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  • A dazzling trip to Crescent City’s Congo Square

    Posted on June 23rd, 2007 in Review

    After helping elevate the jazz genre to an even more mainstream platform throughout the 1980s, Wynton Marsalis has embarked upon a number of compelling paths. Yet the famed trumpeter/composer/conductor is currently in the midst of an incredibly ambitious streak thanks to his new work Congo Square, which he’s been staging all across the country backed by the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra, along with drum master Yacub Addy and his eight piece Odadaa! Troupe.   Keep reading »

  • Wynton playing at Ravinia Jazz Festival

    Posted on June 12th, 2003 in Concerts

    Tomorrow, June 13 at 8:00 PM, Wynton will play at Ravinia Jazz Festival with his Septet and core members of the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra.

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  • Masters of Improvisation Marsalis, Mulligan Kick off Festival

    Posted on June 13th, 1993 in Review

    Trumpeter-composer Wynton Marsalis set the tone for the evening with a version of “The Star Spangled Banner” that was steeped in New Orleans parade tradition.   Keep reading »