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  • Marciac 2008 Video: The Septet plays Spiritual Awakening and Superb Starling

    Posted on October 23rd, 2008 in Video | 1

    The Marciac 2008 video series continues with three new video clips filmed on August 6-7, 2008. The following clips will show you the Wynton Marsalis Septet rehearsing a Marcus Roberts’ song entitled: Spiritual Awakening (from the album: Deep in the Shed) and Superb Starling (from Wynton’s album Levee Low Moan). Moreover, we show you also a different take for the song: The Majesty of the Blues. Enjoy…

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  • Marciac 2008 Video: The Septet plays Sunflowers and The Majesty of The Blues

    Posted on October 11th, 2008 in Video | 6

    Our Marciac 2008 video series continues with two new video clips filmed on August 6-7, 2008. The following video clips will show you the Wynton Marsalis Septet rehearsing two great tunes from Wynton’s albums entitled: “The Marciac Suite” and “The Majesty of The Blues”.
    Septet personnel was: Wynton Marsalis (trumpet); Wycliffe Gordon (trombone); Victor Goines (tenor sax, bass clarinet); Wess “Warmdaddy” Anderson (alto sax); Marcus Roberts (piano); Reginald Veal (bass); Herlin Riley (drums).

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  • Marciac 2008 Video: The Septet plays “Altar Call” and “Son”

    Posted on October 3rd, 2008 in Video | 1

    Our Marciac 2008 video series continues with two new video clips filmed on August 6-7, 2008. The following video clips will show you the Septet rehearsing two great tunes from Wynton’s album: “In This House, On This Morning”.
    Septet personnel was: Wynton Marsalis (trumpet); Wycliffe Gordon (trombone); Victor Goines (tenor sax, bass clarinet); Wes “WarmDaddy” Anderson (alto sax); Marcus Roberts (piano); Reginald Veal (bass); Herlin Riley (drums).

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  • Marciac 2008 Video: The Septet plays Reflections and Happy Birthday for Marcus Roberts

    Posted on September 19th, 2008 in Video | 9

    On August 6-7, 2008, Wynton was in rehearsal with his Septet for the August 8, 2008, concert in Marciac (France). The first two video-clips we publish today, will take you behind the scenes, during the rehearsals, to appreciate the musicians rehearsing the beautiful music of Thelonious Monk’s “Reflections” and improvising a special version of Happy Birthday for the pianist Marcus Roberts.

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  • Marciac 2008: Photos and video from sound check with Richard Galliano

    Posted on August 13th, 2008 in Photo, Video | 15

    Wynton and Richard Galliano played at the sound check this afternoon, for the concert that will start at 11 PM at Marciac Jazz Festival.
    Following you can check some photos and short video clip from the sound check. Soon we’ll publish the complete video clips from the event.

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  • Marciac 2008: Photo and video from rehearsals with Richard Galliano

    Posted on August 13th, 2008 in Photo, Video | 10

    Yesterday, Wynton rehearsed with Richard Galliano. The song they rehearsed are: Comes love, La Foule, Them There Eyes, If You Love Me, Miss Brown To You, What a little Moonlight Can Do, Padam, Billie, A Sailboat in the Moonligth, L’Homme á la Moto, Strange Fruit, La Vie en Rose.
    Following you can enjoy some photos from the rehearsals and a short video-clip of Wynton’s duet with Richard Galliano on the notes of “L’Homme á la Moto” (The Man on the Bike).

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  • Marciac 2008: First rehearsal day with the Quintet

    Posted on August 11th, 2008 in Photo, Video | 11

    Today, Wynton and his Quintet (Walter Blanding, Dan Nimmer, Carlos Henriquez, Ali Jackson) rehearsed together for the upcoming concert with Richard Galliano. Wynton wrote some nice arrangements (just wrote…) and tomorrow Mr. Galliano will come with his accordion to rehearse with the Quintet. The song they played today are: Them There Eyes, Comes Love, A Sailboat in the Moonlight, Miss Brown to You, What a Little Moonlight Can Do, Strange Fruit, La Foule, La Vie en Rose, Billie.
    Following you can enjoy some photos from today and a short video-clip of Wynton playing La Vie en Rose.

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  • Marciac 2008: photos from Master Class and Septet’s concert

    Posted on August 10th, 2008 in Photo | 8

    On August 8, the Wynton Marsalis Septet performed for the concert at Marciac Jazz Festival, starting at 11 pm. Wynton, Wes Anderson, Marcus Roberts, Wycliffe Gordon, Reginald Veal and Victor Goines performed wonderfully on that night. The setlist was: Majesty of the Blues, Free to Be, And the Band Played On, Son, Spiritual Awakening, Green Chimneys, Superb Starling, Altar Call, Sunflowers. Encore: The Death of Jazz, Knozz-Moe-King, Happy Feet Blues. On August 7, Wynton also gave a master class for the new kids at Marciac’s College.

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  • Marciac 2008: photo and setlist for first rehearsal day

    Posted on August 6th, 2008 in Photo | 4

    Today Wynton and his Septet spent their day in Tarbes (France) to rehearse some songs for their August 8, concert at Marciac Jazz Festival 2008.
    Here you have the set lists of songs they rehearsed:

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  • Wynton is in Marciac with his Septet: Complete schedule

    Posted on August 4th, 2008 in Concerts | 4

    Wynton and his septet arrived today in Marciac to perform at Marciac Jazz Festival 2008. They arrived at Charles de Gaulle airport in Paris early in the morning, and then took a new fly towards the so…   Keep reading »