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Wynton Marsalis

Wynton Marsalis is a renowned trumpet player, both as a jazz and classical composer. He was the first musician to win a Pulitzer Prize for music.

Discovered by the drummer Art Blakey, wynton was accepted into the world of jazz with open arms. The night Wynton played with Art Blakey, Art had decided not to hire him as band member, but let him play the show. He didn't want to take Wynton out of college to join a band out of respect for Wynton's father, Ellis Marsalis. By the end of the night, after the gig, the guys in the band were talking. Someone asked Art,

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