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  1. JLCO with Wynton Marsalis in ChautauquaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Wynton Marsalis fan club

    The exploration of cultural and societal issues has yielded some of Wynton Marsalis's most impactful work: the 1986 Grammy Awarda' winning Black Codes, 2007's From the Plantation to the Penitentiary, and 1994's Blood on the Fields - the first jazz composition ever to win a Pulitzer Prize. The Ever Fonky Lowdown continues to highlight this close connection between ambitious leadership and uncompromised creativity.

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  2. JLCO with Wynton Marsalis and Chautauqua Symphony Orchestra in ChautauquaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Wynton Marsalis fan club

    The Jungle was commissioned and premiered by the New York Philharmonic in 2016 and serves as Wynton Marsalis's depiction of New York as super highway. "New York City is the most fluid, pressure-packed, and cosmopolitan metropolis the modern world has ever seen," says Pulitzer Prize-winner Wynton Marsalis.

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  3. Wynton Marsalis in ChautauquaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Wynton Marsalis fan club

    Wynton Marsalis returns to Chautauqua to open and close a week on "Exploring Race and Culture in America with Wynton Marsalis and Jazz at Lincoln Center."

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  4. Wynton Marsalis's Seasonal ConfectionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | New Yorker

    Last month, the distinguished trumpeter Wynton Marsalis and his quintet ushered in the Christmas spirit with a swinging recording of "Winter Wonderland." Now Marsalis and the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra, along with the promising vocalists Vuyo Sotashe and Veronica Swift, offer "Big Band Holidays," a program brimming with seasonal confections, both classic and reimagined.

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  5. BIRTHDAY: Jazz Musician of the Day: Mark ElfRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 13 | All About Jazz

    Mark Elf has been on the Jazz scene for over 35 years. He was born in Queens, New York in 1949 and started playing the Guitar at the age of 11. He has played and or recorded with the Jazz Giants: Dizzy Gillespie, Clark Terry, Jimmy Heath & the Heath Bros., Wynton Marsalis & Jon Hendricks just to name a few.

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  6. Weekend Round Up December 13, 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 13 | The George Towner

    ... Kitchen. Tickets are $25. For details, visit kreegermuseum.org or call 202-337-3050 . Legendary trumpeter Wynton Marsalis will perform classical, jazz and holiday favorites will the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra, featuring 15 of today's finest ...

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  7. Wynton Marsalis and the Lincoln Center Orchestra play joyful Yuletide jazzRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 11 | Wynton Marsalis fan club

    The Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra made the holiday season swing Monday night at Symphony Hall with an upbeat concert of favorite Christmas songs both sacred and secular. Led by trumpeter Wynton Marsalis, the 17-piece "big band," plus guest vocalists Veronica Swift and Vuyo Sotashe, performed two colorful, energized sets to an enthusiastic sold-out house.

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  8. The JLCO with Wynton Marsalis and the National Symphony Orchestra of...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 7 | Wynton Marsalis fan club

    The National Symphony Orchestra of Romania, conducted by Cristian Macelaru , will join forces with the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis for its first-ever performance in the United States. This special concert event will take place in Rose Theater at Frederick P. Rose Hall, on January 11 - 12, 2019, at 8pm.

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  9. Jazz, Love and Letting Loose: Brooklyn's Surprising Senior Jazz SceneRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 10 | News 88.9 KNPR

    ... The club's lineup runs the gamut, ranging from neighborhood locals to renowned jazz giants like trumpeter Wynton Marsalis . At Jazz Night , we accompanied two of the club's regulars, Ted Harvin, 81, and Delrosa Marshall, 74, through a typical ...

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  10. Jazz Diplomacy with Famed Musicians Wynton Marsalis and Igor ButmanRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 4 | Wynton Marsalis fan club

    Accordingly, at a time when relations between the United States and Russia have been on shaky ground, there is no better time for such a transformative experience than now. celebrated the prestigious National Dialogue Awards Gala by honoring legendary jazz greats Wynton Marsalis and Igor Butman.

