Columns // 4 Articles
Reviews // 7 Articles
Blogs // 1 Articles
News // 2 Articles
We Are the Hope: An Interview With Jazz Master Wynton Marsalis
5 Apr 2016 // 9:00 PM
Marsalis speaks to PopMatters about The Absynnian Mass, his inspirations, compositional techniques, and the reason he plays music.
Finding the Sublime in Jazz, an Argument for Abstraction
21 Nov 2016 // 10:00 PM
Jazz columnist Will Layman presents seven pieces of music as evidence of the beauty and urgency of pure sound in instrumental jazz.
Yesterday and Today—Jazz Trumpets Across the Divide
8 Dec 2015 // 9:30 PM
Avant garde trumpeter Nate Wooley has chosen to interpret the music of his childhood hero, the conservative Wynton Marsalis. Why not?
Wynton Marsalis: The Spiritual Side of Wynton Marsalis
14 Jan 2014 // 9:02 PM
The Spiritual Side of Wynton Marsalis surveys highlights of Marsalis’ spiritually infused jazz music.
Chick Corea and Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra: 16 May 2013 - New York
30 May 2013 // 11:30 PM
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.
10 Jan 2012 // 12:00 AM
By hiring Wynton Marsalis as its new "cultural correspondent", CBS is setting jazz music back, and it's everybody's loss.
When it comes to jazz, Wynton Marsalis doesn’t compromise
22 Sep 2011 // 1:00 AM
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
Upholding Standards: Wynton Marsalis Goes on the Record Again
5 Mar 2007 // 9:30 PM
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