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  • Wynton and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar talk and play basketball

    Posted on August 21st, 2009 in Video | 7

    I stepped away from the composition I’m working on to spend some time with Kareem Abdul-Jabbar on Wednesday. He interviewed me for his upcoming documentary, “On the Shoulders of Giants”, which will be out in November. After the interview, Kareem and I shot around. The skyhook was still there, and I showcased my jumpshot. Kareem said my form looked good. What more could a kid from Kenner, LA ask for…   Keep reading »

  • Black Magic narrated by Wynton to broadcast on March 17

    Posted on March 11th, 2008 in News | 6

    ESPN will televise its two-part documentary, Black Magic, narrated by Wynton Marsalis and Samuel L. Jackson, on March 16-17. Part 1 will be aired March 16, immediately following ESPN’s NCAA basketball tournament selection show, and Part 2 (narrated by Wynton) on March 17, both at 9 p.m ET, without commercial interruption.   Keep reading »

  • Wynton to record narration for Black Magic

    Posted on November 6th, 2007 in News | 0

    Black Magic is a two-part, four-hour TV film by director Dan Klores, that highlights the lives of basketball players and coaches who attended historically black colleges and universities before and during the Civil Rights movement. Black Magic will air in two, 2 hour segments, and Wynton will be narrating one of these segments (other narrators include Samuel L. Jackson and Chris Paul )   Keep reading »