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  • Classical Up Close: Nicola Benedetti and Wynton Marsalis

    Posted on December 19th, 2018 in News

    Join WQXR for an exclusive evening with two of the world’s greatest living musicians: award-winning Scottish violinist Nicola Benedetti — whose extraordinary service to music and education has been recognized by Queen Elizabeth II — and legendary American trumpeter, composer and educationalist Wynton Marsalis, Artistic Director of Jazz at Lincoln Center.   Keep reading »

  • Wynton plays in the upcoming album by Mark O’Connnor

    Posted on March 1st, 2003 in Music

    “In Full Swing” is Mark O’Connor’s tribute to Stephane Grappelli, the musician he describes as “my biggest violin hero.” His band, the Hot Swing Trio, features bassist Jon Burr, who toured with Grappelli for years, and guitarist Frank Vignola, one of the finest American players in the Django Reinhardt tradition.

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