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  • Wynton plays with finalists of Essentially Ellington Competition 2007

    Posted on May 4th, 2007 in Concerts, Jazz at Lincoln Center, Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra | 0

    Jazz at Lincoln Center’s nationwide Duke Ellington repertory competition concludes this weekend, as 15 high school jazz orchestras come out swinging. The bands will compete and participate in a festival of workshops, jam sessions and more, during the final Competition & Festival in New York City on May 4 – 6 at Frederick P. Rose Hall, home of Jazz at Lincoln Center. The top placing bands perform with Wynton Marsalis, as a soloist on May 6 at Avery Fisher Hall followed by an all Ellington concert performed by the 15-piece Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra – all of whom serve as mentors for each of…   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 on tour with JLCO next weeks

    Posted on March 4th, 2007 in Jazz at Lincoln Center, Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra, Tour | 1

    The Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra (JLCO) with Wynton Marsalis will embark on the “Songs We Love Tour, “ taking the concert throughout the United States beginning on March 13 in Washington, D.C. at the Kennedy Center Concert Hall before the band returns home to conclude the tour on March 29, 30 & 31 in New York City at Frederick P. Rose Hall. “The Songs We Love Tour” will feature this critically acclaimed big band exploring the greatest arrangements of some of America’s most beloved songs including “All The Things You Are, “ “All of Me” “April in Paris, “ “Over the Rainbow, “ “‘Take the ‘…   Keep reading »

  • Wynton played and spoke live for NBC Nightly News

    Posted on February 21st, 2007 in Jazz at Lincoln Center, New Orleans, TV show, Video | 1

    Yesterday night, Wynton played live from Allen Room at Jazz at Lincoln Center. He spoke with anchor Brian Williams for NBC Nightly News about the state of his hometown and the birthplace of jazz, New Orleans, on this, the second Mardi Gras since Hurricane Katrina. He closed the segment playing with Wycliffe Gordon on the trombone, Victor Goines on the clarinet, Carlos Henriquez on the bass, Ali Kackson on the drums. Here is a video-clip about the live event (Windows Media Player required)   Keep reading »

  • The World Premieres of Ted Nash’s Portrait In Seven Shades

    Posted on February 8th, 2007 in Concerts, Jazz at Lincoln Center, Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra | 6

    The Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis will premiere saxophonist Ted Nash‘s musical composition Portrait in Seven Shades in a concert entitled Jazz and Art on February 22, 23, 24 at Rose Theater in Frederick P. Rose Hall in New York City, depicting the influence of one art form on another. Jazz and Art will feature the world renowned Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra performing Portrait in Seven Shades, inspired by works from the permanent collection at The Museum of Modern Art, as well as other music from the history of jazz inspired by great works of art including Duke…   Keep reading »

  • Video: Wynton explains when Jazz is Killin’

    Posted on January 11th, 2007 in Jazz at Lincoln Center, Video | 10

    On Jazz at Lincoln Center web site there’s a new video-clip about Wynton talking about the word “killin” in Jazz music. Download the video ad enjoy it (.m4v file – Quicktime 7 is needed to play the video).   Keep reading »

  • Wynton playing with Willie Nelson at JALC

    Posted on January 11th, 2007 in Concerts, Jazz at Lincoln Center | 3

    On January 12 and 13, Country outlaw Willie Nelson and Wynton Marsalis come together on two evenings in The Allen Room to demonstrate soulfully why the blues should be our national anthem. Preview tracks from the upcoming album Willie Nelson and Wynton Marsalis: Two Men with the Blues (to be released on July 8, 2008)   Keep reading »

  • Wynton invited to visit Antigua and Barbuda islands

    Posted on December 19th, 2006 in Jazz at Lincoln Center | 2

    Wynton has been invited to check out the many attractions of Antigua and Barbuda as the island’s tourism department joined him recently for his “Red Hot Holiday Stomp.” Antigua and Barbuda’s Ministry of Tourism in the US partnered with Wynton in hosting the concert, which attracted over 1,200 fans and jazz aficionados to the Frederick B. Rose Theatre. Antigua and Barbuda’s culinary master, Chef Murphy brought the house down with his delectable appetizers and Wynton stopped by the Antigua and Barbuda display to sample lobster bisque and “drunk and disorderly” fruit. Wynton says he has now been inspired…   Keep reading »

  • Wynton with Drue Kataoka at Dizzy’s Jazz Club

    Posted on December 15th, 2006 in Jazz at Lincoln Center, Photo | 7

    On December 14, Wynton hosted a spectacular event for Around the World New York at Dizzy’s Jazz Club at JALC. Overlooking a sparkling Manhattan skyline with Central Park in the foreground, ENSO 2007, the new project by Drue Kataoka, was showed. Drue performed a musical tribute to Wynton on the flute and he responded with his trumpet with Victor Goines and Dan Nimmer. Wynton is one of the 12 Masters of Time and Space from disciplines ranging from: technology, music, sports, oenology, fashion, cuisine, theatre, art, academia, and finance; to join Drue for a journey across the globe in a single stroke. …   Keep reading »

  • Wynton and friends play Red Hot Holiday Stomp at JALC

    Posted on December 8th, 2006 in Concerts, Jazz at Lincoln Center | 3

    In what has become a Jazz at Lincoln Center tradition, Wynton Marsalis heads up a Crescent City-style holiday celebration, with help from the trombonist Wycliffe Gordon, pianist Dan Nimmer, the banjoist Don Vappie and the drummer Herlin Riley, among others. On December 14, 15, 16 at Rose Theater. More info about tickets on JALC web site   Keep reading »