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JLCO with Wynton Marsalis in Washington

JLCO with Wynton Marsalis
Ensemble JLCO with Wynton Marsalis
Date Friday, September 18th, 1998
Time 7:30pm
Event Type Concert / Lecture
Event Name Millennium Evening at the White House
Project Jazz: An Expression of Democracy
Venue East Room at The White House
Address 1600 Pennsylvania Ave NW
Location Washington, DC, United States

The President and Mrs. Clinton will take part in a discussion of jazz as an unique art form that has reflected and transformed American society. The history of jazz in the United States, as well as its impact around the world, will be told in words and music accompanied by a 17 piece band made up of renowned jazz musicians.
Other participating musicians and commentators include: Dr. David Baker, Dr. Billy Taylor, Loren Schoenberg and Dianne Reeves.


Millennium Evenings at the White House is a series of lectures and cultural showcases that highlight creativity and inventiveness through our ideas, art and scientific discoveries. The lectures, presented by prominent scholars, creators and visionaries are accessible to the public via broadcast and cybercast. The President and Mrs. Clinton encourage the public to participate by e-mailing questions or comments either before or during the cybercast, provided by Sun Microsystems.