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  • Decades-old Louis Armstrong recording unearthed

    Posted on April 27th, 2012 in Video | 1

    In 1971, not long before his death at age 69, the great Louis Armstrong—“Pops,” to his friends—played at the National Press Club in Washington. It was his last public trumpet performance, and it was recorded by CBS. A few hundred copies were made—then it was pretty much forgotten. Now the recording has been re-discovered and it’s being released. CBS News cultural correspondent and jazz great Wynton Marsalis gave it a listen.   Keep reading »

  • Chasing the Blues - a Segment for CBS

    Posted on April 6th, 2012 in Video | 3

    It’s hard to find authentic “juke joints” these days that still play the blues. On “CBS This Morning,” Cultural Correspondent Wynton Marsalis tracked down two real “juke joints” and shared their soulful stories.   Keep reading »

  • On Martin Luther King’s Legacy

    Posted on January 16th, 2012 in Video | 11

    On Monday January 16, 2012 Wynton appeared on CBS This Morning to premiere his remembrance piece on Martin Luther King Jr.   Keep reading »

  • Live Video Broadcast from Dizzy’s Club on December 29th

    Posted on December 27th, 2011 in Video | 4

    Wynton and his tentet are bringing in the New Year with a week long engagement at Dizzy’s Club Coca Cola at Jazz at Lincoln Center. Every set sold out within an hour, but thanks to Livestream, we will be streaming it for free on Wynton’s facebook page and on Livestream. Join us.   Keep reading »

  • Wynton at 50 - Live from Jazz at Lincoln Center

    Posted on October 18th, 2011 in Video | 1

    October 13, 2011 Wynton Marsalis turns 50 on October 18 and Live From Lincoln Center, which has featured Wynton and his music on a number of previous programs, will salute his milestone birthday with a special concert celebration, Wynton at 50. Joining him and the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra on stage will be other luminaries from the world of music and dance, including tap dancer Jared Grimes, vocalist Gregory Porter, pianist Marcus Roberts, violinist Marc O’Connor, Yacub Addy and Odadaa!, and Damien Sneed and Chorale Le Chateau. During intermission, Wynton will be interviewed by actor Wendell Pierce. Live From Lincoln Center, produced by…   Keep reading »

  • As Seen on 60 Minutes

    Posted on June 26th, 2011 in Video | 4

    Free download of the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis performing Wynton’s composition “Sanctified Blues” from Congo Square during their Cuban tour, a sneak preview from the JLCO’s upcoming CD “Five Nights In Havana“, coming out in 2012.   Keep reading »

  • Simon Rattle and Wynton Marsalis in conversation

    Posted on March 5th, 2011 in Video | 0

    The Berliner Philharmoniker also just released the HD video of our June 2010 performance of “Swing Symphony.” It features a dance choreographed by Rhys Martin which was performed live by hundreds of Berlin school children. You can check it out for free in their digital concert hall.   Keep reading »

  • From the Archives: 1990 Concert for Amnesty International in Chile

    Posted on January 20th, 2011 in Video | 5

    I remember playing a concert with Art Blakey in Chicago for a crowd that wanted to hear rock and roll. When we played they started throwing things on the stage. I remember telling cats before we walked out on the stage in Chile, if they start throwing things on the stage be cool walking off. We started with a song everyone knew “Gracias a La Vida” I had arranged it the night before.   Keep reading »

  • 60 Minutes Profiles Wynton Marsalis and the JLCO

    Posted on January 10th, 2011 in Video | 1

    As we bring in the New Year, we thought we’d bring you some great music. He is an American master - Wynton Marsalis - at age 49, arguably the best known living jazz artist and leader of the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra, probably the best big band at work today. They’re on the road constantly, bringing America’s most distinctive art form to the world, most recently to London, Berlin and Havana.   Keep reading »

  • Wynton Appears on NFL Films “Top 100 NFL Players of All Time” Presenting # 17, Barry Sanders

    Posted on October 29th, 2010 in Video | 0

    NFL Films, responsible for 46 years of award-winning television and film productions, debuts its latest highly-anticipated series on NFL Network entitled The Top 100: NFL’s Greatest Players The question of ‘Who is the greatest player in NFL history?’ is a topic that links generations and resonates with all NFL fans. The series, rolling out over 10 one-hour episodes this fall, looks to tackle the timeless topic through a reveal of the top individuals counting down from 100 to 1, as determined by a blue-ribbon panel of knowledgeable football minds.   Keep reading »