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The Australian has been Australia’s national newspaper since 1964. This folder contains reviews and articles written by Eric Myers and published in The Australian since September, 2015. Text published in the newspaper is reproduced here, with the addition of photographs which may or may not have appeared in The Australian.

Wynton Marsalis

Wynton Marsalis


by Eric Myers

The Weekend Australian, February 9, 2019

In 1979, trumpeter Wynton Marsalis arrived in New York from his home town New ­Orleans to study at the prestigious Juilliard School. Since then his career achievements are ­legion: prolific recordings, several Grammys, successful international tours, a major influence as an educator and a reputation as one of the finest living jazz musicians. His greatest achievement, however, was co-founding the jazz program at New York’s Lincoln Centre in 1987…