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  • Wynton back on stage for the Lincoln Center’s spring gala

    Posted on June 7th, 2006 in Concerts, Jazz at Lincoln Center, Lips | 2

    Wynton Marsalis played the trumpet on Monday night at the Apollo Theater after a monthlong hiatus caused by a lip inflammation. The occasion was Jazz at Lincoln Center’s fifth annual spring gala, which featured guest performances by Joe Cocker, Tracy Chapman, John Mayer, John Legend and Natalie Merchant. Throughout the evening Wynton was onstage with his septet, which served as a house band. He joined his bandmates on a succession of background horn arrangements, including one for “Unchain My Heart” that featured Mr. Cocker. He also ventured a few brief solos, sounding less tentative as the night progressed. His…   Keep reading »

  • Latest about Wynton’s lips problem

    Posted on May 1st, 2006 in Lips | 14

    Due to a recurring inflammation of his lip, Wynton has been advised by his doctor to take several weeks off from playing the trumpet and so regretfully will have to cancel some of his scheduled engagements. It is Wynton’s hope that by resting now, he will avoid having this problem come up again.   Keep reading »

  • Wynton’s lips and the August tour dates

    Posted on August 27th, 2004 in Lips, Tour | 0

    Due to cellulitis of the lip (inflammation of connective tissue), Wynton’s doctor instructed him not to perform for 30 days. So Wynton’s manager cancelled the August activities so that he can finally take the time needed to heal properly.   Keep reading »