Personalities | Wynton Marsalis | Contemporary | Classical

b. 1961
American trumpeter

Marsalis studied at the Juilliard School in New York. In 1980 he joined Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers, and toured with Herbie Hancock the following year. He formed his own group in 1982. He has performed and recorded much of the classical trumpet repertory, appearing with the New York Philharmonic, Los Angeles Philharmonic and Cleveland Orchestras, and the London Symphony Orchestra.

Introduction | Contemporary | Classical
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