国际广受好评的音乐家和教育家温顿·马萨利斯(Wynton Marsalis)是第9届格莱美奖的获胜者,也是第一位赢得普利策音乐奖的爵士音乐家,将成为肯尼恩的特色演讲者191次开始2019年5月18日。马萨利斯由教职员工和学生委员会提名。肖恩·迪凯特(Sean Decatur)总统从学院延长了邀请函,以发表讲话。

迪凯特说:“几十年来,温顿·马尔萨里斯(Wynton Marsalis)不仅表现出令人难以置信的音乐才能,而且表现出令人印象深刻的致力于促进美国艺术和文化素养的承诺。”“先生。马尔萨里斯(Marsalis)为几代人打开了大门,分享了他对音乐的热情,他是与艺术互动如何导致更丰富,更丰富的生活的绝佳典范。我很高兴欢迎他5月份来校园参加2019年班级。”

Marsalis通过他多产的巡回演出,录制专辑的录制以及艺术的倡导,激发了几代人探索爵士乐的流派,并接受了艺术在美国文化中的作用。1987年,马萨利斯(Marsalis)在林肯中心(Lincoln Center)共同创立了爵士乐,使爵士乐的全球社区变得活跃和扩大。His work as a cultural ambassador continued with the creation of the 1995 PBS television program “Marsalis on Music,” as well as an NPR series that same year titled “Making the Music,” which he created with public radio legend Murray Horwitz ’70 H’92. For both of these broadcast series, Marsalis won the prestigious George Foster Peabody Award.

马尔萨里斯(Marsalis)长期的音乐生涯产生了80多张唱片,这些唱片在全球范围内销量超过700万张,并在六大大洲进行了游览。1983年,他22岁,赢得了他的首个格莱美奖,成为同年唯一获得爵士和古典唱片赢得的艺术家 - 在1984年重复这项壮举。1997年,他的演说家”田野上的鲜血”赢得了普利策音乐奖。

“Wynton Marsalis’s advocacy for jazz and its rich history is unmatched, and there is no greater practitioner of or ambassador for jazz in America today,” said Professor of Music Ted Buehrer ’91, who recalls a 1991 Rosse Hall performance by Marsalis and his septet as a high point of his Kenyon experience. “As a jazz trumpet player myself, I grew up in the 1980s as Marsalis took the musical world by storm, and marveled at his dazzling musicianship.”

马尔萨里斯(Marsalis)于2005年获得了国家艺术勋章和2015年的国家人文勋章。2009年秋天,马萨利斯(Marsalis)因其对美国文化的非凡贡献而获得了法国最高区别之一,即荣誉军团的徽章。“Wynton Marsalis has upheld an immense appreciation for the arts and a deep commitment to cultural education — both of which are important to a liberal arts education,” said Senior Class President Sriya Chadalavada ’19, an economics major from Cincinnati, who will introduce Marsalis at Commencement. “The Class of 2019 will benefit from hearing his perspective on how the arts and the liberal arts fit into our world after Kenyon.”

30多个大学和大学授予了Marsalis的荣誉学位。在肯尼恩开学期间,他将再收到一个音乐

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