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Controversial Trumpeter Wynton Marsalis Enjoys Worldwide Recognition

The Grammy Award-winning jazz musician Wynton Marsalis. He's been playing the trumpet since he was six, and won his first Grammy at 20. Marsalis is also the cofounder and artistic director of Jazz at Lincoln Center. He recently announced that he is breaking up the Septet so he can spend more time with the Lincoln Center. "Sweet Swing Blues on the Road" is his new book, written in collaboration with photographer Frank Stewart.


Other segments from the episode on December 7, 1994

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, December 7, 1994: Interview with Wynton Marsalis; Review of the best books of the year.


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