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  • Wynton and his quintet rehearsed with Jared Grimes

    Posted on August 2nd, 2007 in Photo, Quintet, Special report, Tour | 10

    Yesterday afternoon, from 2pm to 5.30 pm Wynton and his Quintet rehearsed with Jared Grimes (tap dancer) and speakers from Sweet Honey & Rock. They played some fresh new music, never released before…The young tap dancer (24 years old) is fantastic and fitted perfectly in Wynton’s music. Today, at 4pm we will do sound check, and concert will take place at 11pm at the “   Keep reading »

  • Wynton’s activities at Marciac Jazz Festival 2007

    Posted on July 29th, 2007 in Special report, Tour | 7

    This afternoon Wynton and the Quintet arrived in Marciac for the Jazz Festival 2007. This is the program for all his activities in Marciac: July 30: At 5 pm Wynton will speak at Jazz in Marciac’s 30th Opening Ceremony at the Café Musique, by the lake. August 1: Rehearsals with the Quintet, Jared Grimes and speakers from Sweet Honey & Rock. August 2: Concert at 11 pm. The Wynton Marsalis Quintet* with special guest Jared Grimes. August 3: 11.30 am: Wynton meets Mr. Jean-Louis Guillhaumon at the city hall 4 pm to 5 pm: Masterclass with college pupils at Marciac College. 6 pm: Wynton attends “Courses landaises” with Mr. Jean-Luois…   Keep reading »

  • Wynton at the Parc Floral de Paris

    Posted on July 29th, 2007 in Photo, Quintet, Special report, Tour | 11

    Yesterday afternoon, at 4:40 PM Wynton was on stage at Parc Floral de Paris with his Quintet, to play at Paris Jazz Festival 2007. They played selections from “The Magic Hour” and from the latest album: “From the Plantation to the Penitentiary”. The concert was beautiful and a lot of people attended the performance in the lovely Parc Floral, in the middle of the Bois de Vincennes. We also shot some video clips for you, and we’ll publish them soon in the podcast section. This morning we are leaving for Marciac where Wynton is going to play concerts with the Quintet,…   Keep reading »

  • Set list for Summer tour 2007

    Posted on July 10th, 2007 in Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra, Tour | 17

    Wynton is in Turkey tonight, for a two days performance at Instanbul Jazz Festival. Then he will go to Rotterdam for the North Sea Jazz Festival. On the 2007 European Tour, Wynton and the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra are performing music from one of two repertoires: The Music of Ornette Coleman and Full Steam Ahead. The Music of Ornette Coleman will feature the big band performing selections by one of the most preeminent and controversial innovators of the jazz avant-garde, Ornette Coleman. Selections may include “Rambiln”, “ “T&T,” “Una Muy Bonita” and “Free”. Drawing from the Full Steam Ahead…   Keep reading »

  • Wynton starts the European Tour 2007 with the JLCO

    Posted on July 3rd, 2007 in Concerts, Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra, Tour | 4

    Wynton is in Europe now for his Summer Tour 2007 with the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra (JLCO). Tonight we will play in Vilnius (Lithuania) and tomorrow he will play in Warsaw (Poland) for the JVC Jazz Festival. Then they will play in Germany, Belgium, Turkey, Netherlands, Spain, UK and France. The new dates in Spain (Valencia, Madrid, Peñíscola and San Feliu de Guixol) have been confirmed in the latest hours. Please, check the complete tour schedule for more info about venues. Please send us comments, reviews and photos with Wynton if you attend one of the concerts. They will…   Keep reading »

  • Wynton is on tour to perform Congo Square

    Posted on June 14th, 2007 in Articles, Concerts, Congo Square, Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra, Tour | 19

    From today, the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton and Odadaa! with Yacub Addy will tour the critically-acclaimed work, Congo Square, written by Wynton and Mr. Addy, to 11 U.S. cities. The 24 musicians will perform the celebrated musical experience that had its premiere in New Orleans last spring. A CD of Congo Square is available on tour only right now, and will be released in the fall. Today the band is performing in Rochester; tomorrow June 15, they will be in Philadelphia (read article by Philly.com and an interview by the Citypaper); on June 16 they will perform in Bushkill …   Keep reading »

  • Set lists for Wynton with JLCO summer tour 2007

    Posted on May 23rd, 2007 in Congo Square, Jazz at Lincoln Center, Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra, Tour | 11

    Following you’ll find the set lists for the Congo Square Tour (June 2007) and the Full Steam Ahead Tour (July 2007). The Full Steam Ahead Set List only applies to the Full Steam Ahead Tour, which is only being performed in the North Sea Jazz Festival (Rotterdam), Istanbul, and the U.K. The rest of the venues will have a different program, “The Music of Ornette Coleman”, (set list to be published). Also, please note that this set list is not set in stone and will probably change because it is listed as being a “possible repertoire list”. Please, check Wynton’…   Keep reading »

  • New tour dates for Wynton and JLCO

    Posted on April 14th, 2007 in Concerts, Congo Square, Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra, Tour | 6

    We have just updated our tour section with new dates. Wynton will tour with the Jazz at Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra in USA performing Congo Square, and will be also in tour in Europe this summer, with dates in England, Germany, Belgium, Polland, Spain, etc… Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra personnel includes: Music director and trumpet: Wynton Marsalis; trumpets: Ryan Kisor, Sean Jones, Marcus Printup, James Zollar; trombones: Chris Crenshaw, Vincent Gardner, Elliot Mason; reeds: Walter Blanding, Victor Goines, Sherman Irby, Ted Nash, Joe Temperley; piano: Dan Nimmer; bass: Carlos Henriquez; drums: Ali Jackson. Odadaa! personnel includes: Yacub Addy, founder …   Keep reading »

  • Wynton’s concert in Richmond reviewed by the Palladium

    Posted on March 18th, 2007 in Articles, Interview, Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra, Review, Tour | 0

    Saturday night, March 17, Wynton played at Civic Hall in Richmond with the Jazz at Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra. The concert has been reviewed by the Palladium. Wynton has been also interviewed about his new album by the St. Cloud Times.   Keep reading »

  • Wynton’s concert in Toronto reviewed by Toronto Star

    Posted on March 15th, 2007 in Articles, Review, Tour | 3

    Yesterday night, on March 14, Wynton played at Massey Hall in Toronto with the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra. Here is a review of the concert by the Toronto Star.   Keep reading »