Wynton Marsalis and Bill Clinton talk about Jazz

Posted on December 11th, 2003 in New York Times, Review | Tags: new york times, review

Last night at the Walter Reade Theater at the center, Wynton and his organization scored a coup in the name of intellectualism and publicity: a symposium, with an invitation-only audience of about 200, on the subject of jazz and American democracy, including the former president and part-time saxophonist Bill Clinton.
The moderator was Charlie Rose; besides Wynton and Mr. Clinton, the panelists included Farah Jasmine Griffin, an author and professor of English and comparative literature at Columbia University; Michael Kammen, an author and professor of American history of culture at Cornell; the San Francisco middle-school music educator Jack Martens; Frances Rauscher, an academic at the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh, who has researched the effect of jazz on cognitive development.

Read the full artichle about the event on: New York Times