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  • Wynton and his quintet rehearsed with Jared Grimes

    Posted on August 2nd, 2007 in Photo, Quintet, Special report, Tour | 10

    Yesterday afternoon, from 2pm to 5.30 pm Wynton and his Quintet rehearsed with Jared Grimes (tap dancer) and speakers from Sweet Honey & Rock. They played some fresh new music, never released before…The young tap dancer (24 years old) is fantastic and fitted perfectly in Wynton’s music. Today, at 4pm we will do sound check, and concert will take place at 11pm at the “   Keep reading »

  • Wynton at the Parc Floral de Paris

    Posted on July 29th, 2007 in Photo, Quintet, Special report, Tour | 11

    Yesterday afternoon, at 4:40 PM Wynton was on stage at Parc Floral de Paris with his Quintet, to play at Paris Jazz Festival 2007. They played selections from “The Magic Hour” and from the latest album: “From the Plantation to the Penitentiary”. The concert was beautiful and a lot of people attended the performance in the lovely Parc Floral, in the middle of the Bois de Vincennes. We also shot some video clips for you, and we’ll publish them soon in the podcast section. This morning we are leaving for Marciac where Wynton is going to play concerts with the Quintet,…   Keep reading »

  • Wynton’s concert with Dr. John reviewed by New York Sun

    Posted on April 13th, 2007 in Articles, Composition, Jazz at Lincoln Center, Quintet, Review | 1

    Tuesday, March 11, Wynton played at Rose Theater (JALC) with his quintet and Dr John. During the evening there was the premier performance of: “Music, Deep Rivers in My Soul,” an hour-long suite for quintet and special guests based on a poem by Maya Angelou. You can read a review of the concert by the New York Sun. The New York Sun has also published an article about Wynton’s latest album: From the Plantation to the Penitentiary   Keep reading »

  • Wynton playing with Dr. John at JALC

    Posted on April 6th, 2007 in Concerts, Jazz at Lincoln Center, Quintet | 0

    On April 10, the Wynton Marsalis Quintet will play at Frederick P. Rose Hall with Dr. John and The Lower 911 for the “Now that’s HIP Concert” sponsored by HIP Health Plan of New York. In conjunction with the concert, HIP Health Plan will donate $100,000 to Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Higher Ground Hurricane Relief Fund administered by the Baton Rouge Area Foundation, established in 2005 in the wake of Hurricane Katrina. “This very generous gift from HIP continues to keep the spotlight on New Orleans. The enormity of the disaster is overwhelming, but this timely and much needed contribution will hopefully…   Keep reading »

  • Wynton playing Green Chimney’s live at House of Tribes

    Posted on April 4th, 2007 in House of Tribes, Quintet, Video | 2

    Thanks to our lovely friends Dominique, we are able to show you two videos about Wynton playing Green Chimney’s live at House of Tribes. This video comes from the live album entitled: Wynton Marsalis – Live at House of Tribes. Video – Part 1 Video – Part 2   Keep reading »

  • From the Plantation to the Penitentiary is in stores now !

    Posted on March 6th, 2007 in Blue Note, CD, iTunes, Multimedia, Quintet | 3

    “From the Plantation to the Penitentiary“, Wynton’s new album for Blue Note is now in stores. You can buy the CD version on Amazon.com. You you prefer digital files, you can buy the new album directly on iTunes Music Store. On iTunes Store you can also buy the single version of two tracks: Supercapitalism and Where Y’All At? You can download the digital booklet (PDF – 1.4 mb) with artworks and lyrics here for free. Personnel include: Wynton Marsalis (trumpet), Waltrer Blanding (tenor and soprano sax), Dan Nimmer (piano), Carlos Henriquez (bass), Ali Jackson (drums), Jennifer Sanon (vocals).   Keep reading »

  • Pre-order the new CD: From the plantation to the Penitentiary

    Posted on February 10th, 2007 in Blue Note, CD, Quintet | 0

    On Amazon.com is already possible to pre-order the new album entitled: From the plantation to the Penitentiary Wynton’s new album will be available officially on March 6, 2007 Track Listing 1. From The Plantation to the Penitentiary 2. Find Me 3. Doin’ Our Thing 4. Love And Broken Hearts 5. Super Capitalism 6. These Are Those Soulful Days 7. Where Y’All At? Album info from Blue Note: By turns soothing, urgent, playful, and angry, From the Plantation to the Penitentiary distills Marsalis’ recent observations on our modern American way of life as he’s traveled the nation as a performer, teacher, and private citizen. Through the…   Keep reading »

  • Date changed for Wynton Marsalis Quintet

    Posted on October 16th, 2006 in Concerts, Quintet, Tour | 1

    There is one tour date that was changed a little while ago. On October 24 it is no longer the Mondavi Center in Davis, CA but the Napa Valley Opera House in Napa, CA. The band personnel is: Wynton Marsalis, trumpet; Walter Blanding, saxophones; Dan Nimmer, piano; Carlos Henriquez, bass; Ali Jackson, drums; (with Jennifer Sanon on vocals for all dates except 10/27 and 10/28) Please check the complete schedule in our Tour section, we have also added to links to each concert venue for more infos and tickets.   Keep reading »

  • Wynton’s performance at Camden Opera House

    Posted on October 31st, 2005 in Concerts, Quintet, Review | 0

    On October 26, Wytnton played at Camden Opera House with his quintet (plus the singer Jennifer Sanon). Here is a review about that evening on VillageSoup.com and on Courierpub.com   Keep reading »

  • Live at House of Tribes is in stores now !

    Posted on August 30th, 2005 in CD, Interview | 0

    Wynton’s new album, Live at House of Tribes is in stores now. Get more info about the new album in our discography section. Moreover, on the All About Jazz web site, you can read a complete web review written by Mark F. Turner, and on the New York Public Radio web site, you can listen and download an audio interview of Wynton explaining how the hall has changed New York’s jazz community, and preview his new CD.   Keep reading »