Articles tagged wynton marsalis

Chick Corea and Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra: 16 May 2013 - New York

Chick Corea's performance with Wynton Marsalis and the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra was the kickoff to the festival named after him, and a masterful evening.

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22 Sep 2011 // 5:00 AM

When it comes to jazz, Wynton Marsalis doesn’t compromise

AKRON, Ohio — He is the most famous jazz artist alive. At 49, trumpeter/composer/bandleader Wynton Marsalis (he’ll turn 50 in October), is generally considered past

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The Marsalis Family: Music Redeems

Perhaps the most talented family alive, the Marsalises deliver a live recording to benefit a music center being built in the still-devastated upper Ninth Ward of their native New Orleans.

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29 Mar 2009 // 9:00 PM

Wynton Marsalis: He and She

The great trumpeter brings his quintet to a project combining music and poetry -- and the music is great.

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Faubourg Tremé: The Untold Story of Black New Orleans

As framed in Faubourg Tremé: The Untold Story of Black New Orleans, carpenter Irving Trevigne's will to preserve the past is admirable but also set against a series of challenges.

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Live from Abbey Road:  The Best of Season One

This release meets high visual and aural standards, honoring Abbey Road's unmatched reputation as a recording studio.

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Wynton Marsalis: Standards and Ballads

A collection of purely played jazz standards/ballads plucked from the trumpeter's huge Columbia catalog.

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10 May 2007 // 10:00 PM

Full Frame 3: The Bad, the Ugly, the Cute and the Delicious

Subversive behavior is encouraged, girl-watching is indulged, Hunter S. Thompson gets some respect, and the pig-out at the wrap-up Awards Barbeque begins.

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In 1985, when Wynton Marsalis was 23, the jazz trumpeter released an LP called “Black Codes (From the Underground).” The high point of Marsalis’ Miles Davis period

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Time Encapsulating: The Best DVDs of 2006

From solid single issues to amazingly complete film and television compilations, the works highlighted here argue for DVD's continued importance.

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When the Levees Broke: A Requiem in Four Acts

When the Levees Broke, elegant and anguished, encourages you to see, and more importantly, to care about and act on what you see. It is political in the most significant sense, and won't let you forget it.

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	Wynton Marsalis: Unforgivable Blackness: The Rise and Fall of Jack Johnson

For purely circumstantial reasons, I’ve missed seeing Ken Burns’ Jazz in its entirety. What I’ve seen suggested a preoccupation with public history at

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        Wynton Marsalis: Popular Songs: The Best of Wynton Marsalis

First names of jazz: Louis; Charlie; Dizzy; Billie; Thelonious; Miles; Ornette; Wynton… Wynton? Popular Songs: The Best of Wynton Marsalis celebrates Wynton Marsalis’s 40th

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//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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