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Wynton Marsalis - Swinging into the 21st

From: Joyride Media
Length: 59:00

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Wynton Marsalis looks back on music from throughout his career, from the straight jazz to his more classical compositions. Read the full description.

Marsalis21_small Jazz is dead! Well, it's not true -- but in the history of the music, that statement is heard very often. Wynton Marsalis has found that the best way to combat that idea is simple - keep creating. Like any art form, jazz lives as an ongoing interaction between the artist, audience and larger culture. In this hour, Wynton reflects on his life and music in the 20th century and its continuation into the 21st. GREAT PROGRAMMING AROUND WYNTON MARSALIS' 50TH BIRTHDAY - 10/18/2011

  • “LOOSE DUCK” FROM THE MARCIAC SUITE PERFORMED BY THE WYNTON MARSALIS SEPTET.
  • “JUBA AND A O’BROWN SQUAW” PERFORMED LIVE AT THE VILLAGE VANGUARD IN NEW YORK BY THE WYNTON MARSALIS SEPTET. 
  • “A HUNDRED AND A HUNDRED, A HUNDRED AND TWELVE” WRITTEN BY WYNTON MARSALIS AND PERFORMED BY THE LINCOLN CENTER JAZZ ORCHESTRA, THE LOS ANGELES PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA CONDUCTED BY ESSA-PEKKA SALONEN, THE PAUL SMITH SINGERS AND THE MORGAN STATE CHOIR. 
  • “FIDDLER’S SOUL” PERFORMED BY WYNTON MARSALIS AND CHAMBER ENSEMBLE.
  • “GREEN CHIMNEYS” BY THELONIOUS MONK PLAYED BY THE WYNTON MARSALIS SEPTET. 
  • “THE PEARLS,” WRITTEN BY JELLY ROLL MORTON AND PERFORMED BY THE WYNTON MARSALIS SEPTET. 
  • “MORNING SONG,” WRITTEN BY WYNTON MARSALIS FOR THE FILM “ROSEWOOD.”
  • “NORTHBOUND SOUTHBOUND” PERFORMED BY WYNTON MARSALIS AND THE LINCOLN CENTER JAZZ ORCHESTRA from "BIG TRAIN"
  • “RAMPART ST. ROW HOUSE RAG” WRITTEN BY WYNTON MARSALIS AND PERFORMED BY THE ORION STRING QUARTET ("THE OCTAROON BALLS")
  • “MADMOISELLE D’GASCONY” WRITTEN BY WYNTON MARSALIS FOR THE PEOPLE AT THE MARCIAC JAZZ FESTIVAL IN FRANCE.

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Jazz is dead! Well, it's not true -- but in the history of the music, that statement is heard very often. Wynton Marsalis has found that the best way to combat that idea is simple - keep creating. Like any art form, jazz lives as an ongoing interaction between the artist, audience and larger culture. In this hour, Wynton reflects on his life and music in the 20th century and its continuation into the 21st. GREAT PROGRAMMING AROUND WYNTON MARSALIS' 50TH BIRTHDAY - 10/18/2011

  • “LOOSE DUCK” FROM THE MARCIAC SUITE PERFORMED BY THE WYNTON MARSALIS SEPTET.
  • “JUBA AND A O’BROWN SQUAW” PERFORMED LIVE AT THE VILLAGE VANGUARD IN NEW YORK BY THE WYNTON MARSALIS SEPTET. 
  • “A HUNDRED AND A HUNDRED, A HUNDRED AND TWELVE” WRITTEN BY WYNTON MARSALIS AND PERFORMED BY THE LINCOLN CENTER JAZZ ORCHESTRA, THE LOS ANGELES PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA CONDUCTED BY ESSA-PEKKA SALONEN, THE PAUL SMITH SINGERS AND THE MORGAN STATE CHOIR. 
  • “FIDDLER’S SOUL” PERFORMED BY WYNTON MARSALIS AND CHAMBER ENSEMBLE.
  • “GREEN CHIMNEYS” BY THELONIOUS MONK PLAYED BY THE WYNTON MARSALIS SEPTET. 
  • “THE PEARLS,” WRITTEN BY JELLY ROLL MORTON AND PERFORMED BY THE WYNTON MARSALIS SEPTET. 
  • “MORNING SONG,” WRITTEN BY WYNTON MARSALIS FOR THE FILM “ROSEWOOD.”
  • “NORTHBOUND SOUTHBOUND” PERFORMED BY WYNTON MARSALIS AND THE LINCOLN CENTER JAZZ ORCHESTRA from "BIG TRAIN"
  • “RAMPART ST. ROW HOUSE RAG” WRITTEN BY WYNTON MARSALIS AND PERFORMED BY THE ORION STRING QUARTET ("THE OCTAROON BALLS")
  • “MADMOISELLE D’GASCONY” WRITTEN BY WYNTON MARSALIS FOR THE PEOPLE AT THE MARCIAC JAZZ FESTIVAL IN FRANCE.

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