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  • Wynton plays the music of Ornette Coleman

    Posted on February 15th, 2004 in Concerts

    The Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis celebrates avant-garde forefather Ornette Coleman, exploring seminal works of this downhome, groundbreaking composer and instrumentalist. Coleman sidemen, the masterful Dewey Redman makes a special appearance at this event.

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  • Wynton celebrates Count Basie’s’ 100th birthday

    Posted on January 24th, 2004 in Concerts

    Count Basie had a truly original approach both as a pianist and bandleader. A musical minimalist, he could say more by playing less. In memory of his 100th birthday, Wynton Marsalis introduces a discussion about Basie’s influence on American swing, featuring former Basie bandmate Frank Foster.
    Tuesday, January 27, 2004, 7pm at Stanley H. Kaplan Penthouse

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  • European Soundscapes with Wynton Marsalis and JLCO

    Posted on January 20th, 2004 in Concerts

    At this special concert, the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis, along with special guest soloist Stefano Di Battista performs European-inspired pieces by John Lewis, Gerry Mulligan, Gil Evans, and Duke Ellington.

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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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  • Wynton explains: Who is Miles Davis

    Posted on December 9th, 2003 in Concerts

    Miles Davis was one of the most iconoclastic figures in jazz. Learn how the innovative trumpeter traversed many styles of jazz - including swing, bebop, cool, modal and fusion - and inspired millions of fans and musicians.
    Host Wynton Marsalis, in his Jazz for young people concert series at Lincoln Center, is joined by trumpeters Eddie Henderson, Justin Kisor, and Brandon Lee, as well as Billy Childs, Peter Washington and Joe Farnsworth. Budding jazz musicians can take their instruments for an after-concert jam session.
    Saturday, December 13, 2003, 11am & 1pm at Alice Tully Hall.

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  • Wynton Marsalis playing to honor the greatest female vocalists

    Posted on November 14th, 2003 in Concerts

    This year’s Lincoln Center gala honors the greatest female vocalists and musicians from the golden age of jazz. The Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis and special guests join New York’s artistic community at large to celebrate Billie Holiday, Sarah Vaughan, Ella Fitzgerald and other legendary women of jazz for their achievements.

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  • Listen to Wynton on Jazz at Lincoln Center Radio

    Posted on October 30th, 2003 in Music

    What makes a Jazz Diva? Find out when Wynton Marsalis, Jackie McLean, Buck Hill and Toots Thielemans accompany the virtuoso vocalizing of Abbey Lincoln and Shirley Horn.
    This is an invitation to witness the art of the modern jazz singer-with two of its best contemporary exponents.

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  • Architect Named For Hall of Fame At Jazz Center

    Posted on October 20th, 2003 in Profiles & Interviews

    A hall of fame planned for Jazz at Lincoln Center in the new AOL Time Warner headquarters will be designed by David Rockwell, responsible for the look of the Kodak Theater in Los Angeles, the restaurant Nobu in New York and the hit Broadway show ‘‘Hairspray,’’ center officials say.

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  • Listen to Wynton on Jazz at Lincoln Center Radio

    Posted on October 15th, 2003 in Music

    Commissioned by Jazz at Lincoln Center, Wynton Marsalis’s In This House On This Morning is a jazz tour de force in 12 movements based on the African-American church service. The late Marion Williams, one of America’s foremost gospel singers, appears as guest vocalist with the Marsalis septet.

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  • Audio and transcript about Wynton’s speaking at National Press Club 2003

    Posted on September 26th, 2003 in Speech

    As you know, on Monday, September 22, Wynton was in Washington D.C. to speak at the National Press Club.

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