Jazz in Marciac 2020 becomes Jazz at Home
This year, Jazz in Marciac becomes Jazz at Home from July 24th to August 16th by listening to the best of the festival on France Inter, France Musique, Mezzo and jazzinmarciac.com Keep reading »
The Wynton Marsalis Quintet and The Young Stars of Jazz performing at Jazz in Marciac 2019
On July 26th, The Wynton Marsalis Quintet featuring Veronica Swift, will play a set of essential bebop classics such as Confirmation, Hot House and A Night in Tunisia. Watch the live webcast on July 26th at 5pm EDT (11pm CEST) on wyntonmarsalis.org/live and facebook.com/wyntonmarsalis Keep reading »
Wynton Marsalis with Ibrahim Maalouf and WM Quintet featuring Ellis Marsalis at Jazz in Marciac 2018
On July 27, 2018, The groups of both *Ibrahim Maalouf* and *Wynton Marsalis* join forces at the Marciac Jazz Festival along side a dozen other trumpeters to premiere a new work written specifically for this special occasion. Keep reading »
The Wynton Marsalis Septet and Quintet performing at Jazz in Marciac 2017
Iraqi virtuoso oud player Naseer Shamma joins the Wynton Marsalis Septet for a night of music exhibiting how the oud is a perfect fit in the world of jazz. Fresh off their premiere performance together, Shamma and Marsalis’ group plan to perform some of the classic repertoire of Wynton’s Septet while also contributing new arrangements from Shamma’s catalog.? Join us on Monday August 7th at 6pm EDT (11pm CEST) Keep reading »
Wynton Marsalis at Jazz in Marciac 2016
Wynton Marsalis returns to France, bringing a “who’s who” of the emerging jazz scene in New York City to Marciac. Wynton has dedicated over thirty years to educating and mentoring young musicians and this exciting lineup represents some of the finest he has ever encountered. Youthful energy combined with the magic of Duke Ellington’s classic repertoire heralds a bright future for the music. Keep reading »
Wynton Marsalis Sextet and Septet live at Jazz in Marciac 2015
Wynton Marsalis (a festival favorite and regular) returns to Marciac with a program celebrating Jazz’s New Orleans roots. Joining him playing the timeless music of Buddy Bolden, “Jelly Roll” Morton and Louis Armstrong is a dynamic septet featuring Walter Blanding (saxophone); Victor Goines (clarinet and saxophone); Carlos Henriquez (bass); Jason Marsalis (drums); Sam Chess (trombone); and Dan Nimmer (piano). Keep reading »
Wynton Marsalis Septet live at Jazz in Marciac 2014
Wynton Marsalis and six of his most frequent collaborators will come together in a program featuring some of Marsalis’ greatest compositions. The evening’s repertoire will be selected from both The Marciac Suite and Lighthouse/Lightening Rod.Keep reading »
Wynton Marsalis Quintet with Richard Galliano live at Jazz in Marciac 2014
What is Jazz in Marciac, but the marriage of swing and Gascony; a brief testimony to the eternal love story between France and Jazz?Keep reading »
This is the story that Wynton Marsalis began to tell in partnering with another frequent JIM visitor, Richard Galliano.vThe union was a tribute to two emblematic figures: Billie Holiday and Edith Piaf. Two extraordinary women, born in the same year (1915), in the same misery, both with grand and tragic fates, and most especially, with two ways of singing this blue soul that African Americans call the blues.
Wynton Marsalis at the 2013 Jazz in Marciac Festival – Both concerts will be webcast live!
Join Wynton Marsalis on Livestream as he returns to the 36th annual Jazz in Marciac Festival. In what has now become a yearly tradition, the Wynton Marsalis Quintet spends midsummer in France.Keep reading »
Marsalis’ first night (July 31) features his dynamic quintet: Walter Blanding (saxophone), Carlos Henriquez (bass), Ali Jackson (drums) and Dan Nimmer (piano).
On August 3, Marsalis collaborates with The Sachal Jazz Ensemble, master musicians from Pakistan, breaking musical boundaries by incorporating Eastern instruments into the iconic jazz repertoire. The Sachal Jazz Ensemble are: Nijat Ali (director), Baqar Abbas (flute), Nafees Ahmad (sitar), Ijaz Hussain (tabla), Rafiq Ahmed (naal) and Najaf Ali (dholak, mardang).
Watch Wynton Marsalis Quintet with Lucky Peterson live from Jazz in Marciac
Missed our first Marciac LIVESTREAM on July 31st?Keep reading »
Well, you’re in luck. Join the Wynton Marsalis Quintet, with special guest Lucky Peterson LIVE this Saturday.