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  • Finale, Jonathan Kelly, and the Wynton Marsalis Septet

    Posted on January 8th, 2013 in News

    The Wynton Marsalis Septet recently collaborated with the Garth Fagan Dance Company on a new piece titled Lighthouse/Lightning Rod. The world premiere performance also included excerpts from Griot New York, the 1991 collaboration between Wynton and Garth Fagan.   Keep reading »

  • Listen to Wynton Marsalis And Vince Giordano: Live In New York

    Posted on January 3rd, 2013 in Music

    The New Year’s Eve party at Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola featured two institutions of New York jazz: the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra and the Nighthawks. They count down to midnight with their interpretations of Louis Armstrong’s monumental Hot Fives recordings.   Keep reading »

  • WBGO’s year-end salute features Wynton Marsalis, Vince Giordano and more

    Posted on December 30th, 2012 in Music

    Wynton Marsalis will ring in 2013 on WBGO (88.3 FM) as the city’s jazz station crosses the country on its annual “Toast of the Nation” feature. This ambitious show starts in New York and moves west as each time zone welcomes the new year.   Keep reading »

  • Wynton Marsalis Meets Vince Giordano

    Posted on December 21st, 2012 in Concerts | 1

    Musician and bandleader Vince Giordano joins Wynton Marsalis for this special engagement. The recordings by Louis Armstrong and His Hot Five and Hot Seven, recorded between 1925 and 1929, are widely considered to be some of the most historically significant recordings in jazz history.   Keep reading »

  • Jazz at Lincoln Center with Wynton Marsalis announces 25th Anniversary U.S. Tour

    Posted on December 20th, 2012 in Concerts

    Jazz at Lincoln Center celebrates its 25th anniversary and the formation of the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis with the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra 25th Anniversary Tour. From January 23 to March 22, 2013, the tour will take the world-renowned big band across the U.S.: from Portland, Maine to Tallahassee, Florida and from Austin, Texas to Davis, California. The JLCO will bring JALC’s milestone 25th anniversary celebration to 27 cities and will perform a brilliant repertoire which may include classic Blue Note Records selections and tunes made famous by John Coltrane, Duke Ellington, Gerry Mulligan, John Lewis and more.   Keep reading »

  • Wynton’s new book launches in Apple iBookstore

    Posted on December 20th, 2012 in Books

    Candlewick has announced that it will begin selling books on Apple’s iBookstore. A selection of the company’s picture books is now available, including Squeak, Rumble, Whomp! Whomp! Whomp! from Wynton Marsalis and Paul Rogers, which include integrated audio read by the author.   Keep reading »

  • 20% Off Sheet Music at wyntonmarsalis.org

    Posted on December 10th, 2012 in Music

    Happy Holidays! Treat yourself, or your favorite musician, to some of Wynton’s most popular songs!! Now through December 31st, enjoy 20% off of all sheet music orders from our web site.   Keep reading »

  • Just One Bishop at High Church of Jazz Purity

    Posted on December 7th, 2012 in Profiles & Interviews

    LAST spring, after Wynton Marsalis took over the reins of Jazz at Lincoln Center on a temporary basis because the executive director had resigned, he hinted, as he shook hands with donors at a gala fund-raiser, that he was unhappy with the way the institution had been managed. He likened it to an orchestra without a leader or a musical score.   Keep reading »

  • Wynton on Jazz at Lincoln Center 25th Anniversary

    Posted on November 29th, 2012 in News

    Jazz at Lincoln Center co-founder and artistic director Wynton Marsalis speaks to the “CBS This morning” co-hosts about the 25th anniversary of the organization.   Keep reading »

  • Big Band Holidays featuring the JLCO with Wynton Marsalis and vocalist René Marie and Gregory Porter

    Posted on November 27th, 2012 in Concerts | 1

    Holiday celebrations have been de rigueur at Jazz at Lincoln Center since December 1989, when Wynton Marsalis’ band and The Lincoln Center Classical Jazz Orchestra presented “A Classical Jazz Christmas.”   Keep reading »