He was born in New Orleans, Louisiana in 1961. After attending Juilliard he pursued performing careers (trumpet)in both jazz and classical music. He is the first director of Jazz at Lincoln Center. Among his many awards is the 1997 Pulitzer Prize for Blood on the Fields.

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Review of "The Marciac Suite" and his book, "Sweet Swing Blues On The Road" with photographs by Frank Stewart. From Cosmopolis Magazine.
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