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  • Wynton on tour now with the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra

    Posted on September 14th, 2009 in Concerts | 12

    The Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis announces a fall tour that will take the world renowned big band through Canada and the Western U.S. Stops include Banff, Monterey, Los Angeles, Eugene and Seattle.

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  • Wynton Marsalis still pushing the boundaries

    Posted on June 26th, 2008 in Profiles & Interviews

    Wynton Marsalis hates to fly. Actually, he just prefers it when he can get away with crossing land by car or train.

    “Oh, I’ll fly if I have to,” says the famous trumpeter, on his cellphone from the back seat of an automobile heading west from Winnipeg toward an engagement in Calgary. “But if I have the option, I won’t. This way, you get to meet all kinds of people, see different kinds of countryside. Where we are right now, I was just thinkin’ that if you came here in the late 1800s, you had to be pretty serious about survival.”

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  • Wynton and JLCO touring Canada on June 2008

    Posted on May 1st, 2008 in Concerts | 1

    Next June, Wynton and the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra (JLCO) will tour Canada for some concerts in Ottawa, Winnipeg, Calgary, Edmonton, Vancouver and Vitoria.
    More info about the complete schedule in our Tour section. The tour dates for July 2008 will be published as soon as possible.

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  • Trumpeter hits high notes, with a little help from friend

    Posted on May 10th, 1989 in Review

    Trumpeter Wynton Marsalis finally warmed to local audiences last night with a little help from one of Edmonton’s own. Offering two sets – jazz standards in the first half and some originals in the second – his sextet took a while to let loose and enjoy themselves, but when they did the appreciative crowd responded immediately.   Keep reading »

  • Passion, precision make Marsalis a winner

    Posted on May 9th, 1989 in Review

    Nobody would argue that trumpeter Wynton Marsalis is the most talked about and exciting artist to make the jazz scene in the 1980s. His superior trumpet skills and revitalization of traditional (i.e. pre-fusion) jazz has reached a wide audience and earned him many prestigious awards.   Keep reading »

  • Trumpeter Marsails personifies jazz

    Posted on May 7th, 1989 in Profiles & Interviews

    TALENT, VISION and determination have made the brilliant trumpeter Wynton Marsalis a provocative figure in jazz, with a productive parallel career in classical music.   Keep reading »