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  • 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 »

  • Let’s treasure the old along with the new

    Posted on January 19th, 2009 in Profiles & Interviews | 2

    (CNN)—On the dawn of the most historic inauguration of our time, we nervously await “change we can believe in.” Politicians and pundits analyze every pre-presidential utterance and come to quick conclusions about what will happen under the new administration.   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 »

  • Download the first chapter of Wynton’s new book

    Posted on August 26th, 2008 in Books | 11

    Wynton’s new book, entitled “Moving to Higher Ground: How can Jazz change your life” will be in stores on September 2, 2008. Feel free to download the first chapter of the book (PDF - 78 kb) as free sample.   Keep reading »

  • Faubourg Tremé: The Untold Story of Black New Orleans

    Posted on June 14th, 2008 in Documentary | 2

    Wynton was executive producer on this film (it’s a documentary by Dawn Logsdon and Lolis Eric Elie) which was shown at the Tribeca Film Festival and one other film festival in San Francisco this spring. Wynton came on board really early and agreed to be Executive Producer (along with Stanley Nelson) as a favor to writer, Lolis Eric Elie. Lolis and director, Dawn Logsdon went to school with Wynton at Franklin High School in New Orleans. Lolis was also a tour manager for Wynton’s band many years ago. Wynton is interviewed in the movie, too. Give a look…   Keep reading »

  • Kings of the Crescent City at JALC

    Posted on December 28th, 2007 in Concerts | 4

    On January 11 & 12, 2008, 8pm, at Rose Theater - Jazz at Lincoln Center, “Kings of the Crescent City” will celebrate the music of Louis Armstrong, Jelly Roll Morton, Joe “King” Oliver and Sidney Bechet. Led by Victor Goines (clarinet, soprano saxophone), the ensemble comprised predominately of New Orleans natives will consist of Troy “Trombone Shorty” Andrews (trumpet), Marcus Printup (trumpet), Wycliffe Gordon (trombone), Don Vappie (guitar), Jonathan Batiste (piano), Reginald Veal (bass) and Herlin Riley (drums). Kings of the Crescent City is one of Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Nesuhi Ertegun Jazz Hall of Fame concert series. The show will be hosted and narrated by actor Wendell Pierce.   Keep reading »

  • Wynton featured in the Tootie’s Last Suit

    Posted on April 28th, 2007 in News | 2

    Wynton Marsalis and Dr. John are among the subjects interviewed in “Tootie’s Last Suit: A Portrait of New Orleans’ Mardi Gras Indian Culture,” which screens Thursday through May 6 as part of the TriBeCa Film Festival in New York.   Keep reading »