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Video: Wynton and Ellis Marsalis playing at Mt. Fuji Jazz Festival

Check out this video of Wynton playing with his father Ellis at Mt. Fuji Jazz Festival on August 24, 1990.

Wynton Marsalis (trumpet); Ellis Marsalis (piano); Reginald Veal (bass); Clerence Penn (drums).

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  1. Enjoyed this great clip — tight and high-spirited playing! Thanks Luigi!

    glo on Dec 11th, 2006 at 11:56pm

  2. Don’t know the exact date Careba.
    It was in 1990

    Luigi on Dec 11th, 2006 at 10:44am

  3. Wow…….what a “venue”….what a landscape……..WHAT A SOUND!!!!!!
    Beautiful, great………Wynton sounding at his best (you could recognize his playing though not having any other info than the audio).
    I have another Ellis&Wynton; version of Mozartin (more recent than this one and unpluged) absolutely different (at least so it sounded to me)….. but as well AMAZING.
    It’s one of my favourite compositions…also, I think we’re still on Mozart’s year…well, what a jazzy and swinging homage to the genius; I’m sure he would have liked it.
    BTW, listened R.Veal at concert, less than one month ago, playing with Cassandra Wilson.
    What date was this Mount Fuji concert ?.
    Thanks for posting it!

    careba on Dec 11th, 2006 at 10:23am