Wynton Marsalis

Wynton Marsalis And Georgian-American Friendship Makes Hamptons Swing

On a recent Saturday night, Wynton Marsalis and the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra performed at the Southampton Arts Center as part of the Hamptons Jazz Fest to celebrate 30 years of Independence for the Republic of Georgia and to honor thirty years of Georgian-American friendship; and, like all things Georgian and all things Wynton, it exceeded all expectations.
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Hancher Auditorium announces 50th season lineup, featuring Wynton Marsalis, Leslie Odom Jr. and more

Yo-Yo Ma, Patti LaBelle and Leslie Odom Jr. are just a few of the performers that Iowa City audiences will see on the Hancher Auditorium stage for its 50th season. The performing arts venue announced its season 50 lineup Monday morning, titled “Hancher’s Golden Anniversary — We All Rise.” The name is after the award-winning jazz...
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Montreal Jazz Fest day one photos: Tash Sultana, Wynton Marsalis, Jesse Mac Cormack, and more

After a two-year hiatus due to the pandemic, the Montreal International Jazz Fest is back in full force. Last night’s opening festivities included a free outdoor headlining set from Tash Sultana that absolutely packed the streets, a thrilling and swinging lesson in jazz history from Wynton Marsalis and the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra, outdoor sets from Jesse Mac Cormack, Angelique Francais, AHI, and more.

Diversity, democracy and jazz: Wynton Marsalis coming to Hanover Theatre

WORCESTER — There's no doubting that Wynton Marsalis is someone who takes his jazz very seriously. He is a multiple Grammy Award winning trumpeter and composer who has also won a Pulitzer Prize for music, an educator and writer on the topic, and managing and artistic director of Jazz at Lincoln Center in New York City, where he also leads the JALC Orchestra.

Wynton Marsalis, Rhiannon Giddens, Tony DeSare to play Music Worcester summer series

WORCESTER — Music Worcester will present its second Summer@MW season with main performances featuring trumpet legend Wynton Marsalis at The Hanover Theatre and Conservatory for the Performing Arts on July 8, and acclaimed singer, musician, composer, and activist Rhiannon Giddens leading the Silkroad Ensemble at Indian Ranch in Webster on July 27.

SFJAZZ To Broadcast Gala Honoring Wynton Marsalis

SFJAZZ is presenting free live broadcasts of its 2022 gala honoring Wynton Marsalis with a Lifetime Achievement Award beginning on Friday, June 3, at 8:30 p.m. PT/11:30 p.m. ET. The SFJAZZ Gala is a fundraiser for SFJAZZ artistic and educational programs. Hosted by Wendell Pierce at the SFJAZZ Center in...
The Daily Collegian

Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra, Wynton Marsalis to honor jazz genius March 31

UNIVERSITY PARK — The Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis will celebrate the 100th birth year of one of the jazz world’s most explosive musicians. The live “Charles Mingus Centennial Celebration” will start at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 31, in Eisenhower Auditorium. Visit Center for the Performing Arts online for more information or to purchase tickets.

3/07/22: One Detroit – Jazz Trumpeter Wynton Marsalis, Penny Stamps Series, Cinecyde Punk Band

Episode originally aired on March 1, 2021. Updated on March 7, 2022. Grammy-award-winning jazz trumpeter, composer and artistic director for the Jazz at Lincoln Center Wynton Marsalis joins the Detroit Symphony Orchestra for a four-day long residency filled with performances and civic activities for Detroit’s youth. Before coming to Detroit, Marsalis sits down with WRCJ Radio’s ‘Swing Set’ Host Linda Yohn for an exciting conversation about what’s on tap during his residency. Marsalis will be accompanied by the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra as well as other jazz greats like conductor William Eddins.
The Oakland Press

Wynton Marsalis and more play for DSO Classical Roots weekend

The Detroit Symphony Orchestra will spend the weekend highlighting Classical Roots, with some major names on hand to be part of the celebration. The annual event, which honors African American musicians, composers, educators and leaders, will include three concerts. The DSO will perform Classical Roots Composer in Residence Quinn Mason’s “Toast of the Town — Overture” at 10:45 a.m. Friday, March 4, as part of a program that features pianist Lara Downes on a trio of Scott Joplin pieces and the Brazeal Dennard Chorale.