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Wynton Marsalis Septet in Washington

Wynton Marsalis Septet
Ensemble Wynton Marsalis Septet
Date Friday, June 18th, 1993
Time 7:00pm
Event Type Concert
Event Name A Salute to the Newport Jazz Festival
Venue East Room at The White House
Address 1600 Pennsylvania Ave NW
Location Washington, DC, United States

A Salute to the Newport Jazz Festival.
The show featured several American treasures who have helped define the art form, including trumpeters Clark Terry and Red Rodney, saxophonists Illinois Jacquet and Joe Henderson, pianists Dorothy Donegan and John Lewis, singers Rosemary Clooney and Joe Williams.
In addition, the program spotlights younger artists who are following their lead, including trumpeter Wynton Marsalis, tenor saxophonist Joshua Redman and singer Bobby McFerrin.
The jazz virtuosos came together June 18 for a marathon performance that was videotaped under a tent on the South Lawn of the White House.