Tag Archive for Wynton Marsalis

Marry Love and Skill


A DOSE OF POWER LIVING®: Marry Love and Skill – As John Ruskin said, “When love and skill work together, expect a masterpiece.”

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In flight on South African Airways

GLOBAL VIEW: Although I am American, I was blessed to have an international upbringing. My parents were pioneers in cross-cultural communications and Learning through the Arts. I was born in Accra, Ghana; started school in Adelaide, Australia; and as a Stetcher Scholar, studied and lived in Rome, Italy. I have traveled to over 30 countries around the world and have been on all continents except for Antarctica. I am joyful when I board trains and planes (not necessarily automobiles).

Your Own Beat

Last night I had the pleasure once again of seeing the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis. This time I was at Rose Hall and had my mom and nephew with me. The show was “Tap Meets Flamenco.” Along with the JALC group, it featured the Chano Dominguez Flamenco Jazz Ensemble, as well…

Soulful Celebration

THE BUZZ… Last night, I had the pleasure of seeing the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra perform at Abyssinian Baptist Church in Harlem. It was absolutely beautiful. Wynton Marsalis, whom I’ve known for a long time, wrote the music for this celebration of Abyssinian’s 200th anniversary. He was as brilliant as ever – delivering a…