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  • Wynton featured in the Tootie’s Last Suit

    Posted on April 28th, 2007 in Documentary, New Orleans | 2

    Wynton Marsalis and Dr. John are among the subjects interviewed in “Tootie’s Last Suit: A Portrait of New Orleans’ Mardi Gras Indian Culture,” which screens Thursday through May 6 as part of the TriBeCa Film Festival in New York.   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 »

  • NY1’s report about Katrina’s first anniversary celebration

    Posted on October 19th, 2006 in New Orleans, Video | 2

    Here is the second NY1’s video report about Wynton’s concert entitled “Celebrating Jazz”, last August in New Orleans Arena. (Real Player required)   Keep reading »

  • Music and Food in New Orleans: Wynton on NY1.com

    Posted on October 14th, 2006 in Interview, New Orleans, Video | 0

    Last August, to commemorate the one year anniversary of Katrina, Wynton led a three day musical celebration in his hometown of New Orleans: concerts, talent shows, interviews, etc… The web TV NY1.com show us a nice video about it (Real Player required)   Keep reading »

  • Wynton and Louis Armstrong’s Hot Fives reviewed by New York Times

    Posted on September 30th, 2006 in Louis Armstrong, New Orleans, New York Times, Review | 7

    The New York Times has just published a review about Wynton’s recent concert at JALC on Louis Armstrong’s Hot Fives. (free registration required)   Keep reading »

  • Wynton and Louis Armstrong’s Hot Fives

    Posted on September 26th, 2006 in Concerts, Jazz at Lincoln Center, New Orleans | 5

    Wynton and guest musicians will perform in Wynton and Louis Armstrong’s Hot Fives on September 28, 29 & 30 at 8pm in Frederick P. Rose Hall to present the groundbreaking and historic works by the Hot Five, Louis Armstrong’s first jazz recording band with him as a leader. Wynton Marsalis, Jonathan Batiste, Carlos Henriquez, Vincent Gardner, Victor Goines, Wycliffe Gordon, Ali Jackson, Don Vappie and others will perform these recordings that pioneered a new era of jazz, bringing the concept of the soloist into the spotlight. Wynton will world-premiere new compositions and perform Louis Armstrong’s Hot Five masterpieces including “West…   Keep reading »

  • Wynton hosts “Jazz and Juice” in New Orleans

    Posted on August 28th, 2006 in New Orleans | 0

    Tonight, Wynton hosts “jazz and Juice,” the opening of Kunflma Gallery’s bar featuring drinks, hors d’oeuvres and a raffle. 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Kunflama Boutique & Gallery 1920 Magazine St., 586-1606   Keep reading »

  • Wynton Marsalis on “Rebuild the Soul of America”

    Posted on August 16th, 2006 in Concerts, New Orleans | 7

    Wynton returns to New Orleans to commemorate Hurricane Katrina and help support the cultural infrastructure of a city devastated one year ago. “Celebrate Jazz Trio: Rebuild the Soul of America” is a three-day commemorative event sponsored by Harrah’s Casino that includes a concert; a talent search contest featuring performances by Wynton and the hottest local talent in the Mississippi Delta; and a free jazz and culinary event featuring Emeril Lagasse with Marsalis welcoming back the school children of New Orleans.   Keep reading »

  • Wynton about the three-day Katrina observance

    Posted on July 22nd, 2006 in Concerts, New Orleans, Tribute | 2

    New Orleans will observe the one-year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina as only America’s most musical city can, with a jazz funeral. Wynton Marsalis and Mayor Ray Nagin announced Friday afternoon the three-day observance, set for Aug. 27-29, promising details later. Wynton and the city’s musicians will lead the procession from the Convention Center to the Superdome in the tradition of a jazz funeral. The grand marshal will be Lt. Gen. Russell Honore, who arrived the Thursday after the Aug. 29 storm to lead the federal troops who followed. “These three days will be one of rebirth, remembrance and renewal,”…   Keep reading »

  • Wynton on hurricane Katrina’s anniversary

    Posted on June 2nd, 2006 in New Orleans, TV show | 1

    Wynton Marsalis will return to New Orleans to produce a television special marking the hurricane’s anniversary. Wynton and his production partner Lisa Marie Hoggs will team with producers John Cossette and Don Mischer to helm “New Orleans: Rebuilding the Soul of America One Year Later,” a live television special taking place at the New Orleans Morial Convention Center. Wynton is expected to announce the venture during a June 6 taping of the Food Network’s “Emeril Live”, where he will also perform with the show’s house band. He is also planning a three-day tribute to New Orleans, from August 27…   Keep reading »