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  • Wynton Marsalis Sextet and Septet live at Jazz in Marciac 2015

    Posted on August 4th, 2015 in Concerts

    Wynton Marsalis (a festival favorite and regular) returns to Marciac with a program celebrating Jazz’s New Orleans roots.  Joining him playing the timeless music of Buddy Bolden, “Jelly Roll” Morton and Louis Armstrong is a dynamic septet featuring Walter Blanding (saxophone); Victor Goines (clarinet and saxophone); Carlos Henriquez (bass); Jason Marsalis (drums); Sam Chess (trombone); and Dan Nimmer (piano).   Keep reading »

  • Revolutionary Art at University of Delaware

    Posted on November 4th, 2011 in Review

    Wynton Marsalis believes that the revolutionary spirit of the Founding Fathers lives on in the truly American art forms of jazz, swing and the blues.   Keep reading »

  • Marsalis charms Opera House crowd

    Posted on December 10th, 1991 in Review

    WILMINGTON - Make no mistake, Wynton Marsalis is a serious musician but has a well-developed sense of humor. His sextet edified a full, very respectful house Monday night in the Grand Opera House.   Keep reading »

  • He trumpets mature jazz

    Posted on December 8th, 1991 in Profiles & Interviews

    For Marsalis, jazz means the mainstream from the early New Orleans and big-band sound to ‘40s bebop and the variations on bop that came in the ‘50s. He has paved the way for the re-emergence of mainstream in jazz records.   Keep reading »

  • Wynton Marsalis, His Sextet And Some Unorthodox Blues

    Posted on July 14th, 1989 in Review

    Last night Wynton Marsalis played the blues. It wasn’t your down-home, garden variety. Marsalis, a jazzman who went to the Juilliard School of Music, brought to bear his massive classical chops on an eclectic set of material that ranged from Strayhorn to Schoenberg.   Keep reading »

  • Dealing with Those Bluses

    Posted on June 18th, 1989 in Profiles & Interviews

    IN HIS CONCERT performances a few years back, Wynton Marsalis dispensed jazz music like it was cod liver oil. He would make the horn sound spitting mad, then offer miniature jazz-history lessons, lashing out at what he believed were lower forms of music. This is good for you, ignorant swine.   Keep reading »

  • Trumpeter hits high notes, with a little help from friend

    Posted on May 10th, 1989 in Review

    Trumpeter Wynton Marsalis finally warmed to local audiences last night with a little help from one of Edmonton’s own. Offering two sets – jazz standards in the first half and some originals in the second – his sextet took a while to let loose and enjoy themselves, but when they did the appreciative crowd responded immediately.   Keep reading »

  • Passion, precision make Marsalis a winner

    Posted on May 9th, 1989 in Review

    Nobody would argue that trumpeter Wynton Marsalis is the most talked about and exciting artist to make the jazz scene in the 1980s. His superior trumpet skills and revitalization of traditional (i.e. pre-fusion) jazz has reached a wide audience and earned him many prestigious awards.   Keep reading »

  • Trumpeter Marsails personifies jazz

    Posted on May 7th, 1989 in Profiles & Interviews

    TALENT, VISION and determination have made the brilliant trumpeter Wynton Marsalis a provocative figure in jazz, with a productive parallel career in classical music.   Keep reading »

  • A lovely evening of jazz

    Posted on May 7th, 1989 in Review

    What can a trumpet player who is considered by many to be the most important jazz musician of the ‘80s play? Anything he wants.   Keep reading »