Wynton Marsalis

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Wynton Marsalis on Woodlawn Cemetery's "Jazz Corner"

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

Jazz great after Jazz great has requested to be buried near "Duke" Ellington. So now, Miles Davis, Celia Cruz, Lionel Hampton, Max Roach, and many others can all be found in Woodlawn Cemetery's unofficial "Jazz Corner." A concert at Woodlawn is being held tonight in celebration of these Jazz giants. Wynton Marsalis, trumpeter, composer, and Artistic Director of Jazz at Lincoln Center, and Susan Olson, Woodlawn Cemetery historian, weigh in on their legacy and NYC's jazz history.


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The Greene Space

The NEXT New York Conversation: Wynton Marsalis

Tuesday, June 5, 2012

12:00 PM

Join trumpeter and Jazz at Lincoln Center Artistic Director Wynton Marsalis for a conversation with WQXR's Elliott Forrest and a performance with members of the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra.

Wynton Marsalis

Tuesday, September 14, 2010

Wynton Marsalis is no stranger to ambitious concepts. His latest major work presents a particularly bold task: getting orchestras to swing. He joins us to discuss his “Swing Symphony,” which gets its US premiere at the New York Philharmonic this month, and to talk about the melding of classical and jazz idioms. 

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Essentially Ellington

Monday, May 10, 2010

Wynton Marsalis, artistic director of Jazz at Lincoln Center and director of the JLC Orchestra, talks about Lincoln Center's Essentially Ellington High School Jazz Band Competition and Festival. He’s joined by Carlos Henriquez, who performed in the competition as a student at LaGuardia High School and is ...

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How Jazz Can Change Your Life

Tuesday, September 02, 2008

Pulitzer Prize-winning musician and composer Wynton Marsalis says that understanding jazz can improve your personal life, your creativity, and even your career! His new book is Moving to Higher Ground: How Jazz Can Change Your Life.

Wynton Marsalis will be in conversation with Geoffrey C. Ward

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Jazz Can Change Your Life

Tuesday, September 02, 2008

Wynton Marsalis explains why he says a better understanding of jazz music can improve your life. A look at photos of NYC in the 1960s and 70s. Plus, find out why standardized test prep companies like Kaplan are being brought into failing New York schools, and whether they're worth the ...