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  • Wynton on Jazz at Lincoln Center 25th Anniversary

    Posted on November 29th, 2012 in News | 0

    Jazz at Lincoln Center co-founder and artistic director Wynton Marsalis speaks to the “CBS This morning” co-hosts about the 25th anniversary of the organization.   Keep reading »

  • Video: Wynton and Ken Burns at Charlie Rose Show

    Posted on August 29th, 2007 in Video | 5

    On January 8, 2001, Wynton was invited at the Charlie Rose Show for a discussion about the documentary “Jazz”, with filmmaker Ken Burns. Wynton served as a senior creative consultant for the film.   Keep reading »

  • Video: Wynton at Charlie Rose Show

    Posted on March 14th, 2007 in Video | 6

    On March 12, 2007, Wynton was interviewed by Charlie Rose for his show. Here you have some clips from that evening.   Keep reading »

  • Bill Clinton touts musical greats

    Posted on December 15th, 2003 in Review | 0

    While his former second banana, Al Gore, was stumping for Howard Dean last week, Bill Clinton was busy endorsing John Coltrane, Miles Davis and Billie Holiday. Those are just a few of the late jazz legends whose names came up Wednesday night at a symposium that paired the former president and sometime saxophone player with the rather more accomplished trumpeter Wynton Marsalis. Presented by Jazz at Lincoln Center, where Marsalis is artistic director, the panel discussion addressed the relationship between jazz, a native American art form, and our politics and culture.   Keep reading »

  • Marsalis, Clinton and Others Dissect Jazz at Symposium

    Posted on December 11th, 2003 in Review | 3

    Wynton Marsalis, the artistic director of Jazz at Lincoln Center, has talked for some years about his desire to gather an intellectual community around jazz. Last night at the Walter Reade Theater at the center, Mr. Marsalis and his organization scored a coup in the name of intellectualism and publicity: a symposium, with an invitation-only audience of about 200, on the subject of jazz and American democracy, including the former president and part-time saxophonist Bill Clinton.   Keep reading »