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  • Wynton Marsalis on Jazz at Lincoln Center and States’ Rights

    Posted on October 25th, 2007 in Profiles & Interviews | 0

    Tonight’s Benny Carter Centennial kicks off Jazz at Lincoln Center’s fall/winter season, which boasts a lineup that’s sure to have aficionados mobbing the Allen Room each week. Artistic director Wynton Marsalis took time out from the festivities for a quick chat with Vulture about this year’s lineup, his plans for a Civil War opera, and what it’s like being the only jazzman anyone’s ever heard of.   Keep reading »

  • Wynton explains: What is Swing ?

    Posted on October 23rd, 2007 in Concerts | 0

    Hosted by Wynton, the Jazz for Young People® concert entitled “What is Swing” is the first family event of Jazz at Lincoln Center’s 2007-08 season. The Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra (JLCO) and Wynton demonstrate the importance of swing rhythms through performance and storytelling.   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 »

  • Video: Wynton interviewed by Culture Catch

    Posted on October 13th, 2007 in Profiles & Interviews, Video | 2

    Recently, Wynton was interviewed in the Rose Theater by the staff of Culture Catch.   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 »

  • Wynton’s concert with Willie Nelson on JALC radio

    Posted on September 5th, 2007 in Music | 3

    On Jazz at Lincoln Center Radio, the currently featured show is: Willie Nelson Sings the Blues with Wynton Marsalis. The soulful concert, performed by the legendary singer-songwriter-musician Willie Nelson and the Wynton Marsalis Quintet in January 2007, featured songs by well-known American composers such as Hoagy Carmichael, Duke Ellington, and Merle Travis, as well as songs written by less prominent blues men Harry Warren, Spencer Williams, and Jimmy Reed.   Keep reading »

  • Wynton performed at the first Furman Jazz Fling

    Posted on August 21st, 2007 in News | 0

    On Friday night, August 17, the rain could not stop the first annual Furman Jazz Fling to benefit Jazz at Lincoln Center, from going full swing! A who’s who on the Hampton’s scene joined hosts Victoria Moran Furman and Jay Furman (Jazz at Lincoln Center Board member) at their stunning Southampton home for a joyful event complete with a performance by Wynton.   Keep reading »

  • Photo and video from In This House, on This Morning concert

    Posted on May 30th, 2007 in Photo, Video | 4

    Last week, Wynton and his Septet performed at Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Frederick P. Rose Hall to celebrate the 15th anniversary of In This House, On This Morning. Thanks to JALC we have some nice photos from the event.   Keep reading »

  • Say Amen, Everybody, 15 Years Down the Line

    Posted on May 26th, 2007 in Review | 1

    When Wynton Marsalis unveiled his sanctified long-form composition “In This House, on This Morning” 15 years ago, it marked a breakthrough for him as well as for Jazz at Lincoln Center, where he had recently begun his tenure as artistic director. So it might be tempting to view the piece’s revival this week as an act of misty nostalgia, the equivalent of dusting off a scrapbook, or a treasured hymnal, and gingerly turning pages.   Keep reading »

  • Photoreport about Spring Gala 2007 at JALC

    Posted on May 25th, 2007 in Jazz at Lincoln Center, Photo | 0

    The Jazz at Lincoln Center web site, has been recently updated with high-res photos about the Spring Gala 2007. As you know, the Jazz at Lincoln Center Spring Gala 2007 Concert featured Jimmy Buffett, Barbara Cook, Lenny Kravitz, Kevin Spacey, Derek Trucks with the Wynton Marsalis Septet.   Keep reading »