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  • Ellington’s Nutcracker Suite in Newark and Waterbury

    Posted on December 12th, 2007 in Concerts | 2

    On December 14 and 15, Wynton and the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra (JLCO) will perform the Duke Ellington/Billy Strayhorn arrangment of Nutcraker Suite in Newark and Waterbury. Check the tour section for venue address and more info about tickets. Feel free to comment here if you attend the performance and want to share your opinions and photos with Wynton and the other fans.   Keep reading »

  • Wynton to play Red Hot Holiday Stomp at JALC

    Posted on December 3rd, 2007 in Concerts, Jazz at Lincoln Center | 31

    Tune in to PBS on Monday, December 10 at 8:00 p.m.* for Live From Lincoln Center’s telecast of Jazz at Lincoln Center’s (JALC) annual holiday concert, Red Hot Holiday Stomp, from Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola in Frederick P. Rose Hall. The broadcast will be hosted by five-time Academy Award-nominated film and stage actress Glenn Close, and feature Wynton Marsalis leading an evening of joyous music and storytelling. Joining him for Red Hot Holiday Stomp are Wycliffe “Pinecone” Gordon, Wess “Warmdaddy” Anderson, Victor Goines, Joe Temperley, “Papa” Don Vappie, Reginald Veal, Dan Nimmer and Herlin Riley, who will bring Big…   Keep reading »

  • Wynton to play with Paquito D’Rivera for: Beyond the Spanish Tinge

    Posted on November 26th, 2007 in Concerts, Jazz at Lincoln Center, Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra | 9

    On Friday and Saturday, November 30 and December 1, Tinge Paquito D’Rivera and the JLCO with Wynton Marsalis bring all the mambo, tango, salsa, cubop and bossa nova that the House of Swing can hold in tribute to the most beloved Latin composers of all time: Juan Tizol, Tito Puente, Antonio Carlos Jobim, Chucho Valdés, Michele Camilo, Moacir Santos, Mario Bauzá, Astor Piazzolla, Lalo Schifrin, Chico O’Farrill, Maria Greever and more. The concert is entitled: Beyond the Spanish Tinge and will take place at Rose Theater. More info about tickets on JALC web site   Keep reading »

  • Wynton to play at JALC 2007 Fall Gala and Best of Big Bands

    Posted on November 10th, 2007 in Concerts, Jazz at Lincoln Center, Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra | 2

    On November 12, at Rose Theater, Jazz at Lincoln Center celebrates his 2007 Fall Gala featuring performances by Wynton and the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra, with special guests singing chart-topping hits of the big band era; Special presentation and dedication of the Ed Bradley Award (formerly the Jazz at Lincoln Center Award for Leadership) will be awarded posthumously to Ed Bradley. The program continues on November 15, 16, 17, at Rose Theater, where the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra, led by Wynton, dusts off pieces by Duke Ellington, Benny Goodman and others in a program that aims to please, entitled Best of Big Bands.…   Keep reading »

  • Wynton to perform for Movado 60 years of Modern Design

    Posted on October 20th, 2007 in Concerts | 8

    On October 24, 2007, from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m, Wynton will perform at Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum (2 East 91st Street, New York) for the Special Exhibit of Nathan George Horwitt Archives and Tribute to Museum Watch Dial. He will play with the piano player Jonathan Batiste from New Orleans. The event is promoted by Movado, in partnership with the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum and Baryshnikov Arts Center, to celebrate 60 years of modern design and the 2007 Future Legends Awards recipients. Wynton performing during the 2007 Future Legends Awards at Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum. (AP Photo…   Keep reading »

  • Wynton playing the music of Gil Evans at JALC

    Posted on October 19th, 2007 in Concerts, Jazz at Lincoln Center, Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra | 4

    On October 25, 26, 27 , at Rose Theater, the JLCO with Wynton Marsalis eases into the lilting, richly textured and deeply romantic world of one of jazz’s pre-eminent arrangers and the master of impressionistic sound, the legendary Gil Evans with selections from Sketches of Spain, Porgy and Bess and more. Wynton will rehearse the music for the concert with the JLCO on October 23, 24, at Rose Theater. More info about tickets on JALC web site or through the box office: 212-721-6500.   Keep reading »

  • Wynton plays for the Benny Carter Centennial

    Posted on October 11th, 2007 in Concerts, Jazz at Lincoln Center, Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra | 1

    From October 15-21, Jazz at Lincoln Center opens the 2007-08 season with the Benny Carter Centennial throughout Frederick P. Rose Hall on Broadway at 60th St. in New York City . Wynton with the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra will perform the music of this legendary jazz musician on October 19 & 20, 2007. Anchor and Managing Editor of “NBC Nightly News” Brian Williams will host the October 19th concert and former New York Giants running back and “Today Show” correspondent Tiki Barber will host the October 20th concert. Tickets for the Benny Carter Centennial are $30, $50, $75, $95, $120 and are available at the Jazz at Lincoln…   Keep reading »

  • Wynton to play at Feinstein’s

    Posted on June 10th, 2007 in Concerts | 1

    On June 12, 2007, Wynton will sit-in on a couple of numbers with Michael Feinstein at Feinstein’s. He will play: “I Got It Bad and That Ain’t Good” and “It Don’t Mean a Thing If It Ain’t Got that Swing”. In his return to his Park Avenue digs, Michael Feinstein combines a touching and heartfelt tribute to Bobby Short with his usual high-octane performance style. Both cabaret legends built careers on an enthusiastic dedication to entertaining the patrons, and “Celebrating Bobby Short” entertains while celebrating. At 8:30 pm, Feinstein’s at Loews Regency, 540 Park Avenue, NY.   Keep reading »

  • Wynton at Governor Eliott Spitzer’s Birthday Celebration

    Posted on June 6th, 2007 in Concerts | 0

    On June 7, 2007, Wynton will perform at Governor Eliott Spitzer’s Birthday Celebration and Fundraiser with his quintet. The private concert will take place at 6:30pm at the Lighthouse at Chelsea Piers, Pier 61, Hudson River at West 21st Street, New York.   Keep reading »

  • Wynton will play for Anthony Foxx

    Posted on June 4th, 2007 in Concerts | 2

    Tomorrow, June 5 2007, Wynton will perform at “A Midsummer Night’s Swing”, an event to support Anthony Foxx for re-election to the Charlotte City Council At-Large. The concert will take place at McGlohon Theater, Spirit Square – 345 North College Street, Charlotte, North Carolina. Pre-concert reception at 6:00 pm, Concert: 8:00 pm. More info about tickets.   Keep reading »