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  • Downbeat Celebrates Wynton’s 50th

    Posted on December 7th, 2011 in Articles | 0

    With a Lincoln Center special airing on PBS, all eyes have turned to a special birthday taking place in the jazz community: Wynton Marsalis turned 50 on Oct. 18. In celebration of Marsalis’ birthday, a number of people in the music shared their thoughts on Wynton and his professional and/or personal impact.   Keep reading »

  • Wynton’s exclusive op-ed article for DownBeat Magazine on newsstands now

    Posted on September 22nd, 2009 in Articles | 0

    Check out an excerpt from Wynton’s “Jazz Is Life Music” : “In the past thirty years, I have had the good fortune to teach thousands of bands and an incalculable number of students in diverse settings. Though each situation is unique, students share many of the same concerns in pursuit of a more profound relationship with music and with life through music. Every style of music presents distinct challenges which demand the development of different skills. Jazz requires creativity, communication and community. Through improvising we learn to value our own creativity; through swing we coordinate our communication with others; and…   Keep reading »

  • Wynton wins Downbeat’s 73rd Annual Readers Poll as Trumpeter of the Year

    Posted on November 19th, 2008 in Award | 10

    Downbeat Magazine has just released its 73rd Annual Readers Poll and Wynton won for Trumpeter of The Year with 326 votes. The results of the readers’ poll are published in the December issue with a two pages interview to Wynton. Below you can find a screen shot of December Issue with the poll and the interview.   Keep reading »