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  • Wynton on Congo Square at Tavis Smiley Show

    Posted on June 23rd, 2007 in Articles, Congo Square, Review, Transcript, TV show, Video | 2

    On June 20, Wynton appeared on “Tavis Smiley” to help promote his new CD, Congo Square. During the interview, Wynton and Tavis Smiley discussed Wynton’s passion for education as he is the co-founder and artistic director of the Jazz at Lincoln Center Program. Wynton also talked about his new album. He described it as “We are rejoining with the spirit of African Music.”.   Keep reading »

  • Congo Square gets new reviews

    Posted on June 20th, 2007 in Articles, Congo Square, Review | 10

    The Congo Square tour continues and people are very excited about it. You can take a look the other reviews here: An article about Congo Square appeared on the Sun Journal. The concert at Mount Laurel Center in Bushkill has been reviewed by the Pocono PC Doctor. The date at Allen Theater in Cleveland has been reviewed by Cleveland.com and The Plain Dealer, and the concert in Milwakee got a review by the Milwakee Journal Sentinel. Moreover, Wynton has also been interviewed by the Black America Web. Please feel free to send us your comments, photos with Wynton and…   Keep reading »

  • Latest reviews and interviews about Congo Square

    Posted on June 17th, 2007 in Articles, Congo Square, Interview, Review | 6

    Congo Square tour started on June 14 from Rochester. Here is a review of the concert by Democrat and Chronicle. Wynton was also interviewed by the Philadelphia Tribune for the concert in Philadelphia (review by the Philadelphia Inquirer), by the Pocono Record for the event at the Mountain Laurel Center in Bushkill, and by WCPN Ideastream (mp3 audio) for the upcoming concert in Cleveland (June 18). In the interview fro WCPN, Ideastream music director Bobby Jackson caught up Yacub Addy’s wife and manager, Amina as well as Wynton, who talked about Congo Square and the African connections. Please check the complete…   Keep reading »

  • Wynton is on tour to perform Congo Square

    Posted on June 14th, 2007 in Articles, Concerts, Congo Square, Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra, Tour | 19

    From today, the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton and Odadaa! with Yacub Addy will tour the critically-acclaimed work, Congo Square, written by Wynton and Mr. Addy, to 11 U.S. cities. The 24 musicians will perform the celebrated musical experience that had its premiere in New Orleans last spring. A CD of Congo Square is available on tour only right now, and will be released in the fall. Today the band is performing in Rochester; tomorrow June 15, they will be in Philadelphia (read article by Philly.com and an interview by the Citypaper); on June 16 they will perform in Bushkill …   Keep reading »

  • Wynton about the “Chops” documentary at Tribeca Film Festival

    Posted on April 28th, 2007 in Articles, Documentary, Interview, TV show | 4

    On April 26, Wynton participated in a Q&A session at Tribeca Film Festival, with the filmmakers of Chops, a documentary film directed by Bruce Broder that follows a Florida high school jazz band’s journey to Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Essentially Ellington High School Jazz Band Competition & Festival. Here you can find a video interview to Wynton about “Chops” on NY1.com or watch the trailer.   Keep reading »

  • Legends of Blue Note concert reviewed by New York Times

    Posted on April 28th, 2007 in Articles, Blue Note, Concerts, Jazz at Lincoln Center, Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra, New York Times, Review | 0

    On April 26, 27 at Rose Theater, the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis debuted exciting and long-overdue big band arrangements of music recorded for Blue Note Records in the 1950s and ’60s. Here is a review of the first concert evening on the New York Times (free subscription required). Tonight, April 28, there will be the last performance at JALC.   Keep reading »

  • Wynton spoke at Duquesne University

    Posted on April 20th, 2007 in Articles | 0

    Yesterday, Wynton was in Pittsburgh and had a question-and-answer session with students of Mary Pappert School of Music at Duquesne University. Here is an article about the event on Post-Gazette and on Pittsurgh Live   Keep reading »

  • Wynton gives masterclass at Springbrook High School

    Posted on April 18th, 2007 in Articles, Masterclass | 0

    On Friday 13, Wynton was in Sprinbook and gave a masterclass for students and band members of Springbrook and Briggs Chaney and White Oak middle schools. Here is an article about it on Gazette.net   Keep reading »

  • Wynton’s concert with Dr. John reviewed by New York Sun

    Posted on April 13th, 2007 in Articles, Composition, Jazz at Lincoln Center, Quintet, Review | 1

    Tuesday, March 11, Wynton played at Rose Theater (JALC) with his quintet and Dr John. During the evening there was the premier performance of: “Music, Deep Rivers in My Soul,” an hour-long suite for quintet and special guests based on a poem by Maya Angelou. You can read a review of the concert by the New York Sun. The New York Sun has also published an article about Wynton’s latest album: From the Plantation to the Penitentiary   Keep reading »

  • New reviews for: From the Plantation to the Penitentiary

    Posted on April 8th, 2007 in Articles, Blue Note, Review | 0

    Wynton’s new album: From the Plantation to the Penitentiary, has just been reviewed by the Monthly Review Zine and by the Ithacan Online. Take a look.   Keep reading »