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Wynton Marsalis

American jazz musician and educator

Wynton Marsalis

American jazz musician and educator
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birthday
18th
October, 1961
Birth Place
New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S.
Birth Sign
libra
Biography

Wynton Learson Marsalis (born October 18, 1961) is an American trumpeter, composer, teacher, and artistic director of Jazz at Lincoln Center. He has promoted classical and jazz music, often to young audiences. Marsalis has won at least nine Grammy Awards, and his Blood on the Fields was the first jazz composition to win the Pulitzer Prize for Music. He is the only musician to win a Grammy Award in jazz and classical during the same year.

instruments played
trumpet
Associated Acts

Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra, English Chamber Orchestra

Birth Name

Wynton Learson Marsalis

Genres

Jazz, classical, Dixieland

Labels

Columbia, Sony, Blue Note, Marsalis Music

Occupations

Musician, composer, educator, artistic director

Years Active

1980 present

Name

Wynton Marsalis

Nationality

United States of America

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