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  • Wynton Marsalis with Ibrahim Maalouf and WM Quintet featuring Ellis Marsalis at Jazz in Marciac 2018

    Posted on July 19th, 2018 in Concerts

    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 »

  • Jazz review: Wynton Marsalis Quartet at the Barbican

    Posted on June 21st, 2018 in Review

    The overzealous spellchecker on my laptop keeps insisting that Wynton Marsalis’s surname is really “marshmallows”, which is about as inapt a culinary metaphor as you could imagine.   Keep reading »

  • 15 Wynton Marsalis Solo Transcriptions for Trumpet

    Posted on April 16th, 2012 in Music

    Spanning nearly 30 years, this eBook is a comprehensive study of the evolution of Wynton’s style as a soloist.  From his debut recording a leader through his latest quintet release, our intent was to capture Wynton’s improvisational skills against a myriad of different backdrops; fast and slow tempos, different grooves and time signatures and, of course, the blues

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  • Wynton Picks Five Albums for New Listeners

    Posted on January 2nd, 2011 in Music | 2

    Out of his own discography, Wynton has selected five albums for those who are just learning about his music.

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  • Video: Wynton playing Cherokee in Marciac 1996

    Posted on February 5th, 2007 in Video | 7

    In this video, Wynton is playing “Cherokee” in Marciac (France) in 1996.
    Eric Reed is on the piano, Ben Wolfe is on the bass, and Ali Jackson is on the drums.
    Wynton was still playing with his Monette Nirvikalpa Samadhi trumpet.

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  • Wynton and the new SmartMusic v9.0

    Posted on November 16th, 2005 in News

    MakeMusic Inc. announced the release of SmartMusic 9.0, a new version of their practice program for students of woodwind, brass, string and vocal.

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  • JALC celebrates Wynton’s 25 Years on the music scene

    Posted on November 13th, 2005 in Concerts

    Jazz at Lincoln Center commemorates Artistic Director Wynton Marsalis’ 25 years of musical achievement with Wynton with Strings on November 17, 18 and 19 at 8pm at Rose Theater at Frederick P. Rose Hall on Broadway at 60th St.
    This special series of concert performances feature a retrospect of jazz by the musician, educator and author.

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  • Marsalis plays hall to perfection

    Posted on November 3rd, 2005 in Review

    TROY—Wynton Marsalis is no fool. He knows how good the Troy Savings Bank Music Hall sounds.

    He barely noticed the microphone put up in front of him Wednesday night, instead opting to play from any position on the stage he chose, with the sound still carrying to every corner.

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  • Combining Forces to Revive the Soul of New Orleans

    Posted on October 29th, 2005 in Review

    Music is the soul of society, the heart of culture. So, at least, it was variously pronounced by the likes of Itzhak Perlman and Beverly Sills in the course of an evening devoted to bringing it back. “Bringing Back the Music” was the title of the New York Philharmonic’s joint benefit concert with and for the Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra on Friday night at Avery Fisher Hall. New Orleans, of course, was the intended destination of this particular return: orchestral music in other American cities will have to continue to fend for itself.

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  • Wynton played at the presentation of the new Apple iPod video

    Posted on October 13th, 2005 in Video

    Last night, Wynton and his quartet played at the California Theater in San Jose (California) for the presentation of the new Apple iPod Video.
    Towards the end of the press conference, the Apple CEO, Steve Jobs introduced an encore and Wynton played the track The Magic Hour (from the Magic Hour album…)

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