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  • Win a Trip for Two to the Vitoria Jazz Festival in Spain!

    Posted on April 12th, 2011 in Contest | 9

    April is Jazz Appreciation Month, and to celebrate, SiriusXM and Jazz at Lincoln Center are giving you a chance to win a trip for two to Vitoria, Spain for the Vitoria-Gasteiz Jazz Festival, July 10-16, 2011! One of the world’s premier jazz celebrations located in the historic Basque region of northern Spain, the Vitoria-Gasteiz Jazz Festival is celebrating its 35th year…and we want to give you and a guest the chance to be there in person to see an incredible lineup of legendary musicians. Performers scheduled to appear at this year’s Festival include Herbie Hancock, Wayne Shorter &…   Keep reading »

  • The Gold Medal of Vitoria

    Posted on July 23rd, 2009 in Award | 2

    Address delivered by Francisco Javier Lazcoz Baigorri, Mayor of Vitoria, on July 19th, 2009, in awarding Wynton Marsalis the gold medal of Vitoria. Welcome to Monterhomoso. Welcome to the capital of the Basque country and to its medieval quarter. Today we are going to pay the utmost tribute that a city can make to a person who has the goodness to spread the name of Vitoria-Gasteiz around the world, with the help of one of the most beautiful expressions that human beings possess: that of creativity converted into music. And we do this by awarding the city’s Gold Medal – our…   Keep reading »

  • Video: Preview the Vitoria Suite

    Posted on April 30th, 2008 in Video | 6

    Last April 24, 25 & 26, 2008, at Rose Theater, during the “Tap Meets Flamenco” concert, Wynton the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra also performed selections from the Vitoria Suite, which the city of Vitoria (Spain) commissioned Wynton to write. The city of Vitoria-Gasteiz also produced a promotional video and used one song from the Vitoria Suite as background music. Enjoy it…   Keep reading »