Wynton Marsalis

Music Department | Soundtrack | Composer
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KNOWN FOR 
Unforgivable Blackness: The Rise and Fall of Jack Johnson (2004) | Baroque Duet (1992) | Healed: Music, Medicine and Life with MS (2014)
AWARDS 
Nominated for 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 1 win & 4 nominations More »
BORN 
Oct 18, 1961 (age 56)

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Projects in Development (1 titles)YEARBUDGETSTATUS
Films in Production (1 titles)YEARBUDGETSTATUS
  • Primary photo for BoldenBolden Composer, Executive Producer  Less Post-Prod
Past Film & Video (21 titles)YEARBUDGETDOMESTIC / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for MarshallMarshall Musician, Performer ("Justice is Coming", "YMCA Swing", "Choices", "Marshall V. Friedman")  Less 2017 $12MM $8.6MM / —
  • Primary photo for Beautiful VillainBeautiful Villain (Short) Composer  Less 2017 $2K
  • Primary photo for Copland & MarsalisCopland & Marsalis (Video) Composer  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for Miles AheadMiles Ahead The Producers Wish To Thank  Less 2015 $2.6MM / —
  • Primary photo for Killing Them SoftlyKilling Them Softly Special Thanks  Less 2012 $15MM $15MM / $38MM
  • Primary photo for On the RoadOn the Road Thanks  Less 2012 $25MM $718K / —
  • Primary photo for BurlesqueBurlesque Performer ("Black Bottom Stomp", "New Orleans Bump")  Less 2010 $55MM $39MM / $90MM
  • Primary photo for LouisLouis Composer, Trumpet, Musician, Orchestrator  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for Faubourg Tremé: The Untold Story of Black New OrleansFaubourg Tremé: The Untold Story of Black New Orleans Interviewee / Musician, Executive Producer  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for The Silver Rights MovementThe Silver Rights Movement (Video) Composer  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for Scooby-Doo in Where's My Mummy?Scooby-Doo in Where's My Mummy? (Video) Campbell (voice)  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for Unforgivable Blackness: The Rise and Fall of Jack JohnsonUnforgivable Blackness: The Rise and Fall of Jack Johnson Composer, Musician (trumpet), Arranger ("Morning Song", "High Society", "Weary Blues", "We'll Meet Again", "Rattlesnake Tail Swing", "Fire in the Night", "Deep Creek", "New Orleans Bump", "Careless Love", "Buddy Bolden's Blues", "Smokehouse Blues", "Sidewalk Blues", "Elgin Mills", "Eyes Around the Corner", "Go, Possum, Go", "Dark Heart Beat", "Mr. Mann", "After the Dead", "Sing On", "Black Bottom Stomp", "King Porter Stomp", "Courthouse Bump", "Big Lip Blues"), Performer ("Ghost in the House", "The Galveston Rag", "But Deep Down...", "Trouble", "Love and Hate", "Cold, Cold Ground", "Mourning Song"), Writer ("Ghost in the House", "The Galveston Rag", "But Deep Down...", "Trouble", "Love and Hate", "Morning Song", "Cold, Cold Ground", "Mourning Song", "Rattlesnake Tail Swing", "Fire in the Night", "Elgin Mills", "Eyes Around the Corner", "Go, Possum, Go", "Dark Heart Beat", "Mr. Mann", "After the Dead", "Levee Low Moan")  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for Alter egoAlter ego (Short) Editor  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for My Best FriendMy Best Friend Writer ("Jungle Fever")  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for The Sea That ThinksThe Sea That Thinks Soundtrack ("Brandenburg Concerto no. 2 in F majeur")  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for RosewoodRosewood Performer ("Tom Cat Blues"), Writer ("Sylvester's Blues", "Tom Cat Blues", "New Year's Eve Fiddle Music")  Less 1997 $25MM $13MM / —
  • Primary photo for It Could Happen to YouIt Could Happen to You Performer ("Swingdown, Swingtown"), Writer ("Swingdown, Swingtown")  Less 1994 $38MM / —
  • Primary photo for Jungle FeverJungle Fever Performer ("The Seductress"), Writer ("The Seductress")  Less 1991 $14MM $32MM / —
  • Primary photo for Tune in Tomorrow...Tune in Tomorrow... The Wynton Marsalis Band, Composer, Performer ("Chewin' Fat", "Sunsetting In The Bayou", "Mama Leona", "I Can't Get Started", "Uptown Top Table Rap", "Sceond Street Line (Hot Hoppin')", "Crescent City Crawl"), Writer ("Chewin' Fat", "Sunsetting In The Bayou", "Mama Leona", "Uptown Top Table Rap", "Sceond Street Line (Hot Hoppin')", "Crescent City Crawl")  Less 1990 $1.8MM / —
  • Primary photo for Sing Yourself Silly!Sing Yourself Silly! (Video) Himself (archive footage), Performer ("Put Down the Duckie" (1986)) (uncredited)  Less 1990
  • Primary photo for Portrait of England: Treasure Houses and GardensPortrait of England: Treasure Houses and Gardens (Video) Musician (trumpet)  Less 1989
Past Television (23 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for Jackie RobinsonJackie Robinson (TV Mini-series) Composer ( 2 episodes, 2016 ) , Musician ( 2 episodes, 2016 )  Less 2016 2
