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  • “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 »

  • Wynton to be interviewed for New York Times Arts and Leisure Weekend

    Posted on January 2nd, 2008 in News | 1

    On January 11, 2007, Wynton will be interviewed by John Rockwell during The New York Times Arts and Leisure Weekend.   Keep reading »

  • Kings of the Crescent City at JALC

    Posted on December 28th, 2007 in Concerts | 4

    On January 11 & 12, 2008, 8pm, at Rose Theater - Jazz at Lincoln Center, “Kings of the Crescent City” will celebrate the music of Louis Armstrong, Jelly Roll Morton, Joe “King” Oliver and Sidney Bechet. Led by Victor Goines (clarinet, soprano saxophone), the ensemble comprised predominately of New Orleans natives will consist of Troy “Trombone Shorty” Andrews (trumpet), Marcus Printup (trumpet), Wycliffe Gordon (trombone), Don Vappie (guitar), Jonathan Batiste (piano), Reginald Veal (bass) and Herlin Riley (drums). Kings of the Crescent City is one of Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Nesuhi Ertegun Jazz Hall of Fame concert series. The show will be hosted and narrated by actor Wendell Pierce.   Keep reading »

  • Wynton to play Red Hot Holiday Stomp at JALC

    Posted on December 3rd, 2007 in Concerts | 31

    Tune in to PBS on Monday, December 10 at 8:00 p.m.* for Live From Lincoln Center’s telecast of Jazz at Lincoln Center’s (JALC) annual holiday concert, Red Hot Holiday Stomp, from Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola in Frederick P. Rose Hall.   Keep reading »

  • Wynton to play with Paquito D’Rivera for: Beyond the Spanish Tinge

    Posted on November 26th, 2007 in Concerts | 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.   Keep reading »

  • Wynton to play at JALC 2007 Fall Gala and Best of Big Bands

    Posted on November 10th, 2007 in Concerts | 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.   Keep reading »

  • 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 | 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.   Keep reading »