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  • Away From His Desk, Up on the Bandstand

    Posted on April 1st, 2011 in Review

    Wynton Marsalis has been making albums for the last 30 years, since the release of his self-titled Columbia debut. Through all but the first six of those years, he has been not only a celebrated trumpeter and composer but also the public face of Jazz at Lincoln Center, an organization built around his vision, and in many ways still propelled by it.   Keep reading »

  • Jazz Jam: Wynton Marsalis Small Groups

    Posted on January 26th, 2011 in Concerts | 1

    Wynton Marsalis is a man who wears many hats: trumpeter, composer, Artistic Director of Jazz at Lincoln Center, and music director of the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra. But it's too often forgotten…   Keep reading »

  • From the Archives: 1990 Concert for Amnesty International in Chile

    Posted on January 20th, 2011 in Video | 5

    I remember playing a concert with Art Blakey in Chicago for a crowd that wanted to hear rock and roll. When we played they started throwing things on the stage.
    I remember telling cats before we walked out on the stage in Chile, if they start throwing things on the stage be cool walking off. We started with a song everyone knew “Gracias a La Vida” I had arranged it the night before.

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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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  • Wynton Offers Free Download from His Album “Christmas Jazz Jam”

    Posted on December 8th, 2010 in Music | 2

    In the honor of the Christmas spirit, follow this link for a free download of “O Christmas Tree.”

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  • Wynton Marsalis Septet Middle East Debut at Abu Dhabi Festival 2010 Review

    Posted on April 13th, 2010 in Review | 1

    One of the greatest living jazz musicians in the world, legendary trumpeter Wynton Marsalis, made his Middle East debut last night in front of an enthralled Emirates Palace Auditorium audience.
    Wynton Marsalis has been hailed by critics worldwide as the outstanding trumpet player of his generation. Last night, this accolade was vindicated to a stunned Abu Dhabi audience, who were treated to the power of his unique musical vision as Marsalis and his ensemble demonstrated the very essence of jazz, in his inimitable, signature style.

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  • Abu Dhabi Festival 2010 to feature Middle East debut of Wynton Marsalis

    Posted on February 27th, 2010 in Concerts | 6

    The Abu Dhabi Music and Arts Foundation (ADMAF) today announced that Wynton Marsalis will make his debut in the Arab World as part of the Abu Dhabi Festival 2010. The nine time Grammy Award winner wil…   Keep reading »

  • “Rebuilding The Soul Of America” to replay on HDNet

    Posted on November 11th, 2008 in News | 4

    HDNet will be airing a replay of Wynton’s concert: “Rebuilding The Soul of America”, this coming Sunday, November 16 at 12 pm ET.
    Wynton performed in his hometown of New Orleans at the Harrah’s Casino Theater. See the performance that Wynton and his Septet played to commemorate hurricane Katrina and support the cultural infrastructure of New Orleans, in high definition

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  • Marciac 2008 Video: The Septet plays Spiritual Awakening and Superb Starling

    Posted on October 23rd, 2008 in Video | 1

    The Marciac 2008 video series continues with three new video clips filmed on August 6-7, 2008. The following clips will show you the Wynton Marsalis Septet rehearsing a Marcus Roberts’ song entitled: Spiritual Awakening (from the album: Deep in the Shed) and Superb Starling (from Wynton’s album Levee Low Moan). Moreover, we show you also a different take for the song: The Majesty of the Blues. Enjoy…

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  • Marciac 2008 Video: The Septet plays Sunflowers and The Majesty of The Blues

    Posted on October 11th, 2008 in Video | 6

    Our Marciac 2008 video series continues with two new video clips filmed on August 6-7, 2008. The following video clips will show you the Wynton Marsalis Septet rehearsing two great tunes from Wynton’s albums entitled: “The Marciac Suite” and “The Majesty of The Blues”.
    Septet personnel was: Wynton Marsalis (trumpet); Wycliffe Gordon (trombone); Victor Goines (tenor sax, bass clarinet); Wess “Warmdaddy” Anderson (alto sax); Marcus Roberts (piano); Reginald Veal (bass); Herlin Riley (drums).

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