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  • Wynton plays the music of Charles Mingus

    Posted on October 14th, 2005 in CD, Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra | 0

    On October 18, 2005, Palmetto Records will release: Don’t Be Afraid…the music of Charles Mingus, a new album by the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis. The CD features six compositions by the legendary bassist and composer. LCJO trombonist, Ron Westray, arranged the music for the recording, which was produced by Delfeayo Marsalis.   Keep reading »

  • Wynton will not play at B.B. Kings Club this saturday

    Posted on September 20th, 2005 in CD | 0

    The Hurricane Katrina benefit at B.B. Kings this Saturday, Sept. 24 has been postponed due to scheduling conflicts. There is no information right now about when it will be rescheduled or which artists will perform on that date. Refunds at point of purchase   Keep reading »

  • Live at House of Tribes is in stores now !

    Posted on August 30th, 2005 in CD, Interview | 0

    Wynton’s new album, Live at House of Tribes is in stores now. Get more info about the new album in our discography section. Moreover, on the All About Jazz web site, you can read a complete web review written by Mark F. Turner, and on the New York Public Radio web site, you can listen and download an audio interview of Wynton explaining how the hall has changed New York’s jazz community, and preview his new CD.   Keep reading »

  • Wynton playing in Marciac

    Posted on August 2nd, 2005 in CD, Quintet | 1

    On August 5 and 6, 2005, like every year, Wynton will be in Marciac (France), to play at the famous european jazz festival. The August 5 concert is entiltled My Brasilian Heart and Wynton will be with a special ensamble made by: Ze Nogueira (soprano sax); Emile Parisien (alto sax); Olivier Temime (tenor sax); Frédéric Couderc (saxophone baryton); Lionel Segui trombone; Daniel Zimmerman (trombone); Hervé Meschinet (flute); Vladimir Dubois (french horn); Marcos Nimrichter (piano); Mario Adnet (guitar); Carlos Henriquez (bass); Herlin Riley (drums); Cyro Baptista (percussion) On the August 6 concert, Wynton will play with strings: The CNR Instrumental Ensamble from Toulouse directed…   Keep reading »

  • Listen to MP3 samples from the new Wynton’s album

    Posted on July 20th, 2005 in CD, House of Tribes, MP3 sample | 0

    Exclusively from our fan club, you will be able to listen and download a 30 second sample of the tracks of the new Wynton’s album, entitled: Wynton Marsalis: live at House of Tribes. The new CD will be in stores on August 30, 2005. 1. Green Chimneys (15:49) 2. Just Friends (17:48) 3. You Don’t Know What Love Is (12:13) 4. Donna Lee (6:47) 5. What Is This Thing Called Love (10:27) 6. 2nd Line (3:55) The preview tracks are MP3 files. To hear a song sample, click on the file name or right-click to save it on your hard disk   Keep reading »

  • A love Supreme, the new Wynton Marsalis and JLCO’s album, is out !

    Posted on January 18th, 2005 in CD, Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra | 0

    Palmetto Records has just released   Keep reading »

  • Wynton’s new album will be out on November 30, 2004

    Posted on November 18th, 2004 in CD | 0

    Unforgivable Blackness: The Rise and Fall of Jack Johnson Wynton Marsalis has lent his compositional and performing talents to the creation of the original score for the new PBS Ken Burns documentary Unforgivable Blackness: The Rise And Fall Of Jack Johnson, a detailed portrait of the first African-American Heavyweight Champion of the World. Wynton and Ken Burns last worked together on Burns’s 2000 PBS documentary Jazz, a 10-part series that explored the history of the music, on which Wynton was Senior Creative Consultant. The music on Unforgivable Blackness comprises 16 new Wynton compositions and seven interpretations of material composed by WC…   Keep reading »

  • Wynton Marsalis and Ken Burns honor the life of Jack Johnson

    Posted on November 9th, 2004 in CD, Jazz at Lincoln Center, Septet, Tribute | 1

    Jazz at Lincoln Center proudly commemorates the Jack Johnson Festival in its new home, Frederick P. Rose Hall, for two special evenings of jazz and film on Friday, November 12 and Saturday, November 13 at 8:00pm. During the first half of the program, acclaimed filmmaker Ken Burns, along with Wynton, will provide commentary and present clips from Unforgivable Blackness: The Rise and Fall of Jack Johnson, Mr. Burns’ upcoming documentary on the heavyweight-boxing champion, author, patent-holding inventor and aspiring bass player. Wynton composed the original score and, with the Wynton Marsalis Septet, will perform this extraordinary music during the second half of…   Keep reading »

  • Wynton’s grandfather dies at 96

    Posted on September 22nd, 2004 in CD | 0

    Ellis L. Marsalis Sr., the patriarch of a family of world famous jazz musicians, including his grandson Wynton, has died. He was 96. A funeral was set for Thursday for Marsalis, who died Sunday. Marsalis’ son, Ellis Jr., is a prominent New Orleans pianist and music professor who mentored crooner Harry Connick Jr. as well as four musician sons: Wynton, saxophonist Branford, trombonist Delfeayo and drummer Jason. Marsalis Sr. was involved in the civil rights movement through ownership of a motel in suburban New Orleans whose guests included the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., New York U.S. Rep. Adam Clayton…   Keep reading »

  • The Magic Hour reviewed on NPR.org

    Posted on April 23rd, 2004 in CD, Review | 0

    On the NPR.org web site there’s a news review about Wynton’s new album. Reviewer Jim Fusilli finds delight in the record, with clever performances. He also finds some of the jazz Wynton plays sometimes backward looking. Listen to the review on NPR.org (Real Player needed)   Keep reading »