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Wynton Marsalis in Providence

Online Event
Wynton Marsalis
Event The Democracy! Suite – Activating the Jazz Community to Affect Social Change
Event Type Conversation / Online Event
Ensemble Wynton Marsalis
Date Thursday, January 14th, 2021
Time 5:30pm
Venue FIRSTWORKS
Address 275 Westminster Street
Location Providence, RI, United States

Recently performed by the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra Septet as the finale for FirstWorks Urban Carnevale, The Democracy! Suite was written by Marsalis amidst the ongoing COVID-19 crisis. A response to the political, social, and economic struggles facing our nation, the Suite’s unique repertoire celebrates jazz’s embodiment of freedom and democracy and aims to entertain, inspire, and uplift audiences with the full vigor, vision, and depth of America’s music.

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This Zoom conversation is free, spots are limited and pre-registration is required.