  • Primary photo for The Late Show with Stephen ColbertThe Late Show with Stephen Colbert (TV Series) Himself - Musical Guest ( 1 episode, 2016 ) , Performer ("Petite Suite (for Savion) Movement II") ( 1 episode, 2016 )  Less 2016 1
  • Primary photo for London SpyLondon Spy (TV Mini-series) Performer ("Concerto for Two Trumpets in C Major, RV. 537; I. Allegro") ( 1 episode, 2015 )  Less 2015 1
    • Lullaby (Nov 9, 2015) Performer ("Concerto for Two Trumpets in C Major, RV. 537; I. Allegro") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Renée Fleming: Christmas in New YorkRenée Fleming: Christmas in New York (TV Movie) Composer (music arranged by)  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for 48 Hours Presents: The Whole Gritty City48 Hours Presents: The Whole Gritty City (TV Series) Host (2014)  Less 2014– 
  • Primary photo for The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross with Henry Louis Gates, Jr.The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross with Henry Louis Gates, Jr. (TV Mini-series) Composer (theme music) ( 5 episodes, 2013 ) , Composer (additional music) ( 1 episode, 2013 )  Less 2013 6
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  • Primary photo for Bi no tsuboBi no tsubo (TV Series) Writer ("Loose Duck") ( 1 episode, 2013 ) , Performer ("Loose Duck") ( 1 episode, 2013 ) , Performer ("Taking a Chance on Love") ( 1 episode, 2013 )  Less 2013 2
    • Ryokucha (Jun 7, 2013) Performer ("Loose Duck"), Writer ("Loose Duck")  Less
    • Sakura (Apr 5, 2013) Performer ("Taking a Chance on Love")  Less
  • Primary photo for ProhibitionProhibition (TV Mini-series) Music Arranger ( 2 episodes, 2011 ) , Musician (trumpet) ( 1 episode, 2011 ) , Composer ( 1 episode, 2011 )  Less 2011 2
  • Primary photo for Late Show with David LettermanLate Show with David Letterman (TV Series) Performer ("Hallelujah I Love Her So") ( 1 episode, 2011 ) , Himself - Musical Guest ( 1 episode, 2011 )  Less 2011 1
    • Episode #18.111 (Mar 30, 2011) Himself - Musical Guest, Performer ("Hallelujah I Love Her So") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Live from Lincoln CenterLive from Lincoln Center (TV Series) Trumpet ( 1 episode, 2004 ) , Musician ( 1 episode, 2010 )  Less 2004–2010 2
  • Primary photo for The WarThe War (TV Mini-series) Composer ( 7 episodes, 2007 ) , Musician (trumoet) ( 7 episodes, 2007 )  Less 2007 7
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  • Primary photo for North Sea Jazz FestivalNorth Sea Jazz Festival (TV Movie) (Himself)  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for Wynton Marsalis: Rebuilding the Soul of AmericaWynton Marsalis: Rebuilding the Soul of America (TV Special) Self, Executive Producer  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for Crossing JordanCrossing Jordan (TV Series) Performer ("How Are Things In Glocca Morra") ( 1 episode, 2002 )  Less 2002 1
    • Wrong Place, Wrong Time (Jan 7, 2002) Performer ("How Are Things In Glocca Morra") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for JazzJazz (TV Mini-series) Consultant ( 4 episodes, 2001 ) , Himself - Trumpet ( 1 episode, 2001 )  Less 2001 4
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  • Primary photo for The Chris Rock ShowThe Chris Rock Show (TV Series) Guest - Himself ( 1 episode, 2000 )  Less 2000 1
  • Primary photo for Sugar Ray Robinson: The Bright Lights and Dark Shadows of a ChampionSugar Ray Robinson: The Bright Lights and Dark Shadows of a Champion (TV Movie) Composer, Conductor, Musician (trumpet)  Less 1998
  • Primary photo for Liberty! The American RevolutionLiberty! The American Revolution (TV Mini-series) Performer ("Brave Wolfe")  Less 1997– 
  • Primary photo for Talking with David FrostTalking with David Frost (TV Series) Actor ( 1 episode, 1997 )  Less 1997 1
  • Primary photo for Marsalis on MusicMarsalis on Music (TV Series) Writer ( 4 episodes, 1995 ) , Soundtrack ( 4 episodes, 1995 ) , Himself - Host ( 4 episodes, 1995 )  Less 1995 4
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  • Primary photo for Shannon's DealShannon's Deal (TV Series) Composer (theme music) ( 12 episodes, 1990–1991 )  Less 1990–1991 12
    • Trouble (May 21, 1991) Composer (theme music)  Less
    • Matrimony (May 14, 1991) Composer (theme music)  Less
    • The Inside Man (Apr 30, 1991) Composer (theme music)  Less
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  • Primary photo for Shannon's DealShannon's Deal (TV Movie) Composer  Less 1989
  • Primary photo for This Is America, Charlie BrownThis Is America, Charlie Brown (TV Mini-series) Composer ( 1 episode, 1988 )  Less 1988 1
Self (93 titles)YEARBUDGETDOMESTIC / WORLDWIDE
Archive Footage (2 titles)YEARBUDGETDOMESTIC / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for 60 Minutes60 Minutes (TV Series) Himself - Musician (segment "Little Jazz Man") / Himself (segment "Wynton") ( 2 episodes, 2011–2016 )  Less 2011–2016
  • Primary photo for MisteRogers' NeighborhoodMisteRogers' Neighborhood (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2001 )  Less 2001
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