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Wynton Marsalis

tr, *1961 US, New Orleans
Musician / Composer of Jazz
A.k.a. Wynton Learson Marsalis E. Dankworth

American trumpeter, composer, bandleader, music educator, and Artistic Director of Jazz at Lincoln Center (born October 18, 1961, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA). Brother of Branford Marsalis, Delfeayo Marsalis, and Jason Marsalis. Son of Ellis Marsalis. Has a son, Jasper, with actress Victoria Rowell. 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. Marsalis has won nine Grammy Awards. In 1983 and 1984, he became the only artist ever to win Grammy Awards for both jazz and classical records, and he is the only artist to win Grammy Awards for five consecutive years (1983–1987). Wynton was born in New Orleans, Louisiana, on October 18, 1961, to Dolores and Ellis Marsalis, the second of six sons. At an early age he exhibited an aptitude for music. At age eight, Wynton performed traditional New Orleans music in the Fairview Baptist Church band led by banjoist Danny Barker, and at 14, he performed with the New Orleans Philharmonic. During high school, Wynton performed with the New Orleans Symphony Brass Quintet, New Orleans Community Concert Band, New Orleans Youth Orchestra, New Orleans Symphony, various jazz bands and with a local funk band, the Creators. At age 17, Wynton was the youngest musician admitted to Tanglewood's Berkshire Music Center, where he won the school's Harvey Shapiro Award for outstanding brass student. Wynton moved to New York City to attend Juilliard in 1979, and picked up gigs around town. In 1980, Wynton joined the Jazz Messengers led by Art Blakey. In the years that followed, Wynton performed with Sarah Vaughan, Dizzy Gillespie, Sweets Edison, Clark Terry, Sonny Rollins, Ron Carter, Herbie Hancock, Tony Williams and countless other jazz legends. In 1987, Wynton Marsalis co-founded a jazz program at Lincoln Center. In July 1996, Jazz at Lincoln Center was installed as new constituent of Lincoln Center. In October 2004, Marsalis opened Frederick P. Rose Hall, the world's first institution for jazz containing three performance spaces (including the first concert hall designed specifically for jazz) along with recording, broadcast, rehearsal and educational facilities. Wynton presently serves as Artistic Director for Jazz at Lincoln Center and Music Director for the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra.

  • Trumpet
  • Vocals
  • Cornet
  • Jazz
  • Classical
  • Blues
Popular Tracks   
Where or When on Standard Time Vol. 3: The Resolution Of Romance by Wynton Marsalis
When It's Sleepytime Down South on Standard Time Vol. 2: Intimacy Calling by Wynton Marsalis
The Very Thought of You on Standard Time Vol. 3: The Resolution Of Romance by Wynton Marsalis
Pedro Navaja on Una Noche Con Rubén Blades by Jazz At Lincoln Center Orchestra, Wynton Marsalis & Rubén Blades
Never Let Me Go on Standard Time Vol. 3: The Resolution Of Romance by Wynton Marsalis
Daily Battles (feat. Joe Farnsworth, Russell Hall, Isaiah J. Thompson & Jerry Weldon) - Jazz Arrangement on Daily Battles by Thom Yorke, Flea & Wynton Marsalis
The End Of A Love Affair on Standard Time Vol. 2: Intimacy Calling by Wynton Marsalis
2/3's Adventure on Live in Cuba by Jazz At Lincoln Center Orchestra & Wynton Marsalis
C Jam Blues - Live on Live In Swing City- Swingin' With Duke by Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra & Wynton Marsalis
El Cantante on Una Noche Con Rubén Blades by Jazz At Lincoln Center Orchestra, Wynton Marsalis & Rubén Blades

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Title Artist Year Type
Spotify Singles Vol. 006Jazz At Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis featuring Jonathan Batiste2018Single
Una Noche Con Rubén BladesRuben Blades, Jazz At Lincoln Center Orchestra With Wynton Marsalis2018Album
Soul Gestures In Southern BlueWynton Marsalis2017Album
American QuartetsEuclid Quartet, Antonín Dvořák, Wynton Marsalis2017Album
The Music Of John LewisJazz At Lincoln Center With Wynton Marsalis Featuring Jonathan Batiste2017Album
The Abyssinian MassJazz At Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis featuring Damien Sneed and Chorale Le Chateau2016Album
Live At Hofstra 1993Arvell Shaw And The Louis Armstrong Legacy Band Featuring Wynton Marsalis2016Album
God Rest Ye Merry Gentleman / Little Drummer BoyJazz At Lincoln Center With Wynton Marsalis2016Album
Live In CubaJazz At Lincoln Center with Wynton Marsalis2015Album
Big Band HolidaysWynton Marsalis, The Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra2015Album
The Spiritual Side Of Wynton MarsalisWynton Marsalis2013Compil.
