Wynton played and spoke live for NBC Nightly News

Last night, Wynton performed live from the Allen Room at Jazz at Lincoln Center.
He spoke with anchor Brian Williams for NBC Nightly News about the state of his hometown and the birthplace of jazz, New Orleans, on this, the second Mardi Gras since Hurricane Katrina.
He closed the segment playing with Wycliffe Gordon on the trombone, Victor Goines on the clarinet, Carlos Henriquez on the bass, Ali Jackson on the drums.

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  1. A great tribute to NOLA via NYC; Glad Wynton noted the vast grass roots (and church) movement within the USA to help the Gulf Coast. Hope we’ll hear more updates from NOLA residents on this site.

    gloria on Feb 22nd, 2007 at 10:00am