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  • A preview of Wynton Marsalis’ The Magic Hour

    Posted on February 2nd, 2004 in Music

    As you know, Wynton will make his label debut with “The Magic Hour”:http://wyntonmarsalis.org/discography/title/the-magic-hour, an upbeat, lyrical eight-song outing featuring his remarkable quartet - pianist Eric Lewis, bassist Carlos Henriquez and drummer Ali Jackson - and two special guests, Blue Note label mates Dianne Reeves and Bobby McFerrin.

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  • Wynton Plays the Music of Duke Ellington for Brooks Brothers

    Posted on January 29th, 2004 in Music | 2

    Brooks Brothers announced the release of a special edition CD featuring first time recordings created exclusively for Brooks Brothers by the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra with Wynton.

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  • The Magic Hour will be in stores on March 9

    Posted on December 31st, 2003 in Music

    Wynton’ new album, The Magic Hour, will hits stores March 9. The eight-song set follows his acclaimed 200-performer orchestral work, All Rise. Wynton is joined by pianist Eric Lewis, bassist Carlos Henriquez and drummer Ali Jackson, plus guest vocalists Dianne Reeves and Bobby McFerrin.

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  • Listen to Wynton on Jazz at Lincoln Center Radio

    Posted on October 30th, 2003 in Music

    What makes a Jazz Diva? Find out when Wynton Marsalis, Jackie McLean, Buck Hill and Toots Thielemans accompany the virtuoso vocalizing of Abbey Lincoln and Shirley Horn.
    This is an invitation to witness the art of the modern jazz singer-with two of its best contemporary exponents.

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  • Wynton’s upcoming album on Blue Note

    Posted on October 24th, 2003 in Music

    The new Wynton’s album with Blue Note Records will be called The Magic Hour and will be out in March of 2004.

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  • Listen to Wynton on Jazz at Lincoln Center Radio

    Posted on October 15th, 2003 in Music

    Commissioned by Jazz at Lincoln Center, Wynton Marsalis’s In This House On This Morning is a jazz tour de force in 12 movements based on the African-American church service. The late Marion Williams, one of America’s foremost gospel singers, appears as guest vocalist with the Marsalis septet.

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  • Wynton plays in the new Irvin Mayfield’s CD

    Posted on August 16th, 2003 in Music

    The recently released Half Past Autumn Suite by 26-year-old New Orleans trumpeter Irvin Mayfield, has contributions by Wynton Marsalis and Renaissance man Gordon Parks.

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  • Wynton and Ellis Marsalis with Tony Bennet on Jazzradio.org

    Posted on May 19th, 2003 in Music

    He’s the vocalist that seems to please just about every audience; from jazz clubs to MTV.
    Tony Bennett has built a career on choosing the best from the great American songbook and performing songs with elegance and style.
    Join the classic popular vocalist, Tony Bennett, with guest Wynton Marsalis, and a special appearance by Ellis Marsalis. Written by Greg Fitzgerald.

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  • DVD version of “Marsalis family” in stores now

    Posted on April 8th, 2003 in Music

    The Marsalis Family recorded together for the first time ever, at University of New Orleans on August 2001. Featuring Ellis on piano, and his sons Branford (saxophones), Delfeayo (trombone), Jason (drums) and Wynton (trumpet). Plus bassist Roland Guerin, and a special guest appearance by Harry Connick Jr.

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  • Wynton plays in the upcoming album by Mark O’Connnor

    Posted on March 1st, 2003 in Music

    “In Full Swing” is Mark O’Connor’s tribute to Stephane Grappelli, the musician he describes as “my biggest violin hero.” His band, the Hot Swing Trio, features bassist Jon Burr, who toured with Grappelli for years, and guitarist Frank Vignola, one of the finest American players in the Django Reinhardt tradition.

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