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Wynton Marsalis in New York

Wynton Marsalis
Ensemble Wynton Marsalis
Date Tuesday, January 27th, 2004
Time 7:00pm
Event Type Conversation
Event Name Straight Ahead: Count Basie
Venue Stanley H. Kaplan Penthouse
Address 165 W. 65th Street
Location New York, NY, United States

Count Basie had a truly original approach both as a pianist and bandleader. A musical minimalist, he could say more by playing less. In memory of his 100th birthday, Wynton Marsalis introduces a discussion about Basie’s influence on American swing, featuring former Basie bandmate Frank Foster.