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Wynton played at September 11th Commemoration Ceremony

The New Yorl City’s September 11th commemoration ceremony officially started at 8:40 AM this morning.
At 10:29 AM Wynton performed “Down by the Riverside” and “Just a closer walk with Thee”, after a moment of silence (observance of time of fall of the North Tower).

Wynton playing at 11 September 2006 Ceremony
(REUTERS/Shaun Best)

Wynton playing at 11 September 2006 Ceremony
(AP Photo/Stan Honda, pool)

Wynton playing at 11 September 2006 Ceremony
(AP Photo/John O’Boyle, Pool)

Wynton plays during a ceremony to mark the fifth anniversary of the September 11th attacks on World Trade Center at the site of the buildings in New York September 11, 2006

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  1. thanks Gloria,
    i posted the links in the news

    Luigi Beverelli on Sep 12th, 2006 at 11:19am

  2. It’s on thebostonchannel.com.

    gloria on Sep 11th, 2006 at 10:20pm

  3. Moving indeed. His musical tribute was fitting in both honoring those who lost their lives and uplifting us on such a somber day. The memories of that day have remained with me and being there and seeing the aftermath is something I will never forget. Wynton’s soulful playing moved me to tears and made me smile, thankful I am still here.

    Sonalii on Sep 11th, 2006 at 11:59am

  4. Rigjht Jurzy,
    i watched to him live…and he played those melodies…

    Luigi Beverelli on Sep 11th, 2006 at 11:12am

  5. From what i caught he played, “Down by the Riverside”; “Just a Closer Walk With Thee” and…hmmm…my memory is failing but it was a moving medley.


    Jurzy Girl on Sep 11th, 2006 at 10:59am