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Louisiana Legends: Wynton Marsalis

June 16, 1994

This episode of the series “Louisiana Legends” from June 16, 1994, features an interview with Wynton Marsalis conducted by Gus Weill. He discusses: how his family’s move to New Orleans at age twelve impacted his interest in music; the network of older musicians who helped him to understand the importance of practice; studying at the Julliard School; the effect of rock and roll on music; his work with children; the Grammy Awards; publicity and music critics; his work habits; the future of jazz music; and the importance of education.