Discussion with musical legends Wynton Marsalis and Igor Butman
June 30, 2020! A special virtual discussion spanning the Atlantic for our Russian viewers: two jazz legends – Wynton Marsalis and Igor Butman – live with Russian interpretation.
Join us in a discussion of music, jazz, civic engagement, and intercultural collaboration—plus, live Q&A with your questions.
Tuesday, June 30, 2020
19:00-20:30 MSK Moscow time / 12:00-13:30 EST US Eastern time
In collaboration with the Jazz at Lincoln Center, the Igor Butman Jazz Club, the Department of Educational and Cultural Affairs at the U.S. Department of State, the U.S. Embassy in Moscow, and the American Center in Moscow.
Wynton Marsalis, Jazz at Lincoln Center Managing and Artistic Director, is a musician, composer and bandleader, an educator and a leading advocate of American culture. He has created and performed an expansive range of music from quartets to big bands, chamber music ensembles to symphony orchestras and tap dance to ballet, expanding the vocabulary for jazz and classical music with a vital body of work that places him among the world’s finest musicians and composers.
Igor Butman is a saxophone virtuoso, bandleader, composer, producer and internationally acclaimed Ambassador of Russian music. Butman, a firm proponent of cross-border and cross genre-