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  • Wynton and JALC for the children on NY1.com

    Posted on January 6th, 2006 in Jazz at Lincoln Center, Jazz for young people, Video | 3

    On January 4, Wynton spoke with NY1 Parenting Consultant Shelley Goldberg about the upcoming season of Jazz at Lincoln Center, and the events that may be of interest to children. Enjoy the video on NY1.com (Real Player needed)   Keep reading »

  • Red Hot Holiday Stomp with Wynton

    Posted on December 12th, 2005 in Concerts, Jazz at Lincoln Center | 1

    Wynton Marsalis and friends will bring New Orleans swing to New York for the holiday season! Red Hot Holiday Stomp will feature Wynton, Wycliffe Gordon, Don Vappie, Joe Temperley, Victor Goines and other guest musicians on December 15, 16 & 17, 2005 at 8pm and a matinee on December 18, 2005 at 3pm at Rose Theater. Featuring New Orleans native musicians, these concerts bring Big Easy-style holiday cheer to the Big Apple, highlighting classic holiday tunes seasoned with a bit of Crescent City flavor and the joyous music of Jelly Roll Morton. Tickets for Red Hot Holiday Stomp are $30, $50, $75, $100, $130 and available at the Jazz at Lincoln…   Keep reading »

  • Wynton explains: What is New Orleans Jazz ?

    Posted on November 30th, 2005 in Jazz at Lincoln Center, Jazz for young people | 1

    Jazz for Young People: What is New Orleans Jazz?, hosted by Wynton Marsalis, will feature musicians performing and offering school age children the opportunity to learn about the birthplace of jazz. In this engaging narrative performance, Wynton stirs up the musical melting pot that gave us jazz. Everyone is invited to stomp, clap, and sing along to the polyphony of New Orleans jazz. “Jazz for Young People: What is New Orleans Jazz?” takes place on December 2 at 10:00am and 12:15pm at the Apollo Theater for school groups (tickets: $8/student) and will continue on December 3 at 12:00pm and 2:00pm at Frederick…   Keep reading »

  • JALC celebrates Wynton’s 25 Years on the music scene

    Posted on November 13th, 2005 in Jazz at Lincoln Center, Tribute | 0

    Jazz at Lincoln Center commemorates Artistic Director Wynton Marsalis’ 25 years of musical achievement with Wynton with Strings on November 17, 18 and 19 at 8pm at Rose Theater at Frederick P. Rose Hall on Broadway at 60th St. This special series of concert performances feature a retrospect of jazz by the musician, educator and author. The Wynton Marsalis Quartet will perform a repertoire of Wynton’s music from the past 25 years, including new arrangements of music from his celebrated albums The Midnight Blues and Hot House Flowers. A string orchestra and Robert Sadin, conductor, will accompany the band for the celebration. Tickets for…   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 »

  • Hear the whole Higher Ground Concert at Lincoln Center

    Posted on September 18th, 2005 in Concerts, Jazz at Lincoln Center | 2

    On NPR web site site is now available the whole show broadcasted yesterday, September 17. (Real Audio needed) Among the other tunes, there’s also a new piece that Wynton wrote and dedicated to the people of New Orleans, entitled: Ain’ No (Which song??) Wynton Marsalis performs at the Higher Ground Hurricane Relief Benefit in New York September 17, 2005. Photo: REUTERS/ Chip East   Keep reading »

  • Wynton and Arturo O’Farrill celebrate Chico O’Farrill

    Posted on June 28th, 2005 in Concerts, Jazz at Lincoln Center, Tribute | 0

    On Wednesday, June 29th at 6:30pm, the Chico O’Farrill Legacy Committee presents a free concert for the people of the City of New York to celebrate the street naming in honor of Chico O’Farrill. Join the Chico O’Farrill Afro-Cuban Jazz Orchestra conducted by Arturo O’Farrill, featuring guest artist Wynton Marsalis as they lend their musical support to celebrate a true friend of Jazz at Lincoln Center. FREE CONCERT 6:30pm at Riverside Park at Soldiers and Sailors Monument (between 88th and 89th Streets) on Riverside Drive, in NYC. STREET NAMING 8:00pm at 88th street and West End…   Keep reading »

  • Wynton speaks about jazz in the Allen Room

    Posted on June 7th, 2005 in Jazz at Lincoln Center, Speech | 0

    Here is the report that the blogger Betsy Devine does about a recent evening (June 5, 2005) at Jazz at Lincoln Center.   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 »

  • Wynton and the Essentially Ellington Jazz Band Competition 2005

    Posted on May 19th, 2005 in Concerts, Interview, Jazz at Lincoln Center | 1

    (interview by Associated Press) Wynton Marsalis didn’t mind losing sleep for some high school band members. While on tour in a town “somewhere in Washington state” a few months ago, “I was doing a gig and it was midnight,” Marsalis told The Associated Press. “This girl, about 14, came to see me and I said, ‘What are you doing out so late?’” Marsalis said the teen told him she really wanted to be there, even if she had to be up for 6 a.m. band practice. “I told her, ‘I’ll be there — if you wake me up! Just let…   Keep reading »