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  • Say Amen, Everybody, 15 Years Down the Line

    Posted on May 26th, 2007 in Review | 1

    When Wynton Marsalis unveiled his sanctified long-form composition “In This House, on This Morning” 15 years ago, it marked a breakthrough for him as well as for Jazz at Lincoln Center, where he had recently begun his tenure as artistic director. So it might be tempting to view the piece’s revival this week as an act of misty nostalgia, the equivalent of dusting off a scrapbook, or a treasured hymnal, and gingerly turning pages.   Keep reading »

  • Wynton celebrates 15th Anniversary of In This House, On This Morning

    Posted on May 11th, 2007 in Concerts, Jazz at Lincoln Center, Septet | 8

    Fifteen years to the day that the Wynton Marsalis Septet debuted In This House, On This Morning at Avery Fisher Hall at Lincoln Center, most of the musicians from the original recording will reunite to perform the gospel and jazz musical work on May 24, 25 & 26, 2007 at 8 pm in Rose Theater at Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Frederick P. Rose Hall. Wynton Marsalis, Wycliffe Gordon, Wess “Warmdaddy” Anderson, Todd Williams, Reginald Veal, Herlin Riley, who performed on the original CD, and Richard Johnson and guest vocalist will celebrate the anniversary of this milestone work to close out Jazz at Lincoln Center’…   Keep reading »

  • Wynton performs at JALC Spring Gala 2007

    Posted on May 9th, 2007 in Concerts, Jazz at Lincoln Center, Septet | 5

    On Monday, May 14, 2007, Jazz at Lincoln Center will present its 6th Annual Spring Gala, themed Spring Swing! The evening will include a a 7:30pm benefit concert in Rose Theater at Frederick P. Rose Hall, home of Jazz at Lincoln Center. The concert will be followed by a gala dinner dance at 9pm. The Spring Gala will feature some of the greatest talents in music today, performing in collaboration with the Wynton Marsalis Septet, including Jimmy Buffett, Lenny Kravitz and Derek Trucks. Kermit Ruffins and the Barbecue Swingers will perform at the post concert dinner dance. The proceeds of the evening…   Keep reading »

  • “In This House, On This Morning” performance on DVD

    Posted on January 23rd, 2007 in DVD, Septet, Video | 1

    A few months ago a new DVD has been released. It’s about a 1992 performance of In This House, On This Morning, by the Wynton Marsalis Septet. Buy it or get more info on: Amazon.com   Keep reading »

  • First web-only album released by Wynton Marsalis

    Posted on January 1st, 2007 in CD | 5

    Here…Now is the first web-only album released by Wynton Marsalis. The complete album and the mp3 tracks (192 kb/s) will be freely downloadable from Wynton’s website.   Keep reading »

  • Listen to Wynton Marsalis Septet’s concert in Marciac 2006

    Posted on August 27th, 2006 in Concerts, Radio, Septet | 5

    Wynton’s recent concert (11 August) in Marciac Jazz Festival 2006 will be aired tonight by RadioFrance. (Windows Media Player required) Click on the link: “ecouter le direct” on the right-top of the page to listen the web-cast of the program. It will be aired tonight at 23:00 (Paris time) Wynton Marsalis Septet personnel was: Wynton Marsalis: trumpet; Victor Goines: tenor sax; Wess Anderson : alto sax; Vincent Gardner trombone; Richard Johnson : piano; Carlos Henriquez : base; Herlin Riley : drums   Keep reading »

  • Wynton Marsalis on “Rebuild the Soul of America”

    Posted on August 16th, 2006 in Concerts, New Orleans | 7

    Wynton returns to New Orleans to commemorate Hurricane Katrina and help support the cultural infrastructure of a city devastated one year ago. “Celebrate Jazz Trio: Rebuild the Soul of America” is a three-day commemorative event sponsored by Harrah’s Casino that includes a concert; a talent search contest featuring performances by Wynton and the hottest local talent in the Mississippi Delta; and a free jazz and culinary event featuring Emeril Lagasse with Marsalis welcoming back the school children of New Orleans.   Keep reading »

  • Wynton back on stage for the Lincoln Center’s spring gala

    Posted on June 7th, 2006 in Concerts | 2

    Wynton Marsalis played the trumpet on Monday night at the Apollo Theater after a monthlong hiatus caused by a lip inflammation. The occasion was Jazz at Lincoln Center’s fifth annual spring gala, which featured guest performances by Joe Cocker, Tracy Chapman, John Mayer, John Legend and Natalie Merchant. Throughout the evening Wynton was onstage with his septet, which served as a house band.   Keep reading »

  • Wynton playing Harmonique at North Sea Jazz Festival

    Posted on April 14th, 2006 in Septet, Video | 0

    On this You Tube video, Wynton is playing with his Septet at North Sea Jazz Festival 2003. Please, enjoy the music !   Keep reading »

  • Wynton playing Buggy Ride in Maastricht 1994

    Posted on April 14th, 2006 in Septet, Video | 0

    Enjoy this video where Wynton is playing Buggy Ride with his Septet in Maastricht in 1994.   Keep reading »