CBS 60 Minutes to Air Two-Part Feature on Wynton Marsalis and JALC
60 Minutes Correspondent Morley Safer Traveled With Wynton Marsalis and The World Renowned Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra For Their First Trip To Havana and To The Barbican Centre in London To Cover Performances and Education Residencies.
New York, NY (December 17, 2010) Artistic Director of Jazz at Lincoln Center Wynton Marsalis will be featured on CBS News 60 Minutes, scheduled to air on Sunday, January 2 at 7:00pm ET/PST. 60 Minutes catches up with the Pulitzer Prize-winning musician Wynton Marsalis fifteen years after the late correspondent Ed Bradley first profiled him in 1995. In exclusive interviews, Marsalis and members of the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra discuss the mission of Jazz at Lincoln Center — inspiring and growing audiences for jazz in our culture and its utilization in bringing people together around the world.
The Emmy award winning news program traveled with the world renowned Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis to its residency at the Barbican Centre in London and a first time visit in Havana, Cuba.
The segment and additional exclusive video, photos and interviews can be viewed on Sunday, January 2 upon airing on CBS at cbsnews.com/60minutesovertime.
The Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis departs on a U.S. winter tour in support of their latest CD release Vitoria Suite. www.wyntonmarsalis.org/tour/