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The Trumpet - Wynton Marsalis 14.11.22

The trumpet

All about the trumpet


Wynton Learson Marsalis (born October 18, 1961) is an American trumpeter, composer and teacher. He was born on New Orleans – the birthplace of jazz. He grew up in a musical family and at 6 years old he was given a trumpet to play and soon turned into a very talented trumpeter.  


What makes him stand out from other jazz trumpeters is that he also plays classical music to a really high standard. He is the only artist to have won a Classical music Grammy and a Jazz Grammy in the same year (this is a prestigious music award in the US).  He teaches others and is respected as a very knowledgeable musician – often promoting both classical and jazz music, to youn

Wynton Marsalis - Sometimes I Feel Like A Motherless Child

2:19 Blues - Wynton Marsalis Septet at Jazz in Marciac 2015

Haydn Trumpet Concerto (3rd Movement): Wynton Marsalis, trumpet