If you’ve been following the Macworld 06 keynote that just wrapped up, you might have heard that Apple showed a new iTunes iPod ad with Wynton Marsalis, silhouette style with Wynton and his band.
Posted on January 10th, 2006 in Video | Tags: apple, itunes, sparks
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This is one of the coolest iPod ad ever !!!! Wynton’s music is so exciting
Bonneville on Oct 10th, 2007 at 4:53am
I just got my 2000t and all of my songs are skipping in iTunes, and I cant figure out why. If someone could help me out and tell me how to fix this I would really appreciate it because its driving me crazy. Thanks for the replys.
Beau on Nov 28th, 2006 at 2:21pm
Can anyone recommend any more of his music? I really like “Sparks” looking for up beat quick tempo like that. thanks.
Rob on Jun 14th, 2006 at 7:19pm
went on itunes to purchase the song. did you know it’s only 1 min and 14 secs? Is there a longer/full version?
blankboy on Jun 14th, 2006 at 5:38pm
i play the trumpet, too and i would like to have the notes of the song “sparks”.
where can i get them?
philipp on May 15th, 2006 at 10:23am
the song sparks takes his music to another level. how can i find a good trumpet player? please fellow circle of nthe brass help bsharp play hard flat
bsharp on May 10th, 2006 at 2:09am
Wow! It’s great to hear and see W.M. flowing into the
homes of America with that wonderful sound of his.
Don Hood on Apr 18th, 2006 at 8:00am
Looks like a bach trumpet not his monette, though he is using a monette stc-3 mouthpiece on it….very interesting!
Regardless- Great AD!!!!
tbyrd on Apr 13th, 2006 at 1:28pm
I gotta say, that ad got my attention! I have recently really gotten into Jazz, and I saw that ad about a week ago and today went out and picked up his Live at the House of Tribes CD. GREAT CD!
And the song SPARKS does sound A LITTLE like the begining of DONNA LEE, just the begining and jist a LITTLE. I can see the misunderstanding.
DefStatic on Mar 17th, 2006 at 1:18am
COOL, bout time someone encompassed the entire century of jazz into one single advert . No surprise then that apple hired the master of timeless jazz lines to perpetuate their sales….does anyone else smell the musty clubs of the late 30’s ? ,or do you feel that 40’s bop still lingering in the lower register? , how ‘bout that signature 50’s ‘rides rhythm’ …thats tight …..personally cant get over those 60’s “pause, jump, rest, changes” that balance suspense, tension and assumption perfectly….but aint it just gorgeous the way its all knitted together, bound by an age of soul, strung by the weave of master craftsmen, “W.M. that line is one of your best ever” keep it timeless!!
Big Love n Respect (TheOminousMonk) ‘Jazzur ‘
jazzur on Mar 8th, 2006 at 9:09pm
Bosstone74 on Feb 24th, 2006 at 11:46pm
wow, i’ve only just discovered wynton, and WOW!! as a fellow trumpet player, i bow down to him.
does anyone know how i can get hold of this song? can i download it from somewhere??? – laura – wots with his mouthpiece?
laura on Feb 18th, 2006 at 4:23am
Absolutely awesome ad!!! It’s about time jazz gets some playtime on the tv. Gotta dig the blue… it’s just right.
Ben on Feb 17th, 2006 at 3:19am
The song is not “Donna Lee”; it’s far from it. It’s an original composition by Wynton.
I have been seeing this commercial VERY often on a number of tv channels.
CJD on Feb 14th, 2006 at 4:53pm
Some are saying on other sites that the name of this song is “Donna Lee.” This happens to be the number one downloaded song he has on the ITMS. Can anyone confirm that the name of this song is, in fact, “Donna Lee?” Thanks.
jas on Jan 21st, 2006 at 1:54pm
Wynton wrote this music just for this ad. So- it won’t show up anywhere on his prior recordings…
b on Jan 13th, 2006 at 10:01am
I checked the song, Sparks, but I couldn’t find it in his discography.
Anyone knows the album including Sparks?
Daisy on Jan 13th, 2006 at 6:47am
I think the name of the song was “Sparks” that is what appeared on the add
Crystal on Jan 13th, 2006 at 6:01am
Is it me or did Wynton’s horn look just a little different? More specifically, look at the spit valves. I don’t remember him having handles on his spit valves.
CJD on Jan 11th, 2006 at 11:10am
Nice ad. I don’t recognize the song being played. What’s the name of the song? When will the ads begin to run on TV?
Sonalii on Jan 11th, 2006 at 8:26am
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