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  • A Children’s Lesson About Seasons and People

    Posted on December 18th, 2004 in Review

    “Suite for Human Nature,” which opened at Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Rose Theater on Thursday night, is a gently jazz-educational cross between the trenchant lessons of ancient myth and the gentler storytelling of children’s suites like “Peter and the Wolf.”   Keep reading »

  • Marsalis’s ‘Human Nature’: Engaging Fairy Tale

    Posted on December 13th, 2004 in Review

    “Suite for Human Nature” seems a terribly dull title for a jazz fable, especially one as whimsical and charming as Wynton Marsalis’s latest extended work, which had its world premiere at the Lincoln Theater on Friday night. The renowned trumpeter and Pulitzer Prize-winning composer has written more ambitious and complex orchestral pieces, but none more playfully engaging and family-friendly.   Keep reading »

  • With Feeling – Wynton Marsalis Jazzes Up Christmas For The Kids

    Posted on December 12th, 2004 in Profiles & Interviews

    Wynton Marsalis is the dean of contemporary American jazz. Besides his numerous artistic accomplishments as the chief of the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra – the pre-eminent jazz band in the land – this year the trumpet master saw one of his life goals come to fruition: a permanent home for Jazz At Lincoln Center in the new Time Warner Center at Columbus Circle.

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  • Suite for Human Nature to be performed in New York City

    Posted on December 11th, 2004 in Concerts

    On December 16, 17, 18 at 8:00pm, “Suite for Human Nature” will make its New York debut and kick off the Jazz at Lincoln Center holiday season at the organization’s new home, Frederick P. Rose Hall. A special matinee performance will be held on December 19 at 3:00pm.

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  • Marsalis, Jazz’s Jack-of-All-Trades

    Posted on December 10th, 2004 in Profiles & Interviews

    WYNTON MARSALIS is a haberdasher’s dream—the cat in many hats. In fact, Marsalis wears multiple hats with such confidence and style that it hardly matters which one is sitting atop another in a Dr. Seuss-like pileup.   Keep reading »