches for Wynton’s book entitled “Jazz ABZ”, was invited to join Wynton and the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra on the road for a week of concerts. On Paul Rogers’ blog you can watch some fine sketches from those days. September 8, 2007 / Shriver Hall, Baltimore, MD Set I …   Keep reading »

  • New fall tour dates for Wynton with the JLCO

    Posted on August 16th, 2007 in Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra, Tour | 5

    Wynton and the Jazz art Lincoln Center Orchestra (JLCO) will embark on their Jazz Masterpieces Tour across North America from September 8 through October 3, kicking off concerts and events to celebrate the big band’s 20th anniversary. Check the new tour dates. JLCO personnel for this tour includes: music director and trumpet: Wynton Marsalis; trumpets: Ryan Kisor, Brandon Lee, Marcus Printup; trombones: Chris Crenshaw, Vincent Gardner, Elliot Mason; reeds: Walter Blanding, Victor Goines, Sherman Irby, Ted Nash, Joe Temperley; piano: Dan Nimmer; bass: Carlos Henriquez; drums: Ali Jackson.   Keep reading »

  • Wynton starts the European Tour 2007 with the JLCO

    Posted on July 3rd, 2007 in Concerts, Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra, Tour | 4

    Wynton is in Europe now for his Summer Tour 2007 with the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra (JLCO). Tonight we will play in Vilnius (Lithuania) and tomorrow he will play in Warsaw (Poland) for the JVC Jazz Festival. Then they will play in Germany, Belgium, Turkey, Netherlands, Spain, UK and France. The new dates in Spain (Valencia, Madrid, Peñíscola and San Feliu de Guixol) have been confirmed in the latest hours. Please, check the complete tour schedule for more info about venues. Please send us comments, reviews and photos with Wynton if you attend one of the concerts. They will…   Keep reading »

  • Set lists for Wynton with JLCO summer tour 2007

    Posted on May 23rd, 2007 in Congo Square, Jazz at Lincoln Center, Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra, Tour | 11

    Following you’ll find the set lists for the Congo Square Tour (June 2007) and the Full Steam Ahead Tour (July 2007). The Full Steam Ahead Set List only applies to the Full Steam Ahead Tour, which is only being performed in the North Sea Jazz Festival (Rotterdam), Istanbul, and the U.K. The rest of the venues will have a different program, “The Music of Ornette Coleman”, (set list to be published). Also, please note that this set list is not set in stone and will probably change because it is listed as being a “possible repertoire list”. Please, check Wynton’…   Keep reading »

  • Wynton composes a mass for the Abyssinian Baptist Church

    Posted on May 21st, 2007 in Composition, Concerts, Jazz at Lincoln Center, Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra | 1

    On April 10, 11 & 12, 2008, the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra will premiere a special mass composed by Wynton Marsalis to commemorate the 200th anniversary of The Abyssinian Baptist Church. Combining jazz and gospel traditions, this liturgy of the Abyssinian service is the first time collaboration for the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Rev. Dr. Calvin O. Butts, III and the church choir. In remarks on Tuesday 15, to the 400 in attendance at the press conference, Wynton explained: “Our music is so rich, songs like ‘Go Down Moses,’ ‘There is a Balm in Gilead’…What was in these songs was the depths…   Keep reading »