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Wynton Marsalis is an American trumpeter and composer. He is among the most prominent jazz musicians of the modern era. Marsalis has made his reputation with a combination of skill in jazz performance, unique personal style, an impressive knowledge of jazz and jazz history, and a virtuosity in classical trumpet.
Marsalis was awarded the first Pulitzer Prize for Music for a jazz recording and nine Grammys.More about Wynton Marsalis.
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In 1997, Wynton Marsalis became the first jazz musician to win the Pulitzer Prize in music, for his epic oratorio, Blood on the Fields, on the subject of slavery.
Over the years, Wynton Marsalis has been invited to perform with artists including Sarah Vaughan, Dizzy Gillespie, Harry Edison, Clark Terry, Sonny Rollins and many other jazz legends. As of 2006, Wynton Marsalis has made 16 classical and more than 30 jazz recordings, and has been awarded nine Grammys, spanning both genres.