- Name: Wynton Marsalis
- Born: 10/18/1961 (59 years old)
- Occupation: Musician, composer, educator, artistic director
- Website: wyntonmarsalis.org
Wynton Learson Marsalis (born October 18, 1961) is an American trumpeter, composer, teacher, and artistic director of Jazz at Lincoln Center. He has promoted classical and jazz music, often to young audiences. Marsalis has won at least nine Grammy Awards, and his Blood on the Fields was the first jazz composition to win the Pulitzer Prize for Music. He is the only musician to win a Grammy Award in jazz and classical during the same year.
Birth Name: Wynton Learson Marsalis
Alias: Wynton Learson Marsalis
Genre: Jazz, classical, Dixieland
Birth Place: New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S.
Wynton Marsalis quotes :
Many a revolution started with the actions of a few. Only 56 men signed the Declaration of Independence. A few hanging together can lead a nation to change.Wynton Marsalis
I believed in studying just because I knew education was a privilege. It was the discipline of study, to get into the habit of doing something that you don't want to do.Wynton Marsalis
Through first-class education, a generation marches down the long uncertain road of the future with confidence.Wynton Marsalis
There are forces all around you who wish to exploit division, rob you of your freedom, and tell you what to think. But young folks can rekindle the weary spirit of a slumbering nation.Wynton Marsalis