Home» News Updates

News Updates

  • Wynton Marsalis: At 20, a master of jazz style

    Posted on February 28th, 1982 in Profiles & Interviews

    It’s seldom that any jazz musician - let alone such a very young, not yet widely known player as trumpeter Wynton Marsalis - gets a page to himself in People magazine. But early this year that’s where Marsalis was, under the banner “Personalities to Watch.”   Keep reading »

  • Wynton Marsalis supreme on first disc

    Posted on December 29th, 1981 in Review

    It’s been almost two decades since anyone has electrified the inner circle of the jazz world as much as a young trumpet player from New Orleans named Wynton Marsalis. And a lot of fans are hoping that his prodigious talent can help lift the music ∆°ut of its current depressed state.   Keep reading »

  • Wynton Marsalis: interview

    Posted on July 4th, 1981 in Profiles & Interviews

    CADENCE: Aside from the fact that Art Blakey recommends you very highly, I know nothing about you or your background so perhaps you could fill that in. WYNTON MARSALIS: I’m from New Orleans, born October 18, 1961. I got my first trumpet I when I was 6, from Al Hirt. My father had played piano in Al Hirt’s band; great musician my father Ellis Marsalis.   Keep reading »

  • Jazz tonight, pop tomorrow.

    Posted on June 30th, 1981 in Review

    The next installment of Herbie Hancock’s multifaceted recording career will be “Magic Windows,” an album due in September that will be, he said before last night’s show at Berklee Performance Center, a foray into “pop and rhythm and blues.”   Keep reading »