Wynton Marsalis
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We Are the Hope: An Interview With Jazz Master Wynton Marsalis
5 Apr 2016 // 9:00 PM

Marsalis speaks to PopMatters about The Absynnian Mass, his inspirations, compositional techniques, and the reason he plays music.


Finding the Sublime in Jazz, an Argument for Abstraction
21 Nov 2016 // 10:00 PM

Jazz columnist Will Layman presents seven pieces of music as evidence of the beauty and urgency of pure sound in instrumental jazz.

Yesterday and Today—Jazz Trumpets Across the Divide
8 Dec 2015 // 9:30 PM

Avant garde trumpeter Nate Wooley has chosen to interpret the music of his childhood hero, the conservative Wynton Marsalis. Why not?


Wynton Marsalis: The Spiritual Side of Wynton Marsalis
14 Jan 2014 // 9:02 PM

The Spiritual Side of Wynton Marsalis surveys highlights of Marsalis’ spiritually infused jazz music.

Chick Corea and Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra: 16 May 2013 - New York
30 May 2013 // 11:30 PM

Chick Corea's performance with Wynton Marsalis and the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra was the kickoff to the festival named after him, and a masterful evening.


Wynton's Blues
10 Jan 2012 // 12:00 AM

By hiring Wynton Marsalis as its new "cultural correspondent", CBS is setting jazz music back, and it's everybody's loss.


When it comes to jazz, Wynton Marsalis doesn’t compromise
22 Sep 2011 // 1:00 AM

AKRON, Ohio — He is the most famous jazz artist alive. At 49, trumpeter/composer/bandleader Wynton Marsalis (he’ll turn 50 in October), is generally considered past

Upholding Standards: Wynton Marsalis Goes on the Record Again
5 Mar 2007 // 9:30 PM

In 1985, when Wynton Marsalis was 23, the jazz trumpeter released an LP called "Black Codes (From the Underground)." The high point of Marsalis' Miles Davis period

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"No Dollars in Duende": On Making Uncompromising, Spirited Music

// Sound Affects

"On the elusive yet clearly existential sadness that adds layers and textures to music.

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