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  • “Look at each other”: Wynton Marsalis brings his jazz message to town

    Posted on September 24th, 2008 in Review

    “What kind of mouthpiece do you use?” asked the earnest young jazz student. Wynton Marsalis knew that sooner or later, a kid would ask that question, and he would have to lie. “I’m not an equipment person,” Marsalis shrugged. “I use what they give me.” Oh, really.   Keep reading »

  • The downside of Wynton Marsalis

    Posted on April 24th, 1998 in Profiles & Interviews

    On Tuesday, April 28, Wynton Marsalis will appear at the Wisconsin Union Theater to perform one of his new compositions and Igor Stravinsky’s “L’Histoire du Soldat” with the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center. When he does, you’ll hear his fans talk about what a genius he is, making comments about his mastery of jazz and classical forms—a real Renaissance man.   Keep reading »