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  • 2015 Marian Anderson Award Gala Concert To Feature Wynton Marsalis’ Original Septet

    Posted on September 10th, 2015 in News

    November 10th Event Honoring Marsalis also to include Ballet, Gospel, and Jazz Performances by World-renowned Artists   Keep reading »

  • Wynton Marsalis awarded 2015 Marian Anderson Award

    Posted on June 16th, 2015 in News | 3

    Mayor Nutter announced Monday that Wynton Marsalis, the jazz and classical musician, composer, and arts advocate, is the recipient of the 2015 Marian Anderson Award.   Keep reading »

  • 48 HOURS: THE WHOLE GRITTY CITY has been honored with the Christopher Award

    Posted on April 17th, 2015 in News

    Hosted by Wynton Marsalis, this poignant, feature length documentary is about the transformative power of music. It goes behind the scenes with three dedicated New Orleans marching band directors working to prepare students to march in Mardi Gras parades.  But they accomplish much more as their students experience significant personal growth from being required to exhibit camaraderie, discipline, and endurance.   Keep reading »

  • Wynton Marsalis wins Best Traditional Jazz Performance At The Soul Train Awards 2014

    Posted on December 1st, 2014 in News | 1

    The Soul Train Awards 2014 – hosted by Wendy Williams - celebrate and honor R&B legends and soul music’s brightest new stars. Showcasing the evolution of Soul Train’s impact on musical history from the 70s, 80s, 90s, and today, the new Soul Train Awards are about the marriage of music and dance.
    Fellow nominees in the Best Traditional Jazz Performance category include: Gregory Porter “Hey Laura”; Audra McDonald “What a Little Moonlight Can Do”; Kenny Garret “Pushing the World Away”; and Monty Alexander “Concierto de Aranjuez”.

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  • Live Webcast of 2014 NEA Jazz Masters Awards Ceremony and Concert

    Posted on January 6th, 2014 in Concerts

    The global influence of jazz will be complemented by global access to live jazz music when the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), in partnership with Jazz at Lincoln Center (JALC), presents a live webcast of the annual NEA Jazz Masters Awards Ceremony and Concert on January 13, 2014 at 7:30 p.m. ET. The event takes place in The Allen Room at Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Frederick P. Rose Hall in New York City.

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  • Wynton’s “Spirit of New Orleans” piece for Super Bowl XLIV Wins Emmy

    Posted on May 3rd, 2011 in News | 3

    The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS) announced the winners of the 32nd Annual Sports Emmy® Awards at a special ceremony at Frederick P. Rose Hall, Home of Jazz at Lincoln Center in New York City. Winners in 33 categories including outstanding live sports special, live series, sports documentary, studio show, promotional announcements, play-by-play personality and studio analyst were honored.

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  • Wynton Marsalis Awarded French Legion of Honor in NYC

    Posted on March 18th, 2010 in Profiles & Interviews

    Wynton Marsalis received France’s highest distinction last week in New York – the insignia of chevalier of the Legion of Honor, an honor that was first awarded by Napoleon Bonaparte.   Keep reading »

  • Wynton Marsalis wins NAACP Image Award for outstanding jazz album

    Posted on March 4th, 2010 in News | 5

    Wynton Marsalis’ celebrated 2009 Blue Note Records release, He and She, was awarded the NAACP’s Image Award for Outstanding Jazz Album during their February 26th ceremonies at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles. Released in March 2009, He and She is about that eternally compelling and most elemental of subjects - the relationship between a man and a woman.

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  • Wynton To Be Awarded Legion of Honor

    Posted on October 23rd, 2009 in News | 7

    On November 6, French Ambassador Pierre Vimont will confer upon Wynton Marsalis the insignia of chevalier of the Legion of Honor. The ceremony, which will take place at the Cultural Services of the French Embassy, will be co-hosted by Mr. and Mrs. Philippe Camus (partner of Lagardère, Evercore, and chairman of Alcatel-Lucent). A performance by the Wynton Marsalis Quintet will follow the ceremony.

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  • The Gold Medal of Vitoria

    Posted on July 23rd, 2009 in News | 2

    Address delivered by Francisco Javier Lazcoz Baigorri, Mayor of Vitoria, on July 19th, 2009, in awarding Wynton Marsalis the gold medal of Vitoria.

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