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  • Free Download from Christmas Jazz Jam

    Posted on December 21st, 2011 in News | 18

    Enjoy this free track from Christmas Jazz Jam: “Good King Wenceslas” Happy Holidays! Love, Wynton.   Keep reading »

  • Wynton Marsalis Named CBS News Cultural Correspondent

    Posted on December 15th, 2011 in News | 2

    Wynton Marsalis, internationally acclaimed musician, composer and educator, has been named Cultural Correspondent for CBS. It was announced today by CBS News Chairman and 60 MINUTES Executive Producer Jeff Fager and David Rhodes, President, CBS News. In this role, Marsalis will provide insight into a broad range of cultural and educational developments on CBS THIS MORNING and CBS SUNDAY MORNING. His first CBS News appearance will be on Monday, January 16, 2012, as the nation observes Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s birthday.   Keep reading »

  • Wynton Visits Providence St. Mel School

    Posted on December 8th, 2011 in News | 1

    It’s not every day that someone can say they got musical advice from a jazz great. But that’s exactly what Providence St. Mel freshman Jessica Bailey got when Wynton Marsalis visited the West Garfield Park school on Tuesday. Marsalis spoke to students during a morning assembly, peppering his speech with colorful anecdotes about life and music. “Practice, practice, practice” is what Bailey, an aspiring soprano singer, gleaned from his hour-long speech.   Keep reading »

  • Restaurants and Radio Stations Celebrate Wynton All Over the World

    Posted on October 18th, 2011 in News | 1

    A great meal should be part of every special celebration. Wynton Marsalis fans are invited to enjoy a New Orleans inspired meal and help Share Our Strength eradicate childhood hunger in America.  Participating restaurants across the country are serving New Orleans inspired “specials” on their menus this week and will donate a portion of the proceeds to Share Our Strength’s No Kid Hungry program.   Keep reading »

  • Wynton Marsalis iPhone App is out

    Posted on September 11th, 2010 in News | 1

    Wynton Marsalis continues to be a leading musical force in cutting-edge technology with the release of his new iPhone App. This innovative application platform extends Ustream’s market-leading streaming capability to the iPhone with “live” video streaming functionality. “Ustream’s Mobilizer is a great looking, brilliantly conceived tool with tremendous functionality,” stated Marsalis’ manager, Ed Arrendell. “For the first time, iPhone users were among the 20,000+ viewers who enjoyed the live webcast of Wynton’s performance from his favorite festival in Marciac, France, earlier this month.” In addition to the Live Mobilizer, this App is rich in content with video, music,…   Keep reading »

  • Free class on Wynton’s compositions in NYC

    Posted on August 24th, 2009 in News | 3

    Tuesday, August 25, 2009 JAZZ FOR CURIOUS LISTENERS Wynton Marsalis: Chamber Music 7:00 – 8:30pm Location: NJMH Visitors Center (104 E. 126th Street, Suite 2C) FREE Small ensemble jazz is comparable to chamber classical music in the intimate settings in which they are often performed and the conversational nature of the interaction among the musicians. Wynton Marsalis has innovated a unique compositional style for small jazz ensembles that makes for an intriguing study of comparison to his writings for the classical chamber ensemble. Join Ethan Iverson of The Bad Plus fame for an in-depth look and listen to some challenging and innovative music. 04 E. 126th…   Keep reading »

  • Submit your application for JALC’s Rhythm Road and AMA programs

    Posted on June 11th, 2009 in News | 0

    Jazz at Lincoln Center (JALC ) and The U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs are pleased to collaborate for a fifth year on The Rhythm Road: American Music Abroad. JALC is now accepting band applications for the 2009-2010 program. American music groups from throughout the United States specializing in jazz, urban/hip hop and other American roots music including bluegrass, blues, Cajun, country, gospel and zydeco are invited to apply for the opportunity to travel abroad, particularly to countries not frequently visited by American musicians, to increase cross-cultural understanding.   Keep reading »

  • New Monette trumpet for Wynton

    Posted on June 5th, 2009 in News | 5

    Master trumpet maker, Dave Monette, came by a few weeks ago to give Wynton a new horn, the PRANA 3 STC Bb. It took him and his team over 250 hours to make and the sound is brilliant. I can’t wait to get out and gig with it! Click here to see pictures of the new horn and a clip of Monette presenting the horn to Wynton   Keep reading »

  • Wynton Marsalis signs new deal with The Orchard

    Posted on May 15th, 2009 in News | 7

    On May 13, 2009, The Orchard announced that world renowned trumpeter and jazz musician Wynton Marsalis has entered into a long-term, multi-faceted partnership with the entertainment services company. The exclusive recording and services agreement between Marsalis and The Orchard will cover co-production of new studio recordings, marketing of live recordings; design and implementation of social networking and other forms of collaborative audience engagement for Marsalis and for jazz as a lifestyle genre; synchronization; initiatives with consumer brands and non-traditional financial partners; and also, Marsalis and his team are working to bring living legends and new talent of all genres into The Orchard’…   Keep reading »

  • Win an iPod Nano pre-loaded with music from Wynton Marsalis

    Posted on April 13th, 2009 in News | 18

    Enter to win an iPod Nano pre-loaded with music from Wynton Marsalis. Enter to win at http://wynton.otmg.net/ad/ The pre-loaded iPod will contain He and She as well as the classic Wynton Marsalis albums From the Plantation to the Penitentiary, Live from the house of Tribes, and The Magic Hour.   Keep reading »