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Set list for Summer tour 2007

Wynton is in Turkey tonight, for a two days performance at Instanbul Jazz Festival. Then he will go to Rotterdam for the North Sea Jazz Festival. On the 2007 European Tour, Wynton and the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra are performing music from one of two repertoires: The Music of Ornette Coleman and Full Steam Ahead.

The Music of Ornette Coleman will feature the big band performing selections by one of the most preeminent and controversial innovators of the jazz avant-garde, Ornette Coleman. Selections may include “Rambiln”, “ “T&T,” “Una Muy Bonita” and “Free”.
Drawing from the Full Steam Ahead repertoire, the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra will play selections with sharp-edged syncopations and hard-chugging rhythms inspired by America’s steam-driven locomotives. Audiences can expect to hear music by Duke Ellington, the Count Basie Orchestra, Thelonious Monk, Gerry Mullilgan as well as those penned by Wynton.

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  1. Speaking of New Orleans, the Mardi Gras Indians will be in Central Park August 11. Let’s go Second Line!

    Greenjeans on Aug 7th, 2007 at 7:20pm

  2. don’t worry ZS; it was only a spam comment promptly deleted.

    Luigi Beverelli on Aug 7th, 2007 at 6:03am

  3. I’ve tried with Wikipedia, where they explain very well the meaning and use in show bussiness for “merde”, but found nothing at all about the other thing….

    ZS on Aug 7th, 2007 at 3:53am

  4. ???? Luigi, what’s the meaning of the above comment?
    Is it a kind of a new fashion way for wishing good luck to artists?, like the “much merde!” phrase en francais???.

    ZS on Aug 7th, 2007 at 3:45am

  5. Ona,
    Wynton will be in new Orleans from August 8 to film something….
    More news to come…

    Luigi Beverelli on Aug 1st, 2007 at 4:19pm

  6. I have been seeking a friendly outdoors and quintessential and interesting and beaurtiful place for a senior who has little time left to appreciate much of life anymore. However even with those serious illnesses, wake up to the rhythm down in their souls. Music is the universal language for the severely disturbed as dementia has taken its toll on my father.

    Are you just advertising New Orleans or do you plan to blow the trumphet at the weekend in August 2-5?

    Ona on Jul 28th, 2007 at 11:29pm

  7. Hello Wynton! 27 July 2007

    My son, his girlfriend and I saw you in Harrogate (England) last night. Superb!

    Thanks – you cool, dude, and we love ya.

    All best wishes, & keep that Big Train a-rollin’!


    Fred Babbitt on Jul 27th, 2007 at 3:27pm



    Matt Bourne-Jones on Jul 24th, 2007 at 9:06am

  9. I just found out that Wynton is coming to the Paramount Theatre in Austin in September. Any idea which program he’s going to play, Ornette or Full Steam Ahead? Either one would be great, but I’m curious.

    Wynton, when you finish the Paramount gig, it would be awesome if you came down to jam at the Elephant Room just down the street (I’m sure whoever’s playing won’t mind). That’s the home for real jazz in Austin as far as I’m concerned.

    ZW on Jul 22nd, 2007 at 10:18pm

  10. Dear Mr. Marsalis.

    Apart from your music and your orquestra, I would like to thank you for your high humanity.
    Is very nice to see you to talk with the young people that was waiting for you at the door of the Palau of Music in Valencia. You never say no, you always smiles. You are simply fantastic.

    My daughter, Laura, still has her head in the clouds. She was the only girl among the trumpets.

    We hope to see you again next year. Thanks for your music and for the fantastic musicians your bring with you.

    My best regards

    Elèna Casero – Valencia- Spain

    Elèna Casero on Jul 19th, 2007 at 7:09am

  11. Love to you, too, Wynton. Saw you today in the Griot New York video up in Natalie Rodgers-Cropper’s class at their Summer Movement Institute. We talked about the significance of the descending/ascending jug during the Legend of Buddy Bolden piece. Everybody knew your name in the 13 to 17 year old group. Good hoofin’ to you at the Quintet show with Jared Grimes!! I’d love to see a clip from “Number 8” if you guys do that one.

    Hedzole Baba, Peace.

    Karen on Jul 18th, 2007 at 7:39pm

  12. gilbo!! swing on

    melvin jenkins on Jul 18th, 2007 at 3:55pm

  13. The man Skain himself! How cool was that!!!

    CJD on Jul 18th, 2007 at 11:37am

  14. Muge,
    thank you very much for attending the concert, I appreciate your comment.
    Keep swinging.


    Wynton Marsalis on Jul 18th, 2007 at 11:31am

  15. Wynton would like to come and play there.
    Anyway, as you can imagine, it’s not up to him.

    Hope to come soon to play there

    Luigi on Jul 16th, 2007 at 4:33am

  16. Could Wynton please come and play in Australia, and if possible in Alice Springs, we dont hear no live jazz hear, help us someone please………..

    Susan Graham on Jul 14th, 2007 at 8:55am

  17. Dear mr Marsalis

    I’d like to thank you and JLCO from the bottom of my heart for the amazing performance you put on last night in istanbul. You were all unbelievable!!!!

    It was simply a dreamy night and i’m pretty sure i’ll remember it for the rest of my life. (Can’t wait to see you perform again!)

    Lot’s of love and best wishes from istanbul!


    Miss Muge on Jul 12th, 2007 at 2:59am