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  • Wynton starts the Ellington Love Songs tour with JLCO

    Posted on January 16th, 2008 in Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra, Tour | 13

    Today, January 16, Wynton and the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra (JLCO) are in Ann Arbour (MI) for the first performance of “Ellington Love Songs Tour” across North America (from January through Februry 12). Read an article about the event on the Ann Arbor News. Please check the complete tour schedule with more info about venues and tickets. The tour will end in New York City, with 3 dates at Rose Hall (JALC). We also added new tour dates for March and April. Please send us comments, reviews and photos with Wynton if you are going to attend one of the concerts. They…   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 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 »

  • Set lists for JLCO concerts in September 2007

    Posted on October 8th, 2007 in Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra | 5

    Many of you asked for set list of Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra (JLCO) while they were on tour last September. Following you’ll find the complete songs performed by the orchestra while on tour. You’ll also find a nice addition to the set lists. Last spring, Paul Rogers, who created sketches for Wynton’s book entitled “Jazz ABZ”, was invited to join Wynton and the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra on the road for a week of concerts. On Paul Rogers’ blog you can watch some fine sketches from those days. September 8, 2007 / Shriver Hall, Baltimore, MD Set I …   Keep reading »

  • Wynton and JLCO started the Jazz Masterpieces Tour

    Posted on September 9th, 2007 in Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra, Tour | 4

    Yesterday September 8, 2007, Wynton and the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra (JLCO) were in Baltimore to start their “Jazz Masterpieces Tour” across North America (from September 8 through October 3). Tomorrow they will play in Morgantown (WV). Check the complete tour schedule with more info about venues. Please send us comments, reviews and photos with Wynton if you are going to attend one of the concerts. They will be published here and on Wynton’s Flickr gallery.   Keep reading »

  • Wynton in studio to record Portrait in Seven Shades

    Posted on September 6th, 2007 in Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra, Recording session | 3

    Today, Wynton is in a New York City studio with the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra (JLCO), to record saxophonist Ted Nash’s musical composition entitled: Portrait in Seven Shades. Portrait in Seven Shades, inspired by works from the permanent collection at The Museum of Modern Art, as well as other music from the history of jazz inspired by great works of art including Duke Ellington’s Degas Suite, Coleman Hawkins’ Picasso, Jim McNeely’s Cockiness and Maria Schneiders’ Some Circles. Ted Nash’s Portrait in Seven Shades is in seven movements, inspired by modern artists Marc Chagall, Salvador Dali,…   Keep reading »

  • New fall tour dates for Wynton with the JLCO

    Posted on August 16th, 2007 in Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra, Tour | 5

    Wynton and the Jazz art Lincoln Center Orchestra (JLCO) will embark on their Jazz Masterpieces Tour across North America from September 8 through October 3, kicking off concerts and events to celebrate the big band’s 20th anniversary. Check the new tour dates. JLCO personnel for this tour includes: music director and trumpet: Wynton Marsalis; trumpets: Ryan Kisor, Brandon Lee, Marcus Printup; trombones: Chris Crenshaw, Vincent Gardner, Elliot Mason; reeds: Walter Blanding, Victor Goines, Sherman Irby, Ted Nash, Joe Temperley; piano: Dan Nimmer; bass: Carlos Henriquez; drums: Ali Jackson.   Keep reading »

  • Photo and review about Wynton playing at Barbican

    Posted on July 24th, 2007 in Articles, Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra, Photo, Review | 5

    Wynton was at the Barbican (London) yesterday night, with the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra. The concert was reviewed by the Evening Standard, by The Independent, the Times Online, the Guardian Unlimited and the Telegraph. Some fans shot also beautiful photos and posted them on Flickr: Photo-set from The Barbican concert; Jam session with Wynton and some members of the LJCO at Uncle Sam’s Jazz club in Hackney on July 22, 2007. Please feel free to send us your comments, photos with Wynton and reviews if you attended one of the UK or NL concerts.   Keep reading »