Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra, led by Wynton Marsalis, is a national treasure serving up a big band sound that's second to none. It is composed of 15 of jazz music's leading soloists. It has been hailed as "an extraordinarily versatile orchestra." by the Los Angeles Times. Trumpeter Wynton Marsalis is one of the most renowned jazz artists, classical musicians and composers of his generation. He has brought jazz to the center stage through his dedication, brilliant performances and vision. His prominent position in the performing arts was secured when he became the first jazz artist to be awarded the Pulitzer Prize in Music in 1997. Marsalis' career includes over 30 Albums and nine Grammys.
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