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Jamie chats to the trumpeter, composer and bandleader Wynton Marsalis about a career that has included performing with Sarah Vaughan, Herbie Hancock and Dizzy Gillespie.

Jamie Cullum showcases his love for all types of jazz, and music rooted in jazz, from its heritage to the future.
This week, he chats to the American trumpeter, composer, bandleader and music educator Wynton Marsalis about his life and incredible music career.

Wynton Marsalis, who has performed with the likes of Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers, Sarah Vaughan, and Herbie Hancock, speaks about his most recent collaboration with Eric Clapton. The two musicians performed an evening of blues at the New York venue Jazz at Lincoln Center, of which he is artistic director. Wynton Marsalis tells Jamie about working with Eric Clapton and how the two inspire one another.

Jamie also asks Wynton about his musical upbringing and the two discuss their different approaches to performance and composition.

1 hour

Last on

Tue 27 Sep 2011 19:00

Music Played

  • Wynton Marsalis

    Cherokee

    • Standard Time, Vol. 1.
    • Columbia.
  • Wynton Marsalis and Eric Clapton

    Joliet Bound

    • Play The Blues: Live From Jazz At Lincoln Center.
    • Warner.
  • Wynton Marsalis and Eric Clapton

    Layla

    • Play The Blues: Live From Jazz At Lincoln Center.
    • Warner.
  • John Coltrane

    Cousin Mary

    • Giant Steps.
    • Atlantic.
  • Wynton Marsalis

    Soul for Sale

    • Blood On The Fields.
    • Columbia.
  • Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers

    This Is For Albert

    • Caravan.
    • Riverside.
  • Wynton Marsalis

    Supercapitalism

    • From The Plantation To The Penitentiary.
    • Blue Note.
  • Wynton Marsalis

    Think of One

    • Think Of One.
    • Columbia.

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