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Mark Ingram

Mark Ingram

29.01.2011

Trumpeting Jazz

Published in News Story
On a bright, airy classroom on the West Side, six youngsters are grooving to Miles Davis, their feet gently tapping, their bodies swaying a bit as they savor the trumpet sighs wafting out of a portable stereo system.

Meanwhile, at the tony Symphony Center downtown, a much larger group of kids is hanging on to every note that jazz trumpeter Wynton Marsalis is playing, as he re-creates the clarion sound of Louis Armstrong hitting a glorious series of high Cs. The day's topic may be vintage Mil …