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Wynton Marsalis Cancels Venezuela Shows, Youth Workshops Amid Rising Tensions

Saturday, March 14, 2015

The New York-based trumpeter and composer was scheduled to perform his "Swing Symphony" on Friday alongside the Simon Bolivar Orchestra.
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New York Philharmonic This Week

Wynton Marsalis and the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra

Thursday, March 13, 2014

Tonight at 9 pm, the Philharmonic plays Wynton Marsalis' Swing Symphony (Symphony No. 3) featuring the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra. Plus, music by Copland and Stravinsky.

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WQXR Blog

Jazz at Lincoln Center Gets $20 Million

Monday, January 06, 2014

Jazz at Lincoln Center announced on Monday that it has received a $20 million gift to support the organization’s performance, education and broadcast events.

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Song Travels

Song Travels Presents Wynton Marsalis

Thursday, November 28, 2013

Trumpeter and composer Wynton Marsalis hails from one of New Orleans’ most distinguished jazz families, and he has continued the Marsalis dynasty with multiple Grammy Awards, a Pulitzer Prize, and the National Medal of Arts. Spend an hour with this legendary artist as he shares a few of his favorite things, including a recently discovered recording of Louis Armstrong’s last known performance.


 

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New York Philharmonic This Week

Gilbert Conducts Copland and Marsalis Conducts Swing Symphony

Thursday, June 13, 2013

New York Philharmonic Music Director Alan Gilbert leads the orchestra in Copland’s Clarinet Concerto followed by Wynton Marsalis’s "Swing Symphony" featuring Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Marsalis.

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The Greene Space

Check out Esperanza Spalding, Wynton Marsalis, Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra and more

Wednesday, February 13, 2013

Slip on your headphones and hit the play button on our Winter Jazz playlist! Some of the biggest names in jazz have performed on The Greene Space stage, so we thought we'd compile them into one great playlist to get you through your mid-winter slump. Watch now or listen on the go on your mobile or iPad.

#1 - Esperanza Spalding - Look No Further

#2 - Wynton Marsalis & Members of the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra - Comes Love

#3 - Wynton Marsalis & Members of the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra - Free to Be

#4 - Randy Weston - Do Nothing 'Til You Hear From Me

#5 - Terence Blanchard Quintet - From the album Choices

#6 - Terence Blanchard Quintet - When the Saints Go Marching In

#7 - Chuchito Valdez - From our Soul of Cuba show

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Top Five Sibling Rivalries in Classical Music

Thursday, January 31, 2013

Jim Harbaugh coaches the 49ers while his older brother John helms the Ravens. Before both meet up Sunday in the Super Bowl, we consider some of classical music's big sibling rivalries.

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All Ears with Terrance McKnight

Respectable, Then and Now

Saturday, January 26, 2013

This week’s show looks at the notion of “respectability”. Host Terrance McKnight discusses societal benchmarks that have evolved over time, and pairs them with music.

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Specials

Wynton Marsalis in Conversation

Friday, August 17, 2012

This season, Wynton Marsalis marks 25 years at the helm of Jazz at Lincoln Center. To celebrate this milestone, Marsalis sat down with Elliott Forrest, the Peabody Award-winning radio host of WQXR and WNYC.

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WQXR Features

Live Webcast: A Conversation with Wynton Marsalis

Tuesday, June 05, 2012

Tuesday at 12 pm, the outspoken trumpeter and Jazz at Lincoln Center artistic director Wynton Marsalis joins Elliott Forrest for a conversation and performance in The Greene Space.

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WQXR Blog

The South Goes Global at Savannah Music Festival

Tuesday, April 03, 2012

Host Midge Woolsey has just returned from Georgia's Savannah Music Festival, which she describes as "a wonderful example of the kind of event that can be created when musical borders are blurred."

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