Wendell Pierce

Wendell Pierce is the radio host of Jazz at Lincoln Center. Pierce is currently part of the ensemble cast of HBO’s “Treme,” playing the role of trombonist Antoine Batiste. He is a native of New Orleans where the acclaimed series is set. He also starred in all five seasons of “The Wire” on HBO, in the role of Detective Bunk Moreland, and has appeared in films including “Get On The Bus” and “Waiting To Exhale.”

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