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  • Willie Nelson, Wynton Marsalis & Norah Jones celebrate Ray Charles with Here We Go Again

    Posted on February 15th, 2011 in CD | 0

    The first meeting of these kindred spirits took place at The Allen Room at New York’s Jazz at Lincoln Center for two nights in 2007; their encore appearance was also staged at the heralded jazz house—this time for two sold-out nights at Rose Theater in February 2009 with special guest Norah Jones. Rather than rehash the previous material Nelson and Marsalis had first presented, the threesome paid homage to the music of the late Ray Charles, the iconic star of soul, r&b, country, jazz and pop.   Keep reading »

  • Wynton Picks Five Albums for New Listeners

    Posted on January 2nd, 2011 in CD | 2

    Out of his own discography, Wynton has selected five albums for those who are just learning about his music. Big Band: “Big Train” JAZZ musicians all used to tour by train, and if Wynton had his way — here’s a little secret, he hates flying — they still would. With Duke Ellington, Count Basie, and the late 20th century’s big Trane — John Coltrane, that is — as spiritual engineers and conductors, Wynton and the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra invite you to join their gang of rail riders on a journey that crisscrosses the landscape of America transported by its greatest art…   Keep reading »

  • Wynton Offers Free Download from His Album “Christmas Jazz Jam”

    Posted on December 8th, 2010 in CD | 2

    In the honor of the Christmas spirit, follow this link for a free download of “O Christmas Tree.” Click here to preview the album, check out the personnel, read the liner notes and purchase the album.   Keep reading »

  • Iconic Marsalis Family To Release A Live Album, “Music Redeems”, Recorded Live at Kennedy Center

    Posted on August 24th, 2010 in CD | 0

    Marsalis Music and Redeye distribution are proud to announce the release of a rare new album by New Orleans’ own Marsalis family August 24, 2010 entitled “Music Redeems.” One of the most famous New Orleans’ multigenerational jazz families gathered together last June at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C. for a very special evening of celebration, appreciation, and performances as Patriarch, Ellis Marsalis received The Duke Ellington Jazz Festival’s Lifetime Achievement Award.   Keep reading »

  • New Album Released Today in the US with Special One Day Offer from Amazon.com

    Posted on June 22nd, 2010 in CD, DVD | 0

    From Billie Holiday to Edith Piaf: Live in Marciac, is in stores now. The 9-song album, recorded in the summer of 2008 when Wynton Marsalis and his quintet teamed-up with French accordionist Richard Galliano at the annual Jazz in Marciac festival in Southern France to pay tribute to the late legends Billie Holiday and Edith Piaf, is available in two formats, a deluxe CD/DVD edition and a standard audio CD. Both versions are currently available both digitally and physically with the digital audio only version of the album featured at the discounted price of $2.99 today only as Amazon’s Deal…   Keep reading »

  • Wynton Marsalis Releases Live In Marciac CD and DVD

    Posted on May 25th, 2010 in CD, DVD | 1

    In the summer of 2008 multiple Grammy award winning jazz artist Wynton Marsalis and his quintet teamed-up with French accordionist Richard Galliano at the annual Jazz in Marciac festival in Southern France to pay tribute to the late jazz legends Billie Holiday and Edith Piaf. Richard Galliano, a renowned French-born accordionist who has collaborated with musicians including Chet Baker, Ron Carter and Charlie Haden. Hailed as an extremely versatile musician who is able to masterfully navigate many musical contexts and genres, Galliano is the recipient of the prestigious Academie du Jazz Django Reinhardt Prize awarded annually to the best French musician. …   Keep reading »

  • Wynton Marsalis and JLCO To Release New CD on February 2nd and Tour US In March 2010

    Posted on December 23rd, 2009 in CD, Tour | 7

    Wynton Marsalis and the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra will embark on the “Portrait in Seven Shades” U.S. Tour in March 2010. The band will perform selections from the suite as well as a repertoire to include tunes by Count Basie, Mary Lou Williams and others. Jazz at Lincoln Center announces the CD release of Portrait in Seven Shades, composed by jazz reedman Ted Nash and performed by the world-renowned Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis… Portrait in Seven Shades, the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra’s first CD of original music in nearly four years, will be…   Keep reading »

  • Wynton Marsalis Quintet Releases New Live Recording Featuring Richard Galliano

    Posted on August 26th, 2009 in CD | 8

    Those fans who gathered in large numbers under Marciac’s great jazz tent in France last summer came to hear celebrated trumpeter Wynton Marsalis and the much-loved accordionist Richard Galliano unveil their collaboration on the music of Billie Holiday and Edith Piaf. Recorded live at the 2008 Marciac Jazz Festival, the music was contemporary yet timeless, with each song exploring the travails of living. This album, From Billie Holiday to Edith Piaf – Live in Marciac, is perhaps best described as the fusion of two passions rather than simply a meeting of great talent. The result is a concert consisting of: A…   Keep reading »

  • Join Wynton for his second Live Q&A on Facebook

    Posted on May 14th, 2009 in CD | 4

    Please join Wynton at 10PM ET, tonight May 14th for his second Live Q&A session. Wynton will answer questions about his latest release, He and She, as well as any questions his fan will want. A new status message will appear at 10PM with a link to the Discussion section, to post your questions. You will find complete instructions on Wynton’s Facebook public profile.   Keep reading »

  • Enter to win a signed copy of Wynton’s CD, Marsalis Plays Monk!

    Posted on May 8th, 2009 in CD | 19

    This month marks the 10th anniversary of the release of Marsalis Plays Monk. Sign-up now for Wynton’s monthly e-newsletter and you will be automatically entered to win a copy of Marsalis Plays Monk signed by Wynton. Current newsletter subscribers will be automatically entered into the contest! Contest dates are May 8- May18, 2009. Must be 18 years or older to win. No purchase necessary.   Keep reading »