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  • San Diego in Words

    Posted on June 19th, 2004 in Quintet, Tour | 0

    While I’m writing this post on my Dell Laptop, I am listening to the show. Actually, if I look to the left, I can see the show from my hotel room balcony. We are staying at Humphrey’s Half Moon Inn and Suites. Some hotels have views of the skyline or ocean. This one has the view of the Wynton Marsalis Quintet. The show opened with Peter Cincote, a jazz combo. He was funny in introducing a song. “If there’s something all Germans like to say…” Then he started to sing, “I love Paris in the springtime.” Some…   Keep reading »

  • San Diego in Quotes

    Posted on June 19th, 2004 in Quintet, Tour | 0

    “Hard to put into words. Awe inspiring. I know Wynton is talented but Eric Lewis is a nationwide talent. I’m glad all the young musicians can shine.” —Kurt, Coronado “Great! Smooth in the upper and middle registers.” —Mark, Bloomington “Outstanding.” —Cameron, San Diego What’s your quote?   Keep reading »

  • San Diego in Pictures

    Posted on June 19th, 2004 in Photo, Quintet, Tour | 0

    I’m about to leave for L.A. Here are some pictures to hold you over. Carl Vigeland on the right. He co-wrote Wynton’s book “The Bittersweet Blues of Life.” The venue. The view from my room. Boats.   Keep reading »

  • Santa Barbara in Words

    Posted on June 18th, 2004 in Quintet, Tour | 0

    Kevin Lee our magician opened the performance. The stage was in a no frills auditorium. It was back to basics with the halls, the littlest decor possible. It reminded me of EPCOT and the land or ocean exhibit. The ceiling looked like a layered cake, adding layers as it approached the stage. Celeste, one of the directors, introduced Kevin onto the stage. Kevin juggled a torch of fire and then blew fire. Quite spectacular, and the audience was impressed. I feel bad for the fellow named “Salut” in the audience — Kevin picked on him and brought him on stage. Wynton…   Keep reading »

  • New tour dates for the Wynton Marsalis Quintet

    Posted on June 2nd, 2004 in Concerts, Quintet, Tour | 1

    Here are June tour dates for Wynton’s Quintet tour – the quartet from the Magic Hour plus Walter Blanding on saxophone. The quintet lineup is: Wynton Marsalis (trumpet) Walter Blanding Jr. (saxophone) Ali Jackson (drums) Carlos Henriquez (bass) Eric Lewis (Piano) Check the updated schedule in our tour section In the next days we will also publish the summer European tour dates for Wynton with the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra.   Keep reading »

  • This week concerts for the Wynton Marsalis Quintet

    Posted on November 2nd, 2003 in Concerts, Quintet, Tour | 0

    Wynton and his new quintet are going to play in these cities: Today, November 2 at Zellerbach Hall of Berkeley , CA On November 3 at Lancaster Performing Arts Center of Lancaster, CA. On November 5 at Bovard Auditorium of Los Angeles, CA On November 6 at Centennial Hall of Tucson, AZ. On November 8 at Kingsbury Hall of Salt Lake City, UT. On November 9 at Fine Arts Concert Hall of Laramie, WY. On November 10 at Macky Auditorium of Boulder, CO.   Keep reading »

  • New tour dates for the Wynton Marsalis Quintet

    Posted on September 21st, 2003 in Concerts, Quintet, Tour | 1

    Wynton made a change, and will be taking out a quintet instead of a septet this fall. Moreover, we have updated tour dates for the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra and new dates for the Quintet/Septet (Wynton is going to decide after the fall tour) in 2004. Here is the quintet lineup: Wynton Marsalis (trumpet) Wess Anderson (saxophones) Ali Jackson (drums) Carlos Henriquez (bass) Eric Lewis (Piano) Check the updates in our tour section   Keep reading »