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  • 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 »

  • Wynton featured in the Tootie’s Last Suit

    Posted on April 28th, 2007 in Documentary, New Orleans | 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 »

  • Wynton played and spoke live for NBC Nightly News

    Posted on February 21st, 2007 in Jazz at Lincoln Center, New Orleans, TV show, Video | 1

    Yesterday night, Wynton played live from Allen Room at Jazz at Lincoln Center. He spoke with anchor Brian Williams for NBC Nightly News about the state of his hometown and the birthplace of jazz, New Orleans, on this, the second Mardi Gras since Hurricane Katrina. He closed the segment playing with Wycliffe Gordon on the trombone, Victor Goines on the clarinet, Carlos Henriquez on the bass, Ali Kackson on the drums. Here is a video-clip about the live event (Windows Media Player required)   Keep reading »

  • NY1’s report about Katrina’s first anniversary celebration

    Posted on October 19th, 2006 in New Orleans, Video | 2

    Here is the second NY1’s video report about Wynton’s concert entitled “Celebrating Jazz”, last August in New Orleans Arena. (Real Player required)   Keep reading »

  • Music and Food in New Orleans: Wynton on NY1.com

    Posted on October 14th, 2006 in Interview, New Orleans, Video | 0

    Last August, to commemorate the one year anniversary of Katrina, Wynton led a three day musical celebration in his hometown of New Orleans: concerts, talent shows, interviews, etc… The web TV NY1.com show us a nice video about it (Real Player required)   Keep reading »

  • Wynton and Louis Armstrong’s Hot Fives reviewed by New York Times

    Posted on September 30th, 2006 in Louis Armstrong, New Orleans, New York Times, Review | 7

    The New York Times has just published a review about Wynton’s recent concert at JALC on Louis Armstrong’s Hot Fives. (free registration required)   Keep reading »

  • Wynton and Louis Armstrong’s Hot Fives

    Posted on September 26th, 2006 in Concerts, Jazz at Lincoln Center, New Orleans | 5

    Wynton and guest musicians will perform in Wynton and Louis Armstrong’s Hot Fives on September 28, 29 & 30 at 8pm in Frederick P. Rose Hall to present the groundbreaking and historic works by the Hot Five, Louis Armstrong’s first jazz recording band with him as a leader. Wynton Marsalis, Jonathan Batiste, Carlos Henriquez, Vincent Gardner, Victor Goines, Wycliffe Gordon, Ali Jackson, Don Vappie and others will perform these recordings that pioneered a new era of jazz, bringing the concept of the soloist into the spotlight. Wynton will world-premiere new compositions and perform Louis Armstrong’s Hot Five masterpieces including “West…   Keep reading »

  • Wynton hosts “Jazz and Juice” in New Orleans

    Posted on August 28th, 2006 in New Orleans | 0

    Tonight, Wynton hosts “jazz and Juice,” the opening of Kunflma Gallery’s bar featuring drinks, hors d’oeuvres and a raffle. 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Kunflama Boutique & Gallery 1920 Magazine St., 586-1606   Keep reading »