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"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.


Related Topix: Jazz

Tue Jul 01, 2014

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Music Review: Misha Tsiganov - 'The Artistry of the Standard'

Once again demonstrating the universal appeal of jazz, Russian-born pianist Misha Tsiganov , who has long been making a name for himself playing in projects with the likes of Michael and Randy Brecker , Hendrik Meurkens, Clark Terry, and Wynton Marsalis , leads a dynamic quintet in a new album he calls The Artistry of the Standard.


Related Topix: Randy Brecker, Jazz, Clark Terry, Music, Entertainment

All About Jazz

Live From Birmingham: Tom Harrison, Tad Newton, Wynton Marsalis and Monocled Man

Tom Harrison The Bartons Arms June 6, 2014 Some of Tom Harrison's band sidemen are more familiar to seasoned UK jazz fans than the leader himself, but the London saxophonist's film music project will doubtless contribute to improving his own profile.


Related Topix: Jazz, Drama Movies, The Sandpiper

Mon Jun 30, 2014


Photo Coverage: After Midnight Company Takes Final Bows at Brooks Atkinson Theatre

After Midnight, directed and choreographed by Warren Carlyle and featuring the big-band sounds of nine-time Grammy Award-winner Wynton Marsalis ' Jazz at Lincoln Center All-Stars, closed last night at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre after 273 performances.


Related Topix: Jazz, Duke Ellington

Sun Jun 29, 2014


BWW Flashback: After Midnight Closes on Broadway Today

Producers Scott Sander s and Wynton Marsalis brough us After Midnight, directed and choreographed by Warren Carlyle and featuring the big-band sounds of nine-time Grammy Award-winner Wynton Marsalis ' Jazz at Lincoln Center All-Stars.


Related Topix: Jazz, Arts, Dance

Sat Jun 21, 2014

Cambridge Evening News

Best of the rest: June 19 - 26

JAZZ cats can be suitably wowed at Cambridge Corn Exchange this weekend thanks to the Lincoln Center Orchestra.


Related Topix: World News, Cambridgeshire County, England, United Kingdom, The Orchestra, Big-Band, Jazz, Blue Note Records

Fri Jun 20, 2014

WNYC-AM New York

Helen Sung On Piano Jazz

Pianist Helen Sung is a dazzling and passionate player originally from Houston, Texas.


Related Topix: Thelonious Monk, Jazz, Clark Terry

Thu Jun 19, 2014


FirstWorks Arts Learning Programs Powered by National Grid

The collaboration between FirstWorks and National Grid continues to build momentum with world-class performing arts programs in Providence, RI.


Related Topix: National Grid Transco, Energy, Providence, RI, Jazz, Rhode Island, Central Falls, RI

The Plain Dealer

2014 Tri-C JazzFest: Artist-in-residence Christian McBride revels in...

Bassist Christian McBride is classically trained on the instrument with the luch, deep tones, but has played soul, rock, R&B as well as his beloved jazz.


Related Topix: Cleveland, OH, Jazz, Entertainment

Wynton Marsalis fan club

Wynton Marsalis with JLCO in New Orleans

Wynton Marsalis will return to New Orleans this summer with the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra for a concert to benefit the Tipitina's Foundation on Sunday, July 27, 2014.


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

Mon Jun 16, 2014


After Midnight's Patti LaBelle Set for Bravo's 'Watch What Happens' 6/17

Bravo has announced that Grammy Award-winning legend Patti LaBelle, who just joined the cast of the Tony-nominated Broadway musical After Midnight , will be a guest on Bravo 's Watch What Happens Live, on Tuesday, June 17th.


Related Topix: Jazz

Sat Jun 14, 2014


Tony Award-Winning After Midnight to Play its Final Performance on Sunday, June 29

Producers Scott Sander s and Wynton Marsalis announced today that After Midnight , the seven-time 2014 Tony Award-nominee, and winner of the Tony Award for Best Choreography , will play its final performance on Sunday, June 29 at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre .


Related Topix: Jazz