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.
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...
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.
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.
Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis to play 2022 Freihofer’s Saratoga Jazz Festival
The Freihofer's Saratoga Jazz Festival returns to the Saratoga Performing Arts Center with two full days of programming on two stages – this Saturday and Sunday, June 25 and 26, the festival is celebrating its 45th year at SPAC. Wynton Marsalis - managing and artistic director of Jazz at...
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 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...
Ann Arbor’s University Musical Society (UMS) revealed its lineup for the 2022-23 season Thursday, announcing some big names slated for live performances and educational engagements. The season will kick off in September with comedian Trevor Noah’s “Back to Abnormal” stand-up show. After a pared down 2021-22...
Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis performs songs about social activism for Penn State
During the rainy Thursday night, the Center for Performing Arts at Penn State hosted a packed show with the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis in Eisenhower Auditorium. The Orchestra consisted of 15 members who played instruments such as the trombone, trumpet, piano, drums, bass, clarinet and flute....
The Philadelphia Orchestra in Concert on WRTI: Yannick leads Brahms' First Symphony and a new Tuba Concerto by Wynton Marsalis
Join us on Sunday, March 20 at 1 PM on WRTI 90.1, and Monday, March 21 at 7 PM on WRTI HD-2 when the Philadelphia Orchestra in Concert series brings you a performance from the Orchestra’s 2021/2022 season, recorded live in December. Conducted by music director Yannick Nézet-Séguin, the...
The Daily Collegian
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.
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
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.
Everyone seems to know Wynton Marsalis. The Grammys know Marsalis, and have called his name nine times. So does the Pulitzer Prize committee, which honored his "Blood on the Fields," a piece of music focused on stories of slavery and liberation, in 1997. Barack Obama knows Marsalis, handing him a...