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  • Wynton Marsalis to speak at National Press Club

    Posted on September 19th, 2003 in Speech | 0

    Wynton will speak, on September 22, at a National Press Club luncheon. He will be delivering a speech entitled “Cultural Bankruptcy: Investing in Arts Education”. The NPC luncheon will begin promptly at 12:30 p.m, with Marsalis’s address starting just after 1 p.m., followed by a question-and-answer session. Advance reservations should be made by telephoning (202) 662-7501. Cost of the luncheon is $16 for NPC members, $28 for their guests and $35 for general admission. The National Press Club is located at 14th and F Streets, NW Washington, one block west of Metro Center. It’s also possible to submit a question via e-mail.   Keep reading »

  • Wynton joined by African drum master Yacub Addy and Odadaa

    Posted on May 2nd, 2003 in Concerts, Speech | 1

    Part of a Drum Symposium produced in collaboration with the Center for Jazz Studies at Columbia University, which will feature lecture-demonstrations, and films. Friday & Saturday, May 2 & 3, 2003, 8 pm at Miller Theater, Columbia University. On Saturday, May 3, 2003, from 10:30am to 5pm at Columbia University, Wynton will speak to a Symposium on the Drums in Jazz entitled: Cymbalism. Featuring Roy Haynes, Steve Berrios, Andrew Cyrille, Stanley Crouch and many others. More info on Jazz at Lincoln Center web site   Keep reading »