Sound Tracks: Music Without Borders 2

  • 2012
  • TV Show
  • TV-PG

The future of jazz is explored with Wynton Marsalis and his Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra as they prepare a Duke Ellington concert for kids in Chicago. Also: the role musician Youssou N'Dour played in Senegal's 2012 presidential election; how Scottish folk singer Julie Fowlis is helping to preserve the Gaelic language and popularize Celtic folk music (more…)

Premise

The future of jazz is explored with Wynton Marsalis and his Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra as they prepare a Duke Ellington concert for kids in Chicago. Also: the role musician Youssou N'Dour played in Senegal's 2012 presidential election; how Scottish folk singer Julie Fowlis is helping to preserve the Gaelic language and popularize Celtic folk music; the surprising global success of the Icelandic indie folk-pop band Of Monsters and Men.

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