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  • The Magic of Wynton Marsalis

    Posted on April 19th, 2005 in Review | 0

    Magic was in the air as The Wynton Marsalis Quartet took the stage Sunday night, when the preeminent trumpeter in jazz music today strode confidently to that stage and began to whistle. This was just the beginning of an unexpected opener - an obscure Ornette Coleman’s composition - ‘Remnant” - a request from an audience member that was given a loving and virtuosi treatment.   Keep reading »

  • Wynton Marsalis plays for the Village Vanguard 70th Anniversary

    Posted on February 13th, 2005 in Concerts | 0

    Next week, Wynton will perform with his quartet as part of the Village Vanguard‘s 70th-anniversary celebration. He will play on February 16, 2005 for two sets on 9 -11 PM   Keep reading »

  • New tour dates for the Wynton Marsalis Quartet

    Posted on February 4th, 2005 in Concerts | 3

    We have just updated the 2005 tour dates for the Wynton Marsalis Quartet. Wynton will tour with Ali Jackson (drums) and Carlos Henriquez (bass). Eric Lewis (piano) has just left the group and the LCJO, so Wynton is still deciding on a pianist.   Keep reading »

  • The Magic Hour reviewed on NPR.org

    Posted on April 23rd, 2004 in Review | 0

    Wynton has released his first small ensemble jazz cd in 5 years. It’s called The Magic Hour. NPR Reviewer Jim Fusilli finds delight in the record, with clever performances. He also finds some of the jazz Wynton plays sometimes backward looking.   Keep reading »

  • Wynton talking to Tavis Smiley about his new album: “The Magic Hour”

    Posted on April 18th, 2004 in Profiles & Interviews | 0

    On March 29 2004, Tavis Smiley, (who has a talk show on PBS) interviewed Wynton for his NPR radio broadcast.   Keep reading »

  • NPR: Wynton Marsalis, ‘The Magic Hour’

    Posted on March 24th, 2004 in Review | 0

    Those final minutes of the day, when parents everywhere are trying to get restless kids to settle down and go to bed, are what Wynton Marsalis calls “the magic hour.” It’s also the title of the acclaimed trumpeter’s new CD, which he says celebrates the childishness in all of us.   Keep reading »

  • Wynton Marsalis on ‘The Magic Hour’ for CNN

    Posted on March 18th, 2004 in Profiles & Interviews | 0

    Before he’d finished high school, Wynton Marsalis was already a legend in his hometown of New Orleans, Louisiana. In the years since, he’s become internationally known, leading the New York-based Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra and releasing more than 25 albums. His 1997 work, “Blood on the Fields,” won the Pulitzer Prize.   Keep reading »

  • Wynton Marsalis’ The Magic Hour is in stores !

    Posted on March 9th, 2004 in Music | 0

    Wynton Marsalis makes his Blue Note debut today with The Magic Hour. On the new album, Marsalis taps vocalists Diane Reeves and Bobby McFerrin, as well as a trio of up-and-coming musicians—pianist Eric Lewis, bassist Carlos Henriquez and drummer Ali Jackson.   Keep reading »

  • 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 »