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Clear commitment: Wynton Marsalis is one of the most important representatives of classical jazz.
The trumpeter, who has won nine Grammys, still feels connected to the roots of jazz in his work.
the roots of jazz, the blues, swing, the big band sound, the sound of the city of
of the city of New Orleans, where he was born into a musical family in 1961. There can be no
without a sense of tradition, the US-American, who comes from an important family of musicians, is convinced that
is convinced that there can be no progress without a sense of tradition. "When you are part of a tradition, it gives you
knowledge. You have to find your personality through the flow of tradition."
One week before his 60th birthday, Wynton Marsalis returns on Tuesday, October 12.
2021, Wynton Marsalis will return to the Alte Oper Frankfurt for a JAZZnight.
Trumpeter in the house for two decades. For his concert at 8 p.m. in the Great Hall
the Jazz At Lincoln Center Orchestra, the ensemble that he has led since 1995 and with which he has
1995 and with which he intensively cultivates the living legacy of jazz.
With performances both at the namesake Lincoln Center in New York City as well as around the
and around the world, with educational programs for young people and radio broadcasts
Marsalis and his orchestra pursue a common mission: "to build a global community
for jazz through performance, education and promotion to entertain, enrich and
expand." To that end, Marsalis and his 15 fellow musicians dedicate themselves both at Lincoln
Center and in performances around the world, Marsalis and his 15 fellow musicians continue to create new programs that span the gamut
from Louis Armstrong to Duke Ellington to Wayne Shorter, but also includes a number of new commissioned
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