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Blues & Swing

Wynton Marsalis approaches the art of jazz, both as a performer and a teacher, in the tradition of the great musicians who preceded him. He plays a vital role as the link between the past and the future. His artistry pays homage to the masters who have influenced him.

Product Details

Actors: Wynton Marsalis
Directors: Stanley Dorfman
Format: Color, Dolby, DVD, NTSC
Language: English
Region: Region 1
Aspect Ratio: 1.33:1
Number of discs: 1
Studio: Geneon [Pioneer]
DVD Release Date: February 19, 2002
Run Time: 80 minutes

Blues & Swing

Album Info

Ensemble Wynton Marsalis Quartet
Release Date November 18th, 1986
Formats DVD, VHS
Genre Jazz Recordings


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Liner Notes

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In this full-length program, Wynton is featured in an intimate concert performance with his quartet, recorded at the Westwood Playhouse in Los Angeles, and in workshops conducted with students at Harvard University and at the Duke Ellington School of The Arts in Washington, D.C.
These elements are woven into a unique look at this extraordinary young artist, already acknowledged by his peers and by the public as a true master.

Selections performed:
Knozz Moe King
Big Butter and Egg Man
Delfeayos’ Dilemma
(Do You Know What It Means to Miss) New Orleans
J Mood
Crepuscule With Nellie


Wynton Marsalis (trumpet), Marcus Roberts (piano), Robert Hurst III (bass), Jeff Tain Watts (drums).