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  • U.S. Premiere of Swing Symphony to be Broadcast Live on PBS

    Posted on September 22nd, 2010 in Concerts | 1

    Wednesday evening, September 22, will be a very special occasion. On that occasion Live From Lincoln Center will inaugurate its 35th anniversary season of presenting the arts from the stages of America’s premier Performing Arts center. It is now a longstanding tradition of Live From Lincoln Center to begin a new season with the Gala Opening Concert by the New York Philharmonic. Alan Gilbert begins his second season as the Philharmonic’s Music Director with music from the 19th, 20th and 21st centuries. From the 19th, the Tone Poem Don Juan by Richard Strauss; from the 20th, a work with…   Keep reading »

  • Jazz at Lincoln Center promotes cultural and artistic exchange with JLCO residency in Cuba

    Posted on September 11th, 2010 in Concerts | 0

    Jazz at Lincoln Center promotes cultural and artistic exchange with American and Cuban jazz musicians by producing events in Havana, Cuba and New York City in October. At the invitation of the Cuban Institute of Music, Jazz at Lincoln will bring its Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis (JLCO) to Havana for a residency on October 5-9. Later in the month, Jazz at Lincoln Center will produce the Afro-Cuban Jazz Celebration featuring concerts and a cultural expo at its home, Frederick P. Rose Hall in New York City October 21-23. The Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra residency will…   Keep reading »

  • Jazz At Lincoln Center Orchestra With Wynton Marsalis Announces U.S. Tour Dates And Residency In Mex

    Posted on August 30th, 2010 in Concerts | 0

    The Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis (JLCO) announces Fall 2010 tour dates that will include U.S. cities, a week-long residency in Mexico, including performances in Mexico City, Guanajuato City and Guadalajara. On the U.S. tour dates, the band that the New York Times says brings “power and conviction to some of the swing era’s most durable arrangements,” will perform a vast and unique repertoire: from rare historic compositions to modern Jazz at Lincoln Center-commissioned works, including compositions and arrangements by the jazz masters and members of the band. The Mexico City residency includes concerts featuring…   Keep reading »

  • Dave Brubeck Celebrates 90th Birthday As Special Guest with Wynton Marsalis Quintet at CareFusion Ne

    Posted on July 16th, 2010 in Concerts | 0

    Dave Brubeck has been thrilling fans in Newport for more than half his life, and George Wein is proud to announce that the legendary pianist is returning to the CareFusion Newport Jazz Festival to celebrate his 90th birthday as a special guest with his friend Wynton Marsalis on Sunday, August 8. Making a unique appearance with the Wynton Marsalis Quintet, Brubeck comes to Newport fresh from a performance at the Litchfield Jazz Festival, where the festival’s 15th anniversary is dedicated in his honor. “I am pleased to welcome Dave back to Newport once again. He performed at the first Newport…   Keep reading »

  • “Louis” a Silent Movie with Live Accompaniment by Wynton and Jazz Ensemble to Premiere in August

    Posted on May 21st, 2010 in Concerts | 3

    “Louis”, a silent film directed by Dan Pritzker and starring Jackie Earle Haley, Shanti Lowry and Anthony Coleman, will premiere in US cities in late August with live musical accompaniment by Wynton Marsalis, renowned pianist Cecile Licad and a 10-piece all-star jazz ensemble, including Sherman Irby, Victor Goines, Marcus Printup, Ted Nash, Kurt Bacher, Vincent Gardner, Wycliffe Gordon, Dan Nimmer, Carlos Henriquez, Ali Jackson, and conductor Andy Farber. Marsalis will play a score comprised primarily of his own compositions. Licad will play the music of 19th century American composer L.M. Gottschalk.   Keep reading »

  • Essentially Ellington Festival and Competition Celebrates 15 Years May 7-9, 2010

    Posted on May 4th, 2010 in Concerts | 4

    Jazz at Lincoln Center will welcome the 15 finalist bands and the winning community band to prestigious 15th Annual Essentially Ellington High School Jazz Band Competition & Festival. The bands will compete and participate in workshops, jam sessions, and more during a three-day Competition & Festival in New York City. The three top-placing bands will perform with Artistic Director of Jazz at Lincoln Center Wynton Marsalis as guest soloist, followed by a performance of the 15-piece Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra, whose members serve as mentors for the finalist bands throughout the weekend. The Festival’s finale is an awards ceremony…   Keep reading »

  • Wynton Marsalis Quintet Plus Special Guests to Perform at Jazz in Marciac 2010

    Posted on April 23rd, 2010 in Concerts | 1

    This summer, on August 1st and 5th Wynton will travel back to Marciac with his quintet and special guests to perform two concerts. August 1, 2010: Classics of the Hot Club of France Wynton Marsalis, trumpet; Dan Nimmer, piano; Carlos Henriquez, bass; Ali Jackson, drums; Walter Blanding, reeds; Frank Vignola, guitar; Mark O’Connor, violin. August 5, 2010: Modern New Orleans Music Wynton Marsalis, trumpet; Dan Nimmer, piano; Carlos Henriquez, bass; Ali Jackson, drums; Walter Blanding, reeds; Victor Goines, reeds; Chris Crenshaw, trombone.   Keep reading »

  • June 2010 World Premiere of Wynton’s Swing Symphony in Berlin

    Posted on April 19th, 2010 in Concerts | 3

    The Berliner Philharmoniker and the 15 musicians of the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra join forces for the premiere of Wynton Marsalis’ new work, receiving first concert performances at the Philharmonie on June 9th and 10th coupled with Stravinsky’s Petrushka. The score will then form the basis of a new dance work, choreographed by Rhys Martin and performed by 170 Berlin schoolchildren at the Arena Berlin in Treptow on June 12th and 13th. This is the latest in an annual series of community projects under the orchestra’s Zukunft@BPhil program, launched in 2002 with Stravinsky’s The Rite of Spring, subject…   Keep reading »

  • The CareFusion Newport Jazz Festival Announces Wynton’s Appearance with Special Offer

    Posted on April 6th, 2010 in Art, Concerts | 1

    Wynton makes his return to the CareFusion Newport Jazz Festival August 8, 2010. The festival has made a special pre-sale offer exclusively to artist’s fans. Check out the details below: The festival runs from August 6 – 8 , 2010 in Newport, RI. See complete festival line-up at www.newportjazzfest.net Special artist fan “early-buy” discount… As a Wynton Marsalis fan, you can get $10 off general admission tickets using promo code ARTIST if you purchase your tickets on-line by Friday, April 9, 2010. Discount Details: Promo code ARTIST Special offer ticket price $59* for Aug 7th & 8th general admission tickets. *Service charges apply on all tickets purchased on-line. …   Keep reading »

  • The Barbican Announces Jazz at Lincoln Center Residency: United in Swing 2010

    Posted on March 13th, 2010 in Concerts | 0

    The Barbican is proud to announce the details of its first International Residency Series. The partnership with the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis along with a stellar group of JALC musicians offers audiences at the Barbican and in East London the opportunity to experience some of the best big band music in the world, played by a selection of Americas finest jazz musicians. This major concert series is augmented by a programme of Creative Learning in London schools and at the Guildhall School of Music & Drama, organised by the Barbican/Guildhall School Creative Learning Division in…   Keep reading »