Wynton Marsalis

 
Bringing a legend to the locals
Bringing a legend to the locals
Oscar Rachabane (22) is a quirky hipster from Soweto. As he plays Miriam Makeba's Lakutshon Ilanga on his saxophone, he taps his shiny shoes on the...
Vuvuzela Blues: Wynton blows it, Simphiwe soars
Vuvuzela Blues: Wynton blows it, Simphiwe soars
There was an unmistakable sense of anticipation in the auditorium waiting for Grammy-winning trumpeter Wynton Marsalis to arrive on stage.
Wynton Marsalis strikes a mellow note
Wynton Marsalis strikes a mellow note
Trumpeter Wynton ­Marsalis (in South Africa for the Standard Bank Joy of Jazz festival), now approaching 50, is definitely mellowing.
Wynton brings Joy
Wynton brings Joy
Jazz aficionados are likening the Joy of Jazz line-up to another significant event -- "This is like the World Cup of jazz" ­-- because of the...
Jazz is also about 'jol'
Jazz is also about 'jol'
How do you define the success of a jazz festival?
In league with sustainable cool
In league with sustainable cool
Members of the ANC Youth League can't claim they didn't anticipate the reaction they got when they announced their campaign to ban the selling of...
Sergei Nakariakov blows in
Sergei Nakariakov blows in
The classical musician is often subject to such an extreme makeover to project good looks and sex appeal, sometimes at the expense of talent, that...
Chosen to stir debate
Chosen to stir debate
For someone whose stated intention is simply to play music, jazz trumpeter Jeremy Pelt doesn't hesitate to express strong views regarding the state...
Wreaking havoc
Wreaking havoc
Wynton Marsalis is 10 minutes into an angry denunciation of hip-hop and he's just hitting his stride. "I call it 'ghetto minstrelsy'," he says....

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