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  • Video and transcript about Wynton’s speaking at Nation Press Club

    Posted on September 26th, 2003 in Jazz at Lincoln Center, Jazz for young people, Speech, Transcript, Video | 0

    As you know, on Monday, September 22, Wynton was in Washington D.C. to speak at the National Press Club. Now the video of Wynton’s speech (55 min.) is available (Real Player needed). The transcript is also available as a PDF file. Wynton also announced at the National Press Club the launch of an interactive educational website as a companion to the Jazz for Young People Curriculum produced by Jazz at Lincoln Center. The website was developed to enhance JALC’s popular Jazz for Young People Curriculum with original audio and video clips, photos, biographies, and dynamic activities for students, teachers…   Keep reading »

  • 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 »