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  • Valentine swing with Wynton and the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra

    Posted on February 13th, 2003 in Concerts

    Bring your dancing shoes and join the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis on the most romantic night of the year. On Friday, February 14, 2003.
    Dance Lesson 8 pm - Dance 9 pm.

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  • Wynton to play with Chano Domínguez at Lincoln Center

    Posted on February 8th, 2003 in Concerts

    The Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis continues its collaboration with other musical art forms by devoting two nights to the fusion of flamenco and jazz. Horns singing the blues meet the centuries-old tradition of song, dance and the guitar. Noted Spanish pianist Chano Dominguez and his Flamenco Jazz Ensemble will premiere works by Dominguez and Marsalis.

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  • Wynton is special guest at Alice Tully Hall

    Posted on February 1st, 2003 in Concerts | 2

    On Tuesday, February 4, 2003, standard classics and new originals in the style of Stéphane Grappelli and Django Reinhardt. Violinist Mark O’Connor, a protégé of Grappelli, along with guitarist Frank Vignola and bassist Jon Burr , will be joined by special guests Jane Monheit and Wynton Marsalis .

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  • Wynton plays the music of Benny Goodman

    Posted on December 11th, 2002 in Concerts

    On December 12 and 14, 2002, at Alice Tully Hall, the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis rip-roar through the joyous music of Benny Goodman, the bandleader most respected for popularizing our nation’s rhythm and swing.

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  • A NIGHT OUT WITH: Wynton Marsalis; A Trumpeter, His Tie and Friends Who Love to Hang

    Posted on October 6th, 2002 in Profiles & Interviews

    THE trumpeter Wynton Marsalis, who on Monday night was due at a party downtown, at a dinner Midtown and at a jam session in Harlem, keeps a frenetic schedule befitting a political candidate. But, said Mr. Marsalis, who has three sons by two former girlfriends, he would never be able to run for office.   Keep reading »

  • Journey with Jazz at Lincoln Center on BET Jazz

    Posted on September 20th, 2002 in News

    Imagine a journey through some of the most soulful jazz music played by an ensemble of the world’s best jazz musicians and performed at some of the most interesting and historic venues internationally. Sounds pretty enticing, but perhaps impossible, right? Not anymore, thanks to BET Jazz: The Jazz Channel and Jazz at Lincoln Center.   Keep reading »

  • Review: ‘Comin’ Home to Harlem’

    Posted on May 22nd, 2002 in Review

    Host Whoopi Goldberg recalled the tradition and legacy of the historic venue, “where jazz was made and loved, and where swingin’ is revered.” Goldberg contributed an abbreviated history of the Harlem Renaissance, and the innovations in jazz, blues and swing through the last half-century.   Keep reading »

  • Jazz for Young People Curriculum

    Posted on February 6th, 2002 in Education | 1

    Based on the popular concert series of the same name, this multimedia jazz appreciation curriculum is designed for upper elementary/middle school students and beyond.
    Perfect for music and non-music educators alike, the curriculum explores core concepts and major figures in jazz through accessible, interactive lessons that demonstrate the exuberant, rich cultural heritage and definitive musical elements inherent in jazz.

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  • Wynton Center

    Posted on December 24th, 2001 in Profiles & Interviews

    Wynton Marsalis’s horn virtuosity is well-known. But it’s his gift as a sweet-talking, tough-minded businessman that’s putting up his Jazz temple at Lincoln Center.   Keep reading »

  • A Jazz Success Story With a Tinge of the Blues: At Lincoln Center, Defining the Canon Draws Fire

    Posted on September 22nd, 1998 in Profiles & Interviews

    The scene at the Supper Club on West 47th Street seemed to evoke the glory days of jazz—an ebullient swing band playing classic Ellington tunes as dancers in period costumes rocketed around the dance floor.   Keep reading »