Wynton Marsalis, trumpeter

Wynton Marsalis

October 18, 1961, New Orleans, LA

By creating and performing an expansive range of brilliant new music for quartets to big bands, chamber music ensembles to symphony orchestras, tap dance to ballet, Wynton has expanded the vocabulary for jazz and created a vital body of work that places him among the world's finest musicians and composers. ~ All about Jazz: Wynton Marsalis ~ retrieved October 10, 2013 © All About Jazz

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Wynton Marsalis ~ Inducted in the 1996 Big Band And Jazz Hall Of Fame.

Wynton Marsalis Septet ~ Live At The Village Vanguard (1999) ~ Ranked #99 New Yorker 100 Essential Jazz Albums in 2008.

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