Together Again: In the StudioMarcus Roberts Trio, Wynton Marsalis2013Album
Play The Blues - Live From Jazz At Lincoln CenterWynton Marsalis & Eric Clapton2011Album
Here We Go Again: Celebrating The Genius Of Ray CharlesWillie Nelson & Wynton Marsalis Featuring Norah Jones2011Album
Selections From Swinging Into The 21stWynton Marsalis2011Compil.
Timeless Is ModernWynton Marsalis With Jazz At Lincoln Center2011Album
Vitoria SuiteJazz At Lincoln Center With Wynton Marsalis Featuring Paco De Lucía2010Album
Christmas Jazz JamWynton Marsalis2009Album
Moscow @ 3 A.M.Igor Butman's Big Band Spesial Guest Wynton Marsalis2009Album
He And SheWynton Marsalis2009Album
Live From New York CityWillie Nelson And Wynton Marsalis2008Album
Two Men With The BluesWillie Nelson & Wynton Marsalis2008Album
Standards & BalladsWynton Marsalis2008Compil.
Two Men With The Blues - EPKWillie Nelson, Wynton Marsalis2008Single
The Rhythm Road - American Music AbroadJazz At Lincoln Center, Wynton Marsalis2007Compil.
From The Plantation To The PenitentiaryWynton Marsalis2007Album
The Essential Wynton MarsalisWynton Marsalis2007Compil.
Don't Be Afraid...the Music Of Charles MingusThe Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra With Wynton Marsalis2005Album
Live At The House Of TribesWynton Marsalis2005Album
Jazz Essentials Featuring Take FiveDave Brubeck, Wynton Marsalis, Dexter Gordon, Dizzy Gillespie, Woody Herman, Sonny Stitt, Freddie Hubbard, Charles Mingus, Thelonious Monk, Chick Corea, Gary Burton, Pat Metheny2005Compil.
Favorite ConcertosJoseph Haydn / Yo-Yo Ma ■ Wynton Marsalis ■ Cho-Liang Lin2004Compil.
Plays the Music of Duke EllingtonThe Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra, Wynton Marsalis2004Album
Freddie Hubbard / Wynton MarsalisFreddie Hubbard / Wynton Marsalis2004Compil.
Modern Jazz ArchiveCharles Fambrough, Wynton Marsalis, Brendford Marsalis, Groover Washington, Jr., Roy Hargrove2004Compil.
Cast of CatsThe Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra, Wynton Marsalis2004Album
Unforgivable Blackness - The Rise And Fall Of Jack JohnsonWynton Marsalis2004Album
A Love SupremeThe Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra With Wynton Marsalis2004Album
Experience Jazz Like Never BeforeWynton Marsalis & The Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra2003Album
The Magic HourWynton Marsalis2003Album
Live At The SmithsonianArt Blakey & The Jazz Messengers Featuring Wynton Marsalis & Branford Marsalis2003Album
Baby, I Love YouWynton Marsalis2003Single
All RiseWynton Marsalis - The Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra, Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra, Esa-Pekka Salonen2002Album
Le Grandi Trombe Del JazzMiles Davis, Louis Armstrong, Dizzy Gillespie, Chet Baker, Wynton Marsalis, Fats Navarro, Shorty Rogers, Cootie Williams2002Compil.
Time Will TellWynton Marsalis2002Album
Absolute BrassChet Baker, Randy Brecker, Art Farmer, Roy Hargrove, Wynton Marsalis, Wallace Roney2002Compil.
