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Wynton in studio to record Portrait in Seven Shades

Today, Wynton is in a New York City studio with the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra (JLCO), to record saxophonist Ted Nash’s musical composition entitled: Portrait in Seven Shades.
Portrait in Seven Shades, inspired by works from the permanent collection at The Museum of Modern Art, as well as other music from the history of jazz inspired by great works of art including Duke Ellington’s Degas Suite, Coleman Hawkins’ Picasso, Jim McNeely’s Cockiness and Maria Schneiders’ Some Circles. Ted Nash’s Portrait in Seven Shades is in seven movements, inspired by modern artists Marc Chagall, Salvador Dali, Henri Matisse, Claude Monet, Pablo Picasso, Jackson Pollock, Vincent Van Gogh.
Check and feel free to partecipate to the discussion about “Portrait in Seven Shades” in our forum, or visit Ted Nash web site.

The Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra personnel includes: music director and saxophone, Ted Nash; trumpets: Wynton Marsalis, Ryan Kisor, Sean Jones, Marcus Printup; Trombones: Chris Crenshaw, Vincent Gardner, Elliot Mason; reeds: Walter Blanding, Victor Goines, Sherman Irby, Ted Nash, Joe Temperley; piano: Dan Nimmer; bass: Carlos Henriquez; drums: Ali Jackson.

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  1. I just got home from the Wynton and JLCO concert at the Paramount in Austin, Texas. “Happy Birthday” never sounded so good! I said it was a fabulous show. The guy seated in front of me said, no, it was phenomenal. Okay, I stand corrected. Where did you find Dan Nimmer?

    Linda Callaway on Sep 21st, 2007 at 1:11am

  2. Loved this work on their tour. Will be a welcome addition to own!

    Neil King on Sep 14th, 2007 at 2:34pm

  3. I look forward to buy this album.

    Jason P. on Sep 12th, 2007 at 5:15am