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He made his recording debut as a leader in 1982, with the Wynton Marsalis Quintet, followed almost immediately by a recording of the Haydn, Hummel and Mozart trumpet concertos.After leaving Blakey, Marsalis struggled for some years to hold his own group together.In 1983 he became the first and only artist to win both classical and jazz Grammy Awards in the same year, a feat he immediately repeated.
Under the leadership of Wynton Marsalis, Jazz at Lincoln Center produces a year-round schedule of education, performance and broadcast events with the Jazz Orchestra, the Afro-Latin Jazz Orchestra and a comprehensive array of guest artists.
At 14, he made his debut with the New Orleans Philharmonic.
Throughout high school, he played first trumpet with the New Orleans Civic Orchestra, while playing funk and jazz with other local groups.
A straight-A student, he graduated from high school with honors, and at age 17, began his studies at the Juilliard School of Music in New York City.
Still in his teens, the young trumpeter joined Art Blakey’s Jazz Messengers, the great finishing school of many jazz musicians.
Many players found it more lucrative to play pop or rock music than to adhere to Marsalis’s uncompromising vision.