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  • The Wynton Marsalis Septet and Quintet performing at Jazz in Marciac 2017

    Posted on August 5th, 2017 in Concerts

    Iraqi virtuoso oud player Naseer Shamma joins the Wynton Marsalis Septet for a night of music exhibiting how the oud is a perfect fit in the world of jazz. Fresh off their premiere performance together, Shamma and Marsalis’ group plan to perform some of the classic repertoire of Wynton’s Septet while also contributing new arrangements from Shamma’s catalog.? Join us on Monday August 7th at 6pm EDT (11pm CEST)   Keep reading »

  • Wynton Marsalis at Jazz in Marciac 2016

    Posted on August 4th, 2016 in Concerts

    Wynton Marsalis returns to France, bringing a “who’s who” of the emerging jazz scene in New York City to Marciac. Wynton has dedicated over thirty years to educating and mentoring young musicians and this exciting lineup represents some of the finest he has ever encountered.  Youthful energy combined with the magic of Duke Ellington’s classic repertoire heralds a bright future for the music.   Keep reading »

  • Wynton Marsalis Sextet and Septet live at Jazz in Marciac 2015

    Posted on August 4th, 2015 in Concerts

    Wynton Marsalis (a festival favorite and regular) returns to Marciac with a program celebrating Jazz’s New Orleans roots.  Joining him playing the timeless music of Buddy Bolden, “Jelly Roll” Morton and Louis Armstrong is a dynamic septet featuring Walter Blanding (saxophone); Victor Goines (clarinet and saxophone); Carlos Henriquez (bass); Jason Marsalis (drums); Sam Chess (trombone); and Dan Nimmer (piano).   Keep reading »

  • Wynton Marsalis Septet live at Jazz in Marciac 2014

    Posted on July 28th, 2014 in Concerts | 2

    Wynton Marsalis and six of his most frequent collaborators will come together in a program featuring some of Marsalis’ greatest compositions.  The evening’s repertoire will be selected from both The Marciac Suite and Lighthouse/Lightening Rod.   Keep reading »

  • Wynton Marsalis Quintet with Richard Galliano live at Jazz in Marciac 2014

    Posted on July 28th, 2014 in Concerts

    What is Jazz in Marciac, but the marriage of swing and Gascony; a brief testimony to the eternal love story between France and Jazz? This is the story that Wynton Marsalis began to tell in partnering with another frequent JIM visitor, Richard Galliano.vThe union was a tribute to two emblematic figures: Billie Holiday and Edith Piaf. Two extraordinary women, born in the same year (1915), in the same misery, both with grand and tragic fates, and most especially, with two ways of singing this blue soul that African Americans call the blues.   Keep reading »

  • Wynton Marsalis at the 2013 Jazz in Marciac Festival – Both concerts will be webcast live!

    Posted on July 30th, 2013 in Concerts | 1

    Join Wynton Marsalis on Livestream as he returns to the 36th annual Jazz in Marciac Festival. In what has now become a yearly tradition, the Wynton Marsalis Quintet spends midsummer in France. Marsalis’ first night (July 31) features his dynamic quintet: Walter Blanding (saxophone), Carlos Henriquez (bass), Ali Jackson (drums) and Dan Nimmer (piano). On August 3, Marsalis collaborates with The Sachal Jazz Ensemble, master musicians from Pakistan, breaking musical boundaries by incorporating Eastern instruments into the iconic jazz repertoire.  The Sachal Jazz Ensemble are: Nijat Ali (director), Baqar Abbas (flute), Nafees Ahmad (sitar), Ijaz Hussain (tabla), Rafiq Ahmed (naal) and Najaf Ali (dholak, mardang).   Keep reading »

  • Watch Wynton Marsalis Quintet with Lucky Peterson live from Jazz in Marciac

    Posted on August 4th, 2012 in Concerts | 2

    Missed our first Marciac LIVESTREAM on July 31st? Well, you’re in luck. Join the Wynton Marsalis Quintet, with special guest Lucky Peterson LIVE this Saturday.   Keep reading »

  • Watch “Swing Symphony” LIVE from Marciac, France

    Posted on July 31st, 2012 in Concerts

    Join Wynton, and the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra in Marciac France for a LIVE performance from the comfort of your living room. They will be performing Swing Symphony with Orchestre National du Capitole de Toulouse, under the direction of Wayne Marshall.   Keep reading »

  • Wynton Marsalis To Stream Live Worldwide From Jazz In Marciac Festival

    Posted on August 3rd, 2010 in Concerts

    On August 5th The Wynton Marsalis Quintet plus guests will perform “Modern New Orleans Music” featuring compositions from New Orleans natives within the last 30 years at the renowned Jazz in Marciac Festival. An annual favorite of the festival, Wynton celebrates his 20th annual appearance performing at Marciac, France, a town that is nearest to his heart next to his native New Orleans.   Keep reading »

  • New Album Released Today in the US with Special One Day Offer from Amazon.com

    Posted on June 22nd, 2010 in Music

    From Billie Holiday to Edith Piaf: Live in Marciac, is in stores now. The 9-song album, recorded in the summer of 2008 when Wynton Marsalis and his quintet teamed-up with French accordionist Richard Galliano at the annual Jazz in Marciac festival in Southern France to pay tribute to the late legends Billie Holiday and Edith Piaf, is available in two formats, a deluxe CD/DVD edition and a standard audio CD.   Keep reading »