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  • Marsalis charms Opera House crowd

    Posted on December 10th, 1991 in Review

    WILMINGTON - Make no mistake, Wynton Marsalis is a serious musician but has a well-developed sense of humor. His sextet edified a full, very respectful house Monday night in the Grand Opera House.   Keep reading »

  • He trumpets mature jazz

    Posted on December 8th, 1991 in Profiles & Interviews

    For Marsalis, jazz means the mainstream from the early New Orleans and big-band sound to ‘40s bebop and the variations on bop that came in the ‘50s. He has paved the way for the re-emergence of mainstream in jazz records.   Keep reading »

  • NEW RELEASES : Eclectic ‘Blues’ From Wynton Marsalis

    Posted on August 25th, 1991 in Review

    In the introduction to the incredibly prolix liner notes by Stanley Crouch, this three-CD set is called a “blues cycle.” A better description: a richly rewarding series of compositions, all but three by Marsalis, notable for the evocative, suspensefully moody character of the music rather than any strong blues essence.   Keep reading »