Wynton Marsalis

Beats + Bites With The Potash Twins

What happens when three rising stars from the culinary and music worlds have a meeting of the minds?<p>What's it like to collaborate with your …

Top Chef

NYC-ARTS Full Episode: May 10, 2018 - NYC-ARTS

Watch Segments:<p>Arts news highlights: “Radical Women: Latin American Art, 1960–1985” at Brooklyn Museum; “Tarsila do Amaral: Inventing Modern Art in …

The Arts

Joey Alexander, teen piano phenom, comes to Yoshi’s in Oakland

Indonesian-born pianist Joey Alexander was 11 years old when Wynton Marsalis invited him to make his U.S. debut at the Jazz at Lincoln Center gala. …

Piano

Various Artists – God Rest Ye Merry Jazzmen

Contributed by Florian Hardwig<i><br>Source: https://christmaslpstocd.com License: All Rights Reserved.</i> <br>God Rest Ye Merry Jazzmen is a compilation of …

Typography

Wynton Marsalis And Bill T. Jones to Appear In Conversation

Legendary choreographer Bill T. Jones and renowned jazz master Wynton Marsalis are celebrated throughout the world, honored with numerous awards …

The Arts

Brooks Brothers Celebrates 200 Years with Paul Simon and Wynton Marsalis

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Brooks Brothers Toasts 200 Years With Wynton Marsalis and Paul Simon

The brand celebrated the milestone with a concert at Jazz at Lincoln Center featuring performances by Marsalis, Simon, Alison Krauss and Chris Thile, …

The Arts

Stars at the Brooks Brothers 200th Anniversary Gala

Brooks Brothers Gala<p>Katie Holmes<p>Christina Hendricks<p>Rex Shutterstock<p>Yara Shahidi<p>Rex Shutterstock<p>Paul Simon performs “American Tune.”<p>Elizabeth …

Brooks Brothers

Glenn Close’s pup steals the show at Lincoln Center gala

Glenn Close’s white Havanese dog, Pip, was the star of the night at Jazz at Lincoln Center’s 30th anniversary gala.<p>Close hosted the event and brought …

The Arts

Kendrick Lamar is now a Pulitzer Prize winner

Kendrick Lamar has become the first artist outside of the classical and jazz worlds to win a Pulitzer Prize. The rapper’s 2017 album <i>DAMN.</i> took home the prestigious award last night.<p>In a note on the Prize’s website, the award’s organisers wrote that <i>DAMN.</i> is a “virtuosic song collection unified by …

Kendrick Lamar

Kendrick Lamar Just Won a Pulitzer Prize

In what amounts to a massive shock, the Pulitzer Prize for Music has gone to the 30-year-old Compton rapper in honor of his 2017 album, 'DAMN.'<p>Kendrick Lamar has been awarded the 2018 Pulitzer Prize for Music in recognition of his fourth studio album, <i>DAMN.</i> The Pulitzer organization announced the …

Pulitzer Prize

Kendrick Lamar Wins 2018 Pulitzer Prize in Music for 'DAMN.'

Kendrick Lamar keeps winning.<p>The rapper's 2017 album DAMN. just won the Pulitzer Prize for music. This makes K-Dot the first non-classical, non-jazz …

Pulitzer Prize

Rapper Kendrick Lamar wins Pulitzer music prize for 'DAMN.'

LOS ANGELES: California rapper Kendrick Lamar won the Pulitzer Prize for music on Monday for his album "DAMN.," organizers announced.<p>Lamar, 30, is …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Grammy Winners In My Collection-Part 3

Jazz Unlimited for Sunday, April 15, 2018 will be “Grammy Winners in My Collection-Part 3.” In it’s early days, the jazz Grammy Awards were not …

St. Louis

New Useful Lesson On “Practice”

I’ve shared a lot on the concept of “deliberate practice,” including lessons I use in my own classroom (see The Best Resources For Learning About The …

Nicholas Payton On Piano Jazz

Trumpeter Nicholas Payton has been hailed as one of the greatest musicians of his generation. A native of New Orleans, Payton learned the art of improvisation from Wynton Marsalis and as a teen performed with the late trumpet master Clark Terry.<p>A young virtuoso, Payton was in his 20s when he sat …

Horns

Statues remove limitations

About three years ago, Mitch Landrieu approached legendary jazz musician Wynton Marsalis with a request. Landrieu, the two-term mayor of New Orleans, …

San Antonio

New Jersey Symphony Orchestra Presents Bach's Complete Brandenburg Concertos

The New Jersey Symphony Orchestra presents Bach's complete Brandenburg Concertos May 17-20 in Newark, Princeton, Red Bank and New Brunswick. …

Flute

Katie Couric tackles Confederate monuments in 'America Inside Out' | NOLA.com

In Katie Couric's new National Geographic Channel docuseries, the longtime broadcast journalist takes a deep dive into various contentious issues …

Get more familiar with NC's Thelonious Monk (before his music stars at Charlotte Jazz Festival)

In the 95-year history of Time magazine, only five jazz musicians have been portrayed on its cover. Two of them — one in the flesh, one in the spirit …

Trumpeter

NYC Musician's Union Local 802 Announces Winner of Four-Year $40,000 Emerging Artists Project Grant: The Roxy Coss Quintet!

The Associated Musicians of Greater New York, Local 802 AFM today announced that the Roxy Coss Quintet is the winner of the union's groundbreaking …

Flute

Monterey Jazz Festival announces blockbuster 2018 lineup

Get ready to be impressed, jazz fans.<p>That’s because the Monterey Jazz Festival has once again rounded up an amazing array of musical talent for its …

Festivals

The Muny Finds Its Brains, Courage, Heart And Fabulous Wiz For Its Production Of THE WIZ

"The trio of gentlemen joining Dorothy down our Yellow Brick Road is an Ozian dream team," said Muny Artistic Director and Executive Producer Mike …

Horns

Australian Contemporary Circus Company To Showcase Gravity-Defying Stunts At Chan Centre

The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts at the University of British Columbia (UBC) presents Australia's bold contemporary circus company, Circa, …

The Arts

335 – Wynton Marsalis: How to Find the Jazz of Life: Embrace Your Creativity

I always try to go a layer deeper with my guests. Sometimes people are so good at what they do, they get lost for words. Because if your skill is to …

Social Media

Make No Mistake: You Should Fail on Purpose

It may be the most counterintuitive thing you could ever do. But committing mistakes by design could produce more insight than merely waiting for them to happen randomly.<p>The virtue of failure lies in its ability to enlarge our range of experience, shrink our egos, and thereby increase the chance of …

Self-improvement

10 Questions for Nicola Benedetti and Wynton Marsalis

He’s an American jazz giant; she’s a Scottish doyenne of the classical violin. Anyone familiar with one more than the other – and that’s more or less …

Flute

Jeremy Davenport's tricentennial tribute to New Orleans transplants | NOLA.com

In honor of New Orleans' 300th anniversary, Jeremy Davenport, the St. Louis-born trumpet maestro of the Ritz-Carlton Hotel, has composed a jaunty …

New Orleans

Legendary jazz saxman Charles McPherson to play Cuyamaca

Legendary alto saxophonist Charles McPherson is coming to Cuyamaca College next month to talk and give a music demonstration as part of a class at …

Horns

Top weekend events: Chick Corea, Chamorro Cultural Festival, Ugly Dog Contest

The San Diego Symphony presents the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Chick Corea<p>8 p.m. Saturday. Jacobs Music Center’s Copley Symphony Hall, 750 …

Chaka Khan