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  • New tour dates for Wynton and LCJO

    Posted on December 12th, 2005 in Concerts, Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra, Tour | 2

    The Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra, led by Wynton, will tour through the Midwest next month before traveling to Yokahama (Japan). The first leg of the band’s 2006 Jazz From Coast to Coast Tour will begin in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and include stops in Ohio, Michigan, and Illinois. From January 30 to February 4, the band will be in residence at Minato Mirai Hall in Yokahama, where it will perform and give master classes, workshops, and clinics. Please check the new tour schedule   Keep reading »

  • Wynton and LCJO tours Ellington’s Nutcracker

    Posted on December 5th, 2005 in Concerts, Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra, Tour | 0

    Wynton and the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra will tour the Eastern U.S. with a special repertoire for the 2005 holiday season. For the first half of the concerts, the big band will perform selections from Duke Ellington’s “The Nutcracker”. The second half of the evening will feature the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra drawing from an extensive repertoire that includes original compositions by Mr. Marsalis, Ted Nash and other members of the orchestra as well as the masterworks of Count Basie, Charles Mingus, John Coltrane, and other great jazz composers. The “Ellington Nutcracker Tour” will commence on December 9 in Zeiterion…   Keep reading »

  • New JLCO’s album reviewed by All About Jazz

    Posted on November 2nd, 2005 in CD, Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra, Review | 0

    Don’t Be Afraid… The Music of Charles Mingus is the title of the new album that just came out by Wynton Marsalis and the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra. Here is a review on the pages of All About Jazz   Keep reading »

  • 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 »

  • Special video and photo report: Wynton playing All Rise in London

    Posted on October 8th, 2005 in All Rise, iTunes, Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra, Photo, Podcast, Video | 3

    Last Sunday October 2, we were in London to meet Wynton and listen to his All Rise concert with the London Philharmonic Orchestra under the direction of Kurt Masur. The concert at the Royal Albert Hall was amazing, so beautifully written and arranged…and it is so nice to see and listen to this composition, with the living composer playing in the orchestra! This time we shooted for you some interesting clips at the afternoon rehearsal, where Wynton teached the choir how to properly sing some parts. After the rehearsal we met some lovely friends and Wynton’s fan from Italy,…   Keep reading »

  • Wynton celebrates Kansas City and Count Basie

    Posted on September 20th, 2005 in Concerts, Jazz at Lincoln Center, Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra, Tribute | 0

    Saturday, September 22, 23 & 24, 2005, at Rose Theater, 8 pm The Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis performs the music of influential Kansas City jazz musicians, particularly the legendary Count Basie and his spare signature piano style. Saxophonist Frank Wess, who played in Count Basie’s big band, joins the orchestra to play some of the best of Kansas City’s boogie-woogie jazz. This special Kansas City show integrates new talent inspired by rich tradition. K.C. and The Count featuring the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra will be broadcast live on September 24 via radio partners WBGO Jazz88.3FM in the New York…   Keep reading »

  • 10000 people for Wynton in São Paulo !

    Posted on June 22nd, 2005 in Articles, Concerts, Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra, Review, Tour | 5

    The LCJO concert with Wynton Marsalis at the Parque do Ibirapuera (Ibirapuera Park) in São Paulo has been a great success. Read the review of the two concerts on estadao.com.br and on Ultimo Segundo. Plus, on Ultimo segundo there’s a review about the free workshop that Wynton gave at “Tom Jobim Music Center”. (the articles are in Portuguese)   Keep reading »

  • Wynton is going to play in São Paulo and Caracas

    Posted on June 18th, 2005 in Concerts, Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra, Tour | 3

    The south American tour goes on and Wynton with the LCJO is now in Brasil. He will play in São Paulo, tomorrow June 19 at Parque Ibirapuera and on 20 and 21 in the Sala São Paulo. Then he will go with the band to Venezuela, to play in Caracas at Teatro Teresa Carreño. We’ll give you updated news and photos as soon as we receive them form Wynton’s tour manager in Brasil. Stay tuned !   Keep reading »

  • A review about Wynton and the LCJO in Buenos Aires

    Posted on June 16th, 2005 in Articles, Concerts, Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra, Review, Tour | 0

    The Argentinian newspapers La Nacion, Pagina12 and La Union have published a review about the recent concert held by Wynton Marsalis and the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra in Buenos Aires, on June 14 and 15, 2005. The concert took place at Teatro Gran Rex (instead of Teatro Colòn) because of the argentinian workers strikes that caused traffic snarls throughout Buenos Aires. Read the review on La Nacion, on Pagina12 web and La Union (the articles are in Spanish)   Keep reading »

  • “Swinging Music of Thad Jones” reviewed by the New York Times

    Posted on May 21st, 2005 in Concerts, Jazz at Lincoln Center, Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra, New York Times, Review, Tribute | 0

    The first of two concerts at Frederick P. Rose Hall about the music of Thad Jones was reviewed by the New York Times on the web. This night there will be the second concert, performed, as the first one, by Wynton and the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra. Read the review on the New York Times (free registration needed)   Keep reading »