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  11. Sunday Session: December 9, 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 8 | St. Louis Jazz Notes

    Here's a roundup of various music-related items of interest that have shown up in one of StLJN's various inboxes or feeds over the past week: * All-too-easy listening - The music industry sells classical as soothing background music - robbing a great art of its power * Marcus Strickland Harnesses Power of Vocalists, Organ on Latest Album * The Multiple Personalities of Bob Dylan's Blood on the Tracks * Jeff Simon: Is posthumous jazz a problem or a glorious resurrection? * Wynton Marsalis: Jazz And Holiday Music Go Together Like Holly And Ivy * Esperanza Spalding says goodbye to song-driven shows * It's official: Galactic has purchased Tipitina's * This Thing Never Stops: Roscoe Mitchell and Phillip Greenlief in Conversation * Jazz Is Dance Music Again * The Life Force of Esperanza Spalding * The Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz International Piano Competition Has a Winner * Classical ... (more)

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  12. AWARD / GRANT: Elio Villafranca's Cinque Nominated for 2019 Grammy Award as Best Latin Jazz AlbumRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 8 | All About Jazz

    ... by Elio's vision and musicianship. He is a treasured member of the family here at Jazz at Lincoln Center." -Wynton Marsalis "Elio Villafranca writes and plays with passion and a deep understanding of musical nuance, with chops equal to some of the ...

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  13. JLCO with Wynton Marsalis and The Philadelphia Orchestra in Saratoga SpringsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 7 | Wynton Marsalis fan club

    Combining the quintessential sounds of the orchestra with the amazing rhythmic, heart-pulsing beats that only jazz can create, this thrilling and swingin' performance marks the first time that The Philadelphia Orchestra and Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra have collaborated.

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  14. Pearcy / Gratzmiller Jazz Quintet - 'Over the Edge'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 6 | Something Else! Reviews

    ... player. He has studied with some of the heavy hitters in jazz, including Tiger Okoshi, Darren Barrett, and Wynton Marsalis and also plays classical music. A believer that the performance and study of classical music is important to the success of ...

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  15. 20 Things To Do in Dallas This WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 5 | Dallas Observer

    If you're looking to smarten up your holiday music listening ears, try a night at the Dallas Symphony Orchestra when Grammy Award-winning jazz trumpeter Wynton Marsalis plays. He'll do classic Christmas songs, like "O Christmas Tree," "Jingle Bells" and others.

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  16. An Evening of Cultural and Diplomatic Dialogue at the US Institute of PeaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2018 | Wynton Marsalis fan club

    The United States Institute of Peace - the soaring glass and limestone building near the National Mall designed to reflect America's commitment to ending global conflict - is perhaps not the first venue that comes to mind for a swinging session by two legendary jazzmen. But on November 1, Russian and American jazz icons Igor Butman and Wynton Marsalis not only received the National Dialogue Award from the Sustained Dialogue Institute - they also gifted attendees at the ceremony with an electrifying private concert.

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  17. A Lost Thing Finding Itself Jazz at Lincoln CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 2 | Wynton Marsalis fan club

    ... precipitated the period of modern mass incarceration. Not nearly of American society, but certainly of jazz, Wynton Marsalis was considered to be a savior. The stories about Marsalis reprised the ones told about Miles Davis in the Fifties and ...

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  18. Wynton Marsalis isn't afraid of the past, or holiday musicRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 29 | Wynton Marsalis fan club

    Plenty of virtuosos and historians have spent time and energy learning a form, but the trumpeter grew up in one, with a family that was musical, even compared to musical families. Which may explain why it feels like Marsalis is a lot older than 57. But he has turned his birthright - a youth spent absorbing music in New Orleans - into a mode of creative expression and preservation.

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  19. Wynton Marsalis, Norah Jones among headliners at 2018 Monterey Jazz FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2018 | Monterey County Herald

    Monterey >> Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis and Norah Jones with Brian Blade & Chris Thomas will be among the headliners at the Monterey Jazz Festival on Sept. 21-23 at the Monterey Fair & Event Center.

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  20. Joey Alexander: Tiny Desk ConcertRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 29 | National Public Radio

    ... Alexander learned to play by listening to his father's jazz albums. When he was just 10-years old, Wynton Marsalis invited him to play at a Jazz at Lincoln Center gala, and the young Alexander set the jazz world buzzing. He made his mark covering ...

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