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About Wynton Marsalis
Wynton Marsalis is an American jazz musician who has displayed exceptional skill as an instrumentalist from a very-young age. And all things considered, he is the most-celebrated of the entire second generation of the prominent Marsalis family of jazz musicians.
His father, Ellis Marsalis Jr., was a renowned jazzist. His younger brothers Jason, Branford and Delfeayo are all professional musicians. His mom’s name is Dolores, and he has two other siblings, Ellis III and Mboya.
He won a Pulitzer Prize for Music, being the first jazz musician to do so, in 1997 for “Blood on the Fields”.
In 2005 he was giving a National Medal of Arts, which was granted to him personally by President George W. Bush.
Between 1983 and 2000 six of his own albums have won Grammy Awards.
As of early 2020 he has performed on every continent with the exception of Antarctica.
A bronze statue of him has been erected in Marciac, France.
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Famous quotes by 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
I dress up a certain way because I respect the music.Wynton Marsalis
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
People have taken time out of their day and spent their money to come sit down at a concert. And it's jazz music-it's not easy for them to get to it. I don't want them ever to feel that I'm taking their presence lightly.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
Through first-class education, a generation marches down the long uncertain road of the future with confidence.Wynton Marsalis
What I really have in my head, my imagination, my understanding of music, I never really get that out.Wynton Marsalis
When did we begin to lose faith in our ability to effect change?Wynton Marsalis
Wynton Marsalis' Popularity
Wynton Marsalis is a famous American trumpet player, composer, and educator, who was born on October 18, 1961. As a person born on this date, Wynton Marsalis is listed in our database as the 50th most popular celebrity for the day (October 18) and the 202nd most popular for the year (1961).
People born on October 18 fall under the Zodiac sign of Libra, the Scales. Wynton Marsalis is the 1671st most popular Libra.
Aside from information specific to Wynton Marsalis' birthday, Wynton Marsalis is the 11548th most famous American and ranks 66th in famous people born in New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S.
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