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  • 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 »

  • Win a Trip for Two to the Vitoria Jazz Festival in Spain!

    Posted on April 12th, 2011 in News | 9

    April is Jazz Appreciation Month, and to celebrate, SiriusXM and Jazz at Lincoln Center are giving you a chance to win a trip for two to Vitoria, Spain for the Vitoria-Gasteiz Jazz Festival, July 10-16, 2011! One of the world’s premier jazz celebrations located in the historic Basque region of northern Spain, the Vitoria-Gasteiz Jazz Festival is celebrating its 35th year…and we want to give you and a guest the chance to be there in person to see an incredible lineup of legendary musicians. Performers scheduled to appear at this year’s Festival include Herbie Hancock, Wayne Shorter & Marcus Miller; Jamie Cullum, Trombone Shorty, Ruben Blades, Nigel Kennedy and many more.   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 »

  • Winners of 15th Annual Essentially Ellington High School Jazz Band Competition

    Posted on May 11th, 2010 in News | 6

    Wynton Marsalis Septet   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 »

  • The Gold Medal of Vitoria

    Posted on July 23rd, 2009 in News | 2

    Address delivered by Francisco Javier Lazcoz Baigorri, Mayor of Vitoria, on July 19th, 2009, in awarding Wynton Marsalis the gold medal of Vitoria.   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 »

  • JALC Announces Winners of 14Th Annual Essentially Ellington

    Posted on May 13th, 2009 in News | 3

    Three high school jazz bands took top honors on Sunday Night, May 10, in Jazz at Lincoln Center’s 14th Annual Essentially Ellington High School Jazz Band Competition & Festival. Each band was chosen by a panel of judges composed of distinguished jazz musicians and historians — WYNTON MARSALIS, Jazz at Lincoln Center Artistic Director; composer, conductor and Ellington authority DAVID BERGER; educator, clinician and pianist, REGINALD THOMAS; and legendary jazz trumpeter and composer/arranger, GERALD WILSON— from among the 15 finalist bands from the U.S. and Canada that came to the Competition & Festival in New York City…   Keep reading »