Wynton Marsalis is a famous jazz artist- who performs on the trumpet. His name, in the music industry, is also known as the pre-eminent jazz artist of the time. Furthermore, he is a music educator and promotes the history and culture of jazz.
Coming from a musical family, he has won several awards, including nine Grammys- among with two were for the recording of classics by Haydn, Mozart, and Handel with a trumpet.
He even wrote several extended pieces of music in the 90s such as Blood on the Fields, which even won him the Pulitzer Prize in 1997.
Relationships Of Wynton
Wynton has been in a couple of relationships in his life. He was in a long term relationship with actress Victoria Rowell from 1990-1997. The two also have a son named Jasper Amstrong.
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Wynton Marsalis with ex-girlfriend Victoria Rowell at the private launch of her book (Photo: gettyimages.com)
Before Victoria, he dated Candace Stanley from 1983-1991. The relationship bore its fruits and brought forth two of his three sons, namely Wynton Jr. and Simeon.
Wynton Marsalis’ Career Summary
Born on 18 October 1961 in New Orleans, Wynton loved music from a young age. As such, by the time he graduated high school, he had already made appearances in different musical bands such as The New Orleans Community Concert Band, New Orleans Symphony, New Orleans Symphony Brass Quintet, and more.
After studying in Tanglewood’s Berkshire Music Center and Juilliard located in New York City, he joined the band called Jazz Messengers. Eventually, Wynton became a part of many programs and shows to help save the history and culture of jazz. Furthermore, he wrote five books from which Jazz in the Bittersweet Blues of Life and Moving to Higher Ground: How Jazz Can Change Your Life are famous among readers. Moreover, the artist has won nine Grammy awards and is the only person to be awarded so for both Jazz and Classic albums.
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With so many credits, he sure does have a hefty net worth. As such, he is estimated to have a total net worth of $15 million.
He also has a tour line up all over the United States in 2020. He is set to travel with different bands such as the London Symphony Orchestra and Orchestre de Paris. He will be seen in different cities such as New York, Copenhagen, Worcester, and so on. Furthermore, he will also be traveling to other countries such as Denmark, Brussel, Amsterdam, and Germany for his performances