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  • Wynton Marsalis streams video of his tribute to the New Orleans Saints and the Crescent City

    Posted on February 11th, 2010 in Streaming | 0

    Jazz impresario Wynton Marsalis created a special tribute with music and words to The New Orleans Saints and his beloved city of New Orleans. The video will be streamed on Friday, February 12, 2010 at 1pm EST live on his Facebook page and Ustream channel. Wynton Marsalis will be online at 1pm interacting with fans prior to the release. The tribute was coordinated by Harold Bryant, Vice President of Production for CBS Sports, produced by Sarah Rinaldi and was featured by CBS on THE SUPER BOWL TODAY, the Network’s pre-game studio show for Super Bowl XLIV. Marsalis’ recitation was recorded in…   Keep reading »

  • The Spirit of New Orleans

    Posted on February 7th, 2010 in Articles | 66

    Down on the Bayou where the mighty Mississippi kisses Lake Pontchartrain and spills into the Gulf of Mexico. There sits that jewel of the Southland. What the French lost to the British who gave it to the Spanish who lost it back to the French who sold it to America for….. Well, some folks say Jefferson conned Napoleon in a card game and won it for some jambalaya and a chicory coffee. New Orleans, N’Awlins, the Crescent City, the Big Easy, the northern capitol of the Caribbean, Groove City. Man, they have things down there you wouldn’t believe.…   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 »

  • Wynton to perform at New Orleans Jazz Festival on April 24-25

    Posted on April 23rd, 2009 in Concerts | 4

    Wynton is now in New Orleans, to perform at Jazz & Heritage Festival. The first concert will take place tomorrow April 24, at 4:40 PM at Congo Square – “My Louisiana Stage”. He will perform “Congo Square” with Yacub Addy and Odadaa! and the JLCO. On Saturday, April 25, Wynton will perform with the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra at 5:30 PM at WWOZ Jazz Tent. The concert will be broadcast by WWOZ 90.7 FM and some highlights from the concert will be broadcast on May 2-3 by AT&T Music. You can follow Wynton blogging in real time through his Facebook and Twitter public…   Keep reading »

  • Wynton playing for Timothy Dwight College

    Posted on February 6th, 2009 in Video | 1

    On February 5, Wynton was at Yale University for a musical “Q&A” at the United Church on the Green. The Chubb Fellowship also sponsored a delicious lunch and a special guest event exclusively for the students of Timothy Dwight College at the Union League Cafe. Wynton was the guest and he spoke of the attitude of jazz, his philosophy of music, New Orleans, and many other things. Click “Read more” to watch a video clip from the event… Wynton at Union League Cafe for the Timothy Dwight College   Keep reading »

  • Wynton’s new book translated in italian and other languages

    Posted on February 3rd, 2009 in Books | 6

    The Italian translation of Wynton’s latest book (Moving to Higher Ground: How Jazz Can Change Your Life or “Come il Jazz puo cambiarti la vita”) is now available. The book published by Feltrinelli, became available in the best Italian bookstores Janaury 29. Other translations will be available later this year, including the Spanish edition from Ediciones Paidos Iberica, the publication date is November 09. Also, the German rights were sold to Siedler Verlag and the Brazilian rights sold to Nova Fronteira. We will inform you if and when other translations will be available.   Keep reading »

  • “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 at Colbert Report. Watch the episode

    Posted on October 21st, 2008 in TV show, Video | 16

    Yesterday night Wynton was featured guest at Colbert Report. Following you can watch the full episode. The Colbert ReportMon – Thurs 11:30pm / 10:30c   Keep reading »

  • “Moving to Higher Ground” available in stores

    Posted on September 2nd, 2008 in Books | 34

    Wynton’s new book: Moving to Higher Ground: How Jazz Can Change Your Life, is now available in stores. Today, at 7:30 PM, Wynton is going to discuss and sign the book with Geoffrey C. Ward (doors open at 7:15 pm) at Barnes & Noble at Lincoln Triangle, 1972 Broadway @ 66th Street. The event is open to the public. If you need more info, please call 212.595.6859.   Keep reading »

  • Wynton to discuss and sign his new book

    Posted on August 29th, 2008 in Books | 0

    Next week, Wynton is going to discuss and sign his new book: Moving to Higher Ground: How can Jazz change your life. On September 2, at 7:30 PM, he will be with Geoffrey C. Ward (doors open at 7:15 pm) at Barnes & Noble at Lincoln Triangle, 1972 Broadway 66th Street. The event is open to the public. If you need more info, please call 212.595.6859 or visit <a href="http://www.barnesandnoble.com">Barnesandnoble.com</a> On September 9, at 8:00 PM, Wynton will be with Budd Mishkin for a book discussion and signing at 92nd Street Y, 1395 Lexington Ave 9…   Keep reading »