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  • Wynton to play a benefit concert for Young Scholars Charter School

    Posted on October 2nd, 2007 in Concerts | 2

    On October 4, 2007, the Young Scholars Charter School (YSCS) will host a benefit concert featuring Wynton Marsalis.
    The concert will be held at the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts (260 South Broad Street Avenue of the Arts, Philadelphia PA) and all proceeds will benefit the school.

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  • Wynton Marsalis: Enhancing the spirit

    Posted on October 28th, 2001 in Review

    Near the end of his first set Wednesday at the Zellerbach Theatre, after his sextet had restated the melody of Thelonious Monk’s “Four in One” and was ready to send it home, Wynton Marsalis stepped up to the microphone looking like he had some unfinished business.   Keep reading »

  • Marsalis: Mastering Two Modes

    Posted on July 14th, 1989 in Profiles & Interviews

    Considering the impact trumpeter Wynton Marsalis had on the music scene when he was so young, it might be assumed that he started playing the instrument at about the age of, oh, 2 or 3 maybe.   Keep reading »

  • Wynton Marsalis, His Sextet And Some Unorthodox Blues

    Posted on July 14th, 1989 in Review

    Last night Wynton Marsalis played the blues. It wasn’t your down-home, garden variety. Marsalis, a jazzman who went to the Juilliard School of Music, brought to bear his massive classical chops on an eclectic set of material that ranged from Strayhorn to Schoenberg.   Keep reading »