Wynton Learson Marsalis (born October 18, 1961) is a trumpeter, composer, teacher, music educator, and artistic director of Jazz at Lincoln Center in New York City, United States. Marsalis has promoted the appreciation of classical and jazz music often to young audiences. Marsalis has been awarded nine Grammys in both genres, and his Blood on the Fields was the first jazz composition to win the Pulitzer Prize for Music. Marsalis is the son of jazz musician Ellis Marsalis, Jr. (pianist), grandson of Ellis Marsalis, Sr., and brother of Branford (saxophonist), Delfeayo (trombonist), and Jason (drummer). Marsalis performed the national anthem at Super Bowl XX in 1986.
Wynton Learson Marsalis (born October 18, 1961) is a trumpeter, composer, teacher, music educator, and >> Read more
Philharmonie de Paris : A major music complex
The Philharmonie de Paris, inaugurated on January 2015, sets the tone in providing a space where artistic excellence offers itself to all. Discover a music repertoire ranging from the most classical to the most contemporary: classical, dance, jazz, world music and new music. A true hub, the Philharmonie de Paris creates new links and inspires the music world.
4 reasons to attend a concert or a performance at the Philharmonie de Paris during your trip:
• Enjoy an unprecedented musical experience: alone or as a couple, with family or among friends, attend a classical music, dance, jazz, world music or new music concert or performance.
• Stroll through the Parc de la Villette and explore the complex’s stunning architecture.
• Thrill to the music in one of three concert halls, including the 2,400-seat Grande Salle with its balconies that float around the central stage. It’s one of the architectural and acoustic achievements of this new institution.
• Revel in the greatest musical repertoires at accessible prices.
More than a concert hall, the Philharmonie de Paris is a true “living space” devoted to music.