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  • Photo from the reharsal of JALC Grand Opening Concert

    Posted on October 28th, 2004 in Photo

    On Sunday afternoon, October 17, 2004, we attended the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra rehearsal for the Frederick P.Rose Hall Grand Opening Concert.
    Here you have some photos of our special presence there. (thanks Isobel !)

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  • News to come soon

    Posted on October 20th, 2004 in News | 2

    Sorry for our delay in updating the site, but we’re in New York for the JALC’s grand opening concerts.
    We are having a great time with Wynton, Isobel and Genevieve listening to great music.
    As soon as i return to Italy i will post some great video-clip, photos and news articles about the events !!!

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  • Help get the word out about the opening of “The House of Swing!”

    Posted on October 19th, 2004 in News | 6

    On Monday, October 18, Wynton Marsalis will be interviewed on the Today Show.
    Come show your support and help Wynton and Frederick P. Rose Hall get some national publicity by rallying on the Plaza outside the Today Show window at Rockefeller Plaza in New York.

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  • Soaking Up the Spaces at a New Jazz Center

    Posted on October 19th, 2004 in Review | 4

    Some basic impressions of Jazz at Lincoln Center’s new space, which opened last night: It is a sophisticated, cosmopolitan, fairly expensive-feeling experience; it is flexible and alive.

    Jazz has so many different connotations for different people. But at least some part of this three-theater complex, taking up the fifth and sixth floors of the Time Warner Center on Columbus Circle, could ring the bells of recognition of someone who had never been to a jazz performance before and only possessed the received wisdom of photographs and album covers: yes, this seems right; this is jazz. And it contains enough attention to detail to impress those who have spent the better part of their lives hearing it, too.

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  • Jazz at Lincoln Center Opening Gala

    Posted on October 18th, 2004 in Review

    In a companion broadcast with PBS, NPR presents “One Family of Jazz” — the opening-night gala concerts at Lincoln Center’s Frederick P. Rose Hall, a new state-of-the art home for jazz in the Time Warner building on New York’s Columbus Circle.   Keep reading »

  • The Making of a Jazz Statesman

    Posted on October 18th, 2004 in Profiles & Interviews

    As Jazz at Lincoln Center prepares for the first concert tonight at its new digs—three theaters in the Time Warner Center on Columbus Circle—Wynton Marsalis, its trumpet-playing star and artistic director, is behaving increasingly statesmanlike.   Keep reading »

  • Wynton Marsalis and the temple of jazz

    Posted on October 17th, 2004 in Profiles & Interviews

    Wynton Marsalis is scheduled to do an interview about Frederick P. Rose Hall, Jazz at Lincoln Center’s $128 million new permanent home and performance space. But the interview can’t get started because Marsalis, who has been JLC’s artistic director since its founding in 1991, can’t stop staring at the temporary stage in the Allen Room, one of Rose Hall’s three sumptuous theaters.   Keep reading »

  • A Home That Jazz Can Call Its Own

    Posted on October 15th, 2004 in Profiles & Interviews

    FOR many months, Wynton Marsalis has written in a spiral-bound red notebook. The notes, in a small, neat pencil script, deal with how to create the new $128 million performing arts complex for Jazz at Lincoln Center, of which he is the artistic director.   Keep reading »

  • Come, Blow Your Horn

    Posted on October 13th, 2004 in Profiles & Interviews

    (CBS) For more than a decade, Jazz at Lincoln Center has been trying to build a new home for jazz, a theater tailored to this unique art form. Now, what had been a dream for musician and artistic director Wynton Marsalis is about to become reality.   Keep reading »

  • Trumpeter Unmuted

    Posted on October 10th, 2004 in Profiles & Interviews

    Oct. 18 issue - Wynton Marsalis gives a piece or two of his mind to NEWSWEEK’s Allison Samuels.

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