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  • 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 »

  • Wynton Marsalis swings the music of Thad Jones

    Posted on May 12th, 2005 in Concerts, Jazz at Lincoln Center, Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra, Tribute | 0

    Jazz at Lincoln Center closes the 2004-2005 inaugural season in Frederick P. Rose Hall by celebrating the music of legendary jazz trumpeter, cornetist and composer, Thad Jones, with two very special events. On May 19 – 21 at 8:00pm in Rose Theater, the world-renowned Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis will perform Swinging Music of Thad Jones, an interpretation of Thad Jones’s work, including new arrangements by Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra trombonist Vincent Gardner. For this concert in Rose Theater, special guests Billy Harper (tenor sax), Jerry Dodgion (alto sax) and Marc Cary (piano) will join the orchestra. Tickets for Swinging…   Keep reading »

  • An article about “All That Jazz: Now That’s HIP”

    Posted on March 12th, 2005 in Jazz at Lincoln Center, New York Times, Review | 1

    The last concert at Rose Theater with Wynton Marsalis and Dave Douglas has a new article-review by the New York Times (free subscription needed)   Keep reading »

  • Wynton plays with Dave Douglas at Rose Theater

    Posted on March 2nd, 2005 in Concerts, Jazz at Lincoln Center | 0

    On March 9, 2005 at 8pm in Rose Theater, two trumpet virtuosos and one of today’s most distinct jazz vocalists will headline the All That Jazz: Now That’s HIP! concert sponsored by HIP Health Plan of New York. This special evening of jazz will feature the Wynton Marsalis Septet and Dave Douglas Quintet as each take the stage of Rose Theater at Jazz at Lincoln Center’s new home, Frederick P. Rose Hall. Leading lady of jazz Dianne Reeves will lend her vocal stylings as she joins the Wynton Marsalis Quintet as a special guest. Tickets for this concert are…   Keep reading »