Tag: Wynton Marsalis

Thank you to Essentially Ellington for this picture of Wynton Marsalis and me.

The moment Wynton Marsalis called my name for the Outstanding Piano award

Essentially Ellington High School Jazz Band Competition 2014 at Jazz at Lincoln Center in NYC! I received the Outstanding Piano Award from Wynton Marsalis. We came in 3rd place behind two community super bands, that can cherry-pick players. We’re the top high school jazz band in the country! As a high school band, we can’t just only choose the best players from our region. Photo with...

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Max Holm One-on-One with Wynton Marsalis

Max Holm One-on-One with Wynton Marsalis At the 1:41:50 mark hear me ask Wynton a question no one has ever asked him before.  Wynton Marsalis and the JLCO welcome 2013’s Essentially Ellington participants. Then, Wynton Marsalis sits down for a one-on-one discussion with students!

Touched by the master, Wynton Marsalis.

In Chicago with Wynton Marsalis at The Midwest Clinic. What an amazing experience – he winked at me on stage, when he put his trumpet on my piano.