Μαγικές ΗχογραφήσειςWynton Marsalis, Roberto Perera, Arturo Sandoval2001Compil.
Round 'Bout MidnightWynton Marsalis2001Compil.
Angel EyesWynton Marsalis2001Compil.
Popular Songs: The Best Of Wynton MarsalisWynton Marsalis2001Compil.
Trumpet ConcertosWynton Marsalis2001Compil.
Legends Of Jazz Part 1Lionel Hampton, Wynton Marsalis, Charlie Parker, Dexter Gordon, Buddy Rich2000Compil.
Essentially Ellington 2000: Jazz At Lincoln Center LibraryThe Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra, Wynton Marsalis2000Album
The London ConcertWynton Marsalis2000Compil.
Sweet Release & Ghost Story (Two More Ballets By)Wynton Marsalis1999Album
JodyWynton Marsalis & Art Blakey1999Album
Los ElefantesWynton Marsalis, Arturo Sandoval1999Album
Sony Music Super Audio CD SamplerWynton Marsalis, Yo-Yo Ma, Glenn Gould, Bruno Walter, Leonard Bernstein, Miles Davis, Herbie Hancock, Weather Report1999Album
Live In Swing City, Swingin' With DukeThe Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra With Wynton Marsalis1999Album
Marsalis Plays Monk (Standard Time Vol. 4)Wynton Marsalis1999Album
Mr. Jelly Lord - Standard Time Vol. 6Wynton Marsalis1999Album
Listen To The StoryTeller: A Trio Of Musical Tales From Around The WorldWynton Marsalis, Edgar Meyer, Patrick Doyle1999Album
Big TrainWynton Marsalis & The Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra1999Album
At The Octoroon Balls / A Fiddler's Tale SuiteWynton Marsalis, Orion String Quartet1999Album
ReeltimeWynton Marsalis1999Album
A Fiddler's TaleWynton Marsalis1999Album
The Midnight Blues (Standard Time Vol. 5)Wynton Marsalis1998Album
Classic WyntonWynton Marsalis1998Compil.
The Gold CollectionWynton Marsalis1998Compil.
Blood On The FieldsWynton Marsalis & The Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra1997Album
Jump Start And Jazz, Two Ballets By Wynton MarsalisWynton Marsalis1997Album
Black Cultured PearlWynton Marsalis1996Album
In Gabriel's GardenWynton Marsalis, English Chamber Orchestra1996Album
Wynton MarsalisWynton Marsalis1995Compil.
Joe Cool's BluesWynton Marsalis & Ellis Marsalis1995Album
The London ConcertWynton Marsalis1994Album
The London ConcertWynton Marsalis1994Album
On The Twentieth Century...Wynton Marsalis & Judith Lynn Stillman1993Album
Resolution To SwingWynton Marsalis1993Album
Baroque DuetKathleen Battle • Wynton Marsalis1992Album
Vol.1 - Time Will TellWynton Marsalis With Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers1992Compil.
Baroque Music For TrumpetsWynton Marsalis1992Album
A Carnegie Hall Christmas ConcertKathleen Battle - Frederica von Stade - Wynton Marsalis - André Previn1992Album
Baroque DuetKathleen Battle • Wynton Marsalis1992Album
Concert For Planet Earth: Rio De Janeiro 1992Placido Domingo, Wynton Marsalis, Sarah Chang, Gal Costa, Denyce Graves, Antonio Carlos Jobim1992Album
Standard Time Vol.2 - Intimacy CallingWynton Marsalis1991Album
Levee Low Moan (Soul Gestures In Southern Blue, Vol. 3)Wynton Marsalis1991Album
Thick In The South (Soul Gestures In Southern Blue, Vol. 1)Wynton Marsalis1991Album
Uptown Ruler (Soul Gestures In Southern Blue, Vol. 2)Wynton Marsalis1991Album
Standard Time Vol. 3 (The Resolution Of Romance)Wynton Marsalis1990Album
Tune In Tomorrow - The Original SoundtrackWynton Marsalis1990Album
InterchordsWynton Marsalis1989Album
Crescent City Christmas CardWynton Marsalis1989Album
The Majesty Of The BluesWynton Marsalis1989Album
Wynton MarsalisWynton Marsalis1989Compil.
