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Speaking Jazz: Wynton Marsalis on Jazz Improvisation - Juilliard Open Studios

October 27, 2015
Juilliard School – New York City

How do jazz musicians learn to improvise? How does improvisation fit in with other elements of jazz? Who can answer these questions more eloquently than jazz icon and Juilliard Jazz Director Wynton Marsalis? Hear Mr. Marsalis’s thoughts and watch the Juilliard Jazz Ensemble C in a dynamic performance of Charlie Parker’s “Chasin’ the Bird” as arranged by Marsalis, with additional insights on improvisation from two of the soloists.

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