As per our current Database, Wynton Marsalis is still alive (as per Wikipedia, Last update: May 10, 2020).
Currently, Wynton Marsalis is 58 years, 8 months and 15 days old. Wynton Marsalis will celebrate 59rd birthday on a Sunday 18th of October 2020. Below we countdown to Wynton Marsalis upcoming birthday.
|Popular As||Wynton Marsalis|
|Age||59 years old|
|Born||October 18, 1961 (New Orleans, LA)|
|Town/City||New Orleans, LA|
Wynton Marsalis’s zodiac sign is Libra. According to astrologers, People born under the sign of Libra are peaceful, fair, and they hate being alone. Partnership is very important for them, as their mirror and someone giving them the ability to be the mirror themselves. These individuals are fascinated by balance and symmetry, they are in a constant chase for justice and equality, realizing through life that the only thing that should be truly important to themselves in their own inner core of personality. This is someone ready to do nearly anything to avoid conflict, keeping the peace whenever possible
Wynton Marsalis was born in the Year of the Ox. Another of the powerful Chinese Zodiac signs, the Ox is steadfast, solid, a goal-oriented leader, detail-oriented, hard-working, stubborn, serious and introverted but can feel lonely and insecure. Takes comfort in friends and family and is a reliable, protective and strong companion. Compatible with Snake or Rooster.
Jazz and classical trumpeter and educator who was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Music for "Blood on the Fields," his 1997 oratorio. This was the first time a jazz recording of its kind received the Pulitzer.
He graduated with a 3.98 GPA from Benjamin Franklin High School and became the youngest musician to enter Tanglewood's Berkshire Music Center.
He served as producer and on-screen commentator for Ken Burns' "Jazz" documentary from 2001, for which he elicited much criticism and controversy.
His father was jazz musician Ellis Marsalis, Jr., and his brothers, Branford, a saxophonist, Delfeayo, a trombonist, Mboya, and Jason, a drummer, all attained varying degrees of recognition for their musical talents.
He and Miles Davis carried on a longstanding feud, with Davis kicking Marsalis off the stage during a performance after Marsalis tried to unexpectedly join the proceedings.