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Wynton to perform at New Orleans Jazz Festival on April 24-25

Wynton is now in New Orleans, to perform at Jazz & Heritage Festival. The first concert will take place tomorrow April 24, at 4:40 PM at Congo Square – “My Louisiana Stage”. He will perform “Congo Square” with Yacub Addy and Odadaa! and the JLCO. On Saturday, April 25, Wynton will perform with the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra at 5:30 PM at WWOZ Jazz Tent. The concert will be broadcast by WWOZ 90.7 FM and some highlights from the concert will be broadcast on May 2-3 by AT&T Music.
You can follow Wynton blogging in real time through his Facebook and Twitter public profiles. He will update live with messages, pictures and video clips.

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  1. Mr. Wynton,

    Years ago…I wondered if you ever considered doing a concert with Herb Alpert? Anybody follow up on that?

    I know…You play in different arenas, styles etc….But on the upside…You both play trumpet and both play music…

    And lastly! You both have tried to make a difference with the kids…

    Wishing you the very best,

    Robert Holsinger on May 2nd, 2009 at 4:21am

  2. Careba, now that’s the clip!! Good find!


    Karen on Apr 27th, 2009 at 9:41am

  3. Dear Mr. Wynton,
    I have to say you are the most amazing trumpet player I have ever seen. When i shook your hand it was the happiest day of my life. You have inspired me to keep playing and really persue my dream. I have been playing for about 5 years now and have progressed extremely just watching everything great musicians as your self have done but give it my own feeling and jazzy style. I wouldn’t say I have a speach problem but I get excited and speak faster and studder a little bit, but ive heard and notice that when I play my horn I play with the right style, timber feeling, and dont mess up. I have to say music is my life. Its what ive grown up with all I know and its just me. I want to tell you Mr. Wynton that you have inspired me to keep going and I appreciate that greatly. Once again thank you Mr. Wynton.

    With great gratitude,

    Jonathan Richardson

    Jonathan Richardson on Apr 26th, 2009 at 9:40pm

  4. Best and take care.

    careba on Apr 25th, 2009 at 8:49am