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  • Wynton Marsalis on “Tavis Smiley” - KBLA 1580 talk radio

    Posted on February 23rd, 2022 in Profiles & Interviews

    On Wednesday, February 23rd, Wynton Marsalis joined Tavis for a conversation on his current 7-week tour of the West Coast and Midwest with the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra, celebrating the 20th Anniversary of the Juilliard Jazz program, and his career journey on becoming “the greatest jazz artist of his generation.”   Keep reading »

  • Wynton on Congo Square at Tavis Smiley Show

    Posted on June 23rd, 2007 in Video | 2

    On June 20, Wynton appeared on “Tavis Smiley” to help promote his new CD, Congo Square. During the interview, Wynton and Tavis Smiley discussed Wynton’s passion for education as he is the co-founder and artistic director of the Jazz at Lincoln Center Program. Wynton also talked about his new album. He described it as “We are rejoining with the spirit of African Music.”.

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  • Wynton’s interview at Tavis Smiley Show 2005

    Posted on September 10th, 2005 in Profiles & Interviews | 4

    These are trying times for so many people from the great city of New Orleans, including jazz great, Wynton Marsalis. The New Orleans native and Pulitzer Prize winner is now the artistic director of “Jazz at Lincoln Center” in New York City. Tomorrow night, he takes part in a special fundraiser on BET. On September 17th, he hosts a special event for hurricane victims at Lincoln Center. Tonight, though, thankfully, he joins us from New York. It’s always nice to have you on the program.

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  • Wynton’s interview at Tavis Smiley Show 2004

    Posted on November 30th, 2004 in Profiles & Interviews

    I’m delighted to welcome the great Wynton Marsalis to this program. The acclaimed musician, composer and bandleader is the artistic director of Jazz at Lincoln Center, the largest not-for-profit arts organization dedicated to jazz music in all the world.   Keep reading »

  • Wynton talking to Tavis Smiley about his new album: “The Magic Hour”

    Posted on April 18th, 2004 in Profiles & Interviews

    On March 29 2004, Tavis Smiley, (who has a talk show on PBS) interviewed Wynton for his NPR radio broadcast.

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