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  • Spotlight of the Month – Moving to Higher Ground: How Jazz Can Change Your Life

    Posted on September 21st, 2009 in Books | 3

    Published by Random House and released in September 2009, Wynton Marsalis collaborated with historian and writer Geoffery C. Ward to explore jazz and how an understanding of it can lead to a deeper, more original ways of living.   Keep reading »

  • Wynton to sign his new book at Hue-Man Bookstore

    Posted on November 21st, 2008 in Books | 1

    On Tuesday, November 25, 2008 Wynton will be at Hue-Man Bookstore and Café in New York City, to discuss and sign his new book: “Moving to Higher Ground: How Jazz Can Change Your Life”. The event is free and open to public and will take place at 6:00pm.   Keep reading »

  • Wynton interviewed by Talk of the Nation and Leonard Lopate Show

    Posted on September 4th, 2008 in Profiles & Interviews | 1

    Wynton is giving interviews to the main radio and TV, for the presentation of his new book “Moving to Higher Ground: How Jazz Can Change Your Life   Keep reading »

  • “Moving to Higher Ground” available in stores

    Posted on September 2nd, 2008 in Books | 34

    Wynton’s new book: Moving to Higher Ground: How Jazz Can Change Your Life, is now available in stores. Today, at 7:30 PM, Wynton is going to discuss and sign the book with Geoffrey C. Ward (doors open at 7:15 pm) at Barnes & Noble at Lincoln Triangle, 1972 Broadway @ 66th Street. The event is open to the public. If you need more info, please call 212.595.6859.   Keep reading »

  • Wynton to discuss and sign his new book

    Posted on August 29th, 2008 in Books | 0

    Next week, Wynton is going to discuss and sign his new book: Moving to Higher Ground: How can Jazz ch   Keep reading »

  • Download the first chapter of Wynton’s new book

    Posted on August 26th, 2008 in Books | 11

    Wynton’s new book, entitled “Moving to Higher Ground: How can Jazz change your life” will be in stores on September 2, 2008. Feel free to download the first chapter of the book (PDF - 78 kb) as free sample.   Keep reading »

  • Wynton explains: What is Swing ?

    Posted on October 23rd, 2007 in Concerts | 0

    Hosted by Wynton, the Jazz for Young People® concert entitled “What is Swing” is the first family event of Jazz at Lincoln Center’s 2007-08 season. The Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra (JLCO) and Wynton demonstrate the importance of swing rhythms through performance and storytelling.   Keep reading »

  • Hot corporations know how to swing

    Posted on January 14th, 2007 in Profiles & Interviews | 2

    Leading a company is often compared to conducting an orchestra. But organizing a jazz band may be a more appropriate analogy. That’s because business leaders increasingly want to set free the creative juices of individuality while maintaining the discipline to make music, not noise. USA TODAY’s Del Jones went to Wynton Marsalis, 45, artistic director of Jazz at Lincoln Center, who was named one of America’s Best Leaders in 2006 by Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government and U.S. News & World Report.   Keep reading »

  • Video: Wynton explains when Jazz is Killin’

    Posted on January 11th, 2007 in Video | 10

    On Jazz at Lincoln Center web site there’s a new video-clip about Wynton talking about the word “killin” in Jazz music.   Keep reading »

  • Wynton Marsalis: Interview by Ted Panken

    Posted on April 14th, 1997 in Profiles & Interviews | 0

    The Reigning Genius of Jazz to his admirers, the Emperor With No Clothes to his debunkers, Wynton Marsalis has attracted public attention and provoked ferociously divergent responses like few musicians in the music’s history. Since his emergence in the early 1980’s as a trumpet virtuoso and composer-bandleader, the result of Marsalis’ choice and treatment of material and his penchant for salty public statements is a public persona akin to a massive lightning rod or magnet that absorbs and repels the roiling opinions and attitudes informing the contemporary Jazz zeitgeist.   Keep reading »