Wynton Marsalis


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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 8 wins & 27 nominations. See more awards »

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Burlesque Soundtrack
(2010)
(1994)
Motherless Brooklyn Music Department
(2019)

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 2018-2020 CBS News Sunday Morning (TV Series) (performer - 5 episodes)
- Episode #42.31 (2020) ... (performer: "Abblasen")
- Glass Half Full/Father Knows Best/Paul Rudd/Going it Alone (2018) ... (performer: "Ablassen" )
- A Better Way?/On Broadway: Tina Fey/Island Hopping/Going Home (2018) ... (performer: "Ablassen Fanfare")
- Mind Matters (2018) ... (performer: "Ablassen Fanfare")
 2019 Motherless Brooklyn (performer: "Blues Walk", "Daily Battles", "Jump Monk")
 2018 A Star Is Born (performer: "Corrine, Corrina")
 2017 Marshall (performer: "Justice is Coming", "YMCA Swing", "Choices", "Marshall V. Friedman")
 2016 The Late Show with Stephen Colbert (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Sarah Paulson/Tatiana Maslany/Wynton Marsalis, Lil Buck & Jared Grimes (2016) ... (performer: "Petite Suite (for Savion) Movement II")
 2015 London Spy (TV Mini-Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Lullaby (2015) ... (performer: "Concerto for Two Trumpets in C Major, RV. 537; I. Allegro" - uncredited)
 2014 The Roosevelts: An Intimate History (TV Mini-Series documentary) (music - 1 episode)
- The Rising Road (1933-1939) (2014) ... (music: "Blue Lights on the Bayou")
 2014 Garnet's Gold (Documentary) (performer: "Until The End")
  The Mark of Beauty (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes, 2013) (writer - 1 episode, 2013)
- Ryokucha (2013) ... (performer: "Loose Duck") / (writer: "Loose Duck")
- Sakura (2013) ... (performer: "Taking a Chance on Love")
 2011 Late Show with David Letterman (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #18.111 (2011) ... (performer: "Hallelujah I Love Her So" - uncredited)
 2010/I Burlesque (performer: "Black Bottom Stomp", "New Orleans Bump")
  The War (TV Mini-Series documentary) (arranger - 7 episodes, 2007) (writer - 7 episodes, 2007) (performer - 2 episodes, 2007)
- A World Without War: March 1945 - September 1945 (2007) ... (arranger: "America, My Home", "Embattled Blues", "Until I'm in Your Arms Again", "Movin' On", "Movin' Back") / (writer: "America, My Home", "Embattled Blues", "Until I'm in Your Arms Again", "Movin' On", "Movin' Back")
- The Ghost Front: December 1944 - March 1945 (2007) ... (arranger: "America, My Home", "Embattled Blues", "Until I'm in Your Arms Again", "Movin' On", "Movin' Back") / (writer: "America, My Home", "Embattled Blues", "Until I'm in Your Arms Again", "Movin' On", "Movin' Back")
- FUBAR: September 1944 - December 1944 (2007) ... (arranger: "America, My Home", "Embattled Blues", "Until I'm in Your Arms Again", "Movin' On", "Movin' Back") / (performer: "Blue Lights on the Bayou") / (writer: "America, My Home", "Embattled Blues", "Until I'm in Your Arms Again", "Movin' On", "Movin' Back", "Blue Lights on the Bayou")
- Pride of Our Nation: June 1944 - August 1944 (2007) ... (arranger: "America My Home", "Embattled Blues", "Until I'm In Your Arms Again", "Movin' On", "Movin' Back") / (performer: "Blue Lights on the Bayou" from "At The Octoroon Balls: String Quartet No. 1") / (writer: "America My Home", "Embattled Blues", "Until I'm In Your Arms Again", "Movin' On", "Movin' Back", "Blue Lights on the Bayou" from "At The Octoroon Balls: String Quartet No. 1")
- A Deadly Calling: November 1943 - June 1944 (2007) ... (arranger: "America, My Home", "Embattled Blues", "Until I'm in Your Arms Again", "Movin' On", "Movin' Back") / (writer: "America, My Home", "Embattled Blues", "Until I'm in Your Arms Again", "Movin' On", "Movin' Back")
 2004 Unforgivable Blackness: The Rise and Fall of Jack Johnson (Documentary) (arranger: "Morning Song", "High Society", "Weary Blues", "We'll Meet Again", "Rattlesnake Tail Swing", "Fire in the Night", "Deep Creek", "New Orleans Bump", "Careless Love", "Buddy Bolden's Blues", "Smokehouse Blues", "Sidewalk Blues", "Elgin Mills", "Eyes Around the Corner", "Go, Possum, Go", "Dark Heart Beat", "Mr. Mann", "After the Dead", "Sing On", "Black Bottom Stomp", "King Porter Stomp", "Courthouse Bump", "Big Lip Blues") / (performer: "Ghost in the House", "The Galveston Rag", "But Deep Down...", "Trouble", "Love and Hate", "Cold, Cold Ground", "Mourning Song") / (writer: "Ghost in the House", "The Galveston Rag", "But Deep Down...", "Trouble", "Love and Hate", "Morning Song", "Cold, Cold Ground", "Mourning Song", "Rattlesnake Tail Swing", "Fire in the Night", "Elgin Mills", "Eyes Around the Corner", "Go, Possum, Go", "Dark Heart Beat", "Mr. Mann", "After the Dead", "Levee Low Moan")
 2002 Crossing Jordan (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Wrong Place, Wrong Time (2002) ... (performer: "How Are Things In Glocca Morra" - uncredited)
 2001 My Best Friend (writer: "Jungle Fever")
 2000 The Sea That Thinks ("Brandenburg Concerto no. 2 in F majeur")
 1997 Liberty! The American Revolution (TV Mini-Series) (performer: "Brave Wolfe")
 1997 Rosewood (performer: "Tom Cat Blues") / (writer: "Sylvester's Blues", "Tom Cat Blues", "New Year's Eve Fiddle Music")
 1995 Marsalis on Music (TV Series) (4 episodes)
- Tackling the Monster: Marsalis on Practice (1995) ... ("Mood Indigo", "Fiddle Bow Real")
- Sousa to Satchmo: Marsalis on the Jazz Band (1995) ... ("Fiddle Bow Real")
- Listening for Clues: Marsalis on Form (1995) ... ("Fiddle Bow Real")
- Why Toes Tap: Marsalis on Rhythm (1995) ... ("Fiddle Bow Real")
 1994 It Could Happen to You (performer: "Swingdown, Swingtown") / (writer: "Swingdown, Swingtown")
 1991 Jungle Fever (performer: "The Seductress") / (writer: "The Seductress")
 1990 Tune in Tomorrow... (performer: "Chewin' Fat", "Sunsetting In The Bayou", "Mama Leona", "I Can't Get Started", "Uptown Top Table Rap", "Second Street Line (Hot Hoppin')", "Crescent City Crawl") / (writer: "Chewin' Fat", "Sunsetting In The Bayou", "Mama Leona", "Uptown Top Table Rap", "Second Street Line (Hot Hoppin')", "Crescent City Crawl")
 1990 Sesame Street: Sing Yourself Silly! (Video short) (performer: "Put Down the Duckie" (1986) - uncredited)
 1987 Saturday Night Live (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Charlton Heston/Wynton Marsalis (1987) ... (performer: "J Mood", "Juan (E. Mustaad)" - uncredited)
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Personal Quote:

In jazz you have the opportunity to establish your equality - based on your ability. See more »

Trivia:

Attended Berkshire Music Center at Tanglewood, in Massachusetts See more »

Star Sign:

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