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From the Archives: Controversial Trumpeter Wynton Marsalis Enjoys Worldwide Recognition.

Grammy Award winning jazz musician Wynton Marsalis. He's been playing the trumpet since he was six, and won his first Grammy at 20. His albums include "The Majesty of the Blues," "Thick in the South," and "Citi Movement," with the Wynton Marsalis Septet. Marsalis is also the co-founder and artistic director of Jazz at Lincoln Center. He recently broke up the Septet so he could spend more time with the Lincoln Center. "Sweet Swing Blues on the Road" (W.W. Norton & Company), is his recent book, written in collaboration with photographer Frank Stewart. Marsalis has a new four-part PBS series, "Marsalis on Music" which debuted this week. (REBROADCAST from 12/7/94)


Other segments from the episode on October 13, 1995

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, October 13, 1995: Interview with Brian Eno; Review of the film "Strange Days"; Interview with Wynton Marsalis; Interview with Arthur Miller.


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