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  • Wynton’s concert with Dr. John reviewed by New York Sun

    Posted on April 13th, 2007 in Articles, Composition, Jazz at Lincoln Center, Quintet, Review | 1

    Tuesday, March 11, Wynton played at Rose Theater (JALC) with his quintet and Dr John. During the evening there was the premier performance of: “Music, Deep Rivers in My Soul,” an hour-long suite for quintet and special guests based on a poem by Maya Angelou. You can read a review of the concert by the New York Sun. The New York Sun has also published an article about Wynton’s latest album: From the Plantation to the Penitentiary   Keep reading »

  • Wynton and JLCO celebrate The Legends of Blue Note

    Posted on April 8th, 2007 in Blue Note, Concerts, Jazz at Lincoln Center, Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra | 2

    Wynton and the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra (JLCO) will debut big band arrangements of tunes by some of Blue Note Records’ seminal albums from 1939 to the late ’60s in a concert event entitled “The Legends of Blue Note” on April 26, 27 & 28 at 8pm in Rose Theater at Frederick P. Rose Hall in New York City. The Legends of Blue Note will feature the critically acclaimed big band performing music from Lee Morgan’s Cornbread, Horace Silver’s Songs For My Father, Herbie Hancock’s Maiden Voyage and many more recordings from the renowned record label. Ticket information and other…   Keep reading »

  • Wynton playing with Dr. John at JALC

    Posted on April 6th, 2007 in Concerts, Jazz at Lincoln Center, Quintet | 0

    On April 10, the Wynton Marsalis Quintet will play at Frederick P. Rose Hall with Dr. John and The Lower 911 for the “Now that’s HIP Concert” sponsored by HIP Health Plan of New York. In conjunction with the concert, HIP Health Plan will donate $100,000 to Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Higher Ground Hurricane Relief Fund administered by the Baton Rouge Area Foundation, established in 2005 in the wake of Hurricane Katrina. “This very generous gift from HIP continues to keep the spotlight on New Orleans. The enormity of the disaster is overwhelming, but this timely and much needed contribution will hopefully…   Keep reading »

  • Wynton speaks about Congo Square on JALC Radio

    Posted on April 5th, 2007 in Congo Square, Interview, Jazz at Lincoln Center, Photo, Radio | 2

    On Jazz at Lincoln Center Radio, the currently featured show is Congo Square. You can listen to the complete show (Real Player required) or listen to some interesting interview about the composition. In the first interview, Amina Addy describes the difficulty of the collaboration. Then Wynton talks about the technical challenges associated with the piece, and describes the structure of the piece. Last, Carlos Henriquez helps jazz musicians understand the African bell pattern You can follow the show using the text script and watch to a Congo Square photo gallery by Frank Stewart.   Keep reading »

  • Wynton interviewed by the Boston Herald

    Posted on March 28th, 2007 in Articles, Interview, Jazz at Lincoln Center, Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra | 5

    The Boston Herald has just published a new interview to Wynton about his new album: From the Plantation to the Penitentiary. Wynton is in Boston today to play at Symphony Hall with the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra. This is the last date of the “The Songs We Love” tour. On March 29, 30, 31, Wynton will play the same concert at Rose Theater, in New York City.   Keep reading »

  • Wynton announces the new Jazz at Lincoln Center season

    Posted on March 8th, 2007 in Articles, Interview, Jazz at Lincoln Center, New York Times | 3

    In an interview for the New York Times, Wynton announced the plan and concerts for the 2007/2008 season at Jazz at Lincoln Center. Read the complete article on the New York Times (free registration required) Here is the complete concert series: Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra Series: · Sketches of Gil Evans features the JLCO performing the arranger and composer’s greatest works including the great Gil Evans-Miles Davis collaborations · Best of the Big Bands features Freddy Cole and other guest vocalists joining the JLCO, swinging and singing beloved tunes of the 30s, 40s, 50s and 60s · Frank Foster features the big…   Keep reading »

  • Wynton on tour with JLCO next weeks

    Posted on March 4th, 2007 in Jazz at Lincoln Center, Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra, Tour | 1

    The Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra (JLCO) with Wynton Marsalis will embark on the “Songs We Love Tour, “ taking the concert throughout the United States beginning on March 13 in Washington, D.C. at the Kennedy Center Concert Hall before the band returns home to conclude the tour on March 29, 30 & 31 in New York City at Frederick P. Rose Hall. “The Songs We Love Tour” will feature this critically acclaimed big band exploring the greatest arrangements of some of America’s most beloved songs including “All The Things You Are, “ “All of Me” “April in Paris, “ “Over the Rainbow, “ “‘Take the ‘…   Keep reading »

  • Ted Nash’s Portrait in Seven Shades reviewed by New York Sun

    Posted on February 26th, 2007 in Art, Articles, Jazz at Lincoln Center, Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra, Review | 4

    This weekend the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton played at Rose Theater the new composition by Ted Nash entitled: Portrait in Seven Shades. Here is a review of the concerts on the New York Sun. Check also Portrait in Seven Shades on Ted Nash web site.   Keep reading »

  • Wynton played and spoke live for NBC Nightly News

    Posted on February 21st, 2007 in Jazz at Lincoln Center, New Orleans, TV show, Video | 1

    Yesterday night, Wynton played live from Allen Room at Jazz at Lincoln Center. He spoke with anchor Brian Williams for NBC Nightly News about the state of his hometown and the birthplace of jazz, New Orleans, on this, the second Mardi Gras since Hurricane Katrina. He closed the segment playing with Wycliffe Gordon on the trombone, Victor Goines on the clarinet, Carlos Henriquez on the bass, Ali Kackson on the drums. Here is a video-clip about the live event (Windows Media Player required)   Keep reading »

  • The World Premieres of Ted Nash’s Portrait In Seven Shades

    Posted on February 8th, 2007 in Concerts, Jazz at Lincoln Center, Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra | 6

    The Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis will premiere saxophonist Ted Nash‘s musical composition Portrait in Seven Shades in a concert entitled Jazz and Art on February 22, 23, 24 at Rose Theater in Frederick P. Rose Hall in New York City, depicting the influence of one art form on another. Jazz and Art will feature the world renowned Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra performing Portrait in Seven Shades, inspired by works from the permanent collection at The Museum of Modern Art, as well as other music from the history of jazz inspired by great works of art including Duke…   Keep reading »