Wynton Marsalis

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Born: 10/18/1961 in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA

Filmography

Actor (80)

The Late Show With Stephen Colbert 2016 (Tv Show)

Performer

Song of Lahore 2015 (Movie)

(Himself)

Keep On Keepin' On 2014 (Movie)

(Himself)

Wynton Marsalis: A YoungArts Masterclass 2013 - 2014 (TV Show)

Himself

On The Shoulders of Giants 2011 - 2012 (TV Show)

Actor

The Late Show With David Letterman 2009, 2011 (Tv Show)

Guest

Bill Cosby: Mark Twain Prize 2009 - 2010 (TV Show)

Actor

Dateline NBC 2009 (Tv Show)

Actor

Iconoclasts 2007 (Tv Show)

Actor

A Concert for Hurricane Relief 2005 - 2006 (TV Show)

Actor

Chops 2006 (Movie)

Himself (Actor)

A Trumpet of the Walls of Jericho 2004 (Movie)

(Actor)

On the Record With Bob Costas 2000 - 2004 (TV Show)

Actor

Evening at Pops 1969 - 2002 (TV Show)

Actor

Nutcracker Swing 2001 - 2002 (TV Show)

Actor

Popular Song: Soundtrack of the Century 2001 - 2002 (TV Show)

Actor

Understanding 1994 - 2002 (TV Show)

Actor

Armstrong -- When the Saints Go Marching In 2000 - 2001 (TV Show)

Actor

Jazz 2000 - 2001 (TV Show)

Actor

Soul Food 2001 (Tv Show)

Actor

Celebrate the Century 1998 - 1999 (TV Show)

Actor

The 41st Annual Grammy Awards 1998 - 1999 (TV Show)

Performer

The Century 1998 - 1999 (TV Show)

Actor

The Chris Rock Show 1998 - 1999 (Tv Show)

Actor

Traveling Miles: Cassandra Wilson 1999 (Movie)

Himself (Actor)

Uptown Blues: Ellington at 100 1998 - 1999 (TV Show)

Actor

Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra 1997 - 1998 (TV Show)

Actor

The 1998 Essence Awards 1997 - 1998 (TV Show)

Actor

The Sixth Annual Trumpet Awards 1997 - 1998 (TV Show)

Actor

MDA Jerry Lewis Telethon 1996 - 1997 (TV Show)

Actor

Wynton Marsalis Talking With David Frost 1996 - 1997 (TV Show)

Actor

Charles Mingus: Triumph of the Underdog 1996 (Movie)

Himself (Actor)

Marsalis on Music 1995 - 1996 (TV Show)

Actor

Swing Into Christmas 1995 - 1996 (TV Show)

Actor

Accent on the Offbeat 1994 - 1995 (TV Show)

Actor

A Salute to the Newport Jazz Festival 1993 - 1994 (TV Show)

Actor

Christmas in Washington 1993 - 1994 (TV Show)

Actor

Jazz at Lincoln Center With Wynton Marsalis 1993 - 1994 (TV Show)

Actor

Leonard Bernstein's 75th 1993 - 1994 (TV Show)

Actor

Life Remembers 1993 - 1994 (TV Show)

Actor

Let the Good Times Roll 1992 - 1993 (TV Show)

Actor

Placido Domingo: The Concert For Planet Earth 1992 - 1993 (TV Show)

Actor

The Essence Awards 1992 - 1993 (TV Show)

Performer

A Carnegie Hall Christmas 1991 - 1992 (TV Show)

Actor

New Orleans Live! 1991 - 1992 (TV Show)

Actor

Legacy 1989 - 1990 (TV Show)

Actor

Newport Jazz '89 1989 - 1990 (TV Show)

Actor

Tune in Tomorrow... 1990 (Movie)

Band Member (Actor)

Satchmo: The Life of Louis Armstrong 1988 - 1989 (TV Show)

Actor

The 3rd Annual Soul Train Music Awards 1988 - 1989 (TV Show)

Performer

Wynton Marsalis: Blues and Swing 1988 - 1989 (TV Show)

Actor

Happy New Year, U.S.A.! 1987 - 1988 (TV Show)

Actor

Sesame Street, Special 1987 - 1988 (TV Show)

Actor

Evening at Pops (07/11/87) 1986 - 1987 (TV Show)

Actor

Jazz in the Classroom 1987 (Movie)

Himself (Actor)

The Night of Music: A Global Celebration 1986 - 1987 (TV Show)

Actor

Black Magic (Movie)

Narrator (Voice)

It's Black Entertainment (TV Show)

Actor

The N-Word (TV Show)

Actor
Music (24)

Bolden 2015 (Movie)

(Composer)

Prohibition 2011 - 2012 (TV Show)

Music

Burlesque 2010 (Movie)

("Black Bottom Stomp") (Song Performer)

Christmas Glory: In the Key of Love 2007 - 2008 (TV Show)

Song Performer

The War 2007 - 2008 (TV Show)

Original Music

60 Minutes 2006 (Tv Show)

Performer

Liberty! The American Revolution 1997 - 1998 (TV Show)

Performer

Rosewood 1997 (Movie)

("New Year's Eve Fiddle Music") (Music)

Rosewood 1997 (Movie)

song producer("Tom Cat Blues") (Song)

Garth Fagan's "Griot New York" 1994 - 1995 (TV Show)

Music

It Could Happen to You 1994 (Movie)

(Song)

It Could Happen to You 1994 (Movie)

("Swingdown, Swingdown") (Song Performer)

Jungle Fever 1991 (Movie)

(Song)

Jungle Fever 1991 (Movie)

("The Seductress") (Song Performer)

Tune in Tomorrow... 1990 (Movie)

(Music)

Jazz At The Smithsonian: Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers 1989 (Movie)

musical director (Music)

Jazz At The Smithsonian: Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers 1989 (Movie)

trumpeter Trumpet("My Ship") (Performer)

Shannon's Deal 1988 - 1989 (TV Show)

Music

This Is America, Charlie Brown! 1988 - 1989 (TV Show)

Music

Shannon's Deal (TV Show)

Music
Producer (2)

Bolden 2015 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)

Faubourg Treme: The Untold Story of Black New Orleans 2007 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)

Relationships

Ellis Marsalis Actor

Father

Branford Marsalis Actor

Brother

Delfeayo Marsalis Music Producer

Brother

Jason Marsalis Actor

Brother

EDUCATION

Berkshire Music Center

Juilliard School

1979

Milestones

2016

Recorded The Abyssinian Mass, a tribute to Harlem's Abyssinian Church

1999

Released Reeltime, first of nine albums issued in a year

1997

His oratorio Blood on the Fields becomes first jazz-related work to win a Pulitzer Prize

1987

Co-founded Jazz at Lincoln Center

1983

Recorded first classical album, Trumpet Concertos

1981

Issued self-titled debut album as bandleader

1980

Made his first recordings with Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers

Bonus Trivia

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Received a National Endowment of the Arts grant to study with Woody Shaw.

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Awarded a National Medal of the Arts in 2005

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With Julyssa Almanza and Valerie Almanza, he was awarded the 2011 NEA Jazz Masters Award.

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Holds honorary degrees from Princeton, Harvard, Howard University and Yale.

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