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  • New recording session for Wynton and his Quintet

    Posted on August 23rd, 2007 in Music | 19

    On August 24-25, Wynton will be in studio in New York City, for two recording session with his Quintet. They will record new tracks for the next album. More updates to come soon…   Keep reading »

  • Wynton to play at Iron Horse Music Hall

    Posted on August 16th, 2007 in Concerts | 3

    On August 21 and 22, 2007, Wynton will play with his Quintet in Northampton at the Iron Horse Music Hall. The Quintet line-up will be: Wynton Marsalis (Trumpet), Dan Nimmer (Piano), Carlos Henriquez (Bass), Walter Blanding Jr. (Sax), Ali Jackson (Drums). They will play four shows. At 7.00 pm and 9.30 pm for the two nights.   Keep reading »

  • Wynton’s Live at Abbey Road to be broadcasted on Sundance Channel

    Posted on August 13th, 2007 in News | 5

    Last year, on August 2006, Wynton and his Quintet were in London to record at Abbey Road Studios. On Thursday, August 16, 2007, Wynton’s performance in London will be featured in the 9th episode of Live from Abbey Road, at 10 PM E/T on Sundance Channel   Keep reading »

  • Photo: Wynton Marsalis Quintet in Marciac 2007

    Posted on August 3rd, 2007 in Photo | 16

    Last night, the Wynton Marsalis Quintet performed in Marciac. They played songs from a new poem written by Wynton, and at the end of the concert people tributed a standing ovation to the band and to Jared Grimes. The band also played three encores: Moscow Blues, The Magic Hour and Sadness (by Ornette Coleman).   Keep reading »

  • Wynton and his quintet rehearsed with Jared Grimes

    Posted on August 2nd, 2007 in Photo | 10

    Yesterday, from 2pm to 5.30pm 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…   Keep reading »

  • Wynton’s activities at Marciac Jazz Festival 2007

    Posted on July 29th, 2007 in Concerts | 7

    This afternoon Wynton and the Quintet arrived in Marciac for the Jazz Festival 2007. This is the program for all his activities in Marciac:   Keep reading »

  • Wynton performed at the Parc Floral de Paris

    Posted on July 29th, 2007 in Photo | 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”.   Keep reading »

  • Looking Home to The Crescent City

    Posted on April 12th, 2007 in Review | 1

    Wynton Marsalis is rarely predictable. When it was announced that his concert on Tuesday would feature the same edition of the Marsalis Sextet that’s on his new album, “From the Plantation to the Penitentiary,” as well as the singer Jennifer Sanon, who is extensively featured on the album, it was a logical conclusion that Mr. Marsalis would be performing music from the new release.   Keep reading »

  • Wynton Marsalis Checks In on The Land That Never Has Been Yet

    Posted on April 8th, 2007 in Review | 0

    I’ve been listening to Wynton Marsalis’ new disc From the Plantation to the Penitentiary a lot.  It’s got the music—a neat jazz combo running through a variety of styles.  It’s just enough bop and bebop so it doesn’t put one to sleep like a Kenny G. solo, but it’s not an avalanche of sound like those from Coltrane’s thundering Ascension either.  Then there’s the vocals.  Yes, the vocals.  Mr. Marsalis is putting some lyrics to his tunes on this one, and he’s got plenty to say.   Keep reading »

  • Wynton to play with Dr. John at “Jazz at Lincoln Center”

    Posted on April 6th, 2007 in Concerts | 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.   Keep reading »