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  • Marciac 2008 Video: The Septet plays “Altar Call” and “Son”

    Posted on October 3rd, 2008 in Video | 1

    Our Marciac 2008 video series continues with two new video clips filmed on August 6-7, 2008. The following video clips will show you the Septet rehearsing two great tunes from Wynton’s album: “In This House, On This Morning”. Septet personnel was: Wynton Marsalis (trumpet); Wycliffe Gordon (trombone); Victor Goines (tenor sax, bass clarinet); Wes “WarmDaddy” Anderson (alto sax); Marcus Roberts (piano); Reginald Veal (bass); Herlin Riley (drums). (Quicktime 7 is required to view the clips – Right-click on the link to save the video-clip on your computer. If you are using Internet Explorer to download the files, be sure to save the file…   Keep reading »

  • Marciac 2008 Video: The Septet plays Reflections and Happy Birthday for Marcus Roberts

    Posted on September 19th, 2008 in Video | 9

    On August 6-7, 2008, Wynton was rehearsing with his Septet for the August 8, 2008, concert in Marciac (France). The first two video-clips we publish today, will take you behind the scenes, during the rehearsals, to appreciate the musicians rehearsing the beautiful music of Thelonious Monk’s “Reflections” and improvising a special version of Happy Birthday for the pianist Marcus Roberts. Septet personnel was: Wynton Marsalis (trumpet); Wycliffe Gordon (trombone); Victor Goines (tenor sax, bass clarinet); Wes “WarmDaddy” Anderson (alto sax); Marcus Roberts (piano); Reginald Veal (bass); Herlin Riley (drums). (Quicktime 7 is required to view the clips – Right-click on the link to save…   Keep reading »

  • Marciac 2008: photos from Master Class and Septet’s concert

    Posted on August 10th, 2008 in Photo, Video | 8

    On August 8, the Wynton Marsalis Septet performed for the concert at Marciac Jazz Festival, starting at 11 pm. Wynton, Wes Anderson, Marcus Roberts, Wycliffe Gordon, Reginald Veal and Victor Goines performed wonderfully on that night. The setlist was: Majesty of the Blues, Free to Be, And the Band Played On, Son, Spiritual Awakening, Green Chimneys, Superb Starling, Altar Call, Sunflowers. Encore: The Death of Jazz, Knozz-Moe-King, Happy Feet Blues. On August 7, Wynton also gave a master class for the new kids at Marciac College. Following you can give a look to some pictures from the master class and the sound check…   Keep reading »

  • Wynton is in Marciac with his Septet: Complete schedule

    Posted on August 4th, 2008 in Concerts | 4

    Wynton and his septet arrived today in Marciac to perform at Marciac Jazz Festival 2008. They arrived at Charles de Gaulle airport in Paris early in the morning, and then took a new fly towards the south of France. Following you can find the complete schedule of Wynton’s presence in Marciac. You can also be informed in real time of his activities following him on Twitter. Wynton waits at Charles de Gaulle airport in Paris Wynton Marsalis Septet August 6 - 10:00am – 1:00pm Rehearsal – 1:00pm – 2:30pm Lunch – 2:30pm – 5:30pm Rehearsal August 7 Rehearsal with the Septet - 10:00am-1:00pm Rehearsal – 5:30p- 6:30p…   Keep reading »

  • Download cover artwork for Here…Now

    Posted on July 2nd, 2008 in CD | 3

    You can now download the original cover artwork for Wynton’s web-only album entitled: Here…Now. Here…Now., is a ballet choreographed by Judith Jamison for the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater. Wynton created the music. The piece is dedicated to and inspired by the triple Gold medalist at the 1988 Olympics, runner Florence Griffith Joyner. As you know, all the tracks are freely downloadable from our site only. If you already downloaded the tracks, you can now grab the cover artwork (jpeg, 224k) and use it when browsing the album in your MP3 player.   Keep reading »

