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  • “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 Marsalis puts Seattle jazz kids to the test

    Posted on October 23rd, 2006 in Review | 0

    “When I tell you something,” said jazz trumpeter Wynton Marsalis, wearing a suit and tie Saturday afternoon at the Paramount Theatre, “it’s with love, like you were my own son or daughter. Don’t take it as negative, but I am going to tell you something.”   Keep reading »

  • Wynton with B.B. King and Eric Clapton to Blow the Blues away

    Posted on June 1st, 2003 in Concerts, Jazz at Lincoln Center | 3

    B.B. King, Eric Clapton, Wynton Marsalis, Ray Charles, and Willie Nelson are among the artists who will play the Blowin’ the Blues Away, a concert to benefit Jazz at Lincoln Center. To be held tomorrow, June 2, at New York’s famed Apollo Theater, the event will celebrate the U.S. Congress-declared Year of the Blues and will articulate the development of the blues in jazz through narrative and song.   Keep reading »

  • Wynton Marsalis: Interview by Ted Panken

    Posted on April 14th, 1997 in Profiles & Interviews | 0

    The Reigning Genius of Jazz to his admirers, the Emperor With No Clothes to his debunkers, Wynton Marsalis has attracted public attention and provoked ferociously divergent responses like few musicians in the music’s history. Since his emergence in the early 1980’s as a trumpet virtuoso and composer-bandleader, the result of Marsalis’ choice and treatment of material and his penchant for salty public statements is a public persona akin to a massive lightning rod or magnet that absorbs and repels the roiling opinions and attitudes informing the contemporary Jazz zeitgeist.   Keep reading »