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  • New recording session for Wynton and his Quintet

    Posted on August 23rd, 2007 in CD, Quintet | 19

    On August 24-25, Wynton will be in studio in New York City, for two recording session with his Quintet. They will record new tracks for the next album. More updates to come soon…   Keep reading »

  • Wynton to play at Iron Horse Music Hall

    Posted on August 16th, 2007 in Concerts, Quintet | 3

    On August 21 and 22, 2007, Wynton will play with his Quintet in Northampton at the Iron Horse Music Hall. The Quintet line-up will be: Wynton Marsalis (Trumpet), Dan Nimmer (Piano), Carlos Henriquez (Bass), Walter Blanding Jr. (Sax), Ali Jackson (Drums). They will play four shows. At 7.00 pm and 9.30 pm for the two nights.   Keep reading »

  • Photo: Wynton’s concert in Marciac with the quintet

    Posted on August 3rd, 2007 in Photo, Quintet, Special report | 16

    Yesterday night, Wynton and his quintet performed in Marciac. They played songs from a new poem written by Wynton, and at the end of the concert people tributed a standing ovation to the band and to Jared Grimes. The band also played three encores: Moscow Blues, The Magic Hour and Sadness (Ornette Coleman). Here we are going to show you some images from the video we shot during the soundcheck. The video-clips from rehearsals are also available.   Keep reading »

  • Wynton and his quintet rehearsed with Jared Grimes

    Posted on August 2nd, 2007 in Photo, Quintet, Special report, Tour | 10

    Yesterday afternoon, from 2pm to 5.30 pm Wynton and his Quintet rehearsed with Jared Grimes (tap dancer) and speakers from Sweet Honey & Rock. They played some fresh new music, never released before…The young tap dancer (24 years old) is fantastic and fitted perfectly in Wynton’s music. Today, at 4pm we will do sound check, and concert will take place at 11pm at the “   Keep reading »

  • Wynton at the Parc Floral de Paris

    Posted on July 29th, 2007 in Photo, Quintet, Special report, Tour | 11

    Yesterday afternoon, at 4:40 PM Wynton was on stage at Parc Floral de Paris with his Quintet, to play at Paris Jazz Festival 2007. They played selections from “The Magic Hour” and from the latest album: “From the Plantation to the Penitentiary”. The concert was beautiful and a lot of people attended the performance in the lovely Parc Floral, in the middle of the Bois de Vincennes. We also shot some video clips for you, and we’ll publish them soon in the podcast section. This morning we are leaving for Marciac where Wynton is going to play concerts with the Quintet,…   Keep reading »

  • Wynton’s concert with Dr. John reviewed by New York Sun

    Posted on April 13th, 2007 in Articles, Composition, Jazz at Lincoln Center, Quintet, Review | 1

    Tuesday, March 11, Wynton played at Rose Theater (JALC) with his quintet and Dr John. During the evening there was the premier performance of: “Music, Deep Rivers in My Soul,” an hour-long suite for quintet and special guests based on a poem by Maya Angelou. You can read a review of the concert by the New York Sun. The New York Sun has also published an article about Wynton’s latest album: From the Plantation to the Penitentiary   Keep reading »

  • Wynton playing with Dr. John at JALC

    Posted on April 6th, 2007 in Concerts, Jazz at Lincoln Center, Quintet | 0

    On April 10, the Wynton Marsalis Quintet will play at Frederick P. Rose Hall with Dr. John and The Lower 911 for the “Now that’s HIP Concert” sponsored by HIP Health Plan of New York. In conjunction with the concert, HIP Health Plan will donate $100,000 to Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Higher Ground Hurricane Relief Fund administered by the Baton Rouge Area Foundation, established in 2005 in the wake of Hurricane Katrina. “This very generous gift from HIP continues to keep the spotlight on New Orleans. The enormity of the disaster is overwhelming, but this timely and much needed contribution will hopefully…   Keep reading »

  • Wynton playing Green Chimney’s live at House of Tribes

    Posted on April 4th, 2007 in House of Tribes, Quintet, Video | 2

    Thanks to our lovely friends Dominique, we are able to show you two videos about Wynton playing Green Chimney’s live at House of Tribes. This video comes from the live album entitled: Wynton Marsalis – Live at House of Tribes. Video – Part 1 Video – Part 2   Keep reading »

  • From the Plantation to the Penitentiary is in stores now !

    Posted on March 6th, 2007 in Blue Note, CD, iTunes, Multimedia, Quintet | 3

    “From the Plantation to the Penitentiary“, Wynton’s new album for Blue Note is now in stores. You can buy the CD version on Amazon.com. You you prefer digital files, you can buy the new album directly on iTunes Music Store. On iTunes Store you can also buy the single version of two tracks: Supercapitalism and Where Y’All At? You can download the digital booklet (PDF – 1.4 mb) with artworks and lyrics here for free. Personnel include: Wynton Marsalis (trumpet), Waltrer Blanding (tenor and soprano sax), Dan Nimmer (piano), Carlos Henriquez (bass), Ali Jackson (drums), Jennifer Sanon (vocals).   Keep reading »

  • Date changed for Wynton Marsalis Quintet

    Posted on October 16th, 2006 in Concerts, Quintet, Tour | 1

    There is one tour date that was changed a little while ago. On October 24 it is no longer the Mondavi Center in Davis, CA but the Napa Valley Opera House in Napa, CA. The band personnel is: Wynton Marsalis, trumpet; Walter Blanding, saxophones; Dan Nimmer, piano; Carlos Henriquez, bass; Ali Jackson, drums; (with Jennifer Sanon on vocals for all dates except 10/27 and 10/28) Please check the complete schedule in our Tour section, we have also added to links to each concert venue for more infos and tickets.   Keep reading »