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  • Wynton received an honorary doctorate at NYU Commencement

    Posted on May 14th, 2007 in Honors, Photo, Video | 1

    On May 10, Wynton received an honorary doctorate during 2007 New York University commencement ceremonies in Washington Square Park, in New York City. The event was NYU’s 175th commencement celebrating the graduation of approximately 15,000 members of the Class of 2007. Photo by: Wendelling (high res available) Photo by: Chen Yang (high res available) Here is a video shot by a fan at NYU:   Keep reading »

  • Wynton plays with winners of Essentially Ellington 2007

    Posted on May 7th, 2007 in Concerts, Jazz at Lincoln Center, Photo | 0

    Yesterday night, three high school jazz bands took top honors in Jazz at Lincoln Center’s 12th 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 – chosen by a panel of judges composed of distinguished jazz musicians and historians: Wynton Marsalis, Jazz at Lincoln Center Artistic Director; Music Director, Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Orchestra, David Baker; composer, conductor, and Ellington authority David Berger; and author, composer, and conductor Gunther Sshuller – from among the 15 finalist bands from the U.S. and Canada that came to…   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 »

  • Photos about Wynton Marsalis Septet in 1989

    Posted on February 13th, 2007 in Photo | 0

    The photographer Art Meripol has published some nice shots about Wynton playing his septet in 1989. Take a look to the photos.   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 »

  • Photo and video: Wynton playing at memorial service for Ed Bradley

    Posted on November 21st, 2006 in Photo, Video | 2

    A long list of entertainers, journalists, politicians and musicians from across the country packed New York’s Riverside Church for the memorial service, reflecting Bradley’s achievements and diverse interests. Wynton played “Just a Closer Step to Thee.”   Keep reading »

  • Photos about Wynton playing in Moscow

    Posted on November 18th, 2006 in Concerts, Photo | 0

    In mid-October, Wynton played at the USA Embassy in Moscow with the Igor Butman Big Band. Thanks to our friend Liz Kozodoy we can publish some exciting photos from the event.   Keep reading »

  • Summer 2003: Wynton playing in Gardone Riviera

    Posted on October 14th, 2006 in Concerts, iTunes, Photo, Podcast, Video | 2

    We’ve just re-digitalized some video-clips from our old web site, and they are now iPod ready. On July 25, 2003 the Wynton Marsalis Septet performed in Gardone Rivera (on Garda Lake). Enjoy this video from that concert. (Click the link below to open the Quicktime video directly or right-click to save the video on your hard disk – Quicktime 7 required) Wynton playing in Gardone (Quicktime 7 – 28mb) These video is also available through our podcast page on iTunes Music Store Here you have some photos too.   Keep reading »

  • Our fan club on Flickr.com

    Posted on October 4th, 2006 in Photo | 0

    We have just setted up an account on www.flickr.com to share all the shots took at concerts with Wynton. You can check the photos from last August London’s concert at Ronnie Scott’s Jazz Club. Already a Flickr member and Wynton Marsalis fan club member ? Join the Wynton Marsalis fan club group and add the photos you took at concerts with Wynton.   Keep reading »

  • Wynton played at September 11th Commemoration Ceremony

    Posted on September 11th, 2006 in Photo | 5

    The New Yorl City’s September 11th commemoration ceremony officially started at 8:40 AM this morning. At 10:29 AM Wynton performed “Down by the Riverside” and “Just a closer walk with Thee”, after a moment of silence (observance of time of fall of the North Tower).   Keep reading »