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Biography - A Short Wiki

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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.

Career Highlights

Wynton Marsalis has been very successful throughout the years.

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.

Family and Personal Life

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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.

Family Information
Wife's/Spouse's NameN/A
Children/KidsYes (Wynton Jr, Simeon, Jasper)
Boyfriend/Girlfriend (Dating)N/A
Civil StatusSingle

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More Interesting Facts
Full/Real NameWynton Learson Marsalis
Gender (Biological)Male
Age (as of today)60 years
Date of BirthOctober 18, 1961
Place of BirthNew Orleans, Louisiana, U.S.
NationalityAmerican
Height1.65 m, 5 feet 5 inches
Weight62 kg, 136.5 lbs
Net Worth / Wealth$18 Million
OccupationComposer, 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 60 years as of todays date (May 26, 2022).

Quotes

When people dress well, they play well.

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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.

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I play piano and drums very poorly and French horn and tuba all equally as bad.

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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.

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I never minded giving my opinions. They are just opinions, and I had studied music and I had strong feelings. I was happy for my opinions to join all the other opinions. But you have to be prepared for what comes back, especially if you don’t agree with the dominant mythology.

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