Wynton Marsalis

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The US is still segregated – but is our democracy up to the challenge? | Wynton Marsalis
We’re seeing the same problems with race that Abraham Lincoln once complained about, but blackness is threaded into the heart of America’s identity and can never be erased

Wynton Marsalis

12, Jun, 2020 @11:00 AM

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Ellis Marsalis, jazz pianist and father to Wynton and Branford, dies aged 85
New Orleans star, who was admitted to hospital with Covid-19 symptoms, saluted as ‘giant of a musician and even greater father’

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

02, Apr, 2020 @7:49 AM

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Nicola Benedetti: ‘Even aged six, I was moved to tears by music’
The celebrated violinist on working with Wynton Marsalis, music education – and classical music’s supposed image problem

Fiona Maddocks

15, Jun, 2019 @1:00 PM

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Emile Parisien Quintet: Sfumato Live in Marciac review – an outstanding concert captured

Dave Gelly

01, Jul, 2018 @7:00 AM

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Wayne Shorter/JLCO review – bravura and cool as jazz giant comes to town
Wynton Marsalis’s 15-piece Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra did a good job of keeping up with saxophonist Wayne Shorter’s unleashed improvisations

John Fordham

19, Feb, 2016 @1:39 PM

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LSO/Gaffigan review – Nicola Benedetti does her best with unrestrained Marsalis
Wynton Marsalis’s violin concerto squanders its better ideas. The evening was retrieved with snappy Stravinsky and sweet Bernstein under Gaffigan’s baton

Erica Jeal

08, Nov, 2015 @5:08 PM

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Wynton Marsalis: trumpeting controversial ideas of classicism
The talented jazz trumpeter-composer champions what many see as a regressive kind of conservatism. His new violin concerto is premiered tonight by Nicola Benedetti at the Barbican; are his forays into classical music further betraying the jazz cause?

Philip Clark

06, Nov, 2015 @9:34 AM

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Wynton Marsalis/Sachal Jazz Ensemble review – lively east-west fling
Marsalis's fusion project with Pakistan's legendary Sachal Jazz Ensemble was a gentle schooling in ingenuity and improvisation, writes John Fordham

John Fordham

01, Jul, 2014 @4:34 PM

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Camden Crawl, Edwyn Collins, Kings Of Leon: this week's new live music

Camden Crawl | Edwyn Collins | Kings Of Leon | Russell Haswell: Earthquake Mass | Wynton Marsalis | Royal Opera & Opéra De Rouen: Quartett

Jennifer Lucy Allen, Andrew Clements, John Fordham & John Robinson

14, Jun, 2014 @5:00 AM

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Take five: John Fordham's month in jazz – July

John Fordham picks out his musical milestones of recent weeks, and some imminent ones – from Wynton Marsalis to two great British pianists. Tell us below what you'd like to see John cover next month

John Fordham

01, Aug, 2013 @6:32 PM

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Wynton Marsalis at Ronnie Scott's: expect a return to jazz's golden age

Prepare for a joyous prowl through the jazz master's career as the Wynton Marsalis quintet play Ronnie Scott's tonight – and are live-streamed here

John Lewis

23, Jul, 2013 @4:09 PM

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Wu-Tang Clan, Atoms For Peace, Akron/Family: this week's new live music

Wu-Tang Clan | Atoms For Peace | Akron/Family | Darius Brubeck Quartet | Wynton Marsalis | Daniel Barenboim: Ring Cycle

Andrew Clements, John Fordham & John Robinson

20, Jul, 2013 @5:00 AM

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