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  • Art is About Elegant Form: An Interview with Albert Murray by Wynton Marsalis

    Posted on July 18th, 2016 in Profiles & Interviews

    From Murray Talks Music: Albert Murray on Jazz and Blues by Albert Murray, edited by Paul Devlin (University of Minnesota Press, 2016). Used by permission of the publisher. Copyright 2016 by the Regents of the University of Minnesota. All rights reserved.   Keep reading »

  • Wynton and JALC honor Albert Murray

    Posted on June 2nd, 2007 in News

    On June 3, 2007, Wynton with Henry Louis Gates, Jr. and Jazz at Lincoln Center will be hosting a reception for Albert Murray and honoring him with the 2007 W.E.B. Du Bois Medal, for outstanding contributions to African and African American culture awarded annually by the faculty of the Department of African and African American Studies at Harvard University.

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  • Wynton Marsalis: Interview by Ted Panken

    Posted on April 14th, 1997 in Profiles & Interviews

    The Reigning Genius of Jazz to his admirers, the Emperor With No Clothes to his debunkers, Wynton Marsalis has attracted public attention and provoked ferociously divergent responses like few musicians in the music’s history. Since his emergence in the early 1980’s as a trumpet virtuoso and composer-bandleader, the result of Marsalis’ choice and treatment of material and his penchant for salty public statements is a public persona akin to a massive lightning rod or magnet that absorbs and repels the roiling opinions and attitudes informing the contemporary Jazz zeitgeist.   Keep reading »

  • Changing the Beat

    Posted on March 25th, 1996 in Profiles & Interviews

    New York’s Lincoln Center. For 34 years, home to the world of classical music. Now there’s a new sound in the house. (music) It’s a new sound for Lincoln Center but not a new sound–like Duke Ellington’s New Orleans Suite.   Keep reading »