Wynton Learson Marsalis (born October 18, 1961) is a trumpeter, composer, bandleader, music educator, and Artistic Director of Jazz at Lincoln Center. Marsalis has promoted the appreciation of classical and jazz music often to young audiences. Marsalis has been awarded nine Grammys in both genres, and a jazz recording of his was the first of its kind to win the Pulitzer Prize for Music.
Wynton Marsalis Septet. Recorded: New Orleans, LA, Brooklyn, NY April 12, June 14, Aug. 25, 1994
Personnel: Wynton Marsalis - Trumpet, Wessell Anderson - Alto / Soprano Sax (sits out), Victor Gaines - Tenor Sax / Clarinet (sits out), Wycliffe Gordon - Trombone (sits out), Eric Reed - Piano, Benjamin Wolfe - Bass, Herlin Riley - Drums.