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  • Wynton Marsalis and JLCO To Release New CD on February 2nd and Tour US In March 2010

    Posted on December 23rd, 2009 in CD, Tour | 7

    Wynton Marsalis and the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra will embark on the “Portrait in Seven Shades” U.S. Tour in March 2010. The band will perform selections from the suite as well as a repertoire to include tunes by Count Basie, Mary Lou Williams and others. Jazz at Lincoln Center announces the CD release of Portrait in Seven Shades, composed by jazz reedman Ted Nash and performed by the world-renowned Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis… Portrait in Seven Shades, the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra’s first CD of original music in nearly four years, will be…   Keep reading »

  • Wynton on tour now with the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra

    Posted on September 14th, 2009 in Concerts, Tour | 12

    The Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis announces a fall tour that will take the world renowned big band through Canada and the Western U.S. Stops include Banff, Monterey, Los Angeles, Eugene and Seattle. Tour dates:
 September 15 
Banff, Canada The Banff Center September 16 Spokane, WA 
INB Performing Arts Center 

September 17 Eugene, OR 
Hut Center for the Performing Arts-Silva Concert Hall September 18 Chico, CA Laxson Auditorium September 19-20 Monterey, CA 
Monterey Jazz Festival September 22 Berkeley, CA UC Berkeley-Zellebach Hall September 24 Turlock, CA Turlock Community Theater September 25 Davis, CA Mondavi Center for the Performing Arts September 26 Thousand Oaks, CA …   Keep reading »

  • JALC searching the USA for a female jazz pianist to play with the JLCO

    Posted on September 8th, 2009 in Jazz for young people | 1

    In celebration of Mary Lou’s 100th birthday, Jazz at Lincoln Center and Artistic Director Wynton Marsalis are looking for a girl to swing our band, the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra (JLCO). We’re searching the entire country for a female jazz pianist age 15-or-under to perform one song with the orchestra as part of the Jazz for Young People concert Who is Mary Lou Williams? on November 6 and 7, 2009. For more information, visit jalc.org/marylou   Keep reading »

  • Tickets for Jazz at Lincoln Center’s 2009-2010 concerts are on sale now!

    Posted on August 18th, 2009 in Concerts | 1

    Ornette Coleman makes his Jazz at Lincoln Center concert debut to open the 2009-10 season on September 26. For one night only, Coleman and his two bass band perform inventive compositions that continue to influence generations of jazz musicians. The band includes Ornette Coleman (alto saxophone, trumpet, violin), his son Denardo Coleman (drums), Anthony Falanga (acoustic bass), and Al McDowell (electric bass). After five decades of creating music for free jazz ensembles, large-scale symphonies and pop-style electric bands, Ornette Coleman remains one of the most celebrated names in jazz. Ornette Coleman was inducted into Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Nesuhi Ertegun…   Keep reading »

  • Wynton Marsalis and the 2009 JLCO Summer Tour Dates

    Posted on July 1st, 2009 in Concerts, Tour | 3

    This summer, the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis travels throughout Europe and some of the most celebrated jazz festivals in the world: the North Sea Jazz Festival in Rotterdam, Netherlands; Umbria Jazz Festival in Perugia, Italy and the Vitoria Jazz Festival in Vitoria, Spain. While in Rotterdam, Vitoria and London, the world renowned big band will perform with Spanish musician Chano Dominguez… The Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis, composed of 15 of the finest jazz soloists and ensemble players, is the resident orchestra at Jazz at Lincoln Center in New York City. Under Music Director…   Keep reading »

  • Wynton’s comments about his week in New Orleans

    Posted on April 27th, 2009 in Concerts | 4

    Wynton is coming back from his tour with JLCO in New Orleans. He commented live on his Facebook and Twitter profile, from the Big Easy. Read his live report from his weekend in NOLA. Leaving for NOLA (April 22, 2009) Master photographer Frank Stewart and I have just hit the road on our 63rd trip around the U.S. We are excited because our destination is New Orleans. The home of soul. We are performing “Congo Square” with Yacub Addy and Odadaa! My homefolks are calling talking about gumbo parties and jam sessions. The band is ready. Its gon’ be one of…   Keep reading »

  • New Summer 2009 tour dates for Wynton and JLCO

    Posted on March 26th, 2009 in Concerts, Tour | 13

    Next July, Wynton is going to play in Europe for his Summer Tour 2009 with the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra (JLCO). New dates have been confirmed for Germany, France, Italy, Hungary and Spain. Please, check the complete tour schedule for more info about venues. Probably, new dates will be added in the next weeks, so please check the tour section frequently, and follow Wynton in real time through is Facebook and Twitter profiles. In the next days, on April 4, Wynton is also going to play with his quintet at Town Hall in New York City. Check all the info about…   Keep reading »

  • Wynton was a guest on the Kenny Burns Show

    Posted on February 4th, 2009 in Video | 1

    On January 30, 2009, Wynton was in Atlanta with JLCO to play at Atlanta Symphony Hall. Following the performance, the Collective Renaissance Guild (CRG) privy guests assembled in the Woodruff Arts Center for an exclusive cocktail reception with Wynton and other members of the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra. Celebrity personality Kenny Burns moderated a Q&A session about the power of jazz music and its impact on the Hip Hop culture. . Click “Read more” to watch the video from the event… Tune in as Kenny interviews Pulitzer Prize recipient 9 time Grammy award winner Wynton Marsalis   Keep reading »

  • Wynton and JLCO to start the January 2009 USA tour

    Posted on January 15th, 2009 in Concerts | 7

    Today, Wynton and the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra (JLCO) will start the January 2009 USA tour from Wilmington (from January 15 through January 30). They are going to perform at Kenan Auditorium tonight. They will also play in Charleston, Virginia Beach, Chapel Hill, Washington, Miami, etc.. Check the complete tour schedule with more info about venues. On January 19, they will perform in Washington on the occasion of Dr. Martin Luther King’s birthday. You can follow Wynton daily on his tour, through his Twitter account. Feel free to send us comments, reviews and photos with Wynton if you are going to attend…   Keep reading »

  • Wynton to play Nursery Song Swing at Jazz at Lincoln Center

    Posted on November 1st, 2008 in Concerts | 9

    On November 6-7-8, 2009, the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton and guest artists will transform traditional children’s songs and nursery rhymes with a big band twist. Performed at Jazz at Lincoln Center for the first time, Nursery Song Swing features new arrangements by members of the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra. Young guest artists Grace Kelly (age 16) on saxophone, Carl Majeau (age 17) on saxophone and Jonathan Russell (age 13) on violin, join the orchestra for this unique concert event. More info about tickets on www.jalc.org   Keep reading »