Wynton’s activities at Marciac Jazz Festival 2007

Posted on July 29th, 2007 in Special report, Tour | Tags: special report, tour

This afternoon Wynton and the Quintet arrived in Marciac for the Jazz Festival 2007. This is the program for all his activities in Marciac:

July 30: At 5 pm Wynton will speak at Jazz in Marciac’s 30th Opening Ceremony at the CafĂ© Musique, by the lake.
August 1: Rehearsals with the Quintet, Jared Grimes and speakers from Sweet Honey & Rock.
August 2: Concert at 11 pm. The Wynton Marsalis Quintet* with special guest Jared Grimes.

August 3:


  • 11.30 am: Wynton meets Mr. Jean-Louis Guillhaumon at the city hall
  • 4 pm to 5 pm: Masterclass with college pupils at Marciac College.
  • 6 pm: Wynton attends “Courses landaises” with Mr. Jean-Luois Guillhaumon. (People playing and running with cows in a bullring)

August 4:


  • 11.30 am: Wynton meets Mr. Jean-Louis Guillhaumon at the city hall
  • 4pm to 5 pm: Masterclass with children who are discovering the music of jazz under the tenth in the schoolyard
  • 6 pm: Wynton attends the dedication of the DVD “Marciac Memories” near City Hall.

August 5: Rehearsals with the Septet.
August 6: Rehearsals with the Septet.
August 7: Concert at 11 pm. Wynton Marsalis Septet**, special anniversary concert (The Marciac Suite and more)

*Wynton Marsalis Quintet – personnel:

Ali Jackson (Drums)
Dan Nimmer (Piano)
Carlos Henriquez (Bass)
Wynton Marsalis (Trumpet)
Walter Blanding (Saxophone)
Jared Grimes (Tap Dancer)

**Wynton Marsalis Septet – personnel:

Wycliffe Gordon (Trombone)
Wynton Marsalis (Trumpet)
Sherman Irby (Saxophones)
Victor Goines (Saxophones)
Jonathan Batiste (Piano)
Rodney Whitaker (Bass)
Herlin Riley (Drums)