Main content
Sorry, this episode is not currently available

Wynton Marsalis

Trumpet prodigy, leader, composer, educator, impresario, passionate advocate of true jazz, Wynton Marsalis burst on the scene in 1980 and has remained an unstoppable if sometimes controversial force ever since. Geoffrey Smith surveys his brilliant, extraordinary career.

1 hour

Last on

Sun 5 Mar 2017 00:00

Music Played

  • Art Blakey

    Ms B.C.

    • Ken Burns Jazz: Art Blakey.
    • Verve.
    • 9.
  • Wynton Marsalis & Reginald Veal

    Phryzzinian Man

    • Black Codes (from the Underground).
    • CBS.
    • 4.
  • Wynton Marsalis

    Caravan

    • Marsalis Standard Time Vol. 1.
    • CBS.
    • 1.
  • Wynton Marsalis

    Where or When

    • Standard Time Vol 3 - The Resolution of Romance.
    • Columbia.
    • 4.
  • Wynton Marsalis

    Holy Ghost

    • In This House, On This Morning.
    • Columbia.
    • 3.
  • Wynton Marsalis

    The Pearls

    • My Jelly Lord.
    • Columbia.
    • 4.
  • Wynton Marsalis

    Union Pacific Big Boy

    • BIG TRAIN.
    • COLUMBIA.
    • 3.
  • Wynton Marsalis

    Donna Lee

    • Live at the House of Tribes.
    • Blue Note.
    • 4.
  • Wynton Marsalis

    Second Line

    • Live at the House of Tribes.
    • Blue Note.
    • 6.

Performers:

  Title:  Ms B.C.  
  Performers: Art Blakey 
  Composers: Bobby Watson  
  Album Title: Ken Burns Jazz: Art Blakey 
  Label:  Verve Catalogue No: 549-089-2 
  Duration: 6’44
  Performers: Wynton Marsalis, trumpet; Bobby Watson, alto saxophone; Bill Pierce, tenor saxophone; James Williams, piano; Charles Fambrough, bass. 

   Title:  Phryzzinian Man
  Performers: Wynton Marsalis 
  Composers: Wynton Marsalis 
  Album Title: Black Codes (from the Underground) 
  Label:  CBS Catalogue No: CD-26686 
  Duration: 6’44 
  Performers: Wynton Marsalis, trumpet; Branford Marsalis, tenor saxophone; Kenny Kirkland, piano; Charnett Moffett, bass; Jeff Tain Watts, drums. 

   Title:  Caravan
  Performers: Wynton Marsalis 
  Composers: Ellington/Tizol/Mills 
  Album Title: Marsalis Standard Time Vol. 1 
  Label:  CBS Catalogue No: CBS-4510392 
  Duration: 8’18 
  Performers: Wynton Marsalis, trumpet; Marcus Roberts, piano; Robert Leslie Hurst III, bass; Jess Tain Watts, drums.

   Title:  Where Or When  
  Performers: Marsalis Wynton 
  Composers: Rodgers/Hart 
  Album Title: Standard Time Vol 3 - The Resolution of Romance 
  Label:  Columbia Catalogue No: CK46143 
  Duration: 2’47 
  Performers: Wynton Marsalis, trumpet; Ellis Marsalis, piano; Reginald Veal, bass; Herlin Riley, drums.

     Title:  Holy Ghost  
  Performers: Wynton Marsalis 
  Composers: Wynton Marsalis 
  Album Title: In This House, On This Morning 
  Label:  Columbia Catalogue No: 474552 2 
  Duration: 6’56 
  Performers:  Wynton Marsalis, trumpet; Wycliffe Gordon, trombone; Wessell Anderson, alto saxophone; Todd Williams, tenor saxophone; Eric Reed, piano; Reginald Veal, bass; Herlin Riley, drums.

   Title:  The Pearls  
  Performers: Wynton Marsalis 
  Composers: Jelly Roll Morton 
  Album Title: My Jelly Lord 
  Label:  Columbia Catalogue No: CK69872 
  Duration: 3’48
  Performers: Wynton Marsalis, trumpet; Eric Lewis, piano; Herlin Riley, drums; Reginald Veal, bass; Lucien Barbarin, trombone; Wessell Anderson, alto saxophone; Victor Goines, tenor saxophone; Michael White, clarinet; Donald Vappie, banjo, guitar.

   Title:  Union Pacific  Big Boy
  Performers: Wynton Marsalis  
  Composers: Wynton Marsalis  
  Album Title: Big Train 
  Label:  Columbia Catalogue No: CK-69860 
  Duration: 5’50 
  Performers:  Seneca Black, trumpet; Ryan Kisor, trumpet; Marcus Printup, trumpet; Wynton Marsalis, trumpet; Riley Mullins, trumpet; Wayne Goodman, Wycliffe Gordon, Ronald Westray, trombone, Wessell Anderson, Ted Nash, Walter Blanding, alto saxophone;   Victor Goines, tenor saxophone; Joe Temperley, baritone saxophone; Farid Barron, piano; Rodney Whitaker, bass; Herlin Riley, drums; Roland Guerrero, percussion; Doug Wamble, guitar & banjo.   

   Title:  Donna Lee
  Performers: Wynton Marsalis 
  Composers: Charlie Parker 
  Album Title: Live at the House of Tribes 
  Label:  Blue Note Catalogue No: 7243 4-77133 2 3 
  Duration: 6’47 
  Performers: Wynton Marsalis, trumpet; Wessell Anderson, alto saxophone; Eric Lewis, piano; Kengo Nakamura, bass; Joe Farnsworth, drums.

   Title:  Second Line  
  Performers: Wynton Marsalis 
  Composers: Paul Barbarin 
  Album Title: Live at the House of Tribes 
  Label:  Blue Note Catalogue No: 7243 4-77133 2 3 
  Duration: 3’25 
  Performers: Wynton Marsalis, trumpet; Wessell Anderson, alto saxophone; Eric Lewis, piano; Kengo Nakamura, bass; Orlando Q. Rodriguez, percussion; Joe Farnsworth, drums.

 

Broadcast

Podcast