Quotes by Wynton Marsalis

About Wynton Marsalis:

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 his Blood on the Fields was the first jazz composition to win the Pulitzer Prize for Music. Marsalis is the son of jazz musician Ellis Marsalis, Jr. (pianist), grandson of Ellis Marsalis, Sr., and brother of Branford (saxophonist), Delfeayo (trombonist), and Jason (drummer). He performed the national anthem of Super Bowl XX in 1986.

Author Bio

  • NameWynton Marsalis
  • DescriptionAmerican musician
  • BornOctober 18, 1961
  • CountryUnited States Of America
  • ProfessionComposer; Trumpeter; Bandleader; Conductor; Jazz Musician