Released today: The Music of America: Wynton Marsalis
From “Hellbound Highball” to “Happy Feet Blues,” this collection of works is the greatest retrospective of Wynton as a composer.
For the first time, Wynton Marsalis brings you this self-curated 2-CD set featuring ONLY his compositions.
Performed by a diverse group of artists including musicians from the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, the Los Angeles Philharmonic, the Orion String Quartet, Mark O’Connor, members of the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra, and Danny Barker.
Preview the songs and buy the album
I would enjoy so much if Wynton could do his version of the NEW WORLD Symphony.
It would be a natural for him with American gospel and jazz….And the orchestration
of the brass with trumpet solos and strings. We would probably like his creation
better than the original….
beverly stanford on Mar 22nd, 2012 at 11:32pm