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December 7, 2009

Wynton Marsalis in Vogue December Issue 09

Photographed by Anne Leibovitz
"If anyone can hear such nuance, surely Marsalis can. Born in sound-rich New Orleans, he came to New York as a seventeen-year-old prodigy to study at the Juilliard School and promptly started gigging with Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers. These days, as the most famous jazz trumpeter of his generation and the artistic director of the world-renowned Jazz at Lincoln Center, Marsalis is America’s jazz maestro, effortlessly combining downtown cool with uptown finesse."
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