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  • Big Band Holidays Tour: JLCO with Wynton Marsalis and Cécile McLorin Salvant

    Posted on November 9th, 2013 in Concerts | 3

    The Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis and vocalist Cécile McLorin Salvant will add soul and swing to the holiday season as they embark on a new U.S. Big Band Holidays Tour beginning on December 5 (see complete tour dates below).
    On this first-time tour, the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis, which recently topped the Big Band Category in Downbeat magazine’s 2013 Reader’s Poll, will perform Swing-era and new big band arrangements of timeless holiday tunes.

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  • Wynton Offers Free Download from His Album “Christmas Jazz Jam”

    Posted on December 8th, 2010 in Music | 2

    In the honor of the Christmas spirit, follow this link for a free download of “O Christmas Tree.”

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  • Video: Wynton playing Red Hot Holiday Stomp at JALC

    Posted on December 31st, 2007 in Video | 10

    On December 10, 2007, Wynton played for Jazz at Lincoln Center’s (JALC) annual holiday concert, Red Hot Holiday Stomp, from Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola in Frederick P. Rose Hall. The concert featured Wynton leading an evening of joyous music and storytelling. Joining him for Red Hot Holiday Stomp were Wycliffe “Pinecone” Gordon, Wess “Warmdaddy” Anderson, Victor Goines, Joe Temperley, “Papa” Don Vappie, Reginald Veal, Dan Nimmer and Herlin Riley.

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  • Video: The Carnegie Hall Christmas Concert

    Posted on December 22nd, 2007 in Video | 11

    The following videos, entitled: “Silent Night”, “The Christmas Song” and “Have Yourself a Marry Little Christmas”, come from “A Carnegie Hall Christmas Concert”, recorded live at Carnegie Hall, New York City, December 8, 1991. The concert is available as CD or DVD.

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  • Wynton to play Red Hot Holiday Stomp at JALC

    Posted on December 3rd, 2007 in Concerts | 31

    Tune in to PBS on Monday, December 10 at 8:00 p.m.* for Live From Lincoln Center’s telecast of Jazz at Lincoln Center’s (JALC) annual holiday concert, Red Hot Holiday Stomp, from Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola in Frederick P. Rose Hall.

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  • Wynton and friends play Red Hot Holiday Stomp at JALC

    Posted on December 8th, 2006 in Concerts | 3

    In what has become a Jazz at Lincoln Center tradition, Wynton Marsalis heads up a Crescent City-style holiday celebration, with help from the trombonist Wycliffe Gordon, pianist Dan Nimmer, the banjoist Don Vappie and the drummer Herlin Riley, among others.

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  • Hark! The Heralded Jazzmen Swing Some Familiar Melodies

    Posted on December 17th, 2005 in Review | 4

    Somewhere between ritual and remnant lies the jazz Christmas concert. As a manifestation of pure secular middle-class civility, it represents a vague and probably disappearing middle ground, even in Manhattan.

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  • Red Hot Holiday Stomp with Wynton

    Posted on December 12th, 2005 in Concerts | 1

    Wynton Marsalis and friends will bring New Orleans swing to New York for the holiday season!

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  • Red Hot Holiday Stomp with Wynton and friends

    Posted on December 14th, 2003 in Concerts

    Wynton and the Jazz at Lincoln Center will usher in the holidays with four special concerts that bring Big Easy-style holiday cheer to the Big Apple.
    The Red Hot Holiday Stomp will take place on Thursday, Friday and Saturay, December 18, 19 and 20, 2003 at 8pm at Alice Tully Hall with an additional performance on Saturday, December 20, 2003 at 2pm.

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  • A Veritable Feast of Music for Christmas

    Posted on December 11th, 1991 in Review

    The holiday pattern is by now familiar. While the networks gorge themselves on Christmas movies, public television sings itself hoarse with music specials. Anything with Luciano Pavarotti, apparently, is considered fail-safe.   Keep reading »