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JazzFest Brno: Wynton Marsalis and the second concert sold out

JazzFest Brno: Wynton Marsalis and the second concert sold out One of the highlights of the 15th edition of the festival JazzFestBrno, the legendary concert Wynton Marsalis, there is still more than a month. Still popular trumpeter, who in Brno will perform together with the famous Big Band Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra, the report twice sold out.

Fans of jazz and swing concerts sold out both of which will take place on 12 February at Sono Center. But organizers want to give a chance to even laggards and the marketing and release a few dozen parking tickets.
Concerts begin at 18:30 and 21:00.

For American trumpeter Wynton Marsalis was the gateway to the world of the great jazz gig with the band Arta Blakey. Now is a native of New Orleans to account for nine Grammy Awards and was the first jazz musician in history, also a Pulitzer Prize. "Wynton Marsalis is a musical chameleon and through its world class the technique has been successful not only in jazz but also classical music. As the only musician has in his collection Grammy Awards for both jazz and classical music behind, "says festival's artistic director William Spilka. One golden gramophone received the Wynton Marsalis, even in the spoken word category for children when in the late 90s alongside the famous actress Kate Winslet recorded an album of musical tales Listen To The Storyteller.

The son of a respected pianist Ellis Marsalis and brother of three other outstanding jazz musicians in recent years a great success especially as the leader of the famous Big Band Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra and just with him coming February 12th at Brno JazzFest. "Wynton Marsalis with the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra returns to complete the roots of jazz. If I had this project to describe to someone who never heard of him, I would probably say that it's a lively set of amazing players who are inspired in themselves prapodstatě Afro-American music, but can it transform with respect to the music of today, "said Spilka.

In the United States include čtyřiapadesátiletý Wynton Marsalis between music and social celebrities. He collaborated, among others with Eric Clapton, and in addition to many appearances in television shows also boasts that the anthem played at all the most watched sporting events in the US, the final American football Super Bowl. It also became the face of luxury tubes Monette producer and one of the models bears his name.

Source: tz

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