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  • “Wynton Marsalis: A Youngarts Masterclass” nominated for 66Th Annual Emmy┬« Award

    Posted on July 12th, 2014 in News | 0

    _Wynton Marsalis: A YoungArts MasterClass_, an HBO Family Documentary Special, has been nominated for a 66th Annual Emmy Award in the Outstanding Children’s Program category. This is the third season the YoungArts MasterClass series has received an Emmy-nomination. The program features some of the work of the “National YoungArts Foundation (YoungArts)”:http://www.youngarts.org, the non-profit that contributes to the cultural vitality of the nation by supporting the artistic development of talented young artists.   Keep reading »

  • Wynton Visits Providence St. Mel School

    Posted on December 8th, 2011 in News | 1

    It’s not every day that someone can say they got musical advice from a jazz great. But that’s exactly what Providence St. Mel freshman Jessica Bailey got when Wynton Marsalis visited the West Garfield Park school on Tuesday. Marsalis spoke to students during a morning assembly, peppering his speech with colorful anecdotes about life and music. “Practice, practice, practice” is what Bailey, an aspiring soprano singer, gleaned from his hour-long speech.   Keep reading »

  • Video: Wynton giving Masterclass in Marciac 2007

    Posted on January 6th, 2008 in Video | 11

    On August 3 - 4, 2007, Wynton gave Master Classes for kids in Marciac. The following video-clips will take you behind the scenes during the lessons, to appreciate how Wynton, with the precious help of Victor Goines, taught the fundamentals of Jazz music to young kids of Marciac College. Starting today, we will publish one new clip every day, for the full week. Stay tuned…   Keep reading »

  • Photo: Wynton’s masterclass in Marciac

    Posted on August 4th, 2007 in Photo | 3

    Yesterday and today, Wynton gave some masterclass for the guys in Marciac. On August 3, 2007, at 4 pm, the first masterclass was for the kids at Marciac’s College, while the second one, today, was for kids that still do not play an instrument at Marciac’s school.   Keep reading »

  • One more lesson from Marsalis: masterclass at Onondaga Community College

    Posted on March 28th, 2007 in Review | 3

    Wynton Marsalis shared so many insights during his visit to OCC on Tuesday morning that even after yesterday’s Listen Up item and today’s story in The Post-Standard, I have one more observation jumping out of my notebook.   Keep reading »

  • Wynton and The Lancaster Symphony Orchestra to perform

    Posted on March 6th, 2006 in Concerts | 3

    On March 15, Wynton is coming to Lancaster County to join the Lancaster Symphony Orchestra in concert at the American Music Theatre at 7:30 p.m The concert will benefit St. James Episcopal Church’s Anchorage breakfast program for the poor and homeless in Downtown Lancaster and the Orchestra’s Sound Discovery educational programs.   Keep reading »

  • Wynton coaches 30 college-age, younger pupils in special class

    Posted on September 6th, 2003 in News | 0

    About 30 students were given a renewed sense of inspiration, Friday after an hourlong class at the Eastman School of Music with Wynton. Students from the School of the Arts, Hochstein Music School, Eastman School of Music jazz department and Eastman’s Community Education Division came together to be conducted and coached by Wynton.   Keep reading »