Wynton Marsalis Quintet with Richard Galliano live at Jazz in Marciac 2014
What is Jazz in Marciac, but the marriage of swing and Gascony; a brief testimony to the eternal love story between France and Jazz?Keep reading »
This is the story that Wynton Marsalis began to tell in partnering with another frequent JIM visitor, Richard Galliano.vThe union was a tribute to two emblematic figures: Billie Holiday and Edith Piaf. Two extraordinary women, born in the same year (1915), in the same misery, both with grand and tragic fates, and most especially, with two ways of singing this blue soul that African Americans call the blues.
New Album Released Today in the US with Special One Day Offer from Amazon.com
From Billie Holiday to Edith Piaf: Live in Marciac, is in stores now. The 9-song album, recorded in the summer of 2008 when Wynton Marsalis and his quintet teamed-up with French accordionist Richard Galliano at the annual Jazz in Marciac festival in Southern France to pay tribute to the late legends Billie Holiday and Edith Piaf, is available in two formats, a deluxe CD/DVD edition and a standard audio CD.Keep reading »
Watch exclusive clips from Wynton’s new album with Richard Galliano
Wynton’s new album with Richard Galliano, “Live in Marciac: From Billie Holiday to Edith Piaf” will be released in the USA June 22nd. Starting today, four exclusive clips will be released weekly on Wynton’s Facebook page.Keep reading »
Wynton Marsalis to release New Live Recording Featuring Richard Galliano
Those fans who gathered in large numbers under Marciac’s great jazz tent in France last summer came to hear celebrated trumpeter Wynton Marsalis and the much-loved accordionist Richard Galliano unveil their collaboration on the music of Billie Holiday and Edith Piaf. Recorded live at the 2008 Marciac Jazz Festival, the music was contemporary yet timeless, with each song exploring the travails of living.Keep reading »
Wynton Marsalis releases Live In Marciac CD and DVD
In the summer of 2008 multiple Grammy award winning jazz artist Wynton Marsalis and his quintet teamed-up with French accordionist Richard Galliano at the annual Jazz in Marciac festival in Southern France to pay tribute to the late jazz legends Billie Holiday and Edith Piaf.Keep reading »
Richard Galliano, a renowned French-born accordionist who has collaborated with musicians including Chet Baker, Ron Carter and Charlie Haden. Hailed as an extremely versatile musician who is able to masterfully navigate many musical contexts and genres, Galliano is the recipient of the prestigious Academie du Jazz Django Reinhardt Prize awarded annually to the best French musician.
Marciac 2008: Photos and video from sound check with Richard Galliano
Wynton and Richard Galliano played at the sound check this afternoon, for the concert that will start at 11 PM at Marciac Jazz Festival.Keep reading »
Following you can check some photos and short video clip from the sound check. Soon we’ll publish the complete video clips from the event.
Marciac 2008: Photo and video from rehearsals with Richard Galliano
Yesterday, Wynton rehearsed with Richard Galliano. The song they rehearsed are: Comes love, La Foule, Them There Eyes, If You Love Me, Miss Brown To You, What a little Moonlight Can Do, Padam, Billie, A Sailboat in the Moonligth, L’Homme á la Moto, Strange Fruit, La Vie en Rose.Keep reading »
Following you can enjoy some photos from the rehearsals and a short video-clip of Wynton’s duet with Richard Galliano on the notes of “L’Homme á la Moto” (The Man on the Bike).
Marciac 2008: First rehearsal day with the Quintet
Today, Wynton and his Quintet (Walter Blanding, Dan Nimmer, Carlos Henriquez, Ali Jackson) rehearsed together for the upcoming concert with Richard Galliano. Wynton wrote some nice arrangements (just wrote…) and tomorrow Mr. Galliano will come with his accordion to rehearse with the Quintet. The song they played today are: Them There Eyes, Comes Love, A Sailboat in the Moonlight, Miss Brown to You, What a Little Moonlight Can Do, Strange Fruit, La Foule, La Vie en Rose, Billie.Keep reading »
Following you can enjoy some photos from today and a short video-clip of Wynton playing La Vie en Rose.
Wynton to play in Marciac 2008 with his Septet, Quintet and Richard Galliano
On August 8 and 13, 2008, Wynton will play at Marciac Jazz Festival with his Septet and Quintet. The first concert will be performed at the Chapiteau by his Septet: Wynton Marsalis, Marcus Roberts (to be confirmed), Reginald Veal, Herlin Riley, Wess Anderson, Wycliffe Gordon and Victor Goines.Keep reading »