Wynton Marsalis To Stream Live Worldwide From Jazz In Marciac Festival

Posted on August 3rd, 2010 in Streaming | Tags: facebook, marciac, quintet, streaming

On August 5th The Wynton Marsalis Quintet plus guests will perform “Modern New Orleans Music” featuring compositions from New Orleans natives within the last 30 years at the renowned Jazz in Marciac Festival. An annual favorite of the festival, Wynton celebrates his 20th annual appearance performing at Marciac, France, a town that is nearest to his heart next to his native New Orleans.
For those who can’t make the pilgrimage to Marciac in the south of France to witness this renowned trumpeter’s performance you can experience it LIVE via Wynton’s page on Facebook and Ustream.

What:
Live concert stream: The Wynton Marsalis Quintet plus guests performance from the Jazz in Marciac Festival, France

When:
Wednesday, August 5th 5pm (EST, United States)

Where:
Live Stream available via Wynton’s Facebook page and via Ustream

Who:
The Wynton Marsalis Quintet plus guests “Modern New Orleans Music”

  • Wynton Marsalis, trumpet
  • Walter Blanding, clarinet tenor and soprano saxophones
  • Chris Crenshaw, trombone
  • Victor Goines, clarinet, tenor and soprano saxophones
  • Carlos Henriquez, bass
  • Ali Jackson, drums
  • Dan Nimmer, piano

For information on Wynton Marsalis contact:
Jono Gasparro, Wynton Marsalis Enterprises
212.258.9962 or jgasparro@jalc.org

www.wyntonmarsalis.com

About Wynton Marsalis
Wynton Marsalis is a musician, composer, bandleader and educator. Born in New Orleans in 1961, Marsalis has recorded over 70 albums encompassing both jazz and classical music. His prominent position in American culture was solidified in April 1997, when he became the first jazz artist to be awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Music for his work Blood on the Fields. He is the co-founder of Jazz at Lincoln Center, the first non-profit organization devoted solely to jazz. He currently serves as the world-renowned arts organization’s Artistic Director as well as Music Director of the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra.

About Jazz in Maricac Festival
For the past 33 years in the height of summer, the village of Marciac in the south of France becomes the setting for thousands of people of all nationalities to dream in the same language: music. By the power of their trumpet or saxophone, piano or voice, the musicians defy the universal laws of gravity.

About Ustream
Ustream is the leader in live video and its platform empowers any individual, public figure or brand to stream to a global audience of unlimited size. Ustream offers free broadcasting and viewing platforms for the Web and mobile devices. The interactive functionality within Ustream enables real-time engagement with Facebook, Twitter, MySpace and AIM. Hundreds of high-profile broadcasters have partnered with Ustream to reach millions of people. Ustream (www.ustream.com) is a privately-held company based in San Francisco, Calif. Follow on Twitter (@Ustream) or fan at Facebook.com/Ustream