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  • The Marsalis Family record together

    Posted on January 27th, 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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  • All Rise in stores now!

    Posted on October 1st, 2002 in Music

    In stores October 1, 2002, the Sony Classical release of Wynton Marsalis’ ‘All Rise’ comes more than five years after his epic oratorio ‘Blood on the Fields’ won the Pulitzer Prize for Music. ‘All Rise,’ however, cannot be considered simply a follow-up. In fact, Marsalis first began developing the ideas behind ‘All Rise’ ten years ago, and viewed ‘Blood on the Fields’ as a step in an artistic progression that would allow him to ultimately craft his 12-movement masterpiece

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  • All Rise: Wynton’s new Album due October 1st

    Posted on September 24th, 2002 in Music

    The new CD from Wynton Marsalis, titled All Rise, is due in stores October 1st.
    All Rise, is an evening-length twelve-part composition that was commissioned and premiered by the New York Philharmonic with the LCJO and the Morgan State University Choir.

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  • For immediate release - Popular Songs: The Best of Wynton Marsalis

    Posted on May 3rd, 2001 in Music

    The first ‘Best Of’ compilation of his career — with over 73 minutes of originals and standards spanning 1987 to 1999 — is set for June 26th in-store date on Columbia/Legacy   Keep reading »

  • Marsalis adds brassy clauses to ‘Shannon’s Deal’

    Posted on June 4th, 1989 in Music

    Eight-time Grammy-winning musician Wynton Marsalis, who cut his first record at only 18, has at age 27 carved out another facet in his versatile career: scoring television movies.   Keep reading »