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  • He and She is available in stores

    Posted on March 24th, 2009 in CD | 4

    He and She, Wynton’s fifth Blue Note release is now available in stores. The new album is centered around that eternally compelling and most elemental of subjects, the relationship between a man and a woman. It features 22 tracks of Wynton’s signature jazz style as well as spoken word / poetry. It’s an ambitious effort, combining spoken word and music, and Wynton has given his quintet some formidable charts. The album is tempered with flashes of humor and plenty of swing. There’s ease and elegance and more than a little wisdom in these grooves. Discuss about the new…   Keep reading »

  • Listen to “He and She” in full on iLike!

    Posted on March 23rd, 2009 in CD | 4

    Wynton Marsalis and leading social music discovery service iLike announced that “He and She”, Wynton’s new album of original music and spoken word, is available to listen to today in its entirety, only on iLike. iLike’s 24-hour world exclusive will culminate with the retail release of He and She on March 24, 2009. He and She, Marsalis’ fifth album for Blue Note, combines spoken word with music from his quintet, tempered with flashes of humor and plenty of swing centered on the relationship between a man and a woman and the elusiveness of romance. Wynton fans will have an opportunity…   Keep reading »

  • “He and She” to be released on March 24, 2009

    Posted on January 27th, 2009 in CD | 8

    On March 24, 2009, Wynton will release his fifth Blue Note recording, He and She (audio preview and cover image are available). (On the same date the sheet music for the new album will also be available for download.) It’s an ambitious effort, combining spoken word and music, and Marsalis has given his quintet some formidable charts. The album is tempered with flashes of humor and plenty of swing. There’s ease and elegance and more than a little wisdom in these grooves… He and She is about that eternally compelling and most elemental of subjects, the relationship between a man…   Keep reading »

  • Wynton to play for Dr. George Butler at Dizzy’s Jazz Club

    Posted on December 2nd, 2008 in Concerts | 2

    On December 8, 2008, at Dizzy’s Club Coca Cola, Wynton and his Quintet (Walter Blanding, sax; Dan Nimmer, piano; Carlos Henriquez, bass; Ali Jackson, drums) will play to remember Dr. George Butler. Mr. Butler, a prominent jazz record executive for the Columbia, Blue Note and United Artists labels from the late 1960s to the late 1990s, died last April 9, 2008. He was instrumental in signing Wynton to Columbia.   Keep reading »

  • Wynton to perform for Brooks Brothers

    Posted on November 30th, 2008 in Concerts | 5

    On Thursday, December 4, 2008, Wynton and his Quintet will perform at Brooks Brothers Store. The event will take place at 7:30 p.m. at Brooks Brothers Store, 346 Madison Ave, New York City. As you know, on 2003, Wynton also wrote the music and recorded a special album for Brooks Brothers, entitled Cast of Cats   Keep reading »

  • Wynton Marsalis Quintet and George Benson to perform at JALC Fall Gala

    Posted on November 5th, 2008 in Concerts | 2

    On Monday, November 10, 2008, at 7 PM, the JALC Fall Gala 2008 evening begins with a concert in Frederick P. Rose Hall, featuring the music of the great Nat “King” Cole performed by Jazz and R&B singer George Benson. The Wynton Marsalis Quintet and the Orchestra of St. Luke’s will also perform. Following will be a post-performance dinner in The Allen Room and Atrium. More info on www.jalc.org   Keep reading »

  • “Live From Jazz At Lincoln Center New York City” DVD available in stores!

    Posted on October 28th, 2008 in DVD | 2

    The new DVD by Wynton Marsalis and Willie Nelson: “Live From Jazz At Lincoln Center New York City”, is now available in stores. You can order it directly from Amazon.com. Released by Eagle Entertainment, the DVD features the live concert recorded at JALC on January 2007. Tracks are inter cut with interviews of both men where they expound articulately about the material and the presentation. Following you can also give a look to the DVD trailers. The two American icons will also perform in Rose Theater at 8 p.m. next February 9 and February 10, 2009. Norah Jones will be special guest. More…   Keep reading »

  • Wynton to perform a benefit concert for Entergy

    Posted on October 25th, 2008 in Concerts | 4

    On Monday. October 27, Wynton and his Quintet (Walter Blanding, saxophone; Dan Nimmer, piano; Carlos Henriquez, bass; Ali Jackson, drums) will perform a benefit presented and sponsored by Entergy at Paramount Center for the Arts in Peekskill, NY. The concert begins at 7:30 p.m. The Paramount is at 1008 Brown St., Peekskill. Tickets are $50-$75. Call 914-739-2333 or visit www.paramountcenter.org   Keep reading »

  • Pre-order the new DVD by Willie and Wynton: Live From Jazz At Lincoln Center New York City

    Posted on October 1st, 2008 in DVD | 10

    On October 28, 2008, Eagle Eye Media will release “Live From Jazz At Lincoln Center New York City” on DVD by Wynton Marsalis and Willie Nelson. (order the DVD on Amazon). Tracks are inter cut with interviews of both men where they expound articulately about the material and the presentation. Following you can also give a look to the DVD trailer. The two American icons will also perform in Rose Theater at 8 p.m. next February 9 and February 10, 2009. Track Listing: 1. Rainy Day Blues 2. George On My Mind 3. Bright Lights Big City 4. Basin Street Blues 5. Caldonia 6. Night Life 7. Stardust 8. My Bucket’s Got…   Keep reading »

  • Antwerp 2008: Photo and video from the sound check

    Posted on August 17th, 2008 in Photo, Video | 12

    Wynton and his quintet o played at the sound check this morning, for the concert that will start at 9 PM at Jazz Middelheim Festival in Antwerp (Belgium). Wynton was also interviewed by the national TV and Radio of Belgium. Following you can check some photos and short video clip from the sound check. Wynton Marsalis Quintet – “Sophie-Rose Rosalee” [flv:/mediaclips/marciac2008/sophierose.flv 450 250]   Keep reading »