Wynton’s concert with Willie Nelson on XM Radio

Jazz at Lincoln Center and XM Radio announced, that “Willie Sings the Blues, “ a concert performed by the legendary singer-songwriter-musician Willie Nelson and the Wynton Marsalis Quintet in January 2007 will be broadcast exclusively on XM Friday, April 6th at 7p.m. ET in celebration of Jazz Appreciation Month.
The concert will be broadcast simultaneously on XM’s traditional country channel, “Willie’s Place” (XM 13), and XM’s traditional jazz channel, “Real Jazz” (XM 70), with additional encores airing throughout the weekend.
Recorded live on January 12th in The Allen Room inside Frederick P. Rose Hall, home of Jazz at Lincoln Center and XM’s New York studios, “Willie Sings the Blues, “ features Nelson with his harmonica player, Mickey Raphael and Marsalis’ quintet: Dan Nimmer (piano), Carlos Henriquez (bass), Ali Jackson, (drums), and Walter Blanding (saxophone).

Listen to a preview of the tracks from the upcoming album Willie Nelson and Wynton Marsalis: Two Men with the Blues (to be released on July 8, 2008)

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  1. Because I am a fan of Willie Nelson i just discover
    Wynton Marsalis. 2 great musician, very good show.

    J.L. Boulay on Apr 5th, 2010 at 10:15pm

  2. “In The Swing Seat” with Wynton Marsalis, where can I purchase these episodes? i would buy them all if they’re available.

    Gary Glass on Mar 27th, 2010 at 8:34pm

  3. Does anyone have a list of what songs will be on the album? (Album? Damn, I am old!)? I would love to know. I am already intellectually salivating over the CD and need some kind of fix. I missed the original broadcast so all I have is my anticipation!
    (Feel free to email me at [email protected])

    Kip on Apr 2nd, 2008 at 3:03pm

  4. Wynton’s album with Willie Nelson will be released on June 10, 2008.

    More info to come soon…stay tuned !

    Luigi Beverelli on Feb 8th, 2008 at 12:27pm

  5. Roger, the summer tour schedule will be published as soon as possible (maybe next month or so…)

    Luigi on Feb 5th, 2008 at 4:47am

  6. When is he coming over to Britain next. Missing his current tour

    Roger on Feb 4th, 2008 at 4:21pm

  7. On February 5, Wynotn is going to photo shoot for cover of upcoming release in Blue Note with Willie Nelson.

    more to come soon…

    Luigi on Jan 30th, 2008 at 10:40am

  8. Still it’s not out.
    We’ll give out the news here as soon as ready.

    Come to visit us frequently.

    Luigi on Nov 19th, 2007 at 1:35pm

  9. Has “Willie Sings the Blues” come out on CD yet? I would like to buy it for my husband for Christmas. We live in TX and l-o-v-e Willie.

    M. Hixon on Nov 19th, 2007 at 1:32pm

  10. I listened to this concert several times on xm. I have listened to willie since I was a child and have started listening to jazz in the past few years. This was an excellent intertwining of the music styles. Please, please, please let me know when the cd will be released.

    Marvin Paxson on Sep 19th, 2007 at 3:44pm

  11. The show is currently broadcasted on JALC radio.

    The album will be available soon.

    Luigi Beverelli on Sep 5th, 2007 at 7:37am

  12. The show is not availbale for download…

    it will be published on CD soon

    Luigi Beverelli on Sep 2nd, 2007 at 2:42pm

  13. Is there a podcast or download of this show available? Thanks.

    D. D. Darue on Sep 2nd, 2007 at 2:37pm

  14. DBM

    Daniel B. Marsh on Jun 25th, 2007 at 12:21pm

  15. Sam,
    the album will be released this fall

    Luigi Beverelli on Jun 23rd, 2007 at 3:46am

  16. How can i buy a cd of this???please help.
    [email protected]

    sam thank you

    sam on Jun 23rd, 2007 at 2:32am

  17. To the fan that wrote an e-mail about the release of an album about this concert.

    We accidentally lost your e-mail.
    Please send it again.

    Luigi on Jun 2nd, 2007 at 9:26am

  18. The album from the concert should be published soon….anyway there’s no release date now

    Luigi on Apr 8th, 2007 at 2:41pm

  19. AWESOME CONCERT! I love when musicians come together to bridge gaps between two genres! Not that jazz and country have never come together before, but this was just a very special evening! I happened to catch about half of this concert on the XM’s Real Jazz. I’m a HUGE Willie fan and a big Wynton fan! Let me say, Willie ALWAYS sings the blues!


    luke on Apr 8th, 2007 at 9:49am