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Wynton Marsalis Sextet in New York

Wynton Marsalis Sextet
Ensemble Wynton Marsalis Sextet
Date Friday, January 16th, 2004
Time 10:00am
Event Type Jazz for Young People / Concert
Project Jazz for Young Peopleā„¢: What is the Blues?
Venue Apollo Theater
Address 253 W 125th St
Location New York, NY, United States
Venue Phone +1 212-531-5300

The blues has many definitions: it is a type of music, a musical form, a harmonic language, an attitude towards playing music, a collection of sounds. Mostly though, the blues is a feeling. Whether it’s happy, sad, or somewhere in between, its intention is always the same: to make you feel better, not worse; to cheer you up, not bring you down.
The blues was born out of the spirituals, hymns, work songs, and field hollers of African Americans in the South during the late 1800s. It has since become the foundation of American popular music, including rhythm and blues, rock ‘n’ roll, country, and all styles of jazz.



  • Ramblin’
  • The Blues Will Never Die
  • Root Blues In C
  • Sleepyhead Blues
  • Jackass Blues
  • Mr. Day
  • Raise Four