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  • All About Jazz review: Wynton Marsalis - Live At The House Of Tribes (2005)

    Posted on August 25th, 2005 in Review

    The undeniable fact about trumpeter Wynton Marsalis, whether you’re a fan or critic, is that he plays as if every note is his last—with purpose, verve, and total commitment. This consummate energy is documented on this new live release which was recorded in December 2002 at the House of Tribes on New York’s Lower East Side. The elements for the recording were just right with a seasoned band, swinging music, and an enthusiastic crowd of jazz fans.   Keep reading »

  • Listen to MP3 samples from Wynton’s new album

    Posted on July 20th, 2005 in Music

    Wynton’s album, entitled: Wynton Marsalis: live at House of Tribes, will be in stores on August 30, 2005.
    “Check out more info and listen to a preview”:http://wyntonmarsalis.org/discography/title/live-at-the-house-of-tribes

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  • Track listing for Wynton’s new album

    Posted on July 6th, 2005 in Music | 1

    This is the track listing for the new Wynton’s album that will be entitled:
    Wynton Marsalis: Live at The House of Tribes

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  • Wynton’s new album will be released on August 30

    Posted on July 4th, 2005 in Music

    On August 30, Blue Note Records will release Amongst The People: Live at The House of Tribes, a new live album from Wynton Marsalis.

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  • Upcoming Wynton’s new album for Blue Note

    Posted on March 12th, 2005 in Music | 3

    Post production will be done later this month to prepare for release of a smokin’ live date featuring Wynton’s quartet along with some special guests.
    Recorded last year at the House Of Tribes in NYC the performance features altoman Wes Anderson, drummer Joe Farnsworth, bassist Carlos Henriquez, pianist Eric Lewis and percussionist Orlando Rodriguez, among others.
    More news to come…

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  • Wynton Marsalis’ Unforgivable Blackness is in stores now !

    Posted on December 1st, 2004 in Music | 1

    Available from Blue Note records from November 30: Unforgivable Blackness, Wynton’s original score to the upcoming Ken Burns documentary of same name.
    The film marks the second collaboration between filmmaker Burns and Wynton Marsalis (the first being 2000’s Jazz series, where Marsalis held the position of Senior Creative Consultant.)

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  • Wynton talking to Tavis Smiley about his new album: “The Magic Hour”

    Posted on April 18th, 2004 in Profiles & Interviews

    On March 29 2004, Tavis Smiley, (who has a talk show on PBS) interviewed Wynton for his NPR radio broadcast.

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  • Downbeat: Wynton’s Empire

    Posted on April 12th, 2004 in Profiles & Interviews

    It’s the Wynton Marsalis you rarely see. Dressed casually – wire-rim glasses, an untucked blue shirt, jeans and gray-white running shoes – he looks relaxed in the Right Track recording studio in New York. He and pianist Eric Lewis, bassist Carlos Henriquez and drummer Ali Jackson huddle as if they could be discussing strategy for an upcoming four-on-four basketball game. But this is play time of a different sort: rhythm talk in preparation for take 14 of a new Marsalis composition, “Free To Be”, a song with a sunny bounce and syncopated skip.   Keep reading »

  • Wynton Marsalis on ‘The Magic Hour’ for CNN

    Posted on March 18th, 2004 in Profiles & Interviews

    Before he’d finished high school, Wynton Marsalis was already a legend in his hometown of New Orleans, Louisiana.
    In the years since, he’s become internationally known, leading the New York-based Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra and releasing more than 25 albums. His 1997 work, “Blood on the Fields,” won the Pulitzer Prize.

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  • Wynton Marsalis’ The Magic Hour is in stores !

    Posted on March 9th, 2004 in Music

    Wynton Marsalis makes his Blue Note debut today with The Magic Hour.
    On the new album, Marsalis taps vocalists Diane Reeves and Bobby McFerrin, as well as a trio of up-and-coming musicians—pianist Eric Lewis, bassist Carlos Henriquez and drummer Ali Jackson.

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