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  • Wynton Marsalis performing at KentPresents

    Posted on June 18th, 2018 in News

    Wynton Marsalis is an internationally acclaimed musician, composer, bandleader, educator and a leading advocate of American culture. Currently, he serves as the Managing and Artistic Director for Jazz at Lincoln Center.   Keep reading »

  • Full video report: Essentially Ellington Competition 2015

    Posted on May 10th, 2015 in Video

    Duke Ellington’s music is at the very heart of America’s 20th-century musical heritage and the core of the rich canon of jazz music. Jazz at Lincoln Center, committed to instilling a broader understanding of this music, created the Essentially Ellington program (EE) during the 1995–96 school year to make Ellington’s music accessible to as many high school musicians as possible and to support the development of their schools’ music programs.   Keep reading »

  • Join Wynton for his second Live Q&A on Facebook

    Posted on May 14th, 2009 in News | 4

    Please join Wynton at 10PM ET, tonight May 14th for his second Live Q&A session. Wynton will answer questions about his latest release, He and She, as well as any questions his fan will want.

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  • Live Q&A with Wynton Marsalis on Facebook

    Posted on April 6th, 2009 in News | 3

    Please join Wynton at 9PM EST on Tuesday, April 7th for a live Q&A session. Wynton will answer questions about his latest release, He and She, as well as questions about any of his past recordings.

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  • Playing with a jazz great

    Posted on February 6th, 2009 in Profiles & Interviews

    Marsalis and Timothy Dwight Master Robert Thompson held a “musical conversation” in front of a full house at the United Church on the Green Thursday afternoon. The event, which was free and open to the public, featured Marsalis — a well-known American jazz artist and the recipient of nine Grammy awards and a Pulitzer Prize in Music — combining a discussion of his musical predecessors with performances on the trumpet.   Keep reading »

  • Wynton was a guest on the Kenny Burns Show

    Posted on February 4th, 2009 in Video | 1

    On January 30, 2009, Wynton was in Atlanta with JLCO to play at Atlanta Symphony Hall. Following the performance, the Collective Renaissance Guild (CRG) privy guests assembled in the Woodruff Arts Center for an exclusive cocktail reception with Wynton and other members of the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra. Celebrity personality Kenny Burns moderated a Q&A session about the power of jazz music and its impact on the Hip Hop culture…

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  • Wynton to give a musical Q&A at Yale University

    Posted on January 26th, 2009 in News | 6

    Wynton will hold a “musical Q&A” with Yale History of Art Professor Robert Farris Thompson on February 5 at 4:30 p.m. at Yale University, in the United Church on the Green (Corner of Temple & Elm Streets New Haven, CT).
    The event is free and open to the public. Wynton is visiting Yale University as a Chubb Fellow.

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  • Wynton featured on Teaching Music Magazine

    Posted on May 7th, 2008 in Profiles & Interviews

    Wynton is on the cover of Teaching Music Magazine (April 2008). The magazine features an interview to him and a story about JALC education programs.

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  • Wynton Marsalis enthralls Duquesne U. students

    Posted on April 20th, 2007 in Profiles & Interviews

    Wynton Marsalis has a way of covering a lot of ground musically, whether it’s distilling the history of American music through the mouthpiece of a trumpet or, as in the case yesterday, through a microphone as he spoke to students at Duquesne University.

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