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  • A preview of Wynton Marsalis’ The Magic Hour

    Posted on February 2nd, 2004 in Music | 0

    As you know, Wynton will make his label debut with “The Magic Hour”:http://wyntonmarsalis.org/discography/title/the-magic-hour, an upbeat, lyrical eight-song outing featuring his remarkable quartet - pianist Eric Lewis, bassist Carlos Henriquez and drummer Ali Jackson - and two special guests, Blue Note label mates Dianne Reeves and Bobby McFerrin.   Keep reading »

  • The Magic Hour will be in stores on March 9

    Posted on December 31st, 2003 in Music | 0

    Wynton’ new album, The Magic Hour, will hits stores March 9. The eight-song set follows his acclaimed 200-performer orchestral work, All Rise. Wynton is joined by pianist Eric Lewis, bassist Carlos Henriquez and drummer Ali Jackson, plus guest vocalists Dianne Reeves and Bobby McFerrin.   Keep reading »

  • Wynton’s upcoming album on Blue Note

    Posted on October 24th, 2003 in Music | 0

    The new Wynton’s album with Blue Note Records will be called The Magic Hour and will be out in March of 2004.   Keep reading »

  • Wynton plays with his new quartet

    Posted on June 5th, 2003 in Concerts, Quartet, Tour | 0

    On June 3 and 4, Wynton led a quartet at the Iron Horse for four packed shows Tuesday and Wednesday nights. He brought along pianist Eric Lewis, drummer Ali Jackson Jr., and bassist Carlos Enriquez, and the quartet performed a seven-tune set, followed by a single song encore. Most of the compositions played at the first Tuesday show were so new that Wynton hadn’t named them yet, and they included a sprightly New Orleans shuffle, a playful swing largely built around a one-note melody, and even one speedy “out”.   Keep reading »