  • Wynton to play in Marciac 2008 with his Septet, Quintet and Richard Galliano

    Posted on May 9th, 2008 in Concerts | 2

    On August 8 and 13, 2008, Wynton will play at Marciac Jazz Festival with his Septet and Quintet. The first concert will be performed at the Chapiteau by his Septet: Wynton Marsalis, Marcus Roberts (to be confirmed), Reginald Veal, Herlin Riley, Wess Anderson, Wycliffe Gordon and Victor Goines. The second performance will take place on August 13 and will feature the Quintet: Wynton Marsalis, Dan Nimmer, Carlos Henriquez, Walter Blanding, Ali Jackson, with Richard Galliano. Wynton will also give two Master Classes on August 10 and 15. A complete photo and video report of the concerts, rehearsals and master classes will be available on August. Stay…   Keep reading »

  • Video: Wynton Marsalis Septet in Warsaw 1994

    Posted on March 8th, 2008 in Septet, Video | 6

    These old videos come from a concert performed by Wynton and his Septet on November 20, 1994, in Varsaw (Poland). Personnel was: Wynton Marsalis (trumpet), Wycliffe Gordon (trombone), Wes Anderson (alto sax), Victor Goines (tenor sax), Danilo Perez (piano), Ben Wolfe (bass), Herlin Riley (drums): Buggy Ride Reflections Play the Blues and Go Way Back Blues Four in One   Keep reading »

  • Photo: The Wynton Marsalis Septet plays at Marciac 2007

    Posted on August 8th, 2007 in Concerts, Photo, Septet, Special report | 7

    Yesterday night, the Wynton Marsalis Septet, played in Marciac for the 30th Anniversary concert. Wynton paid a tribute to Marciac introducing the concert with these words: “No France…no New Orleans, no Jazz”. Then the band played tracks from Wynton’s album entitled The Marciac Suite: Loose Duck, Jean-Louis is Everywhere, Guy Lafitte, Marciac Fun, Marciac Moon, Mademoiselle de Gascony, Armagnac dreams, B is for Boussaget, For my Kids at College of Marciac, Sunflowers. As encore they played: Ain’ No, What have I done (from the album: Unforgivable Blackness), and Just friends. Following you can enjoy some pictures from the…   Keep reading »

  • Photo: Wynton rehearsing with the Septet in Marciac

    Posted on August 7th, 2007 in Photo, Septet, Special report | 4

    For two days, on August 5 and 6, Wynton rehearsed with his septet for the upcoming concert in Marciac. They played songs from the Marciac Suite: Loose Duck, Jean-Louis Is Everywhere, Mademoiselle D’Gascony, Armagnac Dreams, Marciac Fun, Marciac Moon, Guy Lafitte, B Is For Boussaget. The members of Wynton Marsalis Septet in Marciac 2007 are: Wynton Marsalis (trumpet), Wycliffe Gordon (trombone), Victor Goines (tenor sax, soprano sax, clarinets), Sherman Irby (alto sax), Herlin Riley (drums), Jonathan Bastiste (piano), Rodney Whitaker (bass). Tonight the concert will take place at 11pm. You can listen to it live on Radio France Inter (click the link…   Keep reading »

  • Photo and video from In This House, on This Morning concert

    Posted on May 30th, 2007 in Concerts, Jazz at Lincoln Center, Photo, Septet, Video | 4

    Last week, Wynton and his Septet performed at Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Frederick P. Rose Hall to celebrate the 15th anniversary of In This House, On This Morning. Thanks to JALC we have some nice photos from the event. In addition, on May 24 Wynton was interviewed by Harry Smith for CBS The Early Show. Harry had a dream come true when he got to spend an afternoon playing the tuba with the Septet and Wynton during rehearsals at Lincoln Center. He compared playing with Wynton to someone else’s dream of “playing with the New York Giants.” Photo credit:…   Keep reading »