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Wynton Marsalis is a trumpeter, composer and artistic director of Jazz at Lincoln Center. He has promoted jazz music to young audiences. He has won nine Grammy Awards, and his jazz composition Blood on the Fields won the Pulitzer Prize for Music. He is the only artist to win a Grammy Award in classical and jazz in the same year.
Wynton Marsalis has experienced an exciting and successful career, to say the least.
Wynton Marsalis was the first family member to achieve national fame. He was given his first trumpet by Hirt when he was only six years old and studied both classical music and jazz. Although he played with Danny Barker’s Fairview Baptist Church Band and was featured with the New Orleans Philharmonic at age 14, his early musical jobs were mostly in rhythm-and-blues (R&B) and funk bands.
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Wynton Marsalis has never been married. He romantically dated Candace Stanley for many years but never got married. She was a computer scientist. They share two children, Wynton Jr., and Simeon. He then dated actress Victoria Rowell. She was known for her role in the soap opera ‘The Young and the Restless.’ They dated for a few years, and they welcomed a son named Jasper. He is also an actor.
|Children/Kids||Yes (Wynton Jr, Simeon, Jasper)|
Nationality, Net Worth and Other Facts
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|Full/Real Name||Wynton Learson Marsalis|
|Age (as of today)||61 years|
|Date of Birth||October 18, 1961|
|Place of Birth||New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S.|
|Height||1.65 m, 5 feet 5 inches|
|Weight||62 kg, 136.5 lbs|
|Net Worth / Wealth||$18 Million|
|Occupation||Composer, Educator., Musician|
Height, Weight, and Age
Wynton Marsalis' height is pretty average measuring 1.65 m. Wynton Marsalis weighs 62 kg. Being born on October 18, 1961, translates to an age of 61 years as of todays date (May 29, 2023).
Jazz music is America’s past and its potential, summed up and sanctified and accessible to anybody who learns to listen to, feel, and understand it. The music can connect us to our earlier selves and to our better selves-to-come. It can remind us of where we fit on the time line of human achievement, an ultimate value of art.Wynton Marsalis
I believe in professionalism, but playing is not like a job. You have to be grateful to have the opportunity to play.Wynton Marsalis
The nerves are a problem on trumpet, because when you mess up everyone can hear it. Just remember most people are too polite to say anything about it. That should calm your nerves.Wynton Marsalis
What I really have in my head, my imagination, my understanding of music, I never really get that out.Wynton Marsalis
The blues. It runs through all American music. Somebody bending the note. The other is the two-beat groove. It’s in New Orleans music, it’s in jazz, it’s in country music, it’s in gospel.Wynton Marsalis