Live webcast: Wynton Marsalis with Bobby McFerrin and Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra
Two years after his acclaimed debut at Jazz at Lincoln Center, Bobby McFerrin returns to open our 25th Anniversary Season, performing for the first time with the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis. Don’t miss this rare opportunity to watch a live webcast of Bobby McFerrin: My Audio Biography.Keep reading »
Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis and Bobby McFerrin opening night concerts
On September 13-15 at 8pm in Rose Theater, Bobby McFerrin returns to Jazz at Lincoln Center to perform, for the first time, with the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis.Keep reading »
This opening night concert will explore the wide-reaching influences that have shaped McFerrin’s unprecedented musical approach and will feature new arrangements by members of the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra. On September 13, following the opening night concert, the organization will open its doors to the public for a post-concert celebration featuring a cash bar and a free performance by drummer Bryan Carter and his band in The Atrium.
The Magic Hour reviewed on NPR.org
Wynton has released his first small ensemble jazz cd in 5 years. It’s called The Magic Hour.Keep reading »
NPR Reviewer Jim Fusilli finds delight in the record, with clever performances. He also finds some of the jazz Wynton plays sometimes backward looking.
Wynton Marsalis’ The Magic Hour is in stores !
Wynton Marsalis makes his Blue Note debut today with The Magic Hour.Keep reading »
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.
A preview of Wynton Marsalis’ The Magic Hour
As you know, Wynton will make his label debut with “The Magic Hour”:http://wyntonmarsalis.org/discography/title/the-magic-hour, an upbeat, lyrical eight-song outing featuring his remarkable quartet - pianist Eric Lewis, bassist Carlos Henriquez and drummer Ali Jackson - and two special guests, Blue Note label mates Dianne Reeves and Bobby McFerrin.Keep reading »
The Magic Hour will be in stores on March 9
Wynton’ new album, The Magic Hour, will hits stores March 9. The eight-song set follows his acclaimed 200-performer orchestral work, All Rise. Wynton is joined by pianist Eric Lewis, bassist Carlos Henriquez and drummer Ali Jackson, plus guest vocalists Dianne Reeves and Bobby McFerrin.Keep reading »