The Majesty Of The Blues (The Puheeman Strut)Wynton Marsalis1989Album
Husa, Copland, Vaughan Williams, HindemithEastman Wind Ensemble, Donald Hunsberger, Wynton Marsalis1989Album
Hot HouseWynton Marsalis1989Compil.
The Wynton Marsalis Quartet Live At Blues AlleyWynton Marsalis1988Album
Portait Of Wynton MarsalisWynton Marsalis1988Compil.
The Sound Of Jazz - Wynton MarsalisWynton Marsalis1988Compil.
Blues & SwingWynton Marsalis1988Album
Columbia Jazz Masterpieces Radio Show Hosted By Wynton Marsalis Volume IIIWynton Marsalis, Duke Ellington, Count Basie, Teddy Wilson, Benny Goodman, Dave Brubeck, Louis Armstrong, Billie Holiday1988Compil.
The All American HeroWynton Marsalis1988Album
Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers Featuring Wynton Marsalais '80 Vol 2Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers Featuring Wynton Marsalis1987Album
Marsalis Standard Time, Vol. 1Wynton Marsalis1987Album
CarnavalWynton Marsalis, Eastman Wind Ensemble, Donald Hunsberger1987Album
An American HeroWynton Marsalis1986Album
J MoodWynton Marsalis1986Album
Tomasi: Concerto For Trumpet And Orchestra / Jolivet: Concerto No. 2 For Trumpet - Concertino For Trumpet, String Orchestra And PianoWynton Marsalis, Henri Tomasi, André Jolivet, Philharmonia Orchestra, Esa-Pekka Salonen1986Album
Wynton MarsalisWynton Marsalis1985Compil.
The All American HeroWynton Marsalis1985Album
Wynton MarsalisWynton Marsalis1985Album
Black Codes (From The Underground)Wynton Marsalis1985Album
Three Favorite Concertos: Cello Concerto, Op.101 / Trumpet Concerto / Violin Concerto No.1Joseph Haydn, Yo-Yo Ma, Wynton Marsalis, Cho-Liang Lin1984Compil.
Hot House FlowersWynton Marsalis1984Album
Wynton Marsalis Plays Handel, Purcell, Torelli, Fasch, MolterWynton Marsalis, Edita Gruberova, Raymond Leppard / English Chamber Orchestra / Johann Friedrich Fasch, Georg Friedrich Händel, Giuseppe Torelli, Henry Purcell, Johann Melchior Molter1984Album
I'm Confessin' (That I Love You) / Lazy AfternoonWynton Marsalis1984Single
The New Superstars (Highlights From Recently Released CBS Masterworks Albums By Exciting Young Classical Music Sensations)Yo-Yo Ma, Wynton Marsalis, Raymond Leppard, Cho-Liang Lin, Michael Tilson Thomas, Cecile Licad, Claudio Abbado1984Compil.
Think Of OneWynton Marsalis1983Album
Wynton Marsalis' First RecordingsWynton Marsalis1983Album
Trumpet ConcertosJoseph Haydn • Johann Nepomuk Hummel • Leopold Mozart, Wynton Marsalis, National Philharmonic Orchestra, Raymond Leppard1983Album
Fathers & SonsWynton Marsalis, Branford Marsalis, Ellis Marsalis - Chico Freeman, Von Freeman1982Album
Art Blakey With Wynton MarsalisArt Blakey with Wynton Marsalis1982Album
Wynton MarsalisWynton Marsalis1982Album
Interview AlbumWynton Marsalis1982Album
Art Blakey In SwedenArt Blakey & The Jazz Messengers Featuring Wynton Marsalis And Bobby Watson1982Album
Live At Bubba's Jazz RestaurantArt Blakey & The Jazz Messengers Featuring Wynton Marsalis1981Album
All About MonkWynton MarsalisAlbum
Here We Go Again - Ft Norah Jones EPKWillie Nelson, Wynton MarsalisSingle
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