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  • Wynton Marsalis interview on ABC Radio Melbourne’s “Drive” with Rafael Epstein

    Posted on February 28th, 2019 in Profiles & Interviews

    The internationally acclaimed musician and composer Wynton Marsalis tells host Raf Epstein about capturing New York in sound, the meaning of awards, and growing up in the world of jazz.   Keep reading »

  • Big Band Holiday Cheer With The Jazz At Lincoln Center Orchestra

    Posted on December 17th, 2018 in Music

    The Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra featuring Wynton Marsalis is back with lively arrangements of holiday classics like “Jingle Bells” and “White Christmas.” Catherine Russell joins the orchestra as a guest vocalist.   Keep reading »

  • Wynton Marsalis Live Annotates a Duke Ellington Song

    Posted on June 12th, 2014 in Profiles & Interviews

    What better guide to the music of Duke Ellington than Wynton Marsalis? And here he is doing it live, improvised on WNYC. On Monday’s show, Marsalis was on to discuss the history of NYC Jazz (and why so many Jazz greats are buried at Woodlawn Cemetary), and Brian played him a bunch of great music by local legends. Here’s our favorite moment, when Wynton walks us through Duke’s “Concerto for Cootie” and lead trumpeter Cootie Williams’ inimitable style. You’ll also hear from Woodlawn historian Susan Olson. Be sure to listen to the full segment here.   Keep reading »

  • Wynton Marsalis on Woodlawn Cemetery’s “Jazz Corner”

    Posted on June 11th, 2014 in Profiles & Interviews

    Jazz great after Jazz great has requested to be buried near “Duke” Ellington. So now, Miles Davis, Celia Cruz, Lionel Hampton, Max Roach, and many others can all be found in Woodlawn Cemetery’s unofficial “Jazz Corner.” A concert at Woodlawn is being held tonight in celebration of these Jazz giants. Wynton Marsalis, trumpeter, composer, and Artistic Director of Jazz at Lincoln Center, and Susan Olson, Woodlawn Cemetery historian, weigh in on their legacy and NYC’s jazz history.   Keep reading »

  • Listen to Wynton Marsalis And Vince Giordano: Live In New York

    Posted on January 3rd, 2013 in Music

    The New Year’s Eve party at Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola featured two institutions of New York jazz: the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra and the Nighthawks. They count down to midnight with their interpretations of Louis Armstrong’s monumental Hot Fives recordings.

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  • WBGO’s year-end salute features Wynton Marsalis, Vince Giordano and more

    Posted on December 30th, 2012 in Music

    Wynton Marsalis will ring in 2013 on WBGO (88.3 FM) as the city’s jazz station crosses the country on its annual “Toast of the Nation” feature.
    This ambitious show starts in New York and moves west as each time zone welcomes the new year.

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  • The Music of Jelly Roll Morton and King Oliver recorded live on NPR

    Posted on January 6th, 2012 in Concerts | 2

    On December 26-27-28-29-30-31, 2011, Wynton and members of JLCO performed the Music of Jelly Roll Morton and King Oliver at Dizzy’s Club Coca Cola in New York City. On December 29th, set 1 and 2 were live broadcast on Livestream. Enjoy the “archived videos”:http://www.livestream.com/wyntonmarsalis from that evening and some “pictures”:http://wyntonmarsalis.org/photos/c/the-music-of-jelly-roll-morton-and-king-oliver-at-dizzys-2011 about the week long concerts.
    Also check out the “NPR recording”:http://t.co/OYwh0ero from New Year’s Eve 2011 gig at Dizzy’s.

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  • Restaurants and Radio Stations Celebrate Wynton All Over the World

    Posted on October 18th, 2011 in News | 1

    A great meal should be part of every special celebration. Wynton Marsalis fans are invited to enjoy a New Orleans inspired meal and help Share Our Strength eradicate childhood hunger in America.  Participating restaurants across the country are serving New Orleans inspired “specials” on their menus this week and will donate a portion of the proceeds to Share Our Strength’s No Kid Hungry program.

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  • Wynton Marsalis - interview with Jamie Cullum on BBC Radio 2

    Posted on September 27th, 2011 in Profiles & Interviews

    Jamie Cullum showcases his love for all types of jazz, and music rooted in jazz, from its heritage to the future. This week, he chats to the American trumpeter, composer, bandleader and music educator Wynton Marsalis about his life and incredible music career.   Keep reading »

  • National Endowment for the Arts Announces Live Webcast of 2011

    Posted on January 5th, 2011 in Concerts

    NEA Jazz Masters Awards Ceremony & Concert on January 11, 2011
    The Awards Ceremony & Concert will feature the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis in a program dedicated to the honorees’ works; honorees Mr. Liebman, Mr. Laws, and the Marsalis Family will perform. The evening also will feature a special performance by Roberta Gambarini and others in honor of the Jazz Masters who have passed away in the last year: Hank Jones, Abbey Lincoln, James Moody, and Dr. Billy Taylor.

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