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  • The Wynton Marsalis Septet And Curtis Stigers At Rose Theater

    Posted on March 20th, 2006 in Concerts, Jazz at Lincoln Center, Septet | 0

    Wynton and Curtis Stigers will headline the concert, All That Jazz: Now That’s HIP! At Rose Theater on Tuesday, March 21, 2006 at 8pm. The Wynton Marsalis’ Septet and Curtis Stigers will present each of their two distinct approaches to jazz. For the first half of the night, Curtis Stigers will push the boundaries of conventional jazz with his strong voice and soothing saxophone. Mr. Stigers will be joined by Matthew Fries on Piano, Phil Palombi on Bass and Keith Hall on drums. For the second half, Wynton, with his quintet, will demonstrate the virtuosity and energy that has made him…   Keep reading »

  • The fan club beginnings… Part VI (The legend of Buddy Bolden)

    Posted on November 10th, 2005 in iTunes, Podcast, Septet, Video | 0

    “…Buddy Bolden could play so loud, he could make the rain stay up in the sky. Then he could turn around and play a song so sweet, it would make your mama cry…” (Extract from Wynton’s book: “Sweet Swing Blues on the road”) Perugia (Italy), 1993. Wynton is at Umbria Jazz festival with his septet. Here he plays the tune entitled The legend of Buddy Bolden (Quicktime 7 required – 26.6 mb). Enjoy this wonderful solo ! (Click on the link to open it directly, or right-click to save the clip on your hard disk) Subscribe for free to our podcast in iTunes   Keep reading »

  • Wynton and Garth Fagan Dance performing Griot New York

    Posted on November 4th, 2005 in Concerts, Septet | 0

    On November 9, 2005, the choreographer Garth Fagan celebrates his 35th-anniversary season with a one-night-only reprise of Griot New York, with live music by the Wynton Marsalis Septet, at Rose Theater, Frederick P. Rose Hall.   Keep reading »

  • Wynton and the 4th Annual Spring Gala at the Apollo Theatre

    Posted on June 1st, 2005 in Concerts, Septet | 0

    On Monday, June 6, 2005 at 7:30pm, Jazz at Lincoln Center will produce a special evening with some of music’s greatest talents: the Wynton Marsalis Septet with Lyle Lovett, The Blind Boys of Alabama, Robert Downey, Jr., Wynonna Judd, and Tom Jones. The concert, held at the Apollo Theater at 253 West 125th St., will be the centerpiece of the arts organization’s 4th Annual Spring Gala 2005 themed “That’s Entertainment.” The proceeds of the evening will benefit the hundreds of performance and educational programs produced by Jazz at Lincoln Center. The evening will begin with the concert followed by a festive…   Keep reading »

  • Wynton Marsalis and Ken Burns honor the life of Jack Johnson

    Posted on November 9th, 2004 in CD, Jazz at Lincoln Center, Septet, Tribute | 1

    Jazz at Lincoln Center proudly commemorates the Jack Johnson Festival in its new home, Frederick P. Rose Hall, for two special evenings of jazz and film on Friday, November 12 and Saturday, November 13 at 8:00pm. During the first half of the program, acclaimed filmmaker Ken Burns, along with Wynton, will provide commentary and present clips from Unforgivable Blackness: The Rise and Fall of Jack Johnson, Mr. Burns’ upcoming documentary on the heavyweight-boxing champion, author, patent-holding inventor and aspiring bass player. Wynton composed the original score and, with the Wynton Marsalis Septet, will perform this extraordinary music during the second half of…   Keep reading »

  • Wynton Marsalis Septet with Garth Fagan Dance

    Posted on August 29th, 2003 in Concerts, Septet | 1

    Griot New York made its world premiere in 1991 at the Next Wave Festival at the Brooklyn Academy of Music. A collaboration by three visionaries, concept and choreography by Garth Fagan, music composed and arranged by Wynton Marsalis, and set design by sculptor Martin Puryear, Griot New York explores contemporary urban life, human anguish and exaltation, and humankind’s triumph over adversity.   Keep reading »

  • Special report: Wynton Marsalis Septet in Italy during summer 2003

    Posted on August 24th, 2003 in Concerts, iTunes, Photo, Podcast, Septet, Tour, Video | 0

    On July 21, 24 and 25 the Wynton Marsalis Septet performed in Milan, Lucca and Gardone (on the lake Garda). We attended the concert and take you behind the scenes. Watch to the videos and the pictures of the concert. Milan (videos – photos) Lucca (videos – photos) Gardone (videos – photos)   Keep reading »

  • Wynton and the Septet playing in London

    Posted on August 4th, 2003 in Concerts, Septet, Tour | 0

    Tomorrow August 5 and 6, Wynton will play in London at Jazz Cafè. After these two dates he will conclude the European tour in Marciac.   Keep reading »

  • First impression of the italian tour dates with Wynton and the Septet

    Posted on July 29th, 2003 in Concerts, Septet, Special report, Tour | 0

    We are just came back after the four italian dates of the Wynton Marsalis Septet. The concerts has been fantastic and we have a lot of photos and videos to publish on this fan club. The 14 years old Francesco Cafiso, left people speechless playing also a duet with Cassandra Wilson at the Blue Note in Milan. Wynton told us: “I never heard anyone play jazz like him at that age. Never” We also had the possibility to listen to some new upcoming Wynton’s CDs. (The Magic Hour…) They are simply amazing ! Stay tuned please, we will publish the italian…   Keep reading »

  • The Wynton Marsalis Septet in Spain

    Posted on July 14th, 2003 in Concerts, Septet, Tour | 2

    Wynton with his Septet is now in Spain for 4 dates. They will play tomorrow, July 15, at Vitoria for the Festival de jazz de Vitoria-Gasteiz. On July 16, they will play at the Auditori in Barcelona. On July 17, they will play at the Palau de la Musica in Valencia, and on July 18 at Festival Internacional de Jazz in San Javier. The tour personnel for the summer 2003 European tour is: Wynton Marsalis (Trumpet) Wessell “Warmdaddy” Anderson (Alto and Sopranino Saxophones) Victor Goines (Tenor and Soprano Saxophones and Clarinet and Bass Clarinet) Ronald Westray (Trombone) Aaron Diehl (Piano) Reginald Veal (Bass) Herlin Riley (Drums)   Keep reading »