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Marsalis, Wynton 1961-

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The war by Ken Burns( Visual )

5 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 2,798 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Six years in the making, this epic 15 hour film focuses on the stories of citizens from four geographically distributed American towns -- Waterbury, Connecticut; Mobile, Alabama; Sacramento, California; and the tiny farming town of Luverne, Minnesota. These four communities stand in for -- and could represent -- any town in the United States that went through the war's four devastating years. Individuals from each community take the viewer through their own personal and quite often harrowing journey into war, painting vivid portraits of how the war dramatically altered their lives and those of their neighbors, as well as the country that helped to save for generations to come"--Container
When the Levees Broke : a Requiem in Four Acts by Spike Lee( Visual )

11 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 2,009 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The world watched in horror as Hurricane Katrina hit New Orleans on August 29, 2005. Many were shocked, not only by the scale of the disaster, but the slow, inept and disorganized response of the emergency and recovery efforts. Structured into four acts, each dealing with a different aspect of the events that preceded and followed Katrina's catastrophic passage through New Orleans. Tells the heartbreaking personal stories of those who endured this harrowing ordeal and survived to tell the tale
Unforgivable Blackness : The Rise and Fall of Jack Johnson by Ken Burns( Visual )

7 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and held by 1,595 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The in-depth and intimate story of one of the most important African Americans to live in the first half of the 20th century. Tells the story of Jack Johnson, who was the first African American boxer to win the most coveted title in all of sports - Heavyweight Campion of the World. Includes his struggles in and out of the ring and his desire to live his life as a free man
Moving to higher ground : how jazz can change your life by Wynton Marsalis( Book )

18 editions published between 2008 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 1,150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pulitzer Prize-winning musician Wynton Marsalis, discusses the different styles of jazz music and musicians, as well as its influence on music and society
Baroque music for trumpets by Wynton Marsalis( Recording )

32 editions published between 1984 and 2004 in 5 languages and held by 1,102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jazz A-B-Z by Wynton Marsalis( Book )

12 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 1,101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Profiles twenty-six of the jazz greats of all time, from Count Basie to Louis Armstrong, through a review of their work, their life stories, and their greatest hits by one of today's top jazz performers. A is for "almighty" Louis Armstrong, whose amazing artistry unfolds in an accumulative poem shaped like the letter he stands for. As for sax master Sonny Rollins, whose "robust style radiates roundness," could there be a better tribute than a poetic rondeau? In an extraordinary feat, Pulitzer Prize-winning jazz composer Wynton Marsalis harmonizes his love and knowledge of jazz's most celebrated artists with an astounding diversity of poetic forms-from simple blues (Count Basie) to a complex pantoum (Charlie Parker), from a tender sonnet (Sarah Vaughan) to a performance poem snapping the rhythms of Art Blakey to life
Squeak! rumble! whomp! whomp! whomp! : a sonic adventure by Wynton Marsalis( Book )

8 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Takes readers (and listeners) on a rollicking, clanging, clapping tour through the many sounds that fill a neighborhood"--
Baroque duet by Kathleen Battle( Recording )

29 editions published between 1991 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 1,087 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Marsalis on music by Wynton Marsalis( Recording )

14 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and Korean and held by 1,036 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A manual that uses examples from jazz greats to teach the fundamentals of jazz & the elements of improvisation. Includes a CD
The African Americans : many rivers to cross( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 952 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explore with Professor Henry Louis Gates, Jr., the evolution of the African-American people, as well as the multiplicity of cultural institutions, political strategies, and religious and social perspectives they developed-forging their own history, culture and society against unimaginable odds
Jazz by Ken Burns( Visual )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in English and held by 879 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Episode 8. Between 1945 and 1955, jazz splinters into different camps: cool and hot, East and West, traditional and modern. One by one, the big bands leave the road, but Duke Ellington keeps his band together, while Louis Armstrong puts together a small group, the "All-Stars." Promoter Norman Granz insists on equal treatment for every member of his integrated troupes on his Jazz at the Philharmonic Tours. Meanwhile, bebop musicians Dizzy Gillespie and Charlie Parker are creating some of the most inventive jazz ever played but a devastating narcotics plague sweeps through the jazz community, ruining lives and changing the dynamics of performance. And a number of great performers, including Miles Davis, Dave Brubeck, Gerry Mulligan, Thelonious Monk, Paul Desmond, Bille Holiday, Ella Fitzgerald, and John Lewis, find new ways to bring new audiences to jazz
Jackie Robinson( Visual )

2 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 866 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

JACKIE ROBINSON, a two-part, four-hour film directed by Ken Burns, Sarah Burns and David McMahon tells the story of an American icon whose life-long battle for first class citizenship for all African Americans transcends even his remarkable athletic achievements. "Jackie Robinson," Martin Luther King Jr. once said, "was a sit-inner before sit-ins, a freedom rider before freedom rides."
The London concert by Wynton Marsalis( )

27 editions published between 1994 and 2004 in 5 languages and held by 851 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wynton Marsalis solos in trumpet concertos by Haydn, L. Mozart, Johann Fasch, and Johann Hummel with the English Chamber Orchestra, directed by Raymond Leppard
Marsalis standard time by Wynton Marsalis( Recording )

