Wynton interviewed by Talk of the Nation and Leonard Lopate Show

Posted on September 4th, 2008 in Profiles & Interviews | Tags: blues, geoffrey ward, moving to higher ground, npr, swing, wnyc

Wynton is giving interviews to the main radio and TV, for the presentation of his new book: Moving to Higher Ground: How Jazz Can Change Your Life.

NPR Talk of the Nation

WNYC The Leonard Lopate Show

Following, you can enjoy some photos from the book discussion and signing at Barnes & Noble, on September 2, 2008. Check out more info about the book

Wynton at Barnes & Noble to discuss and sign his new book
Wynton at Barnes & Noble to discuss and sign his new book (Photo: Frank Stewart)

Wynton at Barnes & Noble to discuss and sign his new book
Wynton at Barnes & Noble to discuss and sign his new book (Photo: Frank Stewart)

Wynton at Barnes & Noble to discuss and sign his new book
Wynton at Barnes & Noble to discuss and sign his new book (Photo: Frank Stewart)

Moving to Higher Ground: How can Jazz change your life

Table of Contents

Introduction
“Now That’s Jazz”

CHAPTER ONE
Discovering the Joy of Swinging (page 3 – free download in PDF)

CHAPTER TWO
Speaking the Language of Jazz (page 21)

CHAPTER THREE
Everybody’s Music: The Blues (page 47)

CHAPTER FOUR
What it Takes – and How it Feels – to Play (page 63)

CHAPTER FIVE
The Great Coming-Together (page 87)

CHAPTER SIX
Lessons from the Masters (page 109)

CHAPTER SEVEN
That Thing with No Name (page 157)