Wynton explains: What is a Jazz Singer ?
On April 4-5, 2008, Wynton hosts the final concert in Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Jazz for Young People series of the 2007-08 season titled, “What is a Jazz Singer?”Keep reading »
Vocalists Carla Cook and Gregory Porter share the secrets behind the vocal stylings of Louis Armstrong, Ella Fitzgerald, Billie Holiday and others in an interactive family-friendly concert.
Wynton explains: What is Swing ?
Hosted by Wynton, the Jazz for Young People® concert entitled “What is Swing” is the first family event of Jazz at Lincoln Center’s 2007-08 season. The Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra (JLCO) and Wynton demonstrate the importance of swing rhythms through performance and storytelling.Keep reading »
Wynton will present award to Agnes Varis
On May 17, Wynton is presenting award to Agnes Varis for the 6th annual Jazz Foundation Gala at Apollo Theatre.Keep reading »
Wynton back on stage for the Lincoln Center’s spring gala
Wynton Marsalis played the trumpet on Monday night at the Apollo Theater after a monthlong hiatus caused by a lip inflammation. The occasion was Jazz at Lincoln Center’s fifth annual spring gala, which featured guest performances by Joe Cocker, Tracy Chapman, John Mayer, John Legend and Natalie Merchant.Keep reading »
Throughout the evening Wynton was onstage with his septet, which served as a house band.
Wynton explains: What is New Orleans Jazz ?
Jazz for Young People: What is New Orleans Jazz?, hosted by Wynton Marsalis, will feature musicians performing and offering school age children the opportunity to learn about the birthplace of jazz.Keep reading »
In this engaging narrative performance, Wynton stirs up the musical melting pot that gave us jazz. Everyone is invited to stomp, clap, and sing along to the polyphony of New Orleans jazz.
Wynton and the 4th Annual Spring Gala at the Apollo Theatre
On Monday, June 6, 2005 at 7:30pm, Jazz at Lincoln Center will produce a special evening with some of music’s greatest talents: the Wynton Marsalis Septet with Lyle Lovett, The Blind Boys of Alabama, Robert Downey, Jr., Wynonna Judd, and Tom Jones.Keep reading »
Wynton hosts “Jazz for young people” in Harlem
Jazz at Lincoln Center produces the first Jazz for Young People concert programs in Harlem and in its new home, Frederick P. Rose Hall with Jazz: The Big Picture on Friday, December 3, 2004 at 10:00 am and 12:15 pm at the Apollo Theater (for school groups only) and Saturday, December 4, 2004 at 11:00am and 1:00pm in Rose Theater (for families).Keep reading »
Wynton with B.B. King and Eric Clapton to Blow the Blues away
B.B. King, Eric Clapton, Wynton Marsalis, Ray Charles, and Willie Nelson are among the artists who will play the Blowin’ the Blues Away, a concert to benefit Jazz at Lincoln Center.Keep reading »
To be held tomorrow, June 2, at New York’s famed Apollo Theater, the event will celebrate the U.S. Congress-declared Year of the Blues and will articulate the development of the blues in jazz through narrative and song.