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  • Tap Meets Flamenco at JALC

    Posted on April 14th, 2008 in Concerts | 1

    On April 24, 25 & 26, 2008, at Rose Theater, in a special concert event called Tap Meets Flamenco, Spanish pianist Chano Dominguez performs his work De Cadi a New Orleans with his flamenco ensemble and the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra. The Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra also performs selections from The Vitoria Suite, which the city of Vitoria, Spain commissioned Wynton Marsalis to write and “Evolution of the Groove” featuring drummer Herlin Riley.   Keep reading »

  • Marsalis Mass Honors Harlem Church

    Posted on April 14th, 2008 in Review | 0

    A young institution pays tribute to a venerable one with Wynton Marsalis’s “Abyssinian 200: A Celebration.” It was written for the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra, founded in 1988, in honor of the 200th anniversary of the Abyssinian Baptist Church, a bulwark of African-American New York City. The orchestra introduced the work last week at its own Rose Theater.   Keep reading »

  • Marsalis summons the spirit

    Posted on April 13th, 2008 in Review | 0

    In the early days of jazz in New Orleans, Saturday night was the flip side of Sunday morning. The call-and-response dynamic among a band’s players was inspired by preacher and congregation; trumpeters emulated the bent-note wails and chants of gospel song.   Keep reading »

  • Abyssinian 200: A Celebration

    Posted on April 2nd, 2008 in Concerts | 5

    On April 10, 11, 12 & 19, Jazz at Lincoln Center celebrates The Abyssinian Baptist Church’s bicentennial with Abyssinian 200: A Celebration, a special mass and world premiere of music written by Wynton for the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra and the Abyssinian Baptist Church Choir.   Keep reading »

  • “Playing Our Parts” Concert at JALC with Wynton and JLCO

    Posted on March 5th, 2008 in Concerts | 0

    On Monday, March 10, 2008, 7:30 p.m., Joe Lovano and John Scofield team up with Jazz at Lincoln Center and Wynton to bring together incredible performers in a benefit concert for beloved bassist Dennis Irwin. All artists are donating their services and Jazz at Lincoln Center is donating its venue and staff to raise much-needed funds for Irwin through The Jazz Foundation of America. JALC invites the jazz community and music fans to come together in support of Dennis Irwin, who is in need of immediate financial support for medical treatment and expenses as he battles a serious illness.   Keep reading »

  • Video: Valentine’s Day Concert at JALC

    Posted on February 23rd, 2008 in Video | 9

    On February 14, 2008, Wynton and the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra played the Valentine’s Day concert at Rose Hall - JALC. The concert featured the everlasting music of Duke Ellington. Here is a selection of songs performed that evening…   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 »

  • Congo Square’s Sanctified Blues promoted at Stanford University

    Posted on February 4th, 2008 in News | 0

    The deal will allow Stanford faculty, staff, students and Lively Arts patrons to download music by artists featured in the upcoming Lively Arts season using free iTunes gift cards. From now through March 15, the cards will be made available to patrons at all Lively Arts performances and to customers at the Stanford Bookstore, Tresidder Express, the Track House Sport Shop, the Cantor Arts Center Gift Shop and the Stanford Shop at Stanford Shopping Center. Lively Arts plans to mail the cards to Stanford students, faculty and staff in early February and will make the cards available to its community partners, including the Palo Alto Unified School District and East Palo Alto’s educational program College Track.   Keep reading »

  • Reviews and video from the first part of Ellington Tour

    Posted on January 27th, 2008 in Review | 10

    As you know, Wynton and the JLCO are touring USA to perform the music of Duke Ellington…Now the band is playing in California (Check the next dates).   Keep reading »

  • Video: Wynton playing Sanctified Blues

    Posted on January 22nd, 2008 in Video | 4

    Last summer, Wynton played with the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra in Stuttgart (Germany). Following, you can watch to a video-clip where he’s soloing on Sanctified Blues, a song from Congo Square, his latest album with JLCO. Enjoy it !   Keep reading »