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  • Wynton hosts “Jazz for young people” in Harlem

    Posted on November 26th, 2004 in Concerts | 1

    Jazz at Lincoln Center produces the first Jazz for Young People concert programs in Harlem and in its new home, Frederick P. Rose Hall with Jazz: The Big Picture on Friday, December 3, 2004 at 10:00 am and 12:15 pm at the Apollo Theater (for school groups only) and Saturday, December 4, 2004 at 11:00am and 1:00pm in Rose Theater (for families).

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

    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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  • 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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