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  • Video: Wynton playing at Paris Jazz Festival 2007

    Posted on September 27th, 2007 in Podcast, Special report, Video | 15

    On July 28, 2007, Wynton performed with his Quintet at Parc Floral de Paris for the Paris Jazz Festival 2007. In the following video clip you’ll be able to watch some moments from that evening. - Blues (06:45 min. – 56.9 mb) – The Cry of the Lonely (05:21 min. – 45 mb) (Quicktime 7 required – Click on the link to open it directly, or right-click to save the video-clip on your hard disk). From now, all our new video will be encoded at higher resolution (640 X 360 – 16:9) and are ready to play on your computer and on all the different iPod Video, iPhone and Apple TV. Our video are also…   Keep reading »

  • Transcript of Wynton’s speech at Jazz in Marciac opening

    Posted on July 31st, 2007 in Photo, Special report, Speech, Transcript | 3

    Yesterday afternoon, Wynton spoke in Marciac for the official opening of the Jazz Festival. He was introduced by the producer Jean-Louis Guilhaumon. Here is the transcript of his speech: Jazz music was born in New Orleans and really comes from the french part of New Orleans. Because musicians…people who was slave, who played drums in Congo Square, and after the Louisiana purchase in 1804, there was always an attempt the keep them from playing. But musicians continued to play and create music that celebrates freedom of the human spirit and many of the great early New Orleans musicians had french…   Keep reading »

  • Photos: Wynton playing at Ronnie Scott’s in London

    Posted on August 6th, 2006 in Concerts, Photo, Special report | 4

    We just came back from London, and are ready to show you new and exciting photos from Wynton’s concerts at Ronnie Scott’s Jazz Club in London. (The video clip are also coming soon !) Wynton played wonderfully (even if he’s still recovering from his laser surgery). He needs to practice more but his lips are getting better everyday. He has a lot of things to do…he’s still finishing to write the Vitoria Suite, and he’s writing a new book. Most of all, in September, he will participate to new fan club activities on our web…   Keep reading »

  • Welcome to our new site !

    Posted on February 14th, 2006 in Special report | 5

    As you may have already noticed, we have just redesigned this site style and logo. The first version of this fan club was created on 2002, so we decided to freshen up the site with a new look. Lastly, I’ve tested this new design in Safari 2.0.3, Firefox 1.5.0.1, and Opera 8.51 on Mac OS X, and Firefox and IE 6 on Windows. We know there are some bugs to be fixed. If you find any bugs in any browsers you’re using, please drop us a line here. Thank you in advance ! We hope you enjoy it!   Keep reading »

  • Photo and video from the JALC Grand Opening Inaugural Gala

    Posted on November 3rd, 2004 in Concerts, iTunes, Jazz at Lincoln Center, Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra, Photo, Podcast, Special report, Video | 0

    On October 20 at 8pm, the Frederick P. Rose Theater played host to the inaugural gala, with celebrities such as former Vice President Al Gore and actor Robert Redford in the house, and a buffet of artists on stage. Wynton was alternately emotive and brazen on “Just a Closer Walk with Thee.” Saxophonists Joe Lovano and Branford Marsalis swung abstractedly through “Tenor Madness.” Patti Austin mimicked Ella Fitzgerald on “How High the Moon,” and Liza Minnelli broke it up with a rousing “New York, New York.” (Click the link below to open the Quicktime video directly or right-click to save the…   Keep reading »

  • Photo and video from the Grand Opening Concert

    Posted on October 30th, 2004 in iTunes, Jazz at Lincoln Center, Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra, Photo, Podcast, Special report, Video | 2

    On October 18 at 8 pm, the Grand Opening Concert was held in the 1,200-seat Rose Theater. It featured the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra, led by Wynton, and an array of special guests. Other shows taking place simultaneously featured the Afro-Latin Jazz Orchestra, with Arturo O’Farrill, in the 550-seat Allen Room, and the Bill Charlap Trio in the 140-seat Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola. Mayor Michael Bloomberg, who proudly proclaimed that he had “taken the A train” to the hall, welcomed the audience.   Keep reading »

  • Photo and video from the Grand Opening press conference

    Posted on October 29th, 2004 in iTunes, Jazz at Lincoln Center, Photo, Podcast, Special report, Video | 0

    On October 18, at 11 am, New York City Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg, accompanied by Department of Cultural Affairs Commissioner Kate Levin, joined Wynton Marsalis and all the JALC staff in the new Allen Room for an official dedication ceremony, which included a fanfare entitled “The Gift”, composed by “Slide” Hampton. Mayor Michael Bloomberg presented Wynton with a “Jazz at Lincoln Center Month” proclamation in honor of the grand opening of the organization’s new home, Frederick P. Rose Hall. (Click the link below to open the Quicktime video directly or right-click to save the video on your hard disk) The parade…   Keep reading »

  • Photo from the reharsal of JALC Grand Opening Concert

    Posted on October 28th, 2004 in Concerts, Jazz at Lincoln Center, Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra, Photo, Special report | 0

    On Sunday afternoon, October 17 2004 we attended the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra rehearsal for the Frederick P.Rose Hall Grand Opening Concert. Here you have some photos of our special presence there. (thanks Isobel !) The new JALC building entrance on Columbus Circle The Frederick P.Rose Theater The LCJO rehearsing for the October 18 Concert The saxophone section of the LCJO (from the left: Joe Temperley, Ealter Balding Jr. and Wes Warmdaddy Anderson) The rhythm, trumpet and trombone section of the LCJO Wynton checkin’ if all is going well   Keep reading »

  • First impression of the italian tour dates with Wynton and the Septet

    Posted on July 29th, 2003 in Concerts, Septet, Special report, Tour | 0

    We are just came back after the four italian dates of the Wynton Marsalis Septet. The concerts has been fantastic and we have a lot of photos and videos to publish on this fan club. The 14 years old Francesco Cafiso, left people speechless playing also a duet with Cassandra Wilson at the Blue Note in Milan. Wynton told us: “I never heard anyone play jazz like him at that age. Never” We also had the possibility to listen to some new upcoming Wynton’s CDs. (The Magic Hour…) They are simply amazing ! Stay tuned please, we will publish the italian…   Keep reading »