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  • Wynton and Sandra Day O’Connor to Lead “A Celebration of America”

    Posted on January 1st, 2009 in Concerts | 7

    Jazz at Lincoln Center and The Rockefeller Foundation will present “A CELEBRATION OF AMERICA” in the Kennedy Center’s Eisenhower Theater on the occasion of the Presidential Inauguration and Martin Luther King, Jr. Day on Monday, January 19, 2009 live on CNN at 7 p.m. The evening’s program will look back on the life of one of the greatest of all Americans, and forward to a new era under a new President. An all-star cast will illustrate that American democracy and America’s music – jazz – share the same tenets and embody the same potential for change, hope and renewal, which Dr.…   Keep reading »

  • The Wynto Marsalis Quintet to perform at TransAfrica Forum Gala

    Posted on November 28th, 2008 in Concerts | 1

    On December 3, 2008, the Wynton Marsalis Quintet will perform at TransAfrica Forum Gala in Washington, DC.   Keep reading »

  • Transcript from Wynton’s speech at Arts Advocacy Day

    Posted on March 13th, 2007 in Speech | 3

    On March 13 Wynton was in Washington for the National Arts Advocacy Day 2007. He spoke at House Appropriations subcommittee hearing on the importance of investing in the arts.   Keep reading »

  • Wynton and Art Blakey playing Webb City

    Posted on April 26th, 2006 in Video | 0

    This old video, show us a wonderful group with the legendary Art Blakey and a the young Wynton and Branford Marsalis. They are playing Webb City. Enjoy it !   Keep reading »

  • Listen to Wynton speaking at National Press Club 2005

    Posted on October 21st, 2005 in Speech | 2

    Wynton spoke at a National Press Luncheon titled “Higher Ground: Hurricane Relief and Rebuilding in New Orleans.” He said that less should be focused on what “they” didn’t do, but what “we” could do to help the hurricane ravaged city. Mr. Marsalis also talked about the influence of jazz musicians and its roots in New Orleans on the social consciousness of Americans. Following his speech, Mr. Marsalis responded to questions and comments submitted by members of the audience.   Keep reading »

  • Wynton to speak at National Press Club luncheon 2005

    Posted on October 6th, 2005 in Speech | 0

    Wynton will speak October 20 at a National Press Club luncheon. The NPC luncheon will begin promptly at 12:30 p.m., with Wynton’s address starting just after 1 p.m., followed by a question-and-answer session. Advance reservations should be made by telephoning 202-662-7501. Cost of the luncheon is $16 for NPC members, $28 for their guests and $35 for general admission.   Keep reading »

  • Wynton presents the Suite for Human Nature

    Posted on November 30th, 2004 in Concerts | 1

    The Washington Performing Arts Society, the Black Student Fund and Friedman, Billings & Ramsey present the Ambassador of Jazz, Wynton Marsalis, and the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra, featuring The Boys Choir of Harlem and guest vocalists, in the world premiere performance of the Suite for Human Nature, a heartwarming musical holiday fable, at Washington’s Lincoln Theatre.   Keep reading »

  • Wynton Marsalis to speak at National Press Club 2003

    Posted on September 19th, 2003 in Speech | 0

    Wynton will speak, on September 22, at a National Press Club luncheon. He will be delivering a speech entitled “Cultural Bankruptcy: Investing in Arts Education”.   Keep reading »

  • Wynton Marsalis to receive the congressional Horizon Award

    Posted on June 25th, 2002 in News | 0

    Wynton Marsalis will be presented with the Congressional “Horizon Award” by Hon. Tom Daschle, Hon. Trent Lott, Hon. Dennis Hastert and Hon. Richard Gephardt at a benefit gala on Tuesday, June 25.   Keep reading »