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  • Marsalis, quintet shine

    Posted on November 2nd, 2005 in Review | 1

    Wynton Marsalis skipped back to his 2004 CD, ‘‘The Magic Hour,” for most of the material his quintet played at Sanders Theatre on Sunday, passing over the covers that fuel the more recent ‘‘Live at the House of Tribes” in favor of the trumpeter’s whimsical originals.   Keep reading »

  • New JLCO’s album reviewed by All About Jazz

    Posted on November 2nd, 2005 in CD, Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra, Review | 0

    Don’t Be Afraid… The Music of Charles Mingus is the title of the new album that just came out by Wynton Marsalis and the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra. Here is a review on the pages of All About Jazz   Keep reading »

  • Wynton’s performance at Camden Opera House

    Posted on October 31st, 2005 in Concerts, Quintet, Review | 0

    On October 26, Wytnton played at Camden Opera House with his quintet (plus the singer Jennifer Sanon). Here is a review about that evening on VillageSoup.com and on Courierpub.com   Keep reading »

  • “Bringing Back the Music” reviewed by the New York Times

    Posted on October 29th, 2005 in New York Times, Review | 0

    The New York Times (free registration needed) has jut published a review of yesterday night concert at Avery Fisher Hall. Wynton played with his quartet and the New York Philharmonic and Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra. All proceeds from the concert will benefit the Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra. Wynton playing at Avery Fisher Hall (copyright: AP photo/Tina Fineberg) Wynton playing at Avery Fisher Hall (copyright: Hiroyuki Ito/New York Times)   Keep reading »

  • All Rise: The freedom of jazz

    Posted on October 4th, 2005 in Review | 0

    The idea of a synthesis of Classical music and Jazz is nearly as old as Jazz itself—from Gershwin and Stravinsky through Bernstein, Brubeck or Jacques Loussier. But Wynton Marsalis, the outstanding New York-based trumpeter and bandleader, educator and composer from New Orleans, has a special approach.   Keep reading »

  • “Kansas City and the Count” reviewed on the web

    Posted on September 26th, 2005 in Review | 0

    The recent concert at Rose Theater, KC and the Count, celebrated a formidable time and place in the history of jazz. Here are two reviews of the concert on New York Times (free subscription needed) and on Variety.com   Keep reading »

  • Higher Ground benefit concert reviewed on New York Times

    Posted on September 23rd, 2005 in New York Times, Review | 0

    Higher Ground Hurricane Relief Benefit Concert, the five hours concert, led by Wynton at Frederick P.Rose Hall last September 17, has been reviewed online on the New York Times (free subscription needed)   Keep reading »

  • Review and photos about Wynton in Marciac 2005

    Posted on August 24th, 2005 in Photo, Review | 0

    Thanks to our friend and fan, the photographer Jos L. Knaepen, we received some photos about Wynton playing in Marciac Festival 2005. A few are from the “My Brazilian Heart” concert, and a few from Wynton with Strings… gorgeous concerts !!! Plus on the All About Jazz web site, there’s a new review about the Marciac concerts written by Mark Sabbatini. Photo by: Jos L. Knaepen Photo by: Jos L. Knaepen Photo by: Jos L. Knaepen Photo by: Jos L. Knaepen Photo by: Jos L. Knaepen   Keep reading »

  • Wynton and Dave Brubeck playing at Newport

    Posted on August 17th, 2005 in Concerts, Review | 3

    NEWPORT, R.I. – Dave Brubeck and Wynton Marsalis have often crossed paths over the years, but at this year’s JVC Jazz Festival-Newport, the two jazz stars finally got a chance to perform together. On Saturday, Marsalis’ quintet played a set of tunes from last year’s album, “The Magic Hour,” and the trumpeter returned on the festival’s closing day to sit in with Brubeck’s quartet for two tunes. Marsalis’ trumpet warmly caressed the George Gershwin ballad “Embraceable You” – enhanced by Brubeck’s sensitive piano accompaniment. And they surprised the audience by closing the set not with the…   Keep reading »

  • Wynton visiting the Juvenile Academic Centre in Caracas

    Posted on June 30th, 2005 in Review | 0

    ¡Increíble!, no paraba de decir Wynton Marsalis desde su llegada a la sede del centro académico infantil del Sistema de Orquestas Juveniles e Infantiles de Venezuela. En el lobby, lo esperaba un sexteto de percusionistas y un cuarteto de trompetas que lo dejó sin habla.   Keep reading »