Wynton Marsalis wins NAACP Image Award for outstanding jazz album
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.Keep reading »
Visit Starbucks and get a free download of “School Boy”
Wynton Marsalis’ single “School Boy” from He and She is the Starbucks Pick of the Week! Visit any Starbucks store in the U.S. and Canada between April 28-May 2 and pick up a “Pick of the Week” card to redeem a free digital single of “School Boy” from iTunes.Keep reading »
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Review - Wynton Marsalis: He and She
I do not know what fire burns in Wynton Marsalis’s belly, but it drives him to amazing and strange feats. Once upon a time, it drove him to learn and play his horn as no trumpeter had before him. It led him to master, truly, both jazz and classical styles, and then it led him to study and emulate the great compositions of Duke Ellington, eventually earning him a Pulitzer Prize for Blood on the Fields. It even led him to become an international leader in music education. Keep reading »
He and She is available in stores
He and She, Wynton’s fifth Blue Note release is now available in stores.Keep reading »
The new album is centered around that eternally compelling and most elemental of subjects, the relationship between a man and a woman.
Listen to “He and She” in full on iLike!
Wynton Marsalis and leading social music discovery service iLike announced that “He and She”, Wynton’s new album of original music and spoken word, is available to listen to today in its entirety, only on iLike. iLike’s 24-hour world exclusive will culminate with the retail release of He and She on March 24, 2009.Keep reading »
Watch an exclusive video of Wynton reading his poem, He and She
Wynton would like to invite you to view an exclusive video of him reading his poem “He and She” from his upcoming album releasing on March 24th. Just sign up for his monthly e-newsletter and a link to the video will be emailed to you. If you are already a subscriber, the link to the video will be provided in the newsletter this month.Keep reading »
Wynton will speak about the new album on the Today Show
Tomorrow, February 13, at 10:30 am ET, Wynton will be a guest on NBC’s Today Show to discuss his upcoming album “He and She”, the Blue Note Records’ 70th anniversary concert hosted by Jazz at Lincoln Center and the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra National Tour!Keep reading »
“He and She” to be released on March 24, 2009
On March 24, 2009, Wynton will release his fifth Blue Note recording, He and She (audio preview and cover image are available). (On the same date the sheet music for the new album will also be available for download.) It’s an ambitious effort, combining spoken word and music, and Marsalis has given his quintet some formidable charts. The album is tempered with flashes of humor and plenty of swing. There’s ease and elegance and more than a little wisdom in these grooves…Keep reading »