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Stephen Colbert Names Jon Batiste as Bandleader for 'Late Show'

Stephen Colbert and CBS made a big announcement yesterday, naming Jon Batiste as his bandleader for the Late Show when the comedian debuts on September 8. It's too early to make David Letterman comparisons, but if Colbert and Batiste have a ...

Bruce Lundvall, CEO of Blue Note Records and Prominent Jazz Figure, Dies at 79

Former CEO of Blue Note records and a most major figure in jazz, Bruce Lundvall, who had been battling a neurological disorder has passed away. Following recent surgery, Lundvall failed to regain consciousness. He was 79 years old.

Wynton Marsalis and Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra Traveling to South America for First Time Since 2005

Wynton Marsalis and the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra will take their show on the road, traveling to Central and South America for the first time in nearly 10 years. The JALC last travelled to our nearest neighboring continent during 2005.

Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra Presents 'Birth of the American Orchestra' with Wynton Marsalis: Includes Music by Duke Ellington, Fletcher Henderson, Don Redman and More

Wynton Marsalis and the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra will present a pair of concerts exploring the "Birth of the American Orchestra" Jan. 9 and 10 at the Frederick P. Rose Hall, home of Jazz at Lincoln Center, in New York City.

The Castleton Festival Announces 2015 Season, Featuring Premiere of Derrick Wang’s Opera ‘Scalia/Ginsburg’ and Wynton Marsalis’ Summer Jazz Academy

The 2015 season will showcase Castleton’s rising stars alongside world-renowned artists in new productions of Gounod’s 'Roméo et Juliette,' Ravel’s 'L’heure espagnole' (The Spanish Hour), and a world premiere of Derrick Wang’s comic opera ...

Alicia Keys, Wynton Marsalis and More Perform at Ruby Dee Memorial Service in New York City

Actress Ruby Dee was honored by musicians and celebrities of other stripes at a memorial event held in her hometown of New York on Saturday. Among the musical acts in attendance were Alicia Keys, Harry Belafonte, Wynton Marsalis and Peter Yarrow.

Highlights: 2014 Newport Jazz Festival Celebrates 60 Years, Looks to the Future

This weekend, the 2014 Newport Jazz Festival celebrates 60 years with a roster of jazz luminaries including Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis, Dee Dee Bridgewater, Bobby McFerrin spirityouall, Gary Burton, Gregory Porter, Vijay ...

Jazz Orchestra of Philadelphia, with Bill Cosby and Wynton Marsalis, Debuts at Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts

In a world sick with Cyrus hysteria and One Direction-less fever, the formation of a jazz ensemble would seem unlikely. But for Philadelphians, the emergence of a newly-founded jazz orchestra echoes the sounds from a city in its youth.

UPDATE: National Endowment for the Arts' Jazz Masters Ceremony Concert (feat. Jarrett, Braxton, Davis, and Aebersold)

TONIGHT: The National Endowment for the Arts' Jazz Masters concert will be broadcast as scheduled.

Fantasia Barrino, k.d. lang Star in Duke Ellington, Wynton Marsalis' 'After Midnight' on Broadway

After Midnight, a Broadway musical featuring original arrangements by jazz great Duke Ellington, melds classic songs from the 1920s and '30s with dance to recreate Harlem's Golden Age and the legendary Cotton Club...

A Benefit for Christian Community Action

Wynton Marsalis, the internally known trumpet player, will be performing at a benefit concert for Christian Community Action in New Haven, Connecticut on October 22nd at 7:30 pm.

Classical Crossover: Bad Move...or Step Forward?

Classical music has its share of crossover artists, but is this really advancing the art form?

Five Quickies: Wynton Marsalis Touring 'Abyssinian,' 'Amélie' on Broadway, Dave Mustaine's San Diego Symphony, George Fetner's Kickstarter, Beethoven on Theremin

And with the world's best musicians, singers, dancers and actors going back to repertory work after their summer stocks, there's more good news happening now than there was, say, back in June...

Fantasia Barrino 2013: 'American Idol' Songstress Makes Return to Broadway in 'After Midnight'

"American Idol" Season 3 winner Fantasia Barrino will make her first Broadway appearance since starring in "The Color Purple" in 2007. The songstress is set to star in the first run of new musical "After Midnight."

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