Video: Wynton Marsalis Quintet rehearsing with Jared Grimes in Marciac
On August 1, 2007, Wynton was rehearsing with his Quintet for the August 2, 2007, concert in Marciac. The following video-clip will take you behind the stages to appreciate how the musicians played and interacted together. Awesome tap dancer Jared Grimes was guest.
Quintet personnel was: Wynton Marsalis (trumpet); Walter Blanding (sax); Dan Nimmer (piano); Carlos Henriquez (bass); Ali Jackson (drums).
Music consists of a nearly hour-long recent work by Wynton titled “Music, Deep Rivers in My Soul.”
Its point of departure is a poetic text by Maya Angelou and it is set for a jazz quintet with a speaker and a dancer. The format echoes Stravinsky’s “L’Histoire du Soldat,” but unlike the Stravinsky/Ramuz story of a soldier who makes a pact with the devil, the Marsalis/Angelou work is a portrait of black music, those who create it and those who listen to it. Wynton’s score embodies a kaleidoscopic amalgam of blues, Gospel, funeral marches, spirituals, swing and bebop.
|The Drums||(08:43 min. – 77.4 mb)|
|Naked Feet Running||(03:31 min. – 31.4 mb)|
|The Cry of the Lonely||(03:13 min. – 28.3 mb)|
|Mind on Tunisia (A Night in Tunisia)||(09:04 min. – 83.3 mb)|
|Broke Like Bone||(03:50 min. – 34.1 mb)|
|Broke Like Bone (Part II)||(03:45 min. – 34.1 mb)|
|A Glory Train (Take the A Train)||(06:03 min. – 53.8 mb)|
|Deep River||(02:06 min. – 18.4 mb)|
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