Wynton Marsalis

Wynton Marsalis

Born: October 18, 1961

Nationality: American

Occupation: Musician, composer, trumpeter

Biography: Wynton Learson Marsalis is a trumpeter, composer, teacher, music educator, and Artistic Director of Jazz at Lincoln Center in New York City, United States. Marsalis has promoted the appreciation of classical and jazz music often to young audiences. Marsalis has been awarded nine Grammys in both genres, and a jazz recording of his was the first of its kind to win the Pulitzer Prize for Music.

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