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  • Wynton signs with Blue Note Records

    Posted on May 23rd, 2003 in News

    Wynton Marsalis has inked a deal with Blue Note Records, with sessions for his label bow expected to begin this summer. Wynton was signed to his previous label, Columbia, over two decades ago by current Blue Note president Bruce Lundvall, who at the time was Columbia’s general manager.   Keep reading »

  • Wynton and the winners of Essentially Ellington Competition 2003

    Posted on May 21st, 2003 in News | 1

    Congratulations to Seattle’s Garfield High School Jazz Ensemble, which took top honors Monday night in the finale of Jazz at Lincoln Center’s eighth annual Essentially Ellington High School Jazz Band Competition. The New World School of the Arts High School Jazz Ensemble from Miami finished second. Third place went to the Los Angeles County High School for the Arts Orchestra.   Keep reading »

  • Wynton and Ellis Marsalis with Tony Bennet on Jazzradio.org

    Posted on May 19th, 2003 in Music

    He’s the vocalist that seems to please just about every audience; from jazz clubs to MTV. Tony Bennett has built a career on choosing the best from the great American songbook and performing songs with elegance and style. Join the classic popular vocalist, Tony Bennett, with guest Wynton Marsalis, and a special appearance by Ellis Marsalis. Written by Greg Fitzgerald.   Keep reading »

  • Drue Kataoka paints a portrait of Wynton

    Posted on May 15th, 2003 in News

    Drue Kataoka, who paints in the Japanese brush style known as sumi-e, has composed a portrait of jazz trumpet master Wynton Marsalis. In a series of outreach events, Ms. Kataoka will offer for sale 250 prints of “Wynton Marsalis Courtin’ the Blues”, with which she hopes to raise $100,000 for the Legal Aid Society of San Mateo County. On Drue Kataoka website there are images of the paint, a commentary and Wynton’s photos.   Keep reading »

  • Wynton plays with the Lincoln Center Latin-Jazz Orchestra

    Posted on May 7th, 2003 in Concerts

    Wynton will be guest soloist for the Lincoln Center debut of Jazz at Lincoln Center’s own Latin jazz big band. The dynamic Arturo O’Farrill, son of the late composer/bandleader Chico O’Farrill, leads this all-star ensemble. On May 9 & 10, 2003, 8 pm at Alice Tully Hall, New York.   Keep reading »

  • Wynton will celebrate 150 years of Central Park

    Posted on May 3rd, 2003 in Concerts

    A concert by the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis, is among other featured event to celebrate 150 years of Central Park. Wynton’s concert is on Wednesday June 11 at 8pm at Rumsey Playfield.   Keep reading »

  • Wynton joined by African drum master Yacub Addy and Odadaa

    Posted on May 2nd, 2003 in Concerts, Speech | 1

    Part of a Drum Symposium produced in collaboration with the Center for Jazz Studies at Columbia University, which will feature lecture-demonstrations, and films. Friday & Saturday, May 2 & 3, 2003, 8 pm at Miller Theater, Columbia University. On Saturday, May 3, 2003, from 10:30am to 5pm at Columbia University, Wynton will speak to a Symposium on the Drums in Jazz entitled: Cymbalism. Featuring Roy Haynes, Steve Berrios, Andrew Cyrille, Stanley Crouch and many others. More info on Jazz at Lincoln Center web site   Keep reading »

  • New 2003 tour dates for Wynton with the Septet and LCJO

    Posted on April 30th, 2003 in Concerts

    We have just updated all the 2003 tour schedule for Wynton. Now we have new dates with the Wynton Marsalis Septet and the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra, during summer and autumn.   Keep reading »

  • Wynton plays with Joe Lovano

    Posted on April 23rd, 2003 in Concerts

    The Michael Brecker Quartet, Dave Holland Quintet, and the Wynton Marsalis Septet with special guest tenor saxophonist Joe Lovano, will perform in a variety of different combinations at Avery Fisher Hall (Lincoln Center, New York). On April 25, 2003.   Keep reading »

  • New Wynton’s photos in our gallery

    Posted on April 13th, 2003 in Photo | 1

    Thanks to Christof Rostert, from Hamburg (Germany), we have new exciting photos taken in Marciac on August 2002. Feel free to share your photos with all Wynton’s fan. Send us your images via e-mail, and we will publish them on the fan club. Check the new pictures   Keep reading »