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  • Video: Wynton explains From the Plantation to the Penitentiary

    Posted on March 3rd, 2007 in Blue Note, Video | 2

    In this segmented video from Blue Note, Wynton Marsalis speaks about his new album: From the Plantation to the Penitentiary. Please click on the play button of the controller to start the streaming video (Quicktime required) Segment 1 Segment 2 Segment 3 Segment 4 Segment 5 Segment 6   Keep reading »

  • Video: Wynton playing Where Y’all At, live at Abbey Road Studios

    Posted on March 1st, 2007 in Blue Note, CD, Video | 16

    Where Y’all At is one of the seven tracks of the new album entitled: From the Plantation to the Penitentiary. It will be in stores from March 6. Now you can see the live performance of this beautiful songs, as recorded at Abbey Road Studios. Wynton recorded them in London on August 4, 2006. Enjoy the music and Wynton singing ! (download   Keep reading »

  • Preview the new album: From the Plantation to the Penitentiary

    Posted on February 20th, 2007 in Blue Note, CD, MP3 sample, Video | 14

    On Blue Note web site is now available a preview of Wynton’s new album: From the Plantation to the Penitentiary. Is it possible to preview the complete tracks and see a video interview with Wynton about the CD. You can also pre-order the new album on Amazon.com. It will be in stores on March 6, 2007 Track Listing: 1) From The Plantation to the Penitentiary 2) Find Me 3) Doin’ Our Thing 4) Love And Broken Hearts 5) Super Capitalism 6) These Are Those Soulful Days 7) Where Y’All At?   Keep reading »

  • “Where Y’all At” is available as single on Japanese iTunes Store

    Posted on February 12th, 2007 in Blue Note, CD, iTunes | 1

    The single version of Where Y’all At is now available as single buy download from the Japanese iTunes Store (open a link directly on iTunes). Where Y’all At? is the last song from Wynton’s new album entitled: From the Plantation to the Penitentiary   Keep reading »

  • Pre-order the new CD: From the plantation to the Penitentiary

    Posted on February 10th, 2007 in CD | 0

    Wynton’s new album, entitled: “From the plantation to the Penitentiary”:http://wyntonmarsalis.org/discography/title/from-the-plantation-to-the-penitentiary, will be released on March 6, 2007. It is now available for pre-order on Amazon.   Keep reading »

  • Wynton speaks about the new cd: From the Plantation to the Penitentiary

    Posted on December 1st, 2006 in Blue Note, CD, Interview | 1

    Wynton is recording in studio during these days. This is a text of an interview that he gave to Associated Press about his new CD: On Wynton Marsalis’ upcoming CD, he criticizes political leadership in America, cultural corruption, and sex and violence in rap, and that’s just on one song. “I don’t speak from outside, I’m not finger-pointing. I’m a part of it, I’m speaking from inside of our culture,” Marsalis said. “We’re not taking a moralistic view. It’s not, ‘Let me tell y’all how I’m different from you.’ It’s…   Keep reading »

  • Wynton is preparing his fourth album for Blue Note

    Posted on February 11th, 2006 in Blue Note, CD | 7

    Wynton will go into the studio soon to record his fourth release for Blue Note. This time around Wynton will be recording an extended work still in progress entitled: From the Plantation to the Penitentiary. The musicians have not been confirmed yet but will most likely be a quartet or quintet joined by the young “chanteuse” Jennifer Sanon. Wynton’s brother Delfeayo Marsalis will be the producer.   Keep reading »

  • A preview of “Live At The House Of Tribes” on Bluenote web site

    Posted on August 16th, 2005 in Blue Note, CD, House of Tribes | 1

    A digital preview of Wynton’s new album: Live at House of Tribes is now available on Bluenote web site. You can preview the new albums’ cover picture, listen to audio samples, pre-order the new album on Amazon.com and watch the complete video performance of the tune: What is this thing called love. Awesome !!   Keep reading »

  • Upcoming Wynton’s new album for Blue Note

    Posted on March 12th, 2005 in Blue Note, CD | 3

    Post production will be done later this month to prepare for release of a smokin’ live date featuring Wynton’s quartet along with some special guests. Recorded last year at the House Of Tribes in NYC the performance features altoman Wes Anderson, drummer Joe Farnsworth, bassist Carlos Henriquez, pianist Eric Lewis and percussionist Orlando Rodriguez, among others. More news to come…   Keep reading »

  • Wynton Marsalis’ Unforgivable Blackness is in stores now !

    Posted on December 1st, 2004 in Blue Note, CD | 1

    Available from Blue Note records from November 30 is Unforgivable Blackness, Wynton’s original score to the upcoming Ken Burns documentary of same name. (watch a preview) The film marks the second collaboration between filmmaker Burns and Wynton Marsalis (the first being 2000’s Jazz series, where Marsalis held the position of Senior Creative Consultant. Unforgivable Blackness tells the story of Jack Johnson, the first African-American Heavyweight Boxing World Champion, and is given historical context from 21 compositions covering pre-modern genres like blues, ragtime and Dixieland, where the ensembles’ embellishments and collective improvisations sound remarkably accurate. The album boasts 15 original Marsalis compositions, including 13…   Keep reading »