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  • Wynton playing with Willie Nelson at JALC

    Posted on January 11th, 2007 in Concerts, Jazz at Lincoln Center | 3

    On January 12 and 13, Country outlaw Willie Nelson and Wynton Marsalis come together on two evenings in The Allen Room to demonstrate soulfully why the blues should be our national anthem. Preview tracks from the upcoming album Willie Nelson and Wynton Marsalis: Two Men with the Blues (to be released on July 8, 2008)   Keep reading »

  • Jazz at Lincoln Center Radio remembers Ed Bradley

    Posted on December 20th, 2006 in Jazz at Lincoln Center, Radio, Tribute | 0

    The nationally syndicated Jazz at Lincoln Center Radio will offer a one-hour tribute program in remembrance of its longtime host, the late Ed Bradley. For radio stations, “Jazz at Lincoln Center, Remembering Ed Bradley” will be available on the Content Depot after December 26th and will uplink on Thursday, December 28th at 5:00pm ET. The program will be heard by listeners of more than 240 stations across the country between December 28th and January 11th. Wynton hosts the tribute program which includes reminiscences from Ed Bradley’s close friends and colleagues: Mr. Bradley’s sister-in-law Natacha Blanchet, musician Jimmy Buffett, President…   Keep reading »

  • Wynton invited to visit Antigua and Barbuda islands

    Posted on December 19th, 2006 in Jazz at Lincoln Center | 2

    Wynton has been invited to check out the many attractions of Antigua and Barbuda as the island’s tourism department joined him recently for his “Red Hot Holiday Stomp.” Antigua and Barbuda’s Ministry of Tourism in the US partnered with Wynton in hosting the concert, which attracted over 1,200 fans and jazz aficionados to the Frederick B. Rose Theatre. Antigua and Barbuda’s culinary master, Chef Murphy brought the house down with his delectable appetizers and Wynton stopped by the Antigua and Barbuda display to sample lobster bisque and “drunk and disorderly” fruit. Wynton says he has now been inspired…   Keep reading »

  • Wynton with Drue Kataoka at Dizzy’s Jazz Club

    Posted on December 15th, 2006 in Jazz at Lincoln Center, Photo | 7

    On December 14, Wynton hosted a spectacular event for Around the World New York at Dizzy’s Jazz Club at JALC. Overlooking a sparkling Manhattan skyline with Central Park in the foreground, ENSO 2007, the new project by Drue Kataoka, was showed. Drue performed a musical tribute to Wynton on the flute and he responded with his trumpet with Victor Goines and Dan Nimmer. Wynton is one of the 12 Masters of Time and Space from disciplines ranging from: technology, music, sports, oenology, fashion, cuisine, theatre, art, academia, and finance; to join Drue for a journey across the globe in a single stroke. …   Keep reading »

  • Wynton and friends play Red Hot Holiday Stomp at JALC

    Posted on December 8th, 2006 in Concerts, Jazz at Lincoln Center | 3

    In what has become a Jazz at Lincoln Center tradition, Wynton Marsalis heads up a Crescent City-style holiday celebration, with help from the trombonist Wycliffe Gordon, pianist Dan Nimmer, the banjoist Don Vappie and the drummer Herlin Riley, among others. On December 14, 15, 16 at Rose Theater. More info about tickets on JALC web site   Keep reading »

  • “What is an arranger” reviewed by the New York Times

    Posted on December 1st, 2006 in Jazz at Lincoln Center, Jazz for young people, New York Times, Review | 0

    “What is an arranger”, the last concert about the Jazz for young people series, has a concise review on the New York Times   Keep reading »

  • Wynton explains: What is an arranger

    Posted on November 24th, 2006 in Concerts, Jazz at Lincoln Center, Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra, Jazz for young people | 0

    “How do 15 strong-willed musicians come together in perfect harmony? How does the standard become fresh again? … Thank the arranger, the unsung hero who musically choreographs every show, bringing order and imagination to the bandstand.” On December 2, at 12pm and 2pm, The Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis in the “Jazz for young people” concert series, explore the techniques arrangers use to help everyone get along and sound good, good, good. More info about tickets on JALC web site   Keep reading »

  • Wynton performs Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue

    Posted on November 9th, 2006 in Concerts, Jazz at Lincoln Center, Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra | 3

    On November 16, 17, 18 at Rose Theater, the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis, the American Composers Orchestra with special guest conductor Steven Sloane and pianist Marcus Roberts perform Gershwin’s groundbreaking Rhapsody in Blue, and then underscore vocal performances of Nelson Riddle’s finest arrangements from the Gershwin songbook. The evening includes music by Charles Mingus and John Lewis and closes as the ACO’s Music Alive Composer in Residence Derek Bermel brings his innovative vision to an exciting new work. More info about tickets on JALC web site   Keep reading »

  • Wynton and JALC celebrate George Gershwin

    Posted on November 7th, 2006 in Concerts, Jazz at Lincoln Center, Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra, Tribute | 0

    On November 13, 2006 at 7pm, Jazz at Lincoln Center will celebrate the music of the great American composer George Gershwin at the organization’s fall gala entitled Manhattan Rhapsody: A Celebration of George Gershwin. Hosted by CBS News Correspondent and Jazz at Lincoln Center Board member Ed Bradley, the concert will feature the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis, the American Composers Orchestra, Patti Austin, Kitty Carlisle Hart, Michael Feinstein, Angela Lansbury, Marcus Roberts, Brian Stokes Mitchell and other special guests. The concert will be followed by a festive dinner held throughout the Frederick P. Rose Hall.   Keep reading »

  • All About Jazz reviews Wynton and Armstrong’s Hot Fives concert

    Posted on October 25th, 2006 in Jazz at Lincoln Center, Louis Armstrong, Review | 0

    All about Jazz has just published a review about the Wynton and Louis Armstrong’s Hot Fives concert, held on September 28-30 at Rose Theater in New York City   Keep reading »