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Wynton Marsalis


Wynton Marsalis is widely recognized as the pre-eminent jazz artist of our time. He is hailed not only as a performer on the trumpet, but also as a music educator and a promoter of the history and culture of jazz. Marsalis is also an established artist in performing trumpet in works of classical music, and he is a leader in civic matters. Wynton ... See full bio »
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Nominated for 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 1 win & 3 nominations. See more awards »

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 2013 The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross with Henry Louis Gates, Jr. (TV Mini-Series documentary) (composer - 3 episodes)
- Into the Fire (1861-1890) (2013) ... (composer: theme music)
- The Age of Slavery (1800-1860) (2013) ... (composer: theme music)
- The Black Atlantic (1500-1800) (2013) ... (composer: theme music)
  Prohibition (TV Mini-Series documentary) (music arranger - 2 episodes, 2011) (musician - 1 episode, 2011)
- A Nation of Scofflaws (2011) ... (music arranger)
- A Nation of Drunkards (2011) ... (music arranger) / (musician: trumpet)
 2010 Louis (Trumpet) / (musician) / (orchestrator)
 2004 Unforgivable Blackness: The Rise and Fall of Jack Johnson (Documentary) (musician: trumpet)
 1998 Sugar Ray Robinson: The Bright Lights and Dark Shadows of a Champion (TV Movie documentary) (conductor) / (musician: trumpet)
 1995 Marsalis on Music (TV Series) (conductor)
 1990-1991 Shannon's Deal (TV Series) (composer - 12 episodes)
- Trouble (1991) ... (composer: theme music)
- Matrimony (1991) ... (composer: theme music)
- The Inside Man (1991) ... (composer: theme music)
- First Amendment (1991) ... (composer: theme music)
- Strangers in the Night: Part 1 (1991) ... (composer: theme music)
 1989 Portrait of England: Treasure Houses and Gardens (Video documentary) (musician: trumpet)
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"It's warm, it's intellectual, it's spiritual, it's tawdry, it's worldly, it's provincial. Anything you want, he has it in his sound. (Commenting on the influence Louie Armstrong has on Jazz). See more »

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Honored by the Congressional Award in Washington, DC with the 2002 Horizon Award. The Horizon Award is a special recognition from the Joint Leadership of the United States Congress and the Congressional Award Board of Directors. The Horizon Award is presented to individuals from the private sectors who have contributed to expanding opportunities for all Americans through their own personal ... See more »

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