Marsalis on Music (II/IV)

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Wynton Marsalis

Seiji Ozawa — Conductor

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Marsalis on Form.

A series for young people of our time which embraces classical music as well as jazz. After each performance, Marsalis illuminates the music in terms that everyone can understand, using a clear and simple language, infused with the colorful Jazz vernacular. Musical performances include The Nutcracker, Prokofiev's Classical Symphony, Stars and Stripes Forever and more.

Jazz composer and trumpet player Wynton Marsalis conducts a jazz band in pieces responding to Seiji Ozawa's direction of the classical orchestra in order to underline the importance of rhythm and styles in music.

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