48 editions published between 1987 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 814 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Throughout this recording, the Wynton Marsalis Quartet delivers the sweep of the jazz sound with bold, unapologetic integrity. By taking on selections from the standard repertoire, Marsalis and his men are placing themselves in a situation where their work has to be judged against the best of the entire tradition. We find new things happening to these familiar pieces
Hurricane Katrina : the storm that changed America( Book )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 788 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On September 2, 2005, New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin issued a "desperate S.O.S." His city, one of America's most historic and gracious urban centers, had been devastated by Hurricane Katrina. Now eighty percent of it lay underwater, while some citizens huddled on rooftops waiting for rescue, and others turned the flooded streets into canals of anarchy. In the first decade of the 21st century, despair, disease and death had transformed a great American city into a scene of third-world privation. Heroic rescue workers battled to save lives, restore order and aid the suffering. Now Time chronicles the story of the greatest natural disaster in U.S. history in Hurricane Katrina, An American Tragedy. Here, in stunning pictures and gripping first-hand accounts, is the terrible tale of Katrina's deadly wrath and savage aftermath. Here is America's Gulf Coast--from New Orleans to Biloxi and Gulfport, Mississippi--in ruins. Here are the struggling survivors and their valiant rescuers, the looters and the police who fought to control them, the homeless refugees who poured across the southeast and the resourceful agencies that took them in. It is an epic tale, told as only Time can tell it. Award-winning pictures reveal the scope of the disaster. Oral histories offer unforgettable accounts of nature's power and man's resourcefulness. Illuminating graphics show how hurricanes form--and why New Orleans flooded. Powerful reporting puts readers on the scene, while insightful analysis explores the questions left in Katrina's wake: Could the tragedy have been prevented, and why was aid so late to arrive? Moving and informative, sweeping in scope and ringing with the voices of those who were there, Hurricane Katrina, An American Tragedy is the definitive account of a disaster that will haunt Americans for decades to come
Ken Burns jazz : the story of America's music by Ken Burns( Recording )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 784 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Music from the PBS special Jazz, by filmmaker Ken Burns
Two men with the blues by Willie Nelson( Recording )

20 editions published in 2008 in 4 languages and held by 771 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of country music's all-time legends teams up with one of jazz's greatest artists for a one-of-a-kind collaboration
In Gabriel's garden by Wynton Marsalis( Recording )

19 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 768 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Trumpet concertos by Maurice André( Recording )

24 editions published between 1983 and 2004 in 4 languages and held by 766 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Trumpet sensation Alison Balsom performs some essential works from the brass repertoire
Wynton Marsalis & Eric Clapton play the blues : live from Jazz at Lincoln Center by Wynton Marsalis( Recording )

19 editions published in 2011 in 3 languages and held by 680 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

LOS ANGELES - New York City's premier jazz venue got the blues last April when Wynton Marsalis and Eric Clapton performed together in Rose Theater at Frederick P. Rose Hall, home of Jazz at Lincoln Center for two sold-out shows dedicated to vintage blues. The extraordinary collaboration, billed as Wynton Marsalis & Eric Clapton Play the Blues, paired these musical virtuosos with members of the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra as they brought to life a repertoire of songs selected by Clapton and arranged by Marsalis. Marsalis, Artistic Director of Jazz at Lincoln Center and nine-time Grammy Award winner, writes about his collaboration with Clapton, a 19-time Grammy recipient, in the album's liner notes: "...we wanted these concerts to sound like people playing music they know and love, not like a project." To help them achieve that level of devotion, Marsalis and Clapton were joined on stage by Dan Nimmer (piano), Carlos Henriquez (bass), Ali Jackson (drums), Marcus Printup (trumpet), Victor Goines (clarinet), Chris Crenshaw (trombone, vocals), Don Vappie (banjo) and Clapton's longtime keyboardist/sideman Chris Stainton. Marsalis says the group combined the sound of an early blues jump-band with the sound of New Orleans jazz to accommodate the integration of guitar/trumpet lead, a combination that gave the musicians the latitude to play different grooves, from the Delta to the Caribbean and beyond
 
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Moving to higher ground : how jazz can change your life
Alternative Names
Dankworth, E. 1961-

Marsalis, Wynton

Skain

Uinton Marsalis

Vinton Marsalis

W. Marsalis

Wynton Marsalis Amerikaans componist

Wynton Marsalis jazzman amerykański, trębacz i kompozytor

Wynton Marsalis trombettista e compositore statunitense

Wynton Marsalis trompetista estadounidense

Wynton Marsalis US-amerikanischer Trompeter

Wynton Marsallis

Винтон Марсалис

Уинтон Марсалис американский трубач и композитор, художественный руководитель Джазового Линкольн-центра

Уинтън Марсалис

וינטון מרסליס

وینتون مارسالیس

윈튼 마설리스

ウィントン・マルサリス

マルサリス, ウィントン

溫頓·馬沙利斯

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Jazz A-B-ZMarsalis on musicHurricane Katrina : the storm that changed AmericaSweet swing blues on the roadWynton Marsalis : Skain's domain : a biographyWynton Marsalis : gifted trumpet playerWynton Marsalis : trumpet genius