Wynton speaks about Congo Square on JALC Radio

Posted on April 5th, 2007 in Profiles & Interviews | Tags: congo square, interview, jazz at lincoln center, photo, radio, yacub addy and odadaa

On Jazz at Lincoln Center Radio, the currently featured show is Congo Square.
You can listen to the complete show (Real Player required) or listen to some interesting interview about the composition.
In the first interview, Amina Addy describes the difficulty of the collaboration.
Then Wynton talks about the technical challenges associated with the piece, and describes the structure of the piece.
Last, Carlos Henriquez helps jazz musicians understand the African bell pattern

You can follow the show using the text script and watch to a Congo Square photo gallery by Frank Stewart.