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Cherokee - Wynton Marsalis - The Wynton Marsalis Quartet Live At Blues Alley (CD, Album)

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  1. Recorded live at a club in Washington DC with Jeff Watts on drums this is one of Marsalis's toughest - and most enjoyable - sessions. Watts is a bit muffled in the recording but good enough. Listeners who have come to Marsalis via his septet recordings may be taken aback by how much of this is reminiscent of 's postbop but for Marsalis this /5(14).
  2. This double album features the great trumpeter Wynton Marsalis and his quartet, a unit featuring pianist Marcus Roberts, bassist Robert Hurst and drummer Jeff "Tain" Watts. Although Marsalis during this period still hinted strongly at Miles Davis, his own musical personality was starting to finally shine through. With the versatile Marcus Roberts (who thus far has been the most.
  3. Aug 16,  · At the turn of the 21st century, Wynton Marsalis was busy. In alone, two years after winning the Pulitzer Prize for his oratorio “Blood on the Fields,” this jazz trumpeter and composer.
  4. Marsalis is a composer of large-scale works for choir and orchestra, including "Blood on the Fields" and "All Rise" (the latter was commissioned by the New York Philharmonic). Marsalis has been involved in international human rights organizations and humanitarian aid.
  5. Wynton Marsalis is an internationally acclaimed musician, composer and bandleader, an educator and a leading advocate of American culture. He has created and performed an expansive range of music from quartets to big bands, chamber music ensembles to symphony orchestras and tap dance to ballet, expanding the vocabulary for jazz and classical music with a vital body of work that places him.
  6. Opinions vary over Wynton Marsalis' contributions to the field of jazz, but there is little controversy over his exceptional classical performances, which are well documented on this satisfying twofer from Sony. Covering a period from to , this survey provides representative samples from Marsalis' best-selling classical and crossover albums, ranging from such early hit CDs as In.
  7. Wynton Learson Marsalis (born October 18, ) is an American virtuoso trumpeter, composer, teacher, and artistic director of Jazz at Lincoln remistforsaleclinsregonexluesempho.xyzinfo has promoted classical and jazz music, often to young audiences. Marsalis has won at least nine Grammy Awards, and his Blood on the Fields was the first jazz composition to win the Pulitzer Prize for remistforsaleclinsregonexluesempho.xyzinfo: October 18, (age 58), New .
  8. I wrote the review above, and this disk came up again in a conversation a few weeks ago with tenor saxophonist Brice Winston. Brice and I were in the McDonald's Jazz Band in the summer of , and hadn't seen each other until a concert that I attended at Blues Alley (live near DC now) where Brice was with Terrance Blanchard/5(15).
  9. Jan 15,  · Discover releases, reviews, track listings, recommendations, and more about Wynton Marsalis - The Wynton Marsalis Quartet Live At Blues Alley at Discogs. Complete your Wynton Marsalis collection/5(51).

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