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  • Doing the work: A Q&A with Wynton Marsalis

    Posted on January 18th, 2022 in Profiles & Interviews

    I remember seeing Wynton Marsalis for the first time; who could forget? He was 17 years old, wearing a sharp suit, and playing with Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers at the Newport Jazz Festival in 1979.   Keep reading »

  • UGA Arts Chat: Wynton Marsalis

    Posted on September 12th, 2020 in Education

    In a re-envisioned fall season, UGA Presents is offering a new way for performing arts lovers to enjoy music, theatre and dance — from the comfort of their own homes.   Keep reading »

  • The Spark with Tift Merritt: Wynton Marsalis and Carlos Henriquez

    Posted on September 11th, 2020 in Education

    Join us for the third episode of The Spark with Tift Merritt, featuring Wynton Marsalis and Carlos Henriquez.   Keep reading »

  • Discussion with musical legends Wynton Marsalis and Igor Butman

    Posted on June 28th, 2020 in News

    June 30! A special virtual discussion spanning the Atlantic for our Russian viewers: two jazz legends – Wynton Marsalis and Igor Butman – live with Russian interpretation.   Keep reading »

  • 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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