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Wynton Marsalis Quintet in New York

Wynton Marsalis Quintet
Ensemble Wynton Marsalis Quintet
Date Tuesday, December 14th, 2021
Time 6:30pm
Event Type Benefit / Private Event / Concert / Q&A
Event Name Jazz for Justice
Venue Ziegfeld Ballroom
Address 141 W 54th St
Location New York, NY, United States

This event was conceived after a presentation at the 2018 Ideas Festival of KentPresents, where Innocence Project board member, Ekow Yankah led a discussion with exoneree Robert Jones and Sr. Counsel Nina Morrison. Donna and Ben Rosen, Wynton Marsalis, and Ekow Yankah took the lead to expand the KentPresents interview into a full evening of inspiring music and conversation


Q&A discussion between Wynton, Darren Walker of the Ford Foundation, and Robert Jones who is an exoneree that the Innocence Project worked to release from prison. A 30-minute performance with the Wynton Marsalis Quintet will follow.
6:30 pm Cocktails/7:30 pm Dinner & Program