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  • “Rebuilding The Soul Of America” to replay on HDNet

    Posted on November 11th, 2008 in TV show | 4

    HDNet will be airing a replay of Wynton’s concert: “Rebuilding The Soul of America”, this coming Sunday, November 16 at 12 pm ET. Wynton performed in his hometown of New Orleans at the Harrah’s Casino Theater. See the performance that Wynton and his Septet played to commemorate hurricane Katrina and support the cultural infrastructure of New Orleans, in high definition   Keep reading »

  • Wynton Marsalis on “Rebuild the Soul of America”

    Posted on August 16th, 2006 in Concerts, New Orleans | 7

    Wynton returns to New Orleans to commemorate Hurricane Katrina and help support the cultural infrastructure of a city devastated one year ago. “Celebrate Jazz Trio: Rebuild the Soul of America” is a three-day commemorative event sponsored by Harrah’s Casino that includes a concert; a talent search contest featuring performances by Wynton and the hottest local talent in the Mississippi Delta; and a free jazz and culinary event featuring Emeril Lagasse with Marsalis welcoming back the school children of New Orleans.   Keep reading »

  • Wynton playing live at Jazz at Lincoln Center tonight

    Posted on September 17th, 2005 in Concerts | 8

    Tonight Live From Lincoln Center will put on a special nationwide broadcast of Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Higher Ground Hurricane Relief Benefit Concert. The show will be live from the Rose Theater in Frederick P. Rose Hall.
 The broadcast is a presentation of Thirteen/WNET New York and will be shown on PBS stations from 8:00-11:00 p.m. ET, and continue until 12 midnight on WNET and on other participating stations around the country (check local listings).
 Lincoln Center will make the broadcast feed available to other networks including BET, BET Jazz, VH1 Soul/Classics, and Link TV. Higher Ground…   Keep reading »

  • Wynton’s Journey to New Orleans on ABC 20/20

    Posted on September 17th, 2005 in Interview | 1

    Wynton toured New Orleans with “20/20″ in the days after Hurricane Katrina.
 Here is the ABC 20/20 interview, broadcasted on Friday September 1st.   Keep reading »

  • Wynton interviewed by French newspaper Le Monde

    Posted on September 12th, 2005 in Interview | 1

    Today, September 12, the French newspaper Le Monde has published an interview article of an interview with Wynton. Read it on Le Monde web site. (The interview is in French). 
Here is the interview translated in English: “People love this town too much. She cannot disappear” Trumpet player and composer, Wynton Marsalis was born in New Orleans, on October 18 1961. His father, Ellis Marsalis, excellent pianist (born in 1934), is the son of one of the first New Orleans black business owner: a gas station soon expanded into a motel. His brothers Branford (1960) and Delfeayo (1965) are also well known musicians. Exceptional interpreter, Wynton…   Keep reading »

  • Wynton is visiting New Orleans now !

    Posted on September 12th, 2005 in News | 2

    Wynton is spending the day touring the devastation in New Orleans. 
He went down there after his gig in Maryland so that he could see the destruction that has reigned down on his beloved city. He is assessing what is currently being done to help as well as what needs to be done in terms of coming up with a plan to preserve the many cultural landmarks in the Crescent City.   Keep reading »

  • Wynton at BET Relief Telethon tonight !

    Posted on September 9th, 2005 in TV show | 1

    The BET Relief Telethon is set to air from 7:30 to 10 pm ET/PT on BET and will raise money for the storm relief efforts. Those that will either appear or perform are established artists and entertainers such as Alicia Keys, Al and Star Jones Reynolds, Avant, Baby, Brandy, Chris Rock, Ciara, David Banner, Diddy, Erykah Badu, Gerald Levert, Jay-Z, Juvenile, Keyshia Cole, Lil’ Wayne, Ludacris, Lyfe, Master P, Nick Cannon, Omarion, Pharrell Williams, Russell Simmons, Stevie Wonder, Twista, Wyclef, and Wynton Marsalis.   Keep reading »

  • Update about Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Higher Ground Hurricane Relief Benefit Concert

    Posted on September 9th, 2005 in Concerts | 1

    Jazz at Lincoln Center announced the Higher Ground Hurricane Relief Benefit Concert and auction on Saturday, September 17 at 7pm. The benefit will be held at the Rose Theater located inside the Frederick P. Rose Hall on Broadway and 60th Street, New York City.
 The concert, hosted by Laurence Fishburne, will feature Wynton Marsalis, Terence Blanchard, Ken Burns, Cyrus Chestnut, Peter Cincotti, Elvis Costello, Bill Cosby, Robert De Niro, Paquito D’Rivera, Jon Hendricks, Norah Jones, Diana Krall, Abbey Lincoln, Bette Midler, Dianne Reeves, Marcus Roberts, Paul Simon, Meryl Streep, James Taylor, McCoy Tyner, Cassandra Wilson, Buckwheat Zydeco and many more…   Keep reading »

  • Jazz at Lincoln Center hosts the Higher Ground Hurricane Relief Concert

    Posted on September 3rd, 2005 in Concerts | 5

    Jazz at Lincoln Center announced plans to produce the Higher Ground Hurricane Relief Benefit Concert. Premiering on Saturday, September 17 at 7pm, the event will be held in the Rose Theater on 60th street and Broadway. The concert will seek to raise funds for Hurricane Katrina relief efforts. Bill Cosby will host the concert with Wynton Marsalis, Peter Cincotti, Elvis Costello, Paquito D’Rivera, Abbey Lincoln, Diana Krall, Jon Hendricks and more to be announced. XM Satellite Radio will carry this concert live on their network from coast to coast on the Real Jazz channel (channel 70). Higher Ground will also broadcast…   Keep reading »

  • Wynton played a tribute for victims of Katrina on CBS

    Posted on September 3rd, 2005 in Tribute, TV show | 6

    Yesterday morning, Wynton played a tribute for the victims of hurricane Katrina on CBS’ The Early Show. Here is an excerpt of the interview he gave: 
“It’s too much to describe – not just for me, but for New Orleaners all over the world. I think I’ve gotten over 400-something calls in the last two days,” he says. The calls come from friends who have been in New Orleans and describe a desperate situation; other calls are from friends around the world offering to help in any way they can. 
Marsalis says his parents are fine, but no one…   Keep reading »