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Yesterday | Business Journal

IdeaFestival announces full lineup

The event, which organizers describe as a celebration for creative thinkers and the intellectually curious, will be held Sept.


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Monday | NOLA.com

Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis performs in benefit for Tipitina's Foundation

New Orleans native Wynton Marsalis was joined by the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra, of which he is the artistic and managing director, for a special concert to benefit Tipitina's Foundation on Sunday .


Related Topix: New Orleans, New Orleans, LA, Jazz, Theater, Arts

Monday | Wynton Marsalis fan club

Wynton Marsalis Septet live at Jazz in Marciac 2014

Wynton Marsalis and six of his most frequent collaborators will come together in a program featuring some of Marsalis' greatest compositions.


Related Topix: Jazz

Monday | Pensacola News Journal

Family of five found shot to death in home

Scott Frantz is a pit master at Sonny's BBQ on 9th Avenue. One of his recipes recently won a national competition.


Related Topix: Florida, Jazz, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire

Sun Jul 27, 2014


At 60, Newport Jazz Fest looks to the future

That's why the 88-year-old Wein is adding a third day of music at Rhode Island's Fort Adams Park on Friday, dedicated to emerging artists such as Darcy James Argue's Secret Society and singer Cecile McLorin Salvant.


Related Topix: Dee Dee Bridgewater, Jazz, Black Entertainment, Billie Holiday, Thelonious Monk

NewsOn6 Tulsa

At 60, Newport Jazz Fest looks to the future

FILE - In this August 14, 2005 file photo, trumpeter Wynton Marsalis, right, performs with Dave Brubeck, left, during the Newport Jazz Festival at Fort Adams State Park, in Newport, R.I. .


Related Topix: Jazz, Newport, RI, HarperCollins Publishers, Startups, Publishing, Media, IGN Entertainment, Television, FOX News Network

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Film Comment

Baroque Duet

Opera star Kathleen Battle and jazz trumpeter Wynton Marsalis unite to go baroque.


Related Topix: Classical, Kathleen Battle, Jazz, Movies, Entertainment

Fri Jul 25, 2014

The Washington Post

Wynton Marsalis, a man with many musical missions

Wynton Marsalis is a celebrated jazz trumpeter, composer, bandleader and educator and the managing and artistic director of Jazz at Lincoln Center.


Related Topix: Jazz, Music, Entertainment


Wynton Marsalis and the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra, and more things to do in New Orleans on Sunday

The second day of New Orleans Daiquiri Festival features music by Yugen, Micah McKee and Little Maker, the Honorable South, Cardinal Sons, and Tank and the Bangas.


Related Topix: New Orleans, New Orleans, LA, Jazz, Music, Entertainment

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Waterloo Chronicle

A legend in the making

He's been called the greatest American musician most people haven't heard of in a recent 60 Minutes profile in the U.S. But more impressive than the accolades that are pouring in for Marcus Roberts, who will be headlining the 22nd annual Sun Life Financial Uptown Waterloo Jazz Festival July 18-20, is the story he has to tell.


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Tue Jul 15, 2014

The Times-Picayune

Wynton Marsalis leads New Orleans show to benefit youth programs of Tipitina's Foundation

When Wynton Marsalis comes to New Orleans on July 27, expect a special show. The trumpeter is a nine-time Grammy winner and a Pulitzer Prize recipient.


Related Topix: New Orleans, New Orleans, LA, Jazz, Music, Entertainment

Sun Jul 13, 2014

Wynton Marsalis fan club

"Wynton Marsalis: A Youngarts Masterclass" nominated for 66Th Annual EmmyA Award

Family Documentary Special, has been nominated for a 66th Annual Emmy Award in the Outstanding Children's Program category.


Related Topix: Emmy Awards, Entertainment, Television, Masterclass, Jazz, The National, Non-Profit

Fri Jul 11, 2014


Minnesota Orchestra announces lineups for three series

Grammy winners Chris Botti and Wynton Marsalis, vocalist Kathy Mattea, the Preservation Hall Jazz Band and "Back to the Future" star Christopher Lloyd are among the guests planned for the Minnesota Orchestra's newly announced 2014-15 Live at Orchestra Hall, Holiday and Family Concerts series.


Related Topix: Classical, Minnesota Orchestra, Chris Botti, Jazz, Country, Kathy Mattea, Preservation Hall Jazz Band, Comedy Movies, Back to the Future, Action Movies, Adventure, Science Fiction Movies, Music, Entertainment

Lansing State Journal

TV Tonight: WKAR goes backstage with head of MSU jazz program

TONIGHT'S MUST-SEE: "BackStage Pass" and "Mark Twain Prize," 9 and 10 p.m., WKAR .


Related Topix: Rodney Whitaker, Jazz, Celebrities, Easy-Listening, Julie Andrews, Tony Bennett

Wed Jul 09, 2014


Best Bets

The Buzzards Bay Musicfest, under the artistic direction of Charles Stegeman, opened last night in Marion.


Related Topix: Marion, MA, Buzzards Bay, MA, Jazz, Wareham, MA, Photography, Arts, Mattapoisett, MA

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Lake County Record-Bee

Occidental Gypsy to appear at Soper Reese

The band is known for its mix of original vocal and instrumental pieces - most notably a "gypsyfied" take of Michael Jackson's "Thriller," according to Carol Hays.


Related Topix: Occidental, CA, Dance, Black Entertainment, Pop/Rock, Michael Jackson, Bishop, CA, Jazz, Lakeport, CA

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Open Source Comments

Wynton Marsalis on Louis Armstrong

In celebration of July 4th, we're republishing this interview about Louis Armstrong, who is said to have been born on Independence Day, 1900.


Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Jazz, Louis Armstrong

The Post-Standard

Syracuse Jazz Fest to amp up its dining options with food trucks, craft beer and local wine

George Shattuck, Ruby Godwin and her grand-daughter, Destiny, are teaming up in the Shattuck's Paddy Wagon / Ruby's Soul Food food truck at the Syracuse Jazz Fest July 11 and 12. In musical terms, the 2014 food offerings at the M&T Syracuse Jazz Fest will resemble the grub provided in previous years the way Wynton Marsalis resembles a kazoo band.


Related Topix: Syracuse, NY, Wine, Drink, Jazz, Rochester, NY, Onondaga County, NY

Fri Jul 04, 2014

WOZZ-FM Appleton

Jazzman Marsalis trumpets youth, musical diversity

The solo played by U.S. jazzman Wynton Marsalis to close his now-annual residency at London's Barbican this week was a rare personal moment in what was otherwise a master class in sharing the limelight.


Related Topix: Jazz

Thu Jul 03, 2014

Financial Times

Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra/Marsalis, Barbican, London

Midway through the opening night of the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra's third Barbican residency, its leader, Wynton Marsalis, flagged up swing as a prime source of inspiration.


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