|Event||Music as Metaphor|
|Ensemble||Wynton Marsalis Quintet|
|Date||Thursday, April 28th, 2011|
|Venue||Sanders Theater at Harvard University|
|Address||45 Quincy St|
|Location||Cambridge, MA, United States|
|Venue Phone||+1 617-496-2222|
A two-hour journey through the history of American music that included live musical interludes. Illustrating his gift for combining prose and music with wisdom and humor, Marsalis led the crowd through a narrative that explained the evolution of jazz and the blues, and revealed how American music was vital to the development of the nation’s collective history.
Wynton Marsalis Quintet with special guests: Mark O’Connor and James Chirillo.
Tickets for Marsalis’ lecture performance at Sanders Theater will be free of charge, and will become available for the Harvard community on Tuesday, April 12, and to the general public on Thursday, April 14.