Caption: Wynton Marsalis
Music Department, Soundtrack, Composer
Born: October 18, 1961
Star sign: Libra
Known for: Baroque Duet (1992), Unforgivable Blackness: The Rise and Fall of Jack Johnson (2004), Healed: Music, Medicine and Life with MS (2014), Celebrate the Century (1999)
Wynton Marsalis is widely recognized as the pre-eminent jazz artist of our time. He is hailed not only as a performer on the trumpet, but also as a music educator and a promoter of the history and culture of jazz. Marsalis is also an established artist in performing trumpet in works of classical music, and he is a leader in civic matters. Wynton ...