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Wynton Marsalis

Born: October 18, 1961    Primary Instrument: Trumpet

Wynton Marsalis

Wynton Marsalis is an internationally acclaimed musician, composer, bandleader, educator and a leading advocate of American culture. He is the world’s first jazz artist to perform and compose across the full jazz spectrum from its New Orleans roots to bebop to modern jazz. 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.

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Awards:

1988
1. Brown University (Doctor of Music)
2. Southern University at New Orleans (Doctor of Music)

1990
3. University at Buffalo - State University of New York (Doctor of Music)

1992
4. Boston University (Doctor of Music)

1993
5. Academy of Southern Arts and Letters (Doctor of Philosophy in Arts)

1994
6. University of Miami (Doctor of Music)

1995
7. Hunter College (Doctor of Humane Letters)
8. Manhattan School of Music (Doctor of Music)
9. Princeton University (Doctor of Arts)
10. Yale University (Doctor of Music)

1996
11. Brandies University (Doctor of Humane Letters)
12. Columbia University (Doctor of Music)
13. Governors State University (Doctor of Humane Letters)
14. Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (Doctor of Fine Arts)
15. Royal Academy of Music (Honorary Member)
16. University of Scranton (Doctor of Fine Arts)

1997
17. Amherst College (Doctor of Music)
18. Howard University (Doctor of Music)
19. Long Island University (Doctor of Music)
20. Rutgers University (Doctor of Fine Arts)

1998
21. Bard College (Doctor of Fine Arts)
22. Haverford College (Doctor of Humane Letters)

1999
23. University of Massachusetts Amherst (Doctor of Fine Arts)

2000
24. Middlebury College (Doctor of Arts)
25. University of Pennsylvania (Doctor of Music)

2001
26. Clark Atlanta University (Doctorate of Humane Letters)
27. Connecticut College (Doctor of Fine Arts)

2004
28. Bloomfield College (Doctor of Fine Arts)

2007
29. New York University (Doctor of Fine Arts)

2009
30. Harvard University (Doctor of Music)
31. Northwestern University (Doctor of Arts)
1981 Wynton Marsalis
1983 Think of One
1984 Hot House Flowers
1985 Black Codes (From the Underground)
1985 J Mood
1986 Marsalis Standard Time, Vol. I
1986 Live at Blues Alley
1989 The Majesty of the Blues
1989 Crescent City Christmas Card
1990 Standard Time Vol. 3: The Resolution of Romance
1990 Tune In Tomorrow... The Original Soundtrack
1991 Thick In The South: Soul Gestures In Southern Blue, Vol. 1
1991 Uptown Ruler: Soul Gestures In Southern Blue, Vol. 2
1991 Levee Low Moan: Soul Gestures In Southern Blue, Vol. 3
1991 Standard Time Vol. 2: Intimacy Calling
1992 Blue Interlude
1993 Citi Movement
1994 In This House, On This Morning
1995 Joe Cool's Blues
1997 Jump Start and Jazz
1997 Blood on the Fields
1998 The Midnight Blues: Standard Time, Vol. 5
1999 Reeltime
1999 Mr. Jelly Lord: Standard Time, Vol. 6
1999 Sweet Release and Ghost Story: Two More Ballets by Wynton Marsalis
1999 At the Octoroon Balls - String Quartet No. 1; A Fiddler's Tale Suite
1999 Big Train (The Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra)
1999 Marsalis Plays Monk: Standard Time, Vol. 4
1999 Live at the Village Vanguard
2000 Selections from the Village Vanguard
2000 The Marciac Suite
2001 Popular Songs: The Best Of Wynton Marsalis
2002 All Rise
2004 The Magic Hour
2004 Unforgivable Blackness: The Rise and Fall of Jack Johnson
2005 Live at the House of Tribes
2007 From the Plantation to the Penitentiary
2007 Congo Square (Featuring the JLCO and Yacub Addy and Odadda!)
2007 Here...Now (Internet-Only Album)
2008 Standards & Ballads (compilation: 1983-1999)
2008 Willie Nelson & Wynton Marsalis: Two Men With The Blues
2009 He And She
2009 Christmas Jazz Jam
2010 The Wynton Marsalis Quintet & Richard Galliano From Billie Holiday to Edith Piaf Live in Marciac
2010 Vitoria Suite Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis featuring Paco De Lucia

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Primary Instrument:
Trumpet

Location:
New York, NY

Wynton uses Monette trumpets and mouthpieces.

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