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Wynton Marsalis Quintet in Cambridge

Wynton Marsalis Quintet
Ensemble Wynton Marsalis Quintet
Date Thursday, April 28th, 2011
Time 7:00pm
Event Type Lecture
Event Name Harvard Lecture #1
Project Music as Metaphor
Venue Sanders Theater at Harvard University
Address 45 Quincy St
Location Cambridge, MA, United States
Venue Phone +1 617-496-2222
Admission FREE

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.