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  • Video: Two Men with The Blues to be released on DVD

    Posted on April 17th, 2008 in Music | 12

    Upcoming album entitled: Willie Nelson & Wynton Marsalis: Two Men With The Blues, will be also released on DVD on October 28, 2008. Filmed live at Jazz at Lincoln Center, the DVD will feature the concert and backstage interviews to Wynton and Willie. Let’s give a look to a video-clip to preview the new DVD…   Keep reading »

  • Marsalis on Music available on DVD

    Posted on February 20th, 2008 in Music | 11

    The famous series entitled “Marsalis on Music”, in which Wynton explains the fundamentals of music to middle school audiences, is now available as four-DVD boxed set. Helped by his jazz band and students from Tanglewood, led by Seiji Ozawa, Wynton puts a fresh spin on music and music appreciation.   Keep reading »

  • Congo Square DVD will be released on March 4

    Posted on February 15th, 2008 in Music | 5

    The DVD version of Congo Square will be available on March 4, 2008. You can pre-order it directly on Amazon.com. The performance was filmed last summer at Montreal Jazz Festival.   Keep reading »

  • “In This House, On This Morning” performance on DVD

    Posted on January 23rd, 2007 in Music, Video | 1

    A few months ago a new DVD has been released. It’s about a 1992 performance of In This House, On This Morning, by the Wynton Marsalis Septet.   Keep reading »

  • Wynton wrote the foreword for the new Louis Armstrong DVD

    Posted on October 23rd, 2006 in News | 1

    This month saw the release of the Jazz Icons series by San Diego’s Reelin’ In The Years. Available on nine DVDs that will be released in a boxed set, the series features previously unreleased European performances by such legends as Louis Armstrong, Ella Fitzgerald, Dizzy Gillespie and Thelonious Monk.   Keep reading »

  • A young Wynton Marsalis with Art Blakey on DVD

    Posted on January 15th, 2005 in Music | 0

    Out this month is a DVD version of a 1982 concert of Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers in performance at the Baird Auditorium at the Smithsonian Institution. The hour long concert features a young Wynton Marsalis on trumpet, his brother Branford on baritone saxophone, Bill Pierce on tenor sax, Donald Brown on piano and Charles Fambrough on bass as they swing through “Little Man,” “My Ship,” “New York,” “Webb City” and a closing medley. A brief interview with Blakey is included.   Keep reading »

  • Unforgivable Blackness is now available on DVD

    Posted on January 14th, 2005 in Music | 1

    Unforgivable Blackness, the Ken Burns’ documentary about iconic black heavyweight champion Jack Johnson is now available on DVD. Combining photographs and film footage with music provided by Wynton Marsalis, Burns’ portrait of Johnson clicks on at least three levels: as a biography, as a piece of sports history, and, most important, as a lesson on race relations in the early 20th century.   Keep reading »

  • DVD version of “Marsalis family” in stores now

    Posted on April 8th, 2003 in Music | 0

    The Marsalis Family recorded together for the first time ever, at University of New Orleans on August 2001. Featuring Ellis on piano, and his sons Branford (saxophones), Delfeayo (trombone), Jason (drums) and Wynton (trumpet). Plus bassist Roland Guerin, and a special guest appearance by Harry Connick Jr.   Keep reading »

  • The Marsalis Family band hits the road

    Posted on February 23rd, 2003 in Concerts | 4

    Inspired by a New Orleans concert in August 2001 celebrating patriarch Ellis Marsalis’ retirement from teaching at the University of New Orleans, a tour, a PBS special, a recording and a DVD are now in the works. The Marsalis family tour (check dates), kicks off on February 23. It features Ellis Marsalis on piano, with sons Branford on saxophones, Wynton on trumpet, Delfeayo on trombone and Jason on drums, and the only non-family member, Reginald Veal on bass.   Keep reading »