Tag archives: Wynton Marsalis

Music and Much More with Marsalis
By Steven Libowitz   |   November 12, 2020

The election will be three days in the rear-view mirror when The Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra Septet with Wynton Marsalis performing “The Sounds of Democracy” streams for free as part of UCSB Arts & Lectures’ Thematic Learning Initiative, its community conversation arm in conjunction with events. Led by trumpeter-composer Wynton Marsalis and featuring seven […]

All That Jazz
By Richard Mineards   |   October 4, 2018

Uber philanthropist Sara Miller McCune‘s new Montecito manse was socially gridlocked when she hosted a dinner party for VIP patrons of UCSB’s popular Arts & Lectures program and the first guest of the 60th anniversary season, legendary trumpeter Wynton Marsalis, artistic director of Jazz at Lincoln Center. Marsalis, 56, who has won nine Grammy awards […]

Pop Notes and Jazz Jottings
By Steven Libowitz   |   September 27, 2018

The calendar is crammed as the new arts season arrives in earnest, although the biggest place in the land is more of a warm-weather venue. That would be the Santa Barbara Bowl, where it’s actually, unironically, unlikely to rain when Alanis Morissette takes the stage on Friday, September 27, followed two days later by the […]

Sundown Celebration
By Richard Mineards   |   June 21, 2018

UCSB’s popular Arts & Lectures program is celebrating its 60th anniversary with an eclectic program of 65 events, including 16 premieres and debuts. To launch the new season, which begins September 29 with music great Wynton Marsalis and the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra at the Granada, Celesta Billeci, Miller McCune executive director, hosted a […]