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  • Wynton Marsalis personally compiles and produces “The Spiritual Side of Wynton Marsalis”

    Posted on September 24th, 2013 in Music | 0

    Rich collection of spiritually inspired works recorded 1988 to 2002, originally released on Columbia Records and Sony Classical, available everywhere October 22. Concurrent with 16-city “Abyssinian: A Gospel Celebration Tour,” October 3-27, featuring the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis, conductor Damien Sneed, and 70-voice Chorale Le Chateau   Keep reading »

  • Released today: The Music of America: Wynton Marsalis

    Posted on January 25th, 2012 in Music | 1

    From “Hellbound Highball” to “Happy Feet Blues,” this collection of works is the greatest retrospective of Wynton as a composer. For the first time, Wynton Marsalis brings you this self-curated 2-CD set featuring ONLY his compositions. Performed by a diverse group of artists including musicians from the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, the Los Angeles Philharmonic, the Orion String Quartet, Mark O’Connor, members of the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra, and Danny Barker.   Keep reading »

  • Standards & Ballads - A new compilation release for Wynton

    Posted on February 1st, 2008 in Music | 3

    The new CD includes 14 classics such as Hoagy Carmichael’s “Stardust, ” the Gershwins’ “Embraceable You, ” Rodgers & Hart’s “Where Or When, ” Sammy Cahn and Jule Styne’s “I Guess I’ll Hang My Tears Out To Dry, ” Vernon Duke’s “I Can’t Get Started, ” and nine more, including Duke Ellington’s “Flamingo.”   Keep reading »

  • Wynton’s Blues - The Atlantic (March 2003)

    Posted on March 1st, 2003 in Profiles & Interviews | 0

    Manhattan is empty during the last week of August, and the kind of emptiness it achieves is like that of the mind during meditation—a temporary, unnatural purity. On a Tuesday evening in late August of 2001 I was wandering around Greenwich Village and ended up at the Village Vanguard.   Keep reading »