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  • Wynton tells about Jazz and the night on NY1.com

    Posted on October 20th, 2008 in Video | 3

    As part of NY1’s Jazz Lives Here coverage, Arts Reporter Stephanie Simon took a day-long tour of the world of jazz in New York City. In the early morning she interviewed Wynton at home, and he improvised at the piano and with the trumpet and told some funny anecdotes. Check the video on NY1.com   Keep reading »

  • Pre-order the new DVD: Live From Jazz At Lincoln Center New York City

    Posted on October 1st, 2008 in Music | 10

    On October 28, 2008, Eagle Eye Media will release “Live From Jazz At Lincoln Center New York City” on DVD by Wynton Marsalis and Willie Nelson.   Keep reading »

  • Wynton and Geoffrey Ward interviewed by GOOGLE

    Posted on September 22nd, 2008 in Profiles & Interviews, Video | 21

    On September 5, 2008, The Musicians@Google program welcomed Wynton and Geoffrey Ward to Google’s New York office to discuss their new book “Moving to Higher Ground: How Jazz Can Change Your Life,”. The event was moderated by with Google’s own Jim Lecinski. Here you have a video clip of the interview (43 minutes) where Wynton speaks about jazz, taps to explain the rhythm and plays the trumpet to explain the blues.   Keep reading »

  • Wynton interviewed by Talk of the Nation and Leonard Lopate Show

    Posted on September 4th, 2008 in Profiles & Interviews | 1

    Wynton is giving interviews to the main radio and TV, for the presentation of his new book “Moving to Higher Ground: How Jazz Can Change Your Life   Keep reading »

  • “Moving to Higher Ground” available in stores

    Posted on September 2nd, 2008 in Books | 34

    Wynton’s new book: Moving to Higher Ground: How Jazz Can Change Your Life, is now available in stores. Today, at 7:30 PM, Wynton is going to discuss and sign the book with Geoffrey C. Ward (doors open at 7:15 pm) at Barnes & Noble at Lincoln Triangle, 1972 Broadway @ 66th Street. The event is open to the public. If you need more info, please call 212.595.6859.   Keep reading »

  • Wynton to discuss and sign his new book

    Posted on August 29th, 2008 in Books | 0

    Next week, Wynton is going to discuss and sign his new book: Moving to Higher Ground: How can Jazz change your life. On September 2, at 7:30 PM, he will be with Geoffrey C. Ward (doors open at 7:15 pm) at Barnes & Noble at Lincoln Triangle, 1972 Broadway 66th Street. The event is open to the public. If you need more info, please call 212.595.6859 or visit <a href="http://www.barnesandnoble.com">Barnesandnoble.com</a> On September 9, at 8:00 PM, Wynton will be with Budd Mishkin for a book discussion and signing at 92nd Street Y, 1395 Lexington Ave 9…   Keep reading »

  • Download the first chapter of Wynton’s new book

    Posted on August 26th, 2008 in Books | 11

    Wynton’s new book, entitled “Moving to Higher Ground: How can Jazz change your life” will be in stores on September 2, 2008. Feel free to download the first chapter of the book (PDF - 78 kb) as free sample.   Keep reading »

  • Wynton and Willie: An Unlikely Musical Pair

    Posted on July 17th, 2008 in Profiles & Interviews | 0

    Wynton wears crisp suits, reads sheet music and is the musical director of New York’s Jazz at Lincoln Center. Willie wears crumpled jeans, wings it onstage and runs his concert venue, Willie’s Place, out of a truck stop in Abbott, Texas. So what exactly do these music legends have in common? The blues, of course. Wynton Marsalis, 46, and Willie Nelson, 75, are the two men on the new CD “Two Men With the Blues,” a live recording culled from two concerts they played at Lincoln Center last year.   Keep reading »

  • Willie Nelson & Wynton Marsalis: Two Men With The Blues

    Posted on April 9th, 2008 in Music | 18

    On July 8, 2008, Blue Note Records will release the album: Willie Nelson & Wynton Marsalis: Two Men With The Blues.   Keep reading »

  • Wynton’s concert with Willie Nelson on JALC radio

    Posted on September 5th, 2007 in Music | 3

    On Jazz at Lincoln Center Radio, the currently featured show is: Willie Nelson Sings the Blues with Wynton Marsalis. The soulful concert, performed by the legendary singer-songwriter-musician Willie Nelson and the Wynton Marsalis Quintet in January 2007, featured songs by well-known American composers such as Hoagy Carmichael, Duke Ellington, and Merle Travis, as well as songs written by less prominent blues men Harry Warren, Spencer Williams, and Jimmy Reed.   Keep reading »