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Live Webcast: A Conversation with Wynton Marsalis

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Tuesday at 12 pm, the outspoken trumpeter and Jazz at Lincoln Center artistic director Wynton Marsalis joins Elliott Forrest for a conversation and performance in The Greene Space.

This special mid-day event will also include a performance by Marsalis along with members of the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra.

Born into a famous musical family and straddling the worlds of jazz and classical music, Wynton Marsalis is the winner of nine Grammy Awards and a Pulitzer Prize in music.

Marsalis is also no stranger to controversy and he inspires strong opinions for his provocative views on jazz history. Forrest talks with the trumpeter about his life, legacy and music in this one-hour conversation. Watch the live webcast below.