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  • Wynton To Be Awarded Legion of Honor

    Posted on October 23rd, 2009 in Award | 7

    On November 6, French Ambassador Pierre Vimont will confer upon Wynton Marsalis the insignia of chevalier of the Legion of Honor. The ceremony, which will take place at the Cultural Services of the French Embassy, will be co-hosted by Mr. and Mrs. Philippe Camus (partner of Lagardère, Evercore, and chairman of Alcatel-Lucent). A performance by the Wynton Marsalis Quintet will follow the ceremony. Wynton Marsalis, one of the most acclaimed jazz musicians of his generation, is also a celebrated composer of both jazz and classical music, an inspiring educator and a tireless advocate for many charitable and humanitarian causes. He…   Keep reading »

  • Wynton live on Facebook from Marciac Jazz Festival

    Posted on August 6th, 2009 in Concerts, Streaming | 6

    Hey yall, at 5pm ET (11pm in France) I’ll be broadcasting my concert live on FACEBOOK from the Marciac Jazz Festival in the south of France. Just follow this link http://apps.facebook.com/wmeilive/. Wynton   Keep reading »

  • Wynton plays Marciac Jazz Festival – Live Webcast August 6th at 10am ET

    Posted on August 4th, 2009 in Concerts, Streaming | 3

    Wynton has returned to the Marciac Jazz Festival for the 20th straight year. You can join him at the festival via live webcast as he and his musicians sound check for their upcoming concert celebrating the music of Sidney Bechet on Thursday, August 6th at 10am ET. Check some pictures from the rehearsals. Wynton has been busy performing, teaching and composing. Check out his blogs and video clips of all the happens on his Facebook page   Keep reading »

  • Marciac 2008 Video: The Septet plays Spiritual Awakening and Superb Starling

    Posted on October 23rd, 2008 in Video | 1

    The Marciac 2008 video series continues with three new video clips filmed on August 6-7, 2008. The following clips will show you the Wynton Marsalis Septet rehearsing a Marcus Roberts’ song entitled: Spiritual Awakening (from the album: Deep in the Shed) and Superb Starling (from Wynton’s album Levee Low Moan). Moreover, we show you also a different take for the song: The Majesty of the Blues. Enjoy… (Quicktime 7 is required to view the clips – Right-click on the link to save the video-clip on your computer. If you are using Internet Explorer to download the files, be sure to save the file…   Keep reading »

  • Marciac 2008 Video: The Septet plays Sunflowers and The Majesty of The Blues

    Posted on October 11th, 2008 in Video | 6

    Our Marciac 2008 video series continues with two new video clips filmed on August 6-7, 2008. The following video clips will show you the Wynton Marsalis Septet rehearsing two great tunes from Wynton’s albums entitled: “The Marciac Suite” and “The Majesty of The Blues”. Septet personnel was: Wynton Marsalis (trumpet); Wycliffe Gordon (trombone); Victor Goines (tenor sax, bass clarinet); Wes “Warm Daddy” Anderson (alto sax); Marcus Roberts (piano); Reginald Veal (bass); Herlin Riley (drums). (Quicktime 7 is required to view the clips – Right-click on the link to save the video-clip on your computer. If you are using Internet Explorer to download the…   Keep reading »

  • Marciac 2008 Video: The Septet plays “Altar Call” and “Son”

    Posted on October 3rd, 2008 in Video | 1

    Our Marciac 2008 video series continues with two new video clips filmed on August 6-7, 2008. The following video clips will show you the Septet rehearsing two great tunes from Wynton’s album: “In This House, On This Morning”. Septet personnel was: Wynton Marsalis (trumpet); Wycliffe Gordon (trombone); Victor Goines (tenor sax, bass clarinet); Wes “WarmDaddy” Anderson (alto sax); Marcus Roberts (piano); Reginald Veal (bass); Herlin Riley (drums). (Quicktime 7 is required to view the clips – Right-click on the link to save the video-clip on your computer. If you are using Internet Explorer to download the files, be sure to save the file…   Keep reading »

  • Marciac 2008 Video: The Septet plays Reflections and Happy Birthday for Marcus Roberts

    Posted on September 19th, 2008 in Video | 9

    On August 6-7, 2008, Wynton was rehearsing with his Septet for the August 8, 2008, concert in Marciac (France). The first two video-clips we publish today, will take you behind the scenes, during the rehearsals, to appreciate the musicians rehearsing the beautiful music of Thelonious Monk’s “Reflections” and improvising a special version of Happy Birthday for the pianist Marcus Roberts. Septet personnel was: Wynton Marsalis (trumpet); Wycliffe Gordon (trombone); Victor Goines (tenor sax, bass clarinet); Wes “WarmDaddy” Anderson (alto sax); Marcus Roberts (piano); Reginald Veal (bass); Herlin Riley (drums). (Quicktime 7 is required to view the clips – Right-click on the link to save…   Keep reading »

  • Marciac 2008: Photos and video from sound check with Richard Galliano

    Posted on August 13th, 2008 in Photo, Video | 15

    Wynton and Richard Galliano played at the sound check this afternoon, for the concert that will start at 11 PM at Marciac Jazz Festival. Following you can check some photos and short video clip from the sound check. Soon we’ll publish the complete video clips from the event. Wynton Marsalis and Richard Galliano – “Billie” [flv:/mediaclips/marciac2008/billie.flv 450 250]   Keep reading »

  • Marciac 2008: Photo and video from rehearsals with Richard Galliano

    Posted on August 13th, 2008 in Photo, Video | 10

    Yesterday, Wynton rehearsed with Richard Galliano. The song they rehearsed are: Comes love, La Foule, Them There Eyes, If You Love Me, Miss Brown To You, What a little Moonlight Can Do, Padam, Billie, A Sailboat in the Moonligth, L’Homme á la Moto, Strange Fruit, La Vie en Rose. Following you can enjoy some photos from the rehearsals and a short video-clip of Wynton’s duet with Richard Galliano on the notes of “L’Homme á la Moto” (The Man on the Bike). The complete video-clips from the rehearsals will be available soon from our podcast on iTunes. Wynton Marsalis and…   Keep reading »

  • Marciac 2008: First rehearsal day with the Quintet

    Posted on August 11th, 2008 in Photo, Video | 11

    Today, Wynton and his Quintet (Walter Blanding, Dan Nimmer, Carlos Henriquez, Ali Jackson) rehearsed together for the upcoming concert with Richard Galliano. Wynton wrote some nice arrangements (just wrote…) and tomorrow Mr. Galliano will come with his accordion to rehearse with the Quintet. The song they played today are: Them There Eyes, Comes Love, A Sailboat in the Moonlight, Miss Brown to You, What a Little Moonlight Can Do, Strange Fruit, La Foule, La Vie en Rose, Billie. Following you can enjoy some photos from today and a short video-clip of Wynton playing La Vie en Rose. Wynton Marsalis Quintet –…   Keep reading »