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  • 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 »