|Event||Aspen Ideas Festival 2015: The Genius of Jazz|
|Date||Saturday, July 4th, 2015|
|Address||Rio Grande Trail|
|Location||Aspen, CO, United States|
Wynton Marsalis is an internationally acclaimed musician, composer, bandleader, educator and a leading advocate of American culture. He is the world’s first jazz artist to perform and compose across the full jazz spectrum from its New Orleans roots to bebop to modern jazz. Jon Batiste is a New Orleans-bred, New York-based musician, educator, and humanitarian, and the new band leader of “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert.” The two will discuss the genius of jazz with Walter Isaacson.
- Jon Batiste – piano