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  • Wynton played a tribute for victims of Katrina on CBS

    Posted on September 3rd, 2005 in Tribute, TV show | 6

    Yesterday morning, Wynton played a tribute for the victims of hurricane Katrina on CBS’ The Early Show. Here is an excerpt of the interview he gave: 
“It’s too much to describe – not just for me, but for New Orleaners all over the world. I think I’ve gotten over 400-something calls in the last two days,” he says. The calls come from friends who have been in New Orleans and describe a desperate situation; other calls are from friends around the world offering to help in any way they can. 
Marsalis says his parents are fine, but no one…   Keep reading »

  • Wynton at the Concert For Hurricane Katrina Relief on NBC

    Posted on September 1st, 2005 in Concerts, TV show | 8

    In response to the hurricane tragedy NBC Universal Television Group will air A Concert For Hurricane Relief, a live benefit special in high-definition on NBC, MSNBC and CNBC. The hour-long, music and celebrity driven broadcast will air live to the East Coast on Friday, September 2, 2005 at 8:00pm (ET). The telethon hosted by NBC’s Matt Lauer will broadcast from New York studios on NBC. The special will feature performances by artists with ties to the affected areas. These artists include Tim McGraw, Harry Connick, Jr. and Wynton Marsalis as well as a guest appearance by Leonardo DiCaprio, among others. All…   Keep reading »

  • Wynton on BET Jazz in September

    Posted on August 29th, 2005 in TV show | 1

    On September 4, BET Jazz will present “Amongst the People: Live at the House of Tribes,” a half-hour special featuring insightful interviews with Wynton and footage from the concert, whose Live at the House of Tribes CD comes out tomorrow, August 30. The broadcast will premiere at 11:30 a.m., 7:30 p.m. and 1:30 a.m. and will also air at the same times on Sepember 18, and at 1:30 p.m., 9:30 p.m. and 2:30 a.m. on September 13.   Keep reading »

  • Wynton will appear tonight in a PBS homage to Louis Armstrong

    Posted on July 6th, 2005 in Louis Armstrong, Tribute, TV show | 2

    Tonight’s PBS “American Masters” encore will show: “Satchmo: The Life of Louis Armstrong”. Wynton will appear in the program on PBS to explain the difference between technique and nuance – and why Armstrong was so amazing at both.   Keep reading »

  • Wynton in a BET Jazz documentary

    Posted on June 7th, 2005 in TV show | 0

    Celebrating June as Black Music Month, BET Jazz will broadcast Sounds of Harlem, a salute to the musical legacy of New York’s culturally rich community of Harlem. Premiering Sunday, June 12, Sounds of Harlem is a one-hour look at the past, present, and future contributions that Harlem has made, and makes, to the foundation of American entertainment. The broadcast will feature commentary from U.S. Congressman Charles B. Rangel, Apollo Theatre restorer Percy E. Sutton, plus Bill Cosby, Maya Angelou, Wynton Marsalis, Malcolm-Jamal Warner, Ed Bradley, Harry Smith, Arthur Mitchell, Joe Sample, Tamara Tunie, Paquito Rivera, Arturo O’Farrill and…   Keep reading »

  • Wynton interviewed by WJBF NewsCHANNEL 6

    Posted on April 14th, 2005 in Interview, TV show | 3

    Wynton has been recently interviewed by Ed Bumgardner for the web site: WJBF NewsCHANNEL 6. Quote from the interview: “Jazz is not about the best musician. It is about learning a musical and historical foundation, then using it to find yourself. If I am true to myself, then I am true to the music, and that makes everybody and everything sound better.”   Keep reading »

  • Help get the word out about the opening of “The House of Swing!”

    Posted on October 19th, 2004 in TV show | 6

    Wynton Marsalis will be interviewed on the Today Show, Monday, October 18. Come show your support and help Wynton and Frederick P. Rose Hall get some national publicity by rallying on the Plaza outside the Today Show window at Rockefeller Plaza in New York. We’ll have signs and lots of laughs. Although Wynton won’t be interviewed until later in the program, the first hour is important for exposure, so please come early (5:30 am!!) and stay as long as you can. The show runs from 7am-10am. Later, at 10:00 AM, join Wynton and other great musicians in a New Orleans…   Keep reading »

  • Wynton will appear on CBS’s 60 Minutes

    Posted on October 12th, 2004 in Interview, TV show | 0

    Tomorrow night Wed., October 13, CBS’s 60 Minutes Wednesday will air “Come Blow You Horn” a story on Wynton, the new Jazz at Lincoln Center complex in New York City and the future of jazz. 60 Minutes airs at 8 p.m. ET/PT.   Keep reading »

  • Wynton speaks about The Magic Hour on the Daily Show

    Posted on March 23rd, 2004 in TV show | 0

    Yesterday night, Wynton was guest on the Daily Show to speak with Jon Stewart about his new album: The Magic Hour. Enjoy the following video clip…   Keep reading »

  • The Marsalis family on the Tonight Show with Jay Leno

    Posted on June 9th, 2003 in TV show | 0

    Wynton and his family will appear on the Tonight Show with Jay Leno, tonight June 9, 2003. They will perform “Twelve’s It” from their new CD.